Gefen intros USB 2.0 extender

Gefen has launched its USB 2.0 SR Extender, which can extend a signal up to 50 meters over a single Cat-5 cable. Companies can use the product to remotely control USB devices like computers or digital signage, according to a press release.

The product supports USB 2.0 and 1.1, as well as speeds up to 480 Megabytes per second. Other features include:

  • Supports variety of USB devices
  • USB Type A output, which can be connected to a USB hub
  • USB Type B input
  • Metal enclosures to prevent interference

"The new Gefen USB 2.0 SR extender adds to this prestigious line-up by giving users a lower cost option for extending USB 2.0, at a shorter range of 50 meters and with a single USB port instead of the two ports offered on the EXT-USB2.0-LR. This affordable addition to our USB Extender line opens the market to new customers who are looking for the reliability of a Gefen USB extender but do not need the enhanced features offered by the long-range model," Jason Fitzgerald, product manager, Gefen, said in the release.

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