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4-Port USB 2.0 100m Cat 5e Extender System

USB-2-0-Ranger-2304-on-wbThe USB 2.0 Ranger® 2304 is a four port USB 2.0 high speed extension solution, enabling USB 2.0 connections at up to 480Mbps over 100m/330ft of Cat 5e cabling. The Ranger 2304 is the latest USB 2.0  extender system from Icron, offering the same reliable USB 2.0 extension benefits as the Ranger 2204, but with faster throughputs when using read/write devices such as external hard drives as well as supporting a greater number of connections (up to 31 devices and hubs). The Ranger 2304 provides an integrated four port remote USB 2.0 powered hub delivering 600mA to each port supporting all USB 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 device types (up to 480Mbps).

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Overview

The Ranger 2304 provides true USB 2.0 extension at up to 480Mbps over Cat 5e cabling, without the need of additional software drivers. A true plug-and-play solution, the Ranger 2304 is compatible with all leading operating systems, and supports all USB 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1 peripherals such as flash drives, keyboards, mice, webcams and interactive whiteboards across a dedicated Cat 5e connection. An integrated four port hub allows for extension of up to four USB devices without the need for an additional hub.

Features

  • Extends USB 3,0, 2.0, and 1.1 (both low-speed and full-speed) devices
  • Operates with USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 hosts
  • Supports all USB devices up to 480Mbps
  • Uses a standard solid core Cat 5e cable for easy installation
  • Number of devices can be increased using additional USB hubs
  • FCC Class B
  • Rugged metal enclosure
  • ExtremeUSB® suite of features:
    • Transparent USB extension
    • True plug and play; no software drivers required
    • Works with all major operating systems: Windows®, Mac OS X®, and Linux®

Specifications

  • Direct connect range: up to 100m (330 ft) over Cat 5e (or better) cable
  • USB Device Support:
    • Traffic Types: All USB 2.0 and 1.1
    • Device Types: All USB 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1 devices
  • LEX unit USB connector: 1 x USB Type B
  • LEX unit Link connector: 1 x RJ45
  • REX unit Link connector:  1 x RJ45
  • REX unit USB connector: 4 x USB Type A
  • Maximum USB devices supported: 31 devices and hubs
  • Power supply: 100-240V AC input, 1A 24V DC Output
  • Current available to USB at REX: 4 x 600mA
  • LEX and REX unit dimensions: 100mm x 76mm x 26mm (3.9″ x 3.0″ x 1.0″)
  • Operating temperature range: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
  • Total system shipping weight: 870 grams (1.9 lbs.)
  • EMC: FCC (Class B), CE (Class B)
  • Environmental: RoHS2 (CE)
  • Warranty: 2 years

In the Box

The USB 2.0 Ranger 2304 system includes:

  • Local Extender (LEX)
  • Remote Extender (REX)
  • 2 meter USB cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • International power adapter with country specific cord (North America, EU, UK, or Australia)
  • Two year warranty

Applications

USB 2.0 Ranger 2304 extender direct connect application diagram