Gefen USB 2.0 Cat5e Extender
Part Number: SW-20550
The Gefen USB 2.0 Cat5e Extender (EXT-USB2.0-LR, upgraded model from
EXT-USB-2.0 which is now discontinued) allows you to extend the
distance of a USB 2.0 connection up to 330 ft. away.
Gefen's brand is synonymous with quality - they just don't make
inferior products. This product is no exception. Gefen is pushing the
envelope on distance while maintaining full USB 2.0 speeds and flawless
If you are considering a USB 1.1 Cat5e extender you may be surprised at
the increased price for this 2.0 model. The USB 2.0 components required
in this booster are quite frankly expensive.
We have looked all over for cheaper components to try to bring the
price of this product down, but so far Gefen has led the way in making
this technology more affordable over time (with this recent upgraded
model they actually dropped the price by aggressively negotiating with
the chip manufacturers).