2-Port USB 3.0 Optical Fiber Repeater Extension System

FireNEX™-5000H is a 2-Port USB 3.0 Optical Fiber Extender that is capable of extending USB 3.0 signal with 5 Gbps SuperSpeed bandwidth for up to 300 meters.

The FireNEX™-5000H utilizes optical fiber's advantage in light weight, EMI free, and easy cable installation and management. The remote unit can accept input power up to 24V to allow user supply power to the remote side in a long reach

FireNEX™-5000H was awarded a 2016 Vision System Design Innovators Award.

FireNEX™-5000H will be obsolete in 2nd QTR, 2022.
FireNEX™-5000H+ is the alternative of USB 3.0 Optical Repeater.

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  • 100% Plug and Play
  • USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Extension up to 300 meters
  • Maximum 5Gbps USB 3.0 Bandwidth Supported
  • Multiple Devices Supported
  • Compact & Light Profile
  • Metal Extrusion Enclosure Body
  • AIA USB3 Vision Compliant Locking Port
  • RoHS Compliant
  • FCC and CE Compliant


USB SuperSpeed Bulk Data
Up to 300m (1,000 ft.)
Kinect v2 Extension
Up to 100m (330 ft.)

USB 3.0 SuperSpeed
5 Gb/s

93.5 x 45.4 x 27mm (3.68 x 1.79 x 1.06”)
135 g
Enclosure Material
Anodized Aluminum
USB Connector
1x USB 3.0 Type B Locking Port (USB3 Vision Locking Connector Available)
Optical Connector
1x Duplex LC Connector
Power Input
5V USB Bus Powered
Power In Connector*
1500mA for each USB Port

93.5 x 45.4 x 27mm (3.68 x 1.79 x 1.06”)
135 g
Enclosure Material
Anodized Aluminum
USB Connector
2x USB 3.0 Type A Locking Port(USB3 Vision Locking Connector Available)
Optical Connector
1x Duplex LC Connector
Power Input
12-24V DC
Power In Connector
2.1 x 5.5 x 10mm Center positive
USB Power Output
1500mA for each USB Port

Up to 300m (1,000 ft.)
OM3, 50/125μm, Multimode, Duplex LC

AC Power Plug Type
2 Pin Type-A
Power Input
100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 0.8A
Power Output
12V DC, 2.5A

Operating Temperature
-40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Storage Temperature
-50°C to 90°C (-58°F to 194°F)
Operating Humidity
20% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing
Storage Humidity
10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing

USB 3.0
Machine Vision
AIA USB3 Vision Compliant
Laser Safety
IEC 60825-1 Class 1/CDRH Class 1 laser eye safe

1-year Manufacture Warranty


Multimode OM3 LC/LC 50/12um Optical Fiber Cable, XX meters

optical extender

Helpful Links


Q: What is the fiber optic cable used for connecting the FireNEX™-5000H Local and Remote unit?
A: OM3 Multimode Fiber Optic Cable, with Duplex LC-LC Connector.

Q: Is FireNEX™-5000H backward compatible with USB 2.0?
A: A separate USB Adapter must be used together with FireNEX™-5000H to make it USB 2.0 backward compatible.

Q: What power supply do I need for the FireNEX™-5000H?
A: The Local Unit can only be bus powered. The Remote Unit needs to be powered by a 12V-24V, DC power adapter with 5.5mm x 2.5 mm center positive DC plug.

Q: What should I do if my devices are not recognized by the host when connected via FireNEX™-5000H?

  1. Us a short USB 3.0 cable to connect the host directly to the device, to make sure the device can be detected via a direct connection. If not, please check with your device manufacture for help.
  2. Disable "USB Selective Suspend Setting" in Windows Control Panel->Power Options->Edit Power Plan->Change Advanced Power Setting
  3. If still not detected, power cycle both Local and Remote Unit and repeat the standard setup procedures described in the user manual to reconnect the device.
  4. If still not detected, disable and then enable USB 3.0 host in the device manager.

If none of the above methods fail, please contact Newnex technical support team for further assistance.

Q: What kind of USB 3.0 cables are needed to use with the FireNEX™-5000H?
A:A USB 3.0 A male to B male cable need to be used to connect the host computer to Local Unit.A USB 3.0 A male to Micro B male or B Male cable need to be used to connect the Remote Unit to your device, depend on the USB interface on your device.

Q: Is the FireNEX™-5000H USB3 Vision Compliant?
A: Yes, all the USB Type-A and Type-B ports on FireNEX™-5000H can be used with USB3 Vision Compliant Locking Cable.

Q: Does the FireNEX™-5000H require any software or driver in order to work?
A: No, the FireNEX™-5000H does not require any software or drivers to work.

Q: Where can the RoHS Certificate for FireNEX™-5000H be found?
A: FireNEX™-5000H Rohs Certifcation can be found in Newnex'sFireNEX™ Repeaters Certifcate.

Installation Setup

USB 3.0 Signal and Power up to 300m over Newnex Hybrid Optic Fiber

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