USB Extender via CAT5: Extend to 200 Feet

Extend four USB devices up to 200 feet

Also known as: USB extender, USB CAT5 UTP cable extension, USB booster, USB peripheral extender, USB active extension cable, extend USB device 200 feet via CAT5/5e/6/7 network cable, 4-port USB hub extender system, USB balun, USB range extender.

XTENDEX® USB-C5-200
(Remote & Local Unit)
  • Designed and Manufactured in the U.S.A.

The XTENDEX® USB Extender extends four USB devices up to 200 feet using CAT5/5e/6/7 cable. Each extender consists of a local unit that connects to a computer, and a remote unit that connects to four USB devices. The local and remote units are interconnected via CAT5/5e/6/7 cable.

The XTENDEX® USB Extender extends four USB devices up to 200 feet using CAT5/5e/6/7 cable. Each extender consists of a local unit that connects to a computer, and a remote unit that connects to four USB devices. The local and remote units are interconnected via CAT5/5e/6/7 cable.

  • Extend self-powered and/or bus-powered USB peripheral devices (security cameras, printers, scanners, keyboards, etc.).
    • Using CAT5e/6 cable, extend USB 1.1/1.0 devices to 180 feet and USB 2.0 devices to 150 feet.
    • Using CAT6a/7 cable, extend USB 1.1/1.0 devices to 200 feet and USB 2.0 devices to 180 feet.
  • Transparent data extension.
  • Compatible with USB computers (PC, SUN, MAC).
  • Compliant with USB 1.1 (low/full speed) specifications.
  • Supports Plug-n-Play specification.
  • High quality, rugged steel construction with durable powder coat finish.
  • Meets the electrostatic discharge (ESD) immunity requirements of IEC/EN 61000-4-2.
  • Mounting brackets included for easy surface/wall mounting.
  • Optional industrial USB extender for high temperature environments. This industrial system has the ability to operate and monitor in harsh environments at high temperatures up to 158°F (70°C).
Local Unit
  • One female USB Type B connector.
  • Supports a USB computer (PC, SUN, MAC).
  • Multiplatform support: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008, Solaris, Linux, FreeBSD and MAC OS 9/10.
Remote Unit
  • Four female USB Type A connectors.
  • Provides support for full-speed (12 Mbps) or low-speed (1.5 Mbps) USB devices.
  • Supports self-powered and/or bus-powered USB devices.
    • Compatible with USB touch screen monitors, including HP Compaq L2105tm.
Power
  • Local unit: powered from attached computer.
  • Remote unit: 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapter. (Country-specific AC adapter included.)
    • The combined current consumption of the connected devices cannot exceed 1.5A
Environmental
  • Operating temperature:
    • USB-C5-200: 32 to 100°F (0 to 38°C).
    • USB-C5-200-IND: 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C).
  • Storage temperature:
    • USB-C5-200: -20 to 140°F (-30 to 60°C).
    • USB-C5-200-IND: -20 to 158°F (-30 to 70°C).
  • Operating and storage relative humidity: 17 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Dimensions
  • WxDxH: 5.14x3.07x1.09 in (131x78x28 mm)
Regulatory Approvals:
  • CE, RoHS
Cables
  • One-meter male USB Type A to male USB Type B interface cable included.
  • Use CAT5/5e/6/7 UTP straight through cable for TIA/EIA-568B wiring terminated with standard RJ45 connectors (not included).

Maximum Distances for CAT5e/6/6a/7 Cables
Cable USB Device Type Distance (ft)
CAT5e Solid or
Stranded, UTP or STP
USB 1.1/1.0 180
USB 2.0 150
CAT6 Solid or
Stranded, UTP or STP
USB 1.1/1.0 180
USB 2.0 150
CAT6a Solid UTP USB 1.1/1.0 200
USB 2.0 180
CAT7 Solid SSTP USB 1.1/1.0 200
USB 2.0 180

Compatible NTI products
  • Use NTI's USB adapters to connect non-USB devices to the extender.

Application Drawings

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    How to connect USB devices using the USB-C5-200 USB extender via CAT5/5e/6/7

USB Extender

NTI Part # Description Price Quote Buy
USB-C5-200 USB Extender $235.00
USB-C5-200-IND Industrial USB Extender $335.00

Compatible USB Adapters

NTI Part # Description Price Quote Buy
USB-AUDIO USB to Audio Adapter $14.00
USB-SERIAL USB To Serial (RS232) Adapter $22.00