USB over CAT5 Extender
XC-4884 | USB 1.1 Low Power Distance Extender 50 Mtrs over Cat5 - Non powered
|Average ETA for Additional Units||3-5 Days|
The CAT5 USB Extender can be used to extend the distance between a USB device and a host computer by up to 50m.
It consists of a local unit with USB Type A Male (host computer side) and a remote unit (device side) with built-in USB Type A Female connector. Standard CAT5e/6 network cable (UTP or STP) is used to connect the two units together.
The CAT5 USB Extender introduces a USB signal delay according to the cable length used.
This is equivalent to:
- 20m / 2 hubs
- 30m / 3 hubs
- 50m / 5 hubs
According to the USB standard, a maximum of 5 hubs may be used between a host computer and device, this includes any USB hubs, active extension cables or the equivalent hub rating of this USB Extender. Therefore, when using a 50m cable, no extra hubs or extension cables can be used between computer and device.