Connect USB printers, displays, adapters, keyboards, etc. from across the room with this 5 meter / 16 foot USB 2.0 active extension cable. This cable uses the same electronics and gauge of cable as our popular 10 meter version, but stays within USB 2.0's maximum standard length of 5 meters.
Features future-proof USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity. Uses the ASMedia 1053E chipset and firmware with UASP and BOT support for maximum performance and features. Open horizontal docking bay for easy and stable dock/undock of bare/internal SATA drives. Horizontal design allows better heat dissipation than conventional vertical docks. Connect a single 3.5" or 2.5" SATA drive (SATA I, II, & III supported) at USB 3.0 SuperSpeed 5Gbps (5Gbps=640MB/s), up to 10x as fast as USB 2.0. Fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 at their native speeds. Real world transfer rate performance over USB 3.0 will vary by computer host controller and disk drive specifications. Compatible with 512e and 4K Advance Format drives.
Designed for maximum compatibility, small size, and low power, this Plugable adapter upgrades Windows and Linux PCs with the latest Bluetooth 4.0 support.
The adapter is a compact USB Class 2 Low Energy Bluetooth Adapter with LED. It works with other Bluetooth devices within approximately 10m (30 foot) radius, depending on environmental factors, with transfer rates up to 3 Mbps. The adapter offers the market leading Broadcom BCM20702 chipset and backwards compatibility with classic Bluetooth (1.x and 2.x) devices. It offers the option of the Broadcom (WIDCOMM) software driver stack, for cases when the built-in Windows drivers do not provide all desired Bluetooth functionality.
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You love your laptop, but its WiFi network adapter is on the fritz or you're stuck with an old and slow Wireless G or B card. You could try to get it upgraded or repaired, maybe plunk down a few hundred dollars for a new computer, but there's an easy, inexpensive option that will get you back on the network in no time: a USB-based WiFi adapter!
The Plugable USB-WIFINT wireless N adapter sticks out just a quarter inch when plugged into a USB slot. It offers 802.11n wireless N connectivity up to 150 Mbps in an incredibly small package.
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USB Charging Information
Most devices can't/won't charge from normal powered USB hubs if the computer is turned off/not connected. That includes most Android, Apple iOS, and Windows devices. The phone/tablet must negotiate how much power to pull, to do so by the original USB specification, devices are supposed to only draw 100mA at first and then they can then negotiate up to 500mA. This negotiation requires a PC that's attached and on. Unfortunately even at 500mA, charging most devices will take a very long time to charge.
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