USB 3.0 Active Optical Cables

Overview

USB 3.0 Active Optical Cables

The USB 3.0 Active Optical Cable (AOC) is designed to be compliant with SuperSpeed USB electrical specifications, offering seamless interoperability between existing USB 3.0 hosts, hubs and devices, ensuring a trouble-free plug-and-play experience.

With an ultra-thin profile and long reach, the USB 3.0 AOC breaks the distance barrier and introduces a cost-effective and high-performance solution enabling existing devices to be used in new ways such as for industrial and security cameras, Industrial and Medical machine control and High-Definition surveillance.

NEW Support for USB 2.0 devices via the supplemental USB Adapter™. This adapter is included by-default in the package. No need for additional, external power, for self-powered USB devices.
The USB 2.0 “Super” adapter adds USB 2.0 support to the Active Optical Cables (AOC) while still allowing USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connections.
It comes with a power adapter which can be used for powering the bus for devices that are bus powered.

 

Features

Lengths and Order part numbers:

  • 20m (65 ft) Type-A to Type-A (or Type-B via an included adapter) USB 3.0 ports (Part # 1680)
  • 50m (164 ft) Type-A to Type-A (or Type-B via an included adapter) USB 3.0 ports (Part # 1681)
  • 100m (328 ft) Type-A to Type-A (or Type-B via an included adapter) USB 3.0 ports (Part # 1682)
  • USB Adapter™ (Part # 1683)
  • Available in 20, 50 and 100 meters. Custom/OEM lengths are also possible under volume commitment.
  • Actual bandwidth utilization: The 20m and 50m cables can utilize the maximum practical USB 3.0 bus sustained transfer, around 3-3.2 Gbps maximum. The 100m cable can reach speeds up to 2.5 Gbps.
  • Plug-and-play, hot-swap support.
  • Supports USB 3.0 up to 5Gbps.
  • Support for USB 2.0 devices via the supplemental USB Adapter.
  • Low power consumption, minimal EMI/RFI due to Fiber Optic cable technology.
  • Specification of Fiber Optical Cable: 62.5/125 multimode, LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) BIBS Fiber
  • Thin cable diameter, only 3.0mm.
  • Rohs-2 (EU 2011/65/EU) , REACH compliant.
  • Package includes: USB Adapter for AOC and its power adapter.