1 Port USB 2.0 over Cat5 / Cat6 Ethernet Extender - up to 330ft (100m)

Extend one USB 2.0 connection up to 330ft away from the computer over Cat5 or Cat6 cable

Product ID: USB2001EXT2

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  • One USB 2.0 port over a single Cat5/Cat6 cable
  • Maximum extension distance of up to 100m (330ft) over Cat5 or Cat6 cabling
  • Rugged, metal enclosure with surface-mounting bracket kit included
Your price
€444,99 EUR excl. VAT
€551,79 EUR incl. VAT

The USB2001EXT2 USB over Cat5/Cat6 Extender lets you extend a USB 2.0 connection over distances of up to 100-meters (330-feet), over standard Cat5 or Cat6 ethernet cabling.

Backward compatible with USB 1.x devices, the extender enables almost any kind of USB device to be placed at remote locations away from the host computer system.

With data bandwidth of up to 480 Mbps and no software installation required, the USB extender offers a fast, easy, and versatile solution for business or industrial applications with durable metal housing, an included surface-mounting bracket kit, and simple plug-and-play installation.

Plus, the extender provides up to the full 500 mA of power (with the use of an external power adapter at the remote end) allowing for greater compatibility with bus-powered USB devices.

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Secured environments where the host computer must be in a secure, inaccessible location from the the keyboard, mouse, camera or other USB input devices
  • Industrial control environments where the host computer must be located away from interference or contamination
  • Can be used with existing in-wall Cat5/Cat6 ethernet wiring, for extending USB connections between rooms
  • Reduce cable clutter and the need for mid-point USB hubs/repeaters by running a single, easy-to-install Cat5/Cat6 cable

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Extend a USB 2.0 device up to 100m/ 330ft away from the computer over a single Cat5 or Cat6 ethernet cable
  • Connect USB devices with up to 480Mbps of bandwidth and the full 500mA of power for improved speed, compatibility and reliability
  • Eliminates the need to cascade expensive, inflexible and space consuming USB hubs or repeaters for USB range extension

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Finland V932018
  • UPC 065030847780

Compatibility

  • OS Independent logo
OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) Local Unit Connectors 1 - USB B (4 pin)
1 - RJ-45
Remote Unit Connectors 1 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0
1 - RJ-45
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Humidity 20~90% RH
Hardware Ports 1
Cabling Cat 5e UTP or better
Indicators LED Indicators 1 - Host Connection
1 - Activity
1 - USB Link
1 - Power
1 - Link
Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 1,2 kg [2,6 lb]
Package Quantity 1
Package Length 20 cm [7,9 in]
Package Width 25 cm [9,8 in]
Package Height 75 mm [3,0 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 480 Mbps
Max Distance 100 m / 330 ft
Frequency Range 175,316 Hours
Physical Characteristics Weight of Product 315 g [11,1 oz]
Color Black
Material Aluminum
Product Length 10 cm [3,9 in]
Product Width 76 mm [3,0 in]
Product Height 2,6 cm [1,0 in]
Power Power Source AC Adapter Included
Input Voltage 100 - 240 AC
Input Current 0.6A
Output Voltage 5 DC
Output Current 3A
Plug Type C
Power Consumption (In Watts) 18
Software OS Compatibility OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required
Special Notes / Requirements System and Cable Requirements USB enabled computer system with available USB port
What's in the Box Included in Package 1 - USB 2.0 local extender unit
1 - USB 2.0 remote extender unit
1 - 6 ft [1.8 m] USB cable
1 - mounting kit
1 - universal power adapter (NA, JP, EU, UK, ANZ)
1 - quick-start guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

If the USB device does not work after your computer has been in extended hibernation, it is likely that Windows has automatically turned off the USB Root hub to save power. 

The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening.
 

Windows 10 / 8

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows key + X and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows XP

  1. On your desktop, right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers by clicking the arrow to the left of it.
  4. Right-click the first USB Root Hub device and select Properties.
  5. Click the Power Management tab.
  6. Clear the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  7. Click OK to apply the setting.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any remaining devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section with “Root Hub” in the name.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
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