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Gefen Ships 330-Foot USB 2.0 Extender

Gefen's USB 2.0 Long Range 4-Port Extender

Gefen has released an extender that expands the range of USB 2.0-based cameras, keyboards, scanners, printers, DVD burners, external hard drives, and mice.

The new USB 2.0 Long Range 4-Port Extender accommodates up to four devices and enables their use at distances of up to 330 feet away from the nearest computer. 

The extender is a kit that includes a sender unit and a receiver with two locking power cables.  The sender unit connects to a computer through a USB 2.0 cable, while the receiver connects to accessories and control apparatuses using multiple USB 2.0 cable connections.  The sender and receiver are designed to network over CAT-5 cable. Dimensions of the sender and receiver are identical: 5.75" x 1.25" x 2.5".

The USB 2.0 Long Range 4-Port Extender supports connection speeds up to 480 Mbps and offers backward compatibility with USB 1.1-based equipment.

The extender is currently available in black or cream and ships for $649.

Further information is available here.

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