USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet NIC Network Adapter

Product ID: USB31000S

Add Gigabit Ethernet network connectivity to a Laptop or Desktop through a USB 3.0 port

Features
  • USB to RJ45 adapter supports Gigabit networking over USB 3.0

  • IEEE 802.3, 802.3u and 802.3ab (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T) compatible

  • Powered directly from the USB ports

More Features . . .
  • Crossover Detection & Auto-Correction (Auto MDIX)

  • IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Tagging support

  • Jumbo Frame support

  • Supports Checksum Offload (IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP) and Large Send Offload

  • Activity and Link LED indicators

  • Compact, lightweight design for maximum portability

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ID: USB31000S

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The USB31000S USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter adds a single RJ45 Ethernet port to a USB-enabled computer system, with support for Gigabit network connections at full bandwidth, unlike USB 2.0 adapters.

This compact USB 3.0 network adapter is backward compatible with older USB 2.0/1.x computer systems (speed limited by USB bus), making it the ideal portable replacement network adapter or laptop accessory. Plus, with support for features such as Jumbo Frames, VLAN tagging and Wake on LAN (WOL), the adapter offers a versatile Gigabit network solution for home and business users alike.

The USB31000S USB 3.0 Gigabit adapter is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

In the Media
“Impressive performance”

Takes advantage of USB 3.0 connectivity to deliver network throughput that's almost as good as using an on-board Gigabit Ethernet controller.

Bottom Line: 4.5/5, Editor's Choice


PCMag.com

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“A simple and good value adaptor that works well”

When we connected it to a USB2 port we still saw 326.2Mbit/s, so it will even give you a threefold speed boost over 10/100 Ethernet if you don’t have a USB3 port.

Bottom Line: Best Buy, 5.0/5.0 Stars


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The StarTech.com Advantage
  • Compatible with Gigabit Ethernet networks and powered via USB for versatility and portability as an add-on or replacement
  • Uses built-in Checksum and Large Send Offload support and Jumbo Frames, the Gigabit USB adapter helps conserve system resources
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support
Compatible With

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Windows® 8.1 (32/64bit), 8 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista(32/64), XP(32/64)
Windows® Server 2012, 2008 R2, 2003(32/64)
Mac OS® 10.6 - 10.9
Linux Kernel 2.6.25 - 3.5.0

Applications
  • Add Gigabit Ethernet capabilities to a desktop or laptop, without opening the computer or taking up an available expansion slot
  • Replace a failed integrated network adapter with an external, USB Gigabit Ethernet connection, instead of having to open a desktop or laptop computer case
  • Connects your laptop PC to a Gigabit network or backbone - perfect for small or home offices, departmental network applications and network gaming
  • Transfer very large files over the network with access to true Gigabit speeds that USB 2.0 adapters cannot provide
Product Numbers
Dell Harmony A6375451
TechData Dis 11030192
ASI Distribution USA 128675
D and H USB31000S
Ingram Micro USA PX0163
Synnex US STA-USB31000S
UPC Code 065030848404
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Ports 1
Interface RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
Bus Type USB 3.0
Industry Standards IEEE802.3i, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3az, IEEE 802.1q VLAN tagging
Chipset ID ASIX AX88179
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - RJ-45 Female
1 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Male
Performance
Max Distance 100 m / 330 ft
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
Compatible Networks 10/100/1000 Mbps
Auto MDIX Yes
Full Duplex Support Yes
Jumbo Frame Support 4K max.
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 8.1 (32/64bit), 8 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista(32/64), XP(32/64)
Windows® Server 2012, 2008 R2, 2003(32/64)
Mac OS® 10.6 - 10.9
Linux Kernel 2.6.25 - 3.5.0
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Available USB port
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Length 2.6 in [67 mm]
Product Width 1 in [26 mm]
Product Height 0.6 in [15.5 mm]
Product Weight 1 oz [27 g]
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Activity (Yellow)
1 - Link (Green)
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity < 80% RH
Packaging Information
Package Quantity 1
Shipping (Package) Weight 4.3 oz [122 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 Gigabit Adapter
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual
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