User application: Easily turn any extender into a KVM. Extends USB 2.0 over a single CAT5 cable.
Extend USB 2.0 over CAT5 up to 330 feet (100 meters)
The GefenToolBox USB 2.0 4-Port Extender extends a USB source up to 330 feet (100 meters) using a single CAT5 cable. This product supports USB 2.0 with data rates up to 480 Mbps in addition to backward-compatibility with USB 1.1. The Receiver Unit allows the connections of up to four (4) USB devices, providing access to printers, scanners, cameras, external storage media, digital signage, and automated control systems.
How It Works
Use the supplied USB cable to connect the USB 2.0 4-Port Sender Unit to the USB host (source) device. Connect the USB devices to the Receiver Unit. Use a CAT-5 cable to connect the Sender Unit to the Receiver Unit. Connect the included locking 5VDC 4A power supply to the Receiver Unit, then connect the power cable to an available electrical outlet. The LED indicators on the Sender Unit and the Receiver Unit provide status on power and data transmission activity.
Note: The GefenToolBox USB 2.0 LR 4-Port Extender is also available in white. See the Related Products link in the sidebar to the left to select the color preference.
The Sender Unit is normally powered by the USB Source device. If The Source device cannot provide sufficient power, an additional 5V 4A Power Supply with Locking Connector (EXT-PS54-AULPN) may be ordered (See Optional Accessories listing below)
Extends USB 2.0 up to 330 feet (100 meters)
Supports 480 Mbps using USB 2.0
Backward-compatible with USB 1.1 devices
Receiver supports up to four (4) USB devices
Uses industry-standard CAT-5, CAT-5e, or CAT-6 cable
Works with PC and Mac computers
Locking Power Connectors
USB 2.0 Speed: 480 Mbps
USB Connector (Sender Unit): Type B
USB Connectors (Receiver Unit): (4) Type A
Link Connectors (Sender Unit / Receiver Unit): RJ-45
Power Supply: 5V DC locking type (20W max)
Operating Temperature: +32°F to +122°F (0°C to +50°C)
Storage Temperature: -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
Operating Humidity: 20% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing
Storage Humidity: 10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
Dimensions (Sender Unit / Receiver Unit): 5.75" W x 1.25" H x 2.5" D