Discontinued - USB IrDA Mini Adapter

Product ID: USB2IR

  • Fully compliant with USB Version 1.1 and IrDA Version 1.3

  • Supports Plug and Play installation

  • Hot swap capabilities allows you to add or remove USB devices without turning off your computer

More Features . . .
  • Supports SIR and FIR from 115 Kbits/sec to 4 Mbits/sec data transfer rate

  • Low power consumption

  • Connects to a standard USB port

  • Works within a communication range of up to 1 meter (3.2 feet)

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More and more PDAs, cell phones, digital cameras, and printers are coming equipped with wireless infra-red technology. Make sure that your PC is up to the task with the StarTech.com USB2IR, a USB Infra-Red mini adapter. Just plug the adapter into any USB port and you’ll be able to instantly transfer files, make backups, or synchronize records without having to plug in a single cable. This mini adapter wirelessly connects to any IrDA-enabled device and uses low power consumption, making it ideal for notebook computers.

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • Plugs directly in to a laptop or desktop USB port
  • Offers easy wireless data access from an IrDA capable device (handheld PC/PDA, cell phone, digital camera, printer, etc...) to a laptop or a desktop computer
  • Allows users to transfer files from a portable device to a PC
  • Transmits and receives data at up to 4 Mbits/sec
  • Compatible with handheld PC/PDAs, cell phones, digital cameras, and other IrDA capable devices
  • Allows a wireless connection from a portable device to a desktop or laptop PC with a USB port
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Industry Standards FIR
IrDA: v1.3
USB: v1.1
Chipset Sigmatel STIR4200
Communication Range 1 Meter (3 Feet)
Data Transfer Rate
Drivers Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista
FIR (Fast Infrared) up to 4 Mbits/sec
Industry Standards USB: v1.1 & IrDA: v1.3
LED Indicator Activity
MIR (Medium Infrared) up to 1.1 Mbits/sec
Operating System Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME & XP
Package Contents USB IR Adapter, 2 foot (0.6 meter) USB A-A M/F Extension Cable and Software Driver CD
Safety Standards FCC, CE & VCCI
SIR (Slow Infrared) up to 115 Kbits/sec
System PC with an available USB port
External Ports 1 - USB A (4 pin) Male
LED Indicators 1 - Activity
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 0.4 in [10 mm]
Product Length 1.2 in [30 mm]
Product Width 0.8 in [20 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 lb [0.1 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB IR Adapter
1 - 23 inch USB extension cable
16 ft USB 2.0 Active Extension Cable - M/F

15 ft USB 2.0 Active Extension Cable - M/F

Reliably extend the distance of a USB 2.0 device an additional 15ft


In stock:   USA: 1546  |  Canada: 257

We will transfer stock to fulfill your order at no extra cost. If the quantity shown for our US warehouse isn’t enough to fulfill your order, we will transfer the required stock from our Canadian warehouse.

7 ft USB 2.0 Extension Cable A to A - M/F

6 ft USB 2.0 Extension Cable A to A - M/F

Extend the distance between your USB 2.0 devices by 6ft


In stock:   USA: 1155  |  Canada: 169

We will transfer stock to fulfill your order at no extra cost. If the quantity shown for our US warehouse isn’t enough to fulfill your order, we will transfer the required stock from our Canadian warehouse.

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