Product ID: US1GA30SFP
This USB 3.0 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 Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps) optical network connection for portable laptops or tablets, or systems without expansion slots.
The open SFP slot enables you to use your preferred SFP transceiver module to meet your networking needs - use an SFP with your desired wavelength, distance, and connection type to achieve an efficient network solution. (SFP sold separately.)
This USB to fiber-optic converter provides reliable fiber 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.
Compact and portable, this USB 3.0 to fiber-optic converter is powered directly from the USB port.
Get up and running quickly. The USB to fiber-optic converter supports certified drivers for Windows, Mac and Linux®. Once the adapter is plugged into a USB port, you simply install the drivers and the adapter is ready to transmit over a fiber network.
Developed to improve performance and security, StarTech.com Connectivity Tools is the only software suite on the market that works with a wide range of IT connectivity accessories. The software suite includes:
Mac Address Pass-Through Utility: To improve network security.
Wi-Fi Auto Switch Utility: Enabling users to quickly access faster network speeds via wired LAN.
For more information and to download the StarTech.com Connectivity Tools application, please visit: www.StarTech.com/Connectivity-Tools
The US1GA30SFP is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||9 pin USB 3.0 A|
|1 - External Ports||SFP Slot|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C ~ 60°C (32° ~ 140°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-10° ~ 70°C (14° ~ 158°F)|
|Humidity||5% ~ 90% RH|
|Bus Type||USB 3.0|
|Industry Standards||IEEE802.3z 1000BASE-SX/LX
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging
|Chipset ID||Realtek - RTL8153-VB-CG
Microsemi - VSC8211XVW
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Power|
|Packaging Information||Shipping (Package) Weight||52,0 g [1,8 oz]|
|Package Length||26,5 cm [10,4 in]|
|Package Width||17,0 cm [6,7 in]|
|Package Height||30,0 mm [1,2 in]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||1000 Mbps|
|Compatible Networks||1000 Mbps (1 Gbps)|
|Full Duplex Support||Yes|
|Jumbo Frame Support||9K max.|
|Cable Length||195 mm [7,7 in]|
|Product Length||17,0 cm [6,7 in]|
|Product Width||14,1 cm [5,6 in]|
|Product Height||2,0 cm [0,8 in]|
|Weight of Product||106,0 g [3,7 oz]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11
Windows® Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019
macOS 10.9 - 10.14, 11.0
Linux® kernel 3.5 to 4.11.x, LTS versions only
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||USB-enabled computer with an available USB 3.0 port|
|1Gb SFP transceiver with your desired network connection|
|Note||Fiber data transfer speeds and distances are dependent on the SFP used (sold separately)|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||network adapter|
1000 Mbps (1 Gbps) | Multi Mode Fiber | LC | 550 m (1804 ft) | Lifetime Warranty
1000 Mbps (1 Gbps) | Single Mode Fiber | LC | 10 km (6.2 mi) | Lifetime Warranty
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