1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 28, 2017 11:47 AM by Darby RSS

How can I run USB over Category Cable?


I need to extend the length of a USB run.

  • Re: How can I run USB over Category Cable?

    Leviton offers (2) styles of USB extension:


    USB 1.1 Extender (up to 50 meters over Category cable) part number 41910-U11


    • Complies with USB 1.1 specification
    • Supports high-speed 12Mb/s and low-speed 1.5Mbp/s protocols
    • No external power required
    • Transmitter includes 0.3m (1ft) cable for flexible connection to computer port
    • Compact transmitter and receiver modules


    USB 2.0 Extender (up to 100 meters over Category cable) part number 41910-U2B


    • 2-port receiver capable of supplying up to 1 A of power per port or 1.5 A total shared
    • Complies with USB 2.0 specification and supports xHCI (eXtensible Host Controller Interface) for enumeration with USB 3.x devices
    • Supports High-Speed (480 Mbps), Full Speed (12 Mbps) and Low-Speed (1.5 Mbps) devices
    • Supports maximum 30 USB devices or 4 hubs with 26 devices
    • Single power supply to power receiver can be located at receiver or transmitter end of the category cable link
    • Includes Icron ExtremeUSB® technology for transparent extension, no software driver plug-and-play operation on all major operating systems