SmartVM Enhances USB 2.0 Extender and DVI Extender Solutions

SmartVM has enhanced its USB extender product line with the addition of the new USB 2.0 Extender.

Cleveland, OH October 31, 2008 - SmartVM has enhanced its USB extender product line with the addition of the new USB 2.0 Extender. This Cat5 USB 2.0 Extender is an easy to use solution that now extends any USB peripheral device from the host computer to a distance up 100m/330ft via Cat5 cable. SmartVM has also improved its line of Cat5 DVI Extender and DVI Fiber Optic Extenders with a number of selections to choose from.

Two versions of the new USB 2.0 Extender ( are now available. First is the Icron USB 2.0 Ranger 2101 USB Extender, which allows you to extend from one USB 2.0 peripheral device up to 100m or 330ft feet via Cat5 / Cat5e / Cat6 UTP cable. The second is the Icron USB 2.0 Ranger 2104 USB extender. This unit acts as a hub and allows the extension of up to four USB devices from a single source at distances up to 330ft all over a single Cat5 cable! These enhanced USB extender over Cat5 products consist of a local transmitter and remote receiver unit that are connected using Cat5 UTP cable. Each is designed more efficiently and utilizes less space than previous versions.

The SmartVM USB Extender ( can provide remote connection to network servers, or may be used in situations where access is needed in secure or harsh computing environments such as a factory floor or construction site. Other models of USB Extender products continue to provide superior performance and quality including the Icron USB 2.0 Ranger 440, Icron USB 2.0 Fiber Ranger 442 Multimode Fiber Extenders and the Icron USB 2.0 Fiber Ranger 444 Single Mode Fiber Extender. SmartVM also offers a Wireless USB Extender, the WiRanger; a 4-port hub combining Icron's patented ExtremeUSB technology and the industry standard 802.11g frequency that enables high-speed wireless connectivity with a max reach extending over 30 meters.

SmartVM offers a great selection of DVI Extender ( products to extend your digital DVI video signal long distances. This is made possible by using Cat5e / Cat6 UTP or Fiber Optic cable to transmit the video signal, bypassing the distance limitations of standard DVI cable. The DVI Extender is still able to retain clear, crisp images with high resolutions that you would get with a directly connected LCD monitor. DVI Fiber Optic Extender over a single fiber cable is the newest addition to DVI Extender products family. This allows for long distance transmission of high resolution video and is unaffected by EMI. This solution is perfect for high security areas such as in government, military applications or in manufacturing environments where electrical interference is prevalent. SmartVM Cat5 DVI Extenders include a local transmitter unit that sits next to the DVI source and a remote receiver unit that is located near the remote LCD monitor. DVI Extender units connect between computers and peripherals, are easy to setup, and require no special tools or software for immediate operation. In addition to the basic DVI-D extender, SmartVM also carries a DVI Dual Link Fiber Optic Extender for functionality with high resolution monitors and several Cat5 DVI Splitter Extender versions.


A leader in the KVM Extension and connectivity solutions, SmartVM delivers the latest products for extension, switching, distribution and conversion. Our add-on hardware maximizes functionality by enabling systems to operate beyond their original capabilities.

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