USB 3.1 Type-CActive Extension Cable

FireNEX-uLINK-C™

USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C Active Repeater Extension Cable

In response to the growing need for extending connection range for USB 3.1 Type-C devices, FireNEX-uLINK-C™ series is developed to extend USB 3.1 Gen 1 signal for your USB-C devices up to 16 meters.

FireNEX-uLINK-C™ provides a USB Type-A to Type-C one-cable extension solution by embedding a repeater module between the copper cable. The bus power feature simplifies the extension connection goes directly from host USB port to device socket without any external power input. FireNEX-uLINK-C™ also features with USB 2.0 backward compatibility, making it ideal solutions for applications such as Machine Vision, Pro AV, Medical Imaging and many other fields.

Every FireNEX-uLINK-C™ cable has been meticulously made and tested to meet the requirements for best signal integrity and highest reliability when compared to any other USB 3.1 active repeater cables on the market.

Features

  • Extends USB 3.1 Gen 1 up to 16 meters for Type-C devices
  • 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
  • Slim repeater box profile option available, ideal for wall conduit
  • USB-IF Standard Type-C screw locking connector available

Specifications


EXTENSION RANGE
USB 3.1 Gen 1
Up to 16m (52ft.)

DATA RATE
USB 3.1 Gen 1
5 Gb/s
Backward Compatible USB 2.0
480 Mb/s

MECHANICAL
Repeater Box Dimension
16 x 16 x 40 mm (0.63 x 0.63 x 1.57”)
Cable Diameter
6.4 mm (0.27”)
Jacket Material
PVC, Black
USB Connector on Host Side
USB 3.1 Type A
USB Connector on Device Side
USB 3.1 Type C(Standard Single and Dual Screw Locking Connector Available)

POWER SUPPLY
Power Source
Bus Power
Available Power to Device
5V, 900mA

ENVRIONMENTAL
Operating Temperature
0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature
-40ºC to 80ºC (-40ºF to 176ºF)
Operating Humidity
20% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing
Storage Humidity
10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing

COMPLIANCE AND COMPATIBLITY
Connectivity
USB 3.0/USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB 2.0
Machine Vision
AIA USB3 Vision™ Compliant
EMC
FCC (Class B), CE (Class B)
Environmental
RoHS
Flammability
VW-1

SUPPORT
Warranty
1-year Manufacture Warranty

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FAQ

Q: Is FireNEX-uLINK-C™ backward compatible with USB 2.0?
A: Yes, the FireNEX-uLINK-C™ is compatible with USB 2.0 peripherals.

Q: What length does the FireNEX-uLINK-C™ support?
A: The FireNEX-uLINK-C™ can support up to 16 meters.

Q: Do I need to install a driver in order to use the FireNEX-uLINK-C™?
A: No, you do not need to install a driver. You use the FireNEX-uLINK-C™ as same as using a short USB cable.

Q: Is the FireNEX-uLINK-C™ compatible with Intel RealSense D400 Series Camera
A: FireNEX-uLINK-C™ is tested to be fully compatible with Intel RealSense 3D Depth camera D435 and D415.

Installation Setup

Type C Repeater Cable Setup

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