Maplin USB 3.0 A to B Coupler

Code: A76QF

  • Female USB-A 3.0 to female USB-B 3.0 connectors
  • Durable plastic housing
  • USB version 3.0 cable with a maximum 5Gbps data transfer rate

Product details

Maplin USB 3.0 A to B Coupler

• Female USB-A 3.0 to female USB-B 3.0 connectors
• Durable plastic housing
• USB version 3.0 cable with a maximum 5Gbps data transfer rate
• Nickel plated connectors
• 5 year warranty

What is USB?
Commonly found on desktop computers and laptops, USB connections are among the most versatile type of connections. USB is primarily used for transferring data between devices, but it also has the ability to transfer power between compatible devices. Currently four versions of USB exist – USB 3.1 (10Gbps), USB 3.0 (5Gbps), USB 2.0 (480Mbps) and USB 1.1 (12Mbps). In most cases cables are compatible across all versions but maximum transfer speed may be limited. For example, a USB 2.0 cable in a USB 3.0 port would only provide a maximum transfer rate of 480Mbps, not 5Gbps. To achieve optimum transfer speeds here, a USB 3.0 cable should be used.

Why use this USB 3.0 coupler?
This USB 3.0 female-B to female-A coupler allows you to adapt a USB 3.0 A to B cable (commonly used for printers) to be used with USB 3.0 male-A to male-A cables. This is extremely useful when a printer is positioned away from the computer and an extended cable length is needed for connections. Alternatively, the cable can be used to adapt a USB 3.0 printer cable for use with USB memory sticks or 3G internet dongles. The maximum throughput of this coupler, when used with USB 3.0 compliant devices and ports, is 5Gbps.

Why choose Maplin adapters?
The Maplin range of adapters features premium construction and specifications, with market-leading technology. Maplin adapters are constructed from hard-wearing materials with colour-coded, compact connectors available for almost any use. All Maplin cables are quality assured, with a five year warranty across the range.

USB Standard 3.0
Maximum transfer rate 5 Gbps
Connection Type 1 USB A
Connection Gender Female
Connection Type 2 USB B
Connection Gender Female
Colour Black
Cable or Adapter Adapter
Connector Plating Nickel
ROHS compliant Yes

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A76QF Maplin USB 3.0 A to B Coupler (1+) £1.81

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