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Product Overview

To break the 3 meter practical length barrier of USB 3.0 with assured reliability, FireNEX-uLINK™ series was developed to extend USB 3.0 signal up to 18 meters with custom options for lengths, connector configurations, high flex cable selections.

FireNEX-uLINK™ provides a one-cable extension solution for USB 3.0 by embedding repeater module in between the copper cable. With USB 2.0 backward compatibility and bus powered feature, FireNEX-uLINK™ is the ideal solution for Machine Vision, Audio-Visual, Medical Imaging and many other fields.

FireNEX-uLINK™ wins the 2015 and the 2016 Vision System Design Innovators Awards.

FireNEX-uLINK USB 3.0 Active Repeater Cable Main Image
active usb repeater

Features

  • Extends USB 3.0 up to 18 Meters with superior signal quality
  • Transfers SuperSpeed at data rate up to 5Gbps
  • USB 2.0 backward compatible
  • Plug and Play, no driver installation needed
  • Bus powered from host PC, no external power supply needed
  • Unique slim repeater box profile option available, ideal for wall conduit
  • USB3 Vision compliant locking connector available
  • Custom connector ends (all available Newnex connector options plus others)
  • High flex life robotic cable option available
25 usb extension cable
custom cable


Custom Options

To meet customers� specific needs, FireNEX-uLINK™ is fully customizable for cable lengths, connector configurations, flex cable selections, etc.

Connector Configurations: Other than standard USB 3.0 A, B and Micro B Connector, 90 degree right angled and side angled connectors, panel mount female connectors, and many other connectors are available.

Length Configurations: Customer can choose any cable length from 1 to 18 Meters (3 to 60 Ft.) in total length. Typical lengths are 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 Meters.

High Flex Cable Options: Other than the standard USB 3.0 copper cable, customer can also choose the high flex life cables for applications with constant movement such as robotic arm. Click to learn more about High Flex Life Cable option.

right angle usb extension


Reliable Quality Assurance

Every FireNEX-uLINK™ cable has been meticulously made and tested to meet the requirements for best signal integrity and highest reliability when comparing with any other USB 3.0 active cooper cables on the market.


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repeater cable

Specification


EXTENSION RANGE
  • Up to 18 m (60 Ft.)
DATA RATE
  • USB 3.0 Up to 5Gbps (USB 2.0 Backward Compatible)
MECHANICAL
  • Repeater Box Dimension: 16mm x 16mm x 40mm
  • Cable Diameter: 6.4mm
  • Operating Temperature: (-40℃ to 80℃)
Standard Cable Flexibility:
  • Min. Static Bend Radius: 75 mm
High Flex Robotic Cable Flexibility:
  • Min. Static Bend Radius: 48 mm
  • Min. Dynamic Bend Radius: 75 mm
POWER
  • Power Source: Bus Powered from Host PC
  • Max. Current: 5V, 900mA
COMPLIANCE
  • FCC (Class B), CE (Class B)
  • RoHS Compliant
  • USB3 Vision Compliant
usb wire extension
usb extension cable max length

Typical Configuration and Part Number

PN Cable Length Configuration
FireNEX-ULS-8 8M
(26ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Micro B Male with Locking
(Slim Option)
FireNEX-ULS-10 10M
(30ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Micro B Male with Locking
(Slim Option)
FireNEX-ULS-18 18M
(60 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Micro B Male with Locking
(Slim Option)
FireNEX-ULKS8 8M
(26ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Std-B Male
(Slim Option)
FireNEX-ULKS10 10M
(33 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Std-B Male
(Slim Option)
FireNEX-ULKS18 18M
(60 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Std-B Male
(Slim Option)
FireNEX-UL-12 12M
(40 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Micro B Male with Locking
FireNEX-UL-14 14M
(45 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Micro B Male with Locking
FireNEX-UL-16 16M
(50 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Micro B Male with Locking
FireNEX-ULK-12 12M
(40 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Std-B Male
FireNEX-ULK-14 14M
(45 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Std-B Male
FireNEX-ULK-16 16M
(50 ft)
USB 3.0 Std-A Male to Std-B Male
male to female extension
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