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Maplin USB 3.0 A to A Active Extension 3m Cable - Black

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About this product


  • Male USB A 3.0 to female USB A three metre cable
  • USB version 3.0 cable for charging and syncing your devices
  • 5Gbps data transfer rate

Product overview

• Male USB-A to female USB-A 3.0 three metre cable
• USB version 3.0 cable for charging and syncing your devices
• 5Gbps data transfer rate
• Nickel plated connectors
• Five year warranty for peace of mind (proof of purchase required)

Extend your connection
This cables uses a male USB A 3.0 port to female USB A 3.0 port, which allows you to extend an existing connection or move a USB connection point to another location without the fuss of moving your computer. This cable can be used to passively extend your connection up to a maximum of five metres, however a larger distance can be covered with help from an active USB repeater cable. The maximum transfer rate of this cable is 5 Gbps when all devices are USB 3.0 compliant.

Sturdy, long-lasting material
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.




Type A to A


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Package Contents:

1x 3m USB A to A Cable




Product Specifications


Operating Specifications

Max Data Transfer Rate:

5 gbps

Can it be used for charging? Faster charging.

Asked by: Lara1234
You are able to use this cable to charge devices however fast charging may not be supported.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-10-20

Does this cable has a DC input?

Asked by: Marco
There is no DC input on this device
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-10-01

The info says this cable can be used to extend connection to upto only 5m. Why not 6m, since a standard USB 3.0 cable can be upto 3m, therefore 3m Normal + 3m Active = 6m ?

Asked by: USBuser
Yes this should be fine up tp 6 meters.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-09-11
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