2.5GbE USB C to Ethernet Adapter NBASE-T NIC - USB 3.0 Type C 2.5/1 Gigabit/100 Mbps Multi Speed Network/ USB 3.1 Laptop to RJ45/LAN Thunderbolt 3 Compatible/MacBook Pro Surface

USB LAN Adapter | IEEE 802.3bz | 2.5 Gbps | Mac | Windows® | Linux

Product ID: US2GC30

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  • HIGH PERFORMANCE: 2.5GbE USB C to Ethernet Adapter/ USB Type C/Thunderbolt 3 Network Adapter allows you to securely connect to high-speed Networks & is backwards compatible with existing Gigabit LANs
  • IDEAL FOR CONTENT CREATORS: USB 3.0 NIC provides bandwidth to power users on high performance laptops/workstations incl Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, Surface Book, HP ZBook, Dell Precision, Lenovo P Series
  • TECH SPECS: USB-C 3.1/3.0 or TB3 | 1x RJ45 | 2.5Gbps Multi-Gigabit | 3 speed 2.5G/1G/100 Mbps Auto-negotiation | Realtek RTL8156 | NBASE-T & 2.5GBASE-T | 9K Jumbo frame | WoL | VLAN | USB Bus Powered
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Add 2.5 GbE network access to your laptop, using an available USB-C port. This USB 3.0 Type-C to Gigabit network adapter gives you wired Ethernet network access. 

Powerful 2.5 Gigabit Network Connections 

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. 

Native Driver Support Makes Installation Easy 

Get up and running quickly. Simply plug this USB-C 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 & Lightweight for Perfect Portability 

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. 

The Choice of IT Pros Since 1985 

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 US2GC30 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support. 

Partner Numbers

  • Tech Data 13816542
  • A.B. Distributing, Inc. STAR-US2GC30
  • ASI 238116
  • Ingram Micro USA 7AG174
  • D&H US2GC30
  • SYNNEX US STA-US2GC30
  • UPC 065030867818

Compatibility

  • Windows 10 logo
  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows 7 logo
  • Windows Server 2016 logo
  • Linux logo
  • Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11) logo
  • macOS Sierra (10.12) logo
  • macOS High Sierra (10.13) logo
  • macOS Mojave (10.14) logo
  • macOS Catalina (10.15) logo
  • macOS Big Sur (11.0) logo
  • Windows Server 2019 logo
Windows 10
Windows 8
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

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector A USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 (5Gbps)
RJ-45
Environmental Operating Temperature 0 ℃ to 70℃
Storage Temperature ‐10 ℃ to ~ 55℃
Humidity 5% to 90 % RH (no condensation)
Hardware Ports 1
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 802.3x
IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX
IEEE 802.3bz 2.5GBase-T
Chipset ID Realtek - RTL8156
Indicators 1 - LED Indicators Green LED: 1Gbps/100Mbps/10Mbps
Blue LED: 2.5Gbps
Packaging Information Package Height 1.2 in [30.0 mm]
Package Length 6.7 in [17.0 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 3.5 oz [100.5 g]
Package Width 5.6 in [14.2 cm]
Performance Type Copper
Type and Rate USB 3.1 Gen 1 - 5 Gbit/s
Compatible Networks 2.5G/1G/100Mbps/10Mbps
Auto MDIX Yes
Full Duplex Support Yes
Jumbo Frame Support 9K max.
MTBF 1,233,108 hours
Physical Characteristics Color Black & Space Gray
Product Height 3.1 in [80.0 mm]
Product Length 0.6 in [16.0 mm]
Form Factor Dongle
Weight of Product 1.4 oz [39.7 g]
Product Width 1.1 in [27.0 mm]
Cable Length 5.9 in [15 cm]
Power Power Source USB-Powered
Software OS Compatibility Windows 10
Windows 8
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
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package USB-C Network Adapter
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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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