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USB 2.0 Extender enables 100/200 ft connections via CAT5e/6 cable.

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August 27, 2014 - Supporting high-speed (150 Mbps), full-speed (12 Mbps), and low-speed (1.5 Mbps) USB devices, USB2-C5-LC extends one self-/bus-powered USB 2.0 peripheral device, such as security camera, printer, scanner, or keyboard, up to 100 ft using CAT5e/6 cable. Product consists of one local unit that connects to computer and one remote unit that connects to USB device. To reach further, use of 2 CAT5e/6 cables to connect extender to Ethernet switch allows extensions up to 200 ft.

Network Technologies, Inc. (NTI)

1275-T Danner Dr., Aurora, OH, 44202, USA

Original Press Release

NTI Now Offering USB 2.0 Extender via CAT5e/6

Press release date: August 22, 2014

AURORA, OH: Network Technologies Inc (NTI) today announced the addition of the 1-Port USB 2.0 Extender via CAT5e/6 to its popular line of USB Extenders. The USB Extender extends one USB 2.0 device up to 100 feet.

The USB2-C5-LC extends one self-powered and/or bus-powered USB peripheral device, such as a security camera, printer, scanner, keyboard, etc., up to 100 feet using CAT5e/6 cable. Each extender consists of a local unit that connects to a computer, and a remote unit that connects to a USB device. The local and remote units are interconnected via CAT5e/6 cable.

The unit can extend up to 200 feet by using two CAT5e/6 cables to connect the extender to an Ethernet switch: the local unit connects to the Ethernet switch using a single CATx cable up to 100 feet, and the remote unit extends from the Ethernet switch using a separate CATx cable up to 100 feet. The extender supports high-speed (150 Mbps), full-speed (12 Mbps), and low-speed (1.5 Mbps) USB devices with transparent data extension.

Compliant with USB 2.0 standards, the unit also supports plug-and-play specifications. The extender is compatible with PCs or laptops running on Windows XP/Vista/7 and supports 32- and 64-bit operating systems. With compact dimensions of 2.01x1.57x0.98 inches for the local unit and 3.19x1.69x0.91 inches for the remote unit, the extender provides an ideal solution for extending a USB 2.0 device.

Available for immediate sale, the USB2-C5-LC costs $90.

For more information, visit: http://www.networktechinc.com/usb2-extender-cat5.html

About Network Technologies Inc
Network Technologies Inc (NTI), based in Aurora, OH (USA), is a leading global provider of high quality IT infrastructure management solutions. NTI products are used worldwide by leading companies in every industry, including manufacturing, retail, government, education, healthcare, financial services, entertainment, worship, broadcast, and telecommunications. Visit us on the web at www.networktechinc.com.

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