Product ID: US2GA30
In stock: US: 421 | CA: 16
Add 2.5 GbE network access to your laptop, using the USB-A port on your laptop. This USB 3.0 Type-A to Gigabit network adapter gives you wired Ethernet network access.
Ideal for office or home use, the network adapter supports full 2.5 Gigabit bandwidth by harnessing the performance of USB 3.0. You can quickly access very large files over a 2.5 Gigabit network, 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 network adapter Realtek RTL8156 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 US2GA30 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, 5 Gbps)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0 ℃ to 70℃|
|Storage Temperature||‐10 ℃ to ~ 55℃|
|Humidity||5% to 90 % RH (no condensation)|
|Interface||RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)|
|Bus Type||USB 3.1 Gen 1|
|Industry Standards||IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T|
|IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T|
|IEEE 802.1q VLAN Tagging|
|IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX|
|IEEE 802.3bz 2.5GBase-T|
|Chipset ID||Realtek - RTL8156|
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Green LED: Link Speed|
|Blue LED: Link Speed|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||1.2 in [3.0 cm]|
|Package Length||6.9 in [17.5 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||3.7 oz [106.0 g]|
|Package Width||5.7 in [14.5 cm]|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.1 Gen 1 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Full Duplex Support||Yes|
|Jumbo Frame Support||9K max.|
|Physical Characteristics||Color||Black & Space Gray|
|Product Height||0.6 in [1.6 cm]|
|Product Length||3.1 in [8.0 cm]|
|Weight of Product||1.5 oz [43.0 g]|
|Product Width||1.0 in [2.5 cm]|
|Cable Length||5.9 in [15 cm]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||Windows 11 Windows 10 Windows 8.1 Windows 7 Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 Linux Kernel 2.4.20 - 4.x (LTS versions only) macOS 10.11 - 10.15, 11.0, 12.0|
|Special Notes / Requirements||Note||VLAN tagging is currently not supported in Mac OS|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||USB Network Adapter|