USB 2.0 - Cat5 Extension Kit

Code: A44HG

USB 2.0 - Cat5 Extension Kit is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 3.
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  • Extend a USB peripheral device up to 50m (164ft)
  • Use low-cost CAT5 cables to send USB over long distance
  • Simply 'plug 'n' play' - no additional drivers required

Product details

USB 2.0 - Cat5 Extension Kit

• Extend a USB peripheral device up to 50m (164ft)• Use low-cost CAT5 cables to send USB over long distance• Simply 'plug 'n' play' - no additional drivers required• Pocket size - allows space saving

Overcome the 5m limit of extending USB with this USB CAT5 booster. It extends a USB 2.0 peripheral (USB camera, printer, scanner, etc) up to 50 metres from your computer. The simple 'plug 'n' play' device consists two units: master and remote. They are interconnected with low-cost Cat 5, Cat 5e or Cat 6 network cable, allowing you to easily extend your computer and USB peripheral device anywhere. USB 2.0 Standard speed only, not full speed.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If this is used to connect a USB Internet stick be advised that if the stick is plugged striate in to the device USB socket the Stick may not connect or if it does it may give bad throughput. Use of a short USB cable between the stick and the device socket seems to clear the problem. Works well aside from the above.
Date published: 2012-05-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Was really impressed at first but now not so much. The computer keeps losing connection to the usb device after 20 minutes or so and have to keep unplugging the usb device to get it working again
Date published: 2013-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Use this to connect the mouse over 55 m of CAT5 cable and works very wel
Date published: 2013-05-20
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Would this support a USB 2.0 webcam?

Asked by: Hjgrove
Yes, this would be suitable.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-03-19

Could I use the receiver end of this without the sender?  i.e. I have a video sender that outputs to RJ45 and I would like to take an input from that to a mac.

Asked by: Colin
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application. Having searched for a potential alternative I have to advise that on this occasion we are unable to offer anything that may be suitable. I do apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-08-01

hello can this product be used to extend a usb mouse connection ?

Asked by: pete
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application, as this is not the manner in which it was designed to be used.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-07-17

I currently have a powered 7 port usb hub to allow simultaneous connection to multiple devices with a 5m usb cable. Can I use this device to run the same setup at a much longer distance (~20m)?

Asked by: BillC
Yes the product will support that.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-07-17

Can the unit supply a USB hub 6 metres away and successfully operate 1- keyboard dongle, 2- mouse dongle & 3-flash drive in the hub. How far away from the hub will the keyboard & mouse operate without lag?

Asked by: Hoppy
Yes , but only has one input ,so only one of the 3 devices can be connected .
Answered by: Neil G
Date published: 2015-07-17

Hi, Is this USB A connectors for both the sender and receiver? Thanks.
Asked by: Anonymous
No ... the sending device has a "B female" that your standard USB A to B lead would fit into ... at the other end the receive unit has an "A Female" that you would connect a standard USB A to B cable into.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-07-17

Could you use this with a homeplug device, such as Order Code: A66HT to extend the USB over mains?
Asked by: Anonymous
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: LC
Date published: 2015-07-17

will this support usb 2.0
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes this item does support USB 2.0
Answered by: RS
Date published: 2015-07-17
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A44HG USB 2.0 - Cat5 Extension Kit (1+) £10.00

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