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4 Port USB 2.0 Extender over Cat5 or Cat6 - Up to 330 ft (100m)

Extend four USB 2.0 connections up to 330ft away from the computer over Cat5 or Cat6 cable

Product ID: USB2004EXT2

  • Four USB 2.0 ports at remote end over a single Cat5/Cat6 cable
  • Maximum extension distance of up to 100m / 330 ft over Cat5 cabling
  • Rugged, metal enclosure with surface-mounting bracket kit included
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  • 500mA of power per port
  • High Speed USB 2.0 compliant with data transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
  • 8kV Contact and 16kV Air Electrical Static Discharge (ESD) protection
  • No driver or software required
  • Plug-and-Play and hot-swap compatible
¥55,268 JPY exc tax
¥59,689 JPY inc tax

Overview

The USB2004EXT2 4-Port USB Extender lets you extend USB 2.0 devices over Cat 5 or better Ethernet cable at distances of up to 330ft (100m). An included power adapter at remote end provides up to 500 mA of power per port, letting you access and power up to four USB 2.0 devices at remote locations away from the host computer system.

This USB extender provides support for data transfer rates of up to 480 Mbps, is Plug-and-Play and hot-swap compatible, and is also backwards compatible with USB 1.x devices.

This versatile USB extender offers a fast, easy, and flexible solution for business or industrial applications with durable metal housing, and an included surface-mounting bracket kit.

Backed by a Startech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Extend up to four USB 2.0 devices up to 100 m / 330 ft over a single Cat5 cable
  • Connect USB devices at speeds up to 480 Mbps with 500mA of power
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Applications

Secured environments where the host computer must be in a secure, inaccessible location from the keyboard, mouse, camera or other USB input devices

Use existing in-wall Cat5/Cat6 wiring to extend USB connections between rooms

Reduce cable clutter and the need for mid-point USB hubs/repeaters by running a single, easy-to-install Cat5/Cat6 cable

Industrial control environments where the host computer must be located away from interference or contamination

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Cabling Cat 5 UTP
Ports 4
Performance
Maximum Cable Length 328 ft [100 m]
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 480 Mbps
Connector(s)
Local Unit Connectors 1 - RJ-45 Female
1 - USB B (4 pin) Female
Remote Unit Connectors 1 - RJ-45 Female
4 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements USB enabled computer system with available USB port
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Activity
1 - Host Connection
1 - Link
1 - Power
4 - USB Link
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 0.58 A
Input Voltage 100 ~ 240 AC
Output Current 1A
Output Voltage 24 DC
Plug Type M
Power Consumption (In Watts) 15
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity 10~90% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Aluminum and Plastic
Product Height 1 in [26 mm]
Product Length 3.9 in [100 mm]
Product Weight 21.2 oz [600 g]
Product Width 3 in [76 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 45.9 oz [1300 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 2.0 extender local unit
1 - USB 2.0 extender remote unit
1 - 6 ft [1.8 m] USB cable
1 - mounting kit
1 - universal power adapter
5 - power cords (NA, JP, EU, UK, ANZ)
1 - quick-start guide
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

If the USB device does not work after your computer has been in extended hibernation, it is likely that Windows has automatically turned off the USB Root hub to save power. 

The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening.
 

Windows 10 / 8

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows key + X and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows XP

  1. On your desktop, right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers by clicking the arrow to the left of it.
  4. Right-click the first USB Root Hub device and select Properties.
  5. Click the Power Management tab.
  6. Clear the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  7. Click OK to apply the setting.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any remaining devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section with “Root Hub” in the name.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.