Gefen EXT-USB-400FON
USB 2.0 Extender with Fiber Optic Cable


NOTE:  This equipment is a new version of Gefen's existing part number, EXT-USB-400FO. This new model provides extension facilities for USB 2.0 peripherals such as a USB camera or USB hard drive.

This new USB Extender from Gefen supports all high speed USB 2.0 devices, extending to 1640 feet (500 meters) away from the USB source over multinode fiber optics cable. The receiver unit also contains a four-port USB 2.0 hub. By using fiber optic cables, the new Gefen USB 400FO extends USB peripherals a long distance from the location of a computer. It provides a solution free of EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) for USB extension.

The USB 400FO sender unit is connected to the source using the supplied USB short cable. USB peripheral(s) are connected to the receiver unit at the extended side. Two LC-terminated fiber optic cables are used to link the sender to the receiver.

Gefen Inc. EXT-USB-400FON Includes:

  • (1) USB 400FOS Sender Unit
  • (1) USB 400FOR Receiver Unit
  • (1) 6-ft A to B USB cable
  • (1) 5V DC Locking Power Supply
  • (1) User's Manual

Gefen Inc. EXT-USB-400FON Features:

  • Extreme USB technology extends the range of USB 2.0 devices up to 1640 feet (500 meters) using fiber-optic cables
  • Receiver unit is also a USB 2.0 four-port hub
  • Fully backward-compliant with USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 specifications as certified by the USB Implementer's Forum
  • Number of devices can be expanded using standard USB hubs
  • Supported by all major operating systems including Windows®, Mac OS®, andLinux®
  • Supports USB connections for devices such as PlayStation and Wii.
  • A very secure method of USB control in areas where environmental conditions prohibit access by people
  • Ideal as optical isolation from over-voltage and static electricity
  • Supports High Speed USB 2.0 devices up to 480mb/s

Gefen Inc. EXT-USB-400FON Specifications:

  • USB 2.0 Speed: 480Mbps
  • USB Input Connector: Type B
  • USB Output Connector: Type A
  • Link Connector: (2) LC
  • Power Supply: 5V DC
  • Operating temperature range 0°C to 50°C
  • Range: 1640ft (500m) over 50/125µm Multi-Mode Fiber optic cable
  • Dimensions (Sender)(WxHxD): 4" x 1.25" x 3"
  • Dimensions (Receiver)(WxHxD): 4" x 1.25" x 3"
  • Shipping Weight: 2 lbs

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