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USB Extender via CAT5

Also known as: USB extender, USB CAT5 UTP cable extension, USB booster, USB peripheral extender, USB active extension cable,
USB cable extender, USB extender system, USB extender local and remote, USB extender amplifier.
RoHS Compliant USB Extender via CAT5

Additional Product Information

View Application Note Application Note: Extend a PS/2 Keyboard, PS/2 Mouse, VGA Monitor and USB Device.
Request White Paper White Paper: An Introduction to USB Extenders.
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Extends One Self-Powered or Bus-Powered USB Device up to 150 feet. Extends Four Self-Powered and/or Bus-Powered USB Devices up to 100 feet.
XTENDEX<sup>®</sup> USB-C5-LC (Remote & Local Unit) XTENDEX<sup>®</sup> USB-C5-CE Remote Unit
(Remote & Local Unit)
XTENDEX® USB-C5-CE Remote Unit

Features & Applications

The USB-C5-LC extends one USB device up to 46 meters, and the USB-C5(-CE) extends four USB devices up to 30 meters. The USB extenders consist of two units, the local unit and the remote unit, which are interconnected with CAT5/5e/6 cable.
  • Transparent data extension.
  • Compact chassis.
  • Extend self-powered and/or bus-powered USB peripheral devices (security cameras, printer, scanner, keyboard, etc.).
  • Compatible with USB PC, SUN and MAC computers.
  • Compliant with USB 1.1 Specifications.
  • Supports Plug-n-Play specification.


Local Unit

  • USB-C5-LC: one male USB Type A connector.
  • USB-C5(-CE): one female USB Type B connector.
  • CPU Platform Compatibility
    • SUN Blade™ 100, SUN Blade 1000, SUN Ray™, SUN Fire™ 280R, and SUN Fire V20z.
    • PCs with USB-enabled OS (Win 98/2000/ME/XP) and USB ports.
    • PCs with USB-enabled BIOS (legacy USB support) and USB ports.
    • MACs G4, G5, Xserve, and mini
      (using USB-C5-LC).

Remote Unit

  • USB-C5-LC: one female USB Type A connector.
  • USB-C5(-CE): four female USB Type A connectors.
  • Supports low-speed and full-speed USB devices.
  • USB 1.1 compliant.
  • Supports self-powered and/or bus-powered USB devices.


  • USB-C5-LC:
    • Local unit: powered from attached computer.
    • Remote unit: powered from USB computer attached to local unit.
  • USB-C5(-CE):
    • Local unit: powered by CAT5 cable from remote unit.
    • Remote unit: 110 or 220 VAC at 60 or 50 Hz via AC adapter.

Regulatory Approvals:

  • USB-C5-LC: CE, RoHS
  • USB-C5: RoHS
  • USB-C5-CE: CE, RoHS

USB Extender via CAT5 Application Drawing

Dimensions WxDxH (mm)

  • USB-C5-LC: 33x512x23 (local and remote units).
  • USB-C5: 132x109x41 (local and remote units).
  • USB-C5-CE: 125x104x28 (local and remote units).


  • Two years


  • The USB-C5(-CE) and USB-C5-LC are not designed to be connected to an Ethernet card, Ethernet router, hub or switch or other Ethernet RJ45 connector of an Ethernet device. Damage to devices connected to the Ethernet may result.



Interface Cables

  • USB-C5(-CE) includes a 1-meter male USB Type A to male USB Type B interface cable.
  • Existing device cables with male Type A connector required.

Extension Cable

  • Use CAT5, CAT5e or CAT6 UTP straight through cable for TIA/EIA-568B wiring terminated with standard RJ45 connectors (not included).

Extension Limits

  • USB-C5-LC: extend CAT5/5e/6 up to 46 meters.
  • USB-C5(-CE): extend CAT5/5e/6 up to 30 meters.
  • Use of CAT6 cable may decrease the maximum length of extension.

USB Extender via CAT5 Application Drawing

USB Extenders

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