Gefen announces USB 2.0 4-port extender

AUTHOR: Inavate

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen has confirmed the availability of the Gefen ToolBox USB 2.0 LR (Long Range) 4-Port Extender.

This 4-port USB 2.0 hub extends up to four hi-speed devices up to 330-feet (100m) in distance, allowing users to operate peripherals away from the computer.

The solution provides a high-bandwidth method of extending up to four printers, cameras, hard drives, DVD burners and more using a single CAT-5 cable.

Data is transmitted at rates up to 480 Mbps, and the product is compatible with all previous versions of USB. One CAT-5 cable connects local and remote locations.