Product ID: US5GA30
Add 5G network access to your laptop, using a USB A port. This USB 3.0 Type A to Gigabit network adapter gives you wired Ethernet network and Internet access. The NBASE-T adapter is 4-speed compatible, including IEEE 802.3bz (2.5G/5GBASE-T), IEEE 802.3U (100BASE-TX) and 802.3ab (1000BASE-T).
Ideal for office or home use, the network adapter supports full 5 Gigabit bandwidth by harnessing the performance of USB 3.0. You can quickly access very large files over a 5 Gigabit network (using CAT6 cabling), saving valuable time every day.
Get up and running quickly. Simply plug this USB-A to Ethernet adapter into the USB port on your laptop and connect to your network. The Aquantia AQC111U chipset provides native driver support for Mac OS and Linux. Any Windows operating systems without the driver will be automatically prompted to download the software directly from the adapter, ensuring a quick installation with no Internet access required.
Compact and portable, this USB Gigabit network adapter is the ideal desktop network adapter or laptop accessory. You don’t have to carry a power adapter with you to use it, because it’s powered directly from the host USB port.
StarTech.com conducts thorough compatibility and performance testing on all our products to ensure we are meeting or exceeding industry standards and providing high-quality products to IT Professionals. Our local StarTech.com Technical Advisors have broad product expertise and work directly with our StarTech.com Engineers to provide support for our customers both pre and post-sales.
The US5GA30 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector A||USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0 ℃ to 70℃|
|Storage Temperature||‐10 ℃ to ~ 80℃|
|Humidity||5% to 90 % RH (no condensation)|
|Interface||RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)|
|Bus Type||USB 3.1 Gen 1|
|Industry Standards||IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T|
|IEEE 802.1q VLAN Tagging|
|IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX|
|IEEE 802.3bz 2.5GBase-T/5GBase-T|
|Chipset ID||Aquantia - AQC111U|
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Green/Amber: Link Speed|
|Green LED: Link/Activity|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||30,0 mm [1,2 in]|
|Package Length||14,2 cm [5,6 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||108,0 g [3,8 oz]|
|Package Width||17,0 cm [6,7 in]|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.1 Gen 1 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Compatible Networks||5G/2.5G/1G/100 Mbps|
|Full Duplex Support||Yes|
|Jumbo Frame Support||16K max.|
|Product Height||24,0 mm [0,9 in]|
|Product Length||28,5 cm [11,2 in]|
|Weight of Product||81,0 g [2,9 oz]|
|Product Width||38,9 mm [1,5 in]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||Windows 10 Windows 8.1 Windows 7 Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2019 Linux Kernel 4.4 - 4.19 (LTS versions only) macOS 10.11 - 10.15, 11.0|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||USB Network Adapter|
This adapter currently uses the native driver from macOS which does not support manually setting its speed to 2.5Gbps or 5Gbps. The highest speed available will be automatically negotiated by the adapter. If you wish to Manually Set it to a 2.5Gbps or 5Gbps, we recommend setting the speed from the Upstream Network Connection.