USB 2.0 Extension Cable - A-Male/A-Female - Active - 16 FT
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USB 2.0 Cables - 16FT USB A M/F Active Extension Cable
The USB A Male to A Female USB Active Extension Cable allows you to extend your USB signal 16 additional feet. This allows you to put your printer, camera, or other devices up to 31 feet away*.
This cable uses smart technology to re-condition and boost your signal. For added distance, four active extension cables can be linked together providing a reliable signal up to 79 feet!
- Length: 16 foot
- Connector 1: USB Type A Male
- Connector 2: USB Type A Female
- Plug and Play—No software needed
- Bus powered—No external power required
- Indicator light to show a connection is made
- Downward compatible with USB specifications 1.0 and 1.1
- Compatible with Microsift Kinect
*To achieve all 31 feet requires a standard 15 foot USB cable along with the active extension. If you have a 6-foot cable already, it would be a total working distance of 22 feet.
Q: What kind of cable do I need for my printer?
A: Typically printers today are connected with a USB A Male to B Male cable
Q: What if I need to extend my current USB cable past the 16 foot distance limit?
A: Because passive USB cables have a distance limitation you would need an active extension cable to help boost the signal coming from the source.
Q: I'm unsure what USB cable I need can you help?
A: Please click on the resource tab to see the USB connector graph. This should help identify the correct cable.
USB Connector Guide
USB 2.0 A Male
Commonly plugged into the USB port on a computer
USB 2.0 A Female
Commonly used for extending the length of an existing USB cable. USB A Male is able to plug into this connector
USB 2.0 B Male
Commonly used on a printer external hard drive and other USB Devices
|USB 2.0 Micro Male|
Commonly used on new smartphones and other USB devices
USB 2.0 Mini Male
Commonly used on cell phones digital cameras and GPS devices
USB 2.0 Mini Female
Commonly used to extend the length of an existing USB mini cable
USB 3.0 A Male
Commonly used on USB 3.0 devices
USB 3.0 B Male
Commonly used on USB 3.0 printers and other USB devices
USB 3.0 Micro
|Commonly used on USB 3.0 hubs and other devices|