Icron USB 1.1 Rover 2650 Extender Over Cat-5 up to 50 meter00-00085
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Rover 1650 (1 port) and 2650 (2-port) are bus-powered 50 meter Cat 5 USB 1.1 extender systems. When plugged into a standard USB port that provides 500mA as per the USB specification, the extender system draws about 200mA of power leaving about 300mA for USB devices that rely on power from the PC instead of a separate power adapter. Most USB devices draw less than 300mA. It is a good low-end extender system that takes advantage of the timing allowance within the USB specification, providing USB extension up to 50 meters. Note that a hub can be added but the distance will be reduced by 10 meters for every hub added.The luxury of the first-generation ExtremeUSB 1.1 compliant extender systems to be powered from either end was possible due to low band-width requirements (low speed 1.5Mbps and full speed 12Mbps) versus the new USB 2.0 technology at 480Mbps which requires more power to deliver the much higher throughput.
- USB Rover® 2650 target low-cost commercial end user applications.
- These solutions provide all the flexibility of extended range USB in a ready-to-use package.
- The USB Rover 2650 is optimized for applications where two devices, such as a keyboard and mouse, must be operated remotely.
- USB Rover products operate over standard Cat 5 UTP cable (the same wiring used in Ethernet).
- Developed using ExtendUSB™ technology, the Rover 2650 require no additional software for either the computer or the target devices.
- USB Rover products are composed of two separate units: the Local Extender (LEX) and the Remote Extender (REX).
- Conventional USB cables are used to connect the LEX unit to the host computer and to connect the remote USB device to the REX unit.
- Cat 5 UTP cabling is used to connect the LEX and REX units over a distance of up to 50m/164ft.
- The USB Rover 2650 are powered from USB and delivers enough power at the remote unit to drive most USB devices