USB 3.0 to Fiber Optic Converter - 1000Base-SX SC

Connect to a fiber Gigabit Ethernet optic network through your laptop’s USB-A port

Product ID: US1GA30SXSC

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  • Provides a fiber network connection to portable laptops or tablets
  • Fiber-to-the-desk connectivity (FTTD) enhances security, reducing the risk of data leaks
  • Add a 1000Mbps 1000BaseSX SC Ethernet connection through a USB 3.0 Type-A interface
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€435.99 EUR excl. VAT
€536.27 EUR incl. VAT

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This USB to fiber-optic converter lets you utilize the USB 3.0 (Type-A) port on your laptop or tablet to provide a secure fiber network connection. Windows® and Mac compatible, the network adapter provides a 1000Mbps Ethernet network connection and 1000Base-SX SC optical transceiver.

Fiber-optic SC port

The USB to fiber-optic converter is equipped with an optical transceiver for 1000Base-SX networks, providing network connectivity with a maximum range of 550 m over multimode fiber.

Secure fiber-to-the-desk connectivity

This USB to fiber converter provides reliable connectivity while protecting your network from problems with electronic interference - a common issue with copper Ethernet networks. Fiber-to-the-desk connectivity (FTTD) maximizes network security, reducing the risk of data leaks for sensitive information, without compromising network speed and reliability.

Easy portability

Compact and portable, this USB 3.0 fiber-optic converter is powered directly from the USB port, making it easy to connect when you’re on the go.

Plug and play

Get up and running quickly. The converter supports certified drivers for Windows, Mac and Linux®. When you plug the adapter into a USB port, you simply install the drivers and the adapter is ready to transmit over a fiber network.

The US1GA30SXSC is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Provides a portable network connectivity solution for mobile professionals, to access a fiber network through the USB port on their laptop or tablet
  • Ideal for secure network connectivity - a direct fiber connection means no electronic interference, which can be a problem with RJ45 network cards

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram IE V934340
  • Exertis IE S10192544
  • UPC 065030875127

Compatibility

  • Windows 7 logo
  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows 10 logo
  • macOS High Sierra (10.13) logo
  • macOS Sierra (10.12) logo
  • macOS Mojave (10.14) logo
  • Windows Server 2019 logo
  • Linux logo
  • Windows Server 2016 logo
Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows® Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019
macOS 10.9 - 10.14
Linux® kernel 3.5 to 4.11.x, LTS versions only

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) Connector Type(s) 1 - 9 pin USB 3.0 A
1 - Fiber Optic SC Duplex
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C ~ 60°C (32° ~ 140°F)
Storage Temperature -10° ~ 70°C (14° ~ 158°F)
Humidity 5% ~ 90% RH
Hardware Ports 1
Interface Fiber Ethernet
Bus Type USB 3.0
Industry Standards IEEE802.3z 1000BASE-SX
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging
Chipset ID Realtek - RTL8153-VB-CG
Microsemi - VSC8211XVW
Indicators LED Indicators 1 - Power
1 - Link/Activity
Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.1 lb]
Package Length 14.2 cm [5.6 in]
Package Width 17 cm [6.7 in]
Package Height 30 mm [1.2 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 1000 Mbps
Max Distance 550 m / 1804 ft
Type Multi Mode
Wavelength 850nm
DDM No
Compatible Networks 1000 Mbps (1 Gbps)
Jumbo Frame Support 9K max.
Promiscuous Mode Yes
Physical Characteristics Color Black
Cable Length 195 mm [7.7 in]
Product Length 17 cm [6.7 in]
Product Width 140 mm [5.5 in]
Product Height 2 cm [0.8 in]
Weight of Product 110 g [3.9 oz]
Power Power Source USB-Powered
Software OS Compatibility Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows® Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019
macOS 10.9 - 10.14
Linux® kernel 3.5 to 4.11.x, LTS versions only
What's in the Box Included in Package 1 - network adapter
1 - quick-start guide

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How To

StarTech.com does not support a Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) as this requires third-party software. However, our devices can be used as long as the following conditions are met:

  1. The BIOS must support PXE.
  2. The BIOS must see the card.
  3. The environment must have drivers for the chipset used in the card.
  4. If using a USB networking card, the environment must have support for USB devices as well.

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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.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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