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USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet NIC Network Adapter

Add Gigabit Ethernet network connectivity to a Laptop or Desktop through a USB 3.0 port

Product ID: USB31000S

  • USB to RJ45 adapter supports Gigabit networking over USB 3.0
  • IEEE 802.3, 802.3u and 802.3ab (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T) compatible
  • Powered directly from the USB ports
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  • Crossover Detection & Auto-Correction (Auto MDIX)
  • IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Tagging support
  • Jumbo Frame support
  • Supports Checksum Offload (IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP) and Large Send Offload
  • Activity and Link LED indicators
  • Compact, lightweight design for maximum portability
$50.99 NZD exc GST
$58.64 NZD inc GST

Overview

The USB31000S USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter adds a single RJ45 Ethernet port to a USB-enabled computer system, with support for Gigabit network connections at full bandwidth, unlike USB 2.0 adapters.

This compact USB 3.0 network adapter is backward compatible with older USB 2.0/1.x computer systems (speed limited by USB bus), making it the ideal portable replacement network adapter or laptop accessory. Plus, with support for features such as Jumbo Frames, VLAN tagging and Wake on LAN (WOL), the adapter offers a versatile Gigabit network solution for home and business users alike.

The USB31000S USB 3.0 Gigabit adapter is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Compatible with Gigabit Ethernet networks and powered via USB for versatility and portability as an add-on or replacement
  • Uses built-in Checksum and Large Send Offload support and Jumbo Frames, the Gigabit USB adapter helps conserve system resources
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Applications

Add Gigabit Ethernet capabilities to a desktop or laptop, without opening the computer or taking up an available expansion slot

Replace a failed integrated network adapter with an external, USB Gigabit Ethernet connection, instead of having to open a desktop or laptop computer case

Connects your laptop PC to a Gigabit network or backbone - perfect for small or home offices, departmental network applications and network gaming

Transfer very large files over the network with access to true Gigabit speeds that USB 2.0 adapters cannot provide

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.0
Chipset ID ASIX - AX88179
Industry Standards IEEE802.3i, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3az, IEEE 802.1q VLAN tagging
Interface RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
Ports 1
Performance
Auto MDIX Yes
Compatible Networks 10/100/1000 Mbps
Full Duplex Support Yes
Jumbo Frame Support 4K max.
Max Distance 100 m / 330 ft
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - RJ-45 Female
1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Male
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows® Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.14 VLAN tagging is currently not supported in Mac OS
Linux Kernel 2.6.25 to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
ChromeOS 55+
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Available USB port
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Activity (Yellow)
1 - Link (Green)
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity < 80% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 5.3 in [135 mm]
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Form Factor Attached Cable
Product Height 0.6 in [15.5 mm]
Product Length 2.6 in [67 mm]
Product Weight 1 oz [28 g]
Product Width 1 in [26 mm]
Packaging Information
Package Quantity 1
Shipping (Package) Weight 4.2 oz [118 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 Gigabit Adapter
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual

Compatibility

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Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows® Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.14 VLAN tagging is currently not supported in Mac OS
Linux Kernel 2.6.25 to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
ChromeOS 55+

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