USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1Active Coupler

FireNEX-uLINK-DS™

USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Active Coupler

The FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ allows you to use your own USB 3.0 cables and boost the USB 3.0 signal up to 10 meters, providing the most flexible USB 3.0 lengthening solution.

FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ features a small rigid metal enclosure, M2 Threaded locking port, and USB 2.0 backward compatibility, making it ideal for applications up to and including Machine Vision, robotic automation, and other industrial applications.

Newnex USB 3.0 cables are recommended for optimal performance.

Features

  • USB 3.0 expand up to 10m (33 ft.)
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 at 5Gbps
  • USB 2.0 backward compatible
  • M2 Threaded Panel Lock
  • Bus powered, no external power supply needed
  • Rigid metal enclosure with small profile in size
  • Plug and Play
  • Works with PC, Max, and Linux
  • RoHS Certified

Specifications


EXTENSION RANGE
USB 3.0 SuperSpeed
Up to 10m (33 ft.)
USB 2.0
Up to 10m (33 ft.)

DATA RATE
USB 3.0 SuperSpeed
5 Gb/s
USB 2.0
480 Mb/s

MECHANICAL
Diameter
28.5 x 25.4 x 46.9 mm
Weight
47g
Upstream
1x USB 3.0 Std-B(USB3 Vision Locking Connector Available)
Downstream
1x USB 3.0 Std-A(USB3 Vision Locking Connector Available)

ENVRIONMENTAL
Operating Temperature
-40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 185°F)

COMPLIANCE
Machine Vision
AIA USB3 Vision™ Compliant
EMC
FCC, CE
Environmental
RoHS

COMPATIBLE CABLE
US2-AI2BIE-XX
USB3 A/M Locking to B/M Locking, XX m
US2-ABIE-XX
USB3 A/M to B/M Locking, XX m

SUPPORT
Warranty
1-year Manufacture Warranty

US2-AI2BIE-XX

USB3 A/M locking to B/M locking, Xm or XXin

Learn More
USB 3.0 A to B locking cable

Helpful Links

FAQ

Q: What is the maximum length that the FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ can support?
A: Up to 10 meters, 5 meters on each side.

Q: What is the maximum speed of the FireNEX-uLINK-DS™?
A: FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ can support data transfer speed up to 5 Gbps as specified by USB 3.0 standard.

Q: Will it work with USB 2.0 or older version of USB technology?
A: Yes. FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ is back ward compatible with USB 2.0 standard.

Q: Is there a driver for the FireNEX- uLINK-DS™?
A: No, the FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ does not require any drivers, it is Plug and Play.

Q: Where can the RoHS Certificate for FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ be found?
A: FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ Rohs Certifcation can be found in Newnex's FireNEX Repeaters Certifcate.

Q: Is the FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ compatible with USB 3.0 Machine Vision Camera?
A: FireNEX-uLINK-DS™ is proven to be fully compatible with USB 3.0 Machine Vision cameras and devices that are available for testing, including those from Basler, Basler, Hamamtsu, IDS, Intel RealSense, JAI, Lumenera, Matrix Vision, Pleora, Point Grey, SVS-Visteck, The Imaging Source, ToshiBa-Teli, and Ximea.

Installation Setup

USB 3.0 Active Repeater Cable

Top