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USB 2.0 A to A Active Extension Cable 12m

Code: A21QC

  • Male USB-A 2.0 to female USB-A 2.0 connectors
  • 12m cable length
  • USB version 2.0 cable with a maximum 480 Mbps data transfer rate
  • Limited stock may be available in some stores. Call us on 0844 557 6000 to check

Product details

USB 2.0 A to A Active Extension Cable 12m

• Male USB-A 2.0 to female USB-A 2.0 connectors
• 12m cable length
• USB version 2.0 cable with a maximum 480 Mbps 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 extension cable?
This cables uses a male USB-A 2.0 port to female USB-A 2.0 port, which allows you to extend an existing connection or move a USB connection point to another location without the hassle of moving your computer. This cable can be used to passively extend your connection up to a maximum of five meters, however a larger distance can be covered with help from an active USB repeater cable. The maximum transfer rate of this cable is 480Mbps when all devices are USB 2.0 compliant.

Why choose Maplin cables?
The Maplin range of cables features premium construction and specifications, with market-leading cable technology. Maplin cables 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.

Specifications
USB Standard 2.0
Maximum transfer rate 480 Mbps
Connection Type 1 USB A
Connection Gender Male
Connection Type 2 USB A
Connection Gender Female
Cable Length 12 m
Colour Black
Cable or Adapter Cable
Connector Plating Nickel
ROHS compliant Yes

would this work for a cctv mouse  to extend the mouse  8meters  away from the cctv control box

Asked by: gareth
Unfortunately, we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-05-11

Would this really work with HD webcam, say Logitech C615 (these use USB2)?

Asked by: scsi
Yes this would work fine.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-11-30

Can this be used to connect to a charger and charge a tablet eg galaxy tab 3? I have a belkin stand which needs a longer cable.  So far every cable has not been able to charge despite saying they can.

Asked by: davidr
I am afraid not active cables only carry 500ma which would not be enough to charge or power a tablet.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-17
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A21QC USB 2.0 A to A Active Extension Cable 12m (1+) £29.99

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