Gefen USB 2.0 Extender
Extend USB 2.0 over CAT5 up to 330 feet (100m) -- quickly and economically
Gefen's USB 2.0 LR extends high-speed USB devices simply and reliably.
The compact USB 2.0 LR Sender/Receiver units install in minutes and fully support USB versions (V1.1 and V2.0), at speeds of up to 480 Mbps -- essential for high-performance applications such as digital imaging and interactive gaming.
The two-port USB 2.0 LR hub is ideal for remotely accessing laser printers, scanners, web cameras, external hard drives, CD/DVD burners, and flash drives. Additional applications include security, industrial control, digital signage, scientific data acquisition and much more due to the universal implementation of USB standard.
Key Features -
Operate USB 2.0 peripherals up to 330ft (100m) from a computer
Supports low and high-speed USB
Uses industry-standard CAT5, CAT5e, or CAT6 cable
Supports all major operating systems -- Windows, MacOS and Linux.
True plug-and-play, 100% hardware solution with no drivers required
Operates at full 480 Mbps speed when running in USB 2.0 mode
Receiver supports up to 2 USB powered connections at 500 mA each
How it works - Gefen's USB 2.0 LR Sender unit connects to the host (for example, a computer). The Receiver unit is connected to USB device(s) at the desired extended location. A CAT5 cable is installed between the two modules. The 5V power supply is attached to the Receiver. Any USB device(s) plugged into the Receiver are now seen by the host.
LEDs on the Sender and Receiver units indicate power, CAT5 link status, and data transmission activity.
Please note - Gefen's USB 2.0 LR supports all major operating systems -- Windows, MacOS and Linux. No software drivers are required.
A powered USB hub may be connected to the USB 2.0 Extender LR Receiver to allow more USB devices to be extended. A maximum of 14 USB devices (including hubs) may be connected to the USB 2.0 LR Receiver.