5m USB 3.0 Active Extension Cable - M/F

Extend the distance between a computer and a USB 3.0 device by an additional 5 meters

Product ID: USB3AAEXT5M

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  • Fully shielded for error-free connections
  • Plug-and-play, no driver required
  • USB bus-powered
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The USB3AAEXT5M, 5-meter Active USB 3.0 Extension Cable, offers one USB type-A (male) connector and one USB type-A (female) connector, and provides an active extension of USB 3.0 devices of up to 5-meters (16-feet).

An all in one cable for overcoming distance restrictions as well as power source limitations; the active USB 3.0 extension cable incorporates bus powered active circuitry to ensure performance beyond the length limits of standard USB cables. Up to 4 of these cables can be daisy-chained together, allowing the connection to be extended a total of 20-meters. If necessary, the USB device can be powered from a wall outlet using the Universal AC power adapter provided with the cable.

The USB3AAEXT5M extension cable (USB Extender) supports high speed USB 3.0 transfer rates of up to 5Gbps, and is backed by StarTech.com's 2-year Warranty.

Applications

  • Extend the distance of USB peripherals beyond the USB 3.0 3-meter limitation
  • Cascade up to 4 levels
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 devices

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Extends a USB 3.0 device connection by an additional 5m (16ft) or cascade up to 4 levels for 20m (64ft)
  • Powered directly from the USB port or through the included Universal external power adapter
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Partner Numbers

  • Exertis 0010014693
  • Ingram Micro UK V931868
  • CMS Distribution V209422
  • UPC 065030846301

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector A USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
1 - Connector B USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
Hardware Connector Plating Nickel
Cable Jacket Material PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
Packaging Information Package Height 52.0 mm [2.0 in]
Package Length 22.8 cm [9.0 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 460.0 g [16.2 oz]
Package Width 14.7 cm [5.8 in]
Package Quantity 1
Physical Characteristics Product Height 5.0 mm [0.2 in]
Weight of Product 250.0 g [8.8 oz]
Product Width 5.0 mm [0.2 in]
Color Black
Cable Length 5 m [16.4 ft]
Product Length 5.0 m [16.4 ft]
Power Power Source AC Adapter Included
Input Voltage 100 - 240 AC
Input Current 0.35 A
Output Voltage 5 DC
Output Current 2A
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Plug Type H
Power Consumption (In Watts) 10
Special Notes / Requirements Note Cascade up to 4 USB3AAEXT5M devices together for further extension
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package 5 m USB 3.0 Active Extension Cable - M/F
Universal Power Adapter
Plug Adapters for North America, UK, Europe, and Australia

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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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WORKS GREAT !!

By: dc14 - 12/02/2014
If you need USB 3.0 5m away, this is the cable to get! It ships with a power supply, but on a new iMac, that PS is not needed. The blue LED makes it super-cool.
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