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USB 3.0 Data Transfer Cable for Mac and Windows

Quickly and easily transfer all of your Windows® or Mac files to your new computer

Product ID: USB3LINK

  • Transfer files from your old computer to your new computer quickly over USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
  • Wide operating system support, works with Windows and Mac
  • Compatible with Windows Easy Transfer and PCLinq software for migrating to newer versions of Windows (including Windows 10 via PCLinq)
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  • PCLinq software for file transfer in any direction between any compatible OS
  • Software is stored on cable - no CD or download required
  • Convenient 2m cable length
¥5,730 JPY exc tax
¥6,188 JPY inc tax
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Overview

Here’s an easy way to transfer files from your old computer to your new one. This data transfer cable lets you move files quickly over USB 3.0, and works with both Mac and Windows®. 

Save time setting up your new computer

The transfer cable saves you time and effort when you’re upgrading to a new computer. You can transfer your files and settings quickly over USB 3.0, also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1, with file transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. Plus, there are no additional drivers to install when connecting your computers, because the necessary software is stored on the cable. 

Wide compatibility with Mac and PC

The data transfer cable supports a wide range of operating systems, working with Windows and Mac. The USB 3.0 transfer cable lets you transfer files between two computers including Windows to Windows, Windows to Mac, Mac to Windows, and even Mac to Mac.

The data transfer cable is compatible with Windows Easy Transfer software for migrating to newer versions of Windows, up to Windows 8. Plus, the built-in PCLinq software also allows file transfers in any direction between compatible operating systems, including Windows 10.

The USB3LINK data transfer cable comes in a convenient 2 m (6 ft.) length, and is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

When you upgrade to a new computer, transfer files and settings from your older PC or Mac

An easy solution for transferring documents, photos, music and other files to your new computer

Use it with Mac OSX 10.x, Mac OS X and Windows 7, 8, Vista and XP with no CD or download required

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Chipset ID Prolific - PL27A1
Ports 1
Performance
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps
MTBF 500,000
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Mac OS® 10.7.5 to 10.13

Note: The provided PCLinq software is required in Windows 10, 8.1, and Mac OS. In Windows 10 and 8.1, Microsoft removed support for cables from the Windows Easy Transfer software.
Indicators
LED Indicators 2 - Link/Activity
Environmental
Humidity 5%RH ~ 85%RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 0.5 in [11.5 mm]
Product Length 72.8 in [1850 mm]
Product Weight 2.5 oz [72 g]
Product Width 0.9 in [24 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 4.7 oz [132 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 Transfer Cable
1 - Instruction Manual

Compatibility

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Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Mac OS® 10.7.5 to 10.13

Note: The provided PCLinq software is required in Windows 10, 8.1, and Mac OS. In Windows 10 and 8.1, Microsoft removed support for cables from the Windows Easy Transfer software.

Certifications

Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

You should not upgrade your device's firmware if you do not have any issues with the functionality of your device. The only time you should consider an upgrade is if you are experiencing a problem with the device, and you have confirmed that the firmware addresses this problem.  You can confirm this is the case by reviewing the documentation included with the firmware or by consulting with our Technical Support team. Incorrectly upgrading firmware can result in diminished performance so it is best to contact StarTech.com if you would like to perform this operation.