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USB 3.0 Spectra™ 3022 Two-port Multimode fiber 100m Extender

The USB 3.0 Spectra™ 3022 is a two port USB 3.0 SuperSpeed extension solution, enabling USB 3.0 connections at up to 5Gbps over 100m/330ft* of multimode fiber optic cable. The Spectra 3022 features two locking USB 3.0 ports delivering 900mA power to each port perfectly suited for USB3 Vision camera applications, and comes with a two year warranty. Note, backward compatibility to USB 2.0/1.1 is not supported.

* 15m with Kinect for Xbox One; 50m with storage type USB 3.0 devices; 100m or more is achievable when using USB 3.0 bulk traffic cameras.


USB 3.0’s distance is specified at 3 meters. When greater distances are required, consider the USB 3.0 Spectra 3022 which supports USB 3.0 5Gbps throughputs up to 100 meters over OM3 multimode fiber optic cabling. A true plug-and-play solution, the Spectra 3022 is compatible with all leading operating systems and features two locking USB ports and a locking power connector. The Spectra 3022 is warranted for 2 years from the date of purchase and is USB3 Vision compliant. Backward compatibility to USB 2.0/1.1 is not supported by this particular extender.


  • Up to 50m extension for USB 3.0 storage devices and 100m for USB 3.0 cameras
  • Delivers speed, isolation and security over multimedia fiber
  • USB 3.0 throughputs of up to 5Gbps
  • Rugged locking USB and power connectors
  • Integrated 2-port hub
  • Works with AIA USB3 Vision™ compliant devices
  • ExtremeUSB® suite of features:
    • Transparent USB extension
    • True plug and play; no software drivers required
    • Works with all operating systems: Windows®, Mac OS X®, and Linux®
  • 2 year warranty
  • Rack mountable option



  • OM2 Multimode Fiber: Up to 50m (165 ft)
  • OM3 Multimode Fiber:Up to 100m (330 ft)*


  • USB 3.0: Up to 5Gbps (not backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1)


  • USB Connector: 1 x USB 3.0 Type B Locking Receptacle
  • Link Connectors: 2 x LC Connectors
  • Dimensions: 100mm x 76mm x 26mm (3.94″ x 2.99″ x 1.02″)
  • Enclosure Material: Anodized Aluminum


  • USB Connectors: 2 x USB 3.0 Type A Locking Receptacles
  • Link Connectors: 2 x LC Connectors
  • Dimensions: 100mm x 76mm x 26mm (3.94″ x 2.99″ x 1.02″)
  • Enclosure Material: Anodized Aluminum
  • Available Current: 900mA for each USB Port
  • Power Supply: 100-240V AC Input, 5V DC Output, Locking


  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 170°F)
  • Operating Humidity: 20% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Storage Humidity: 10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing


  • Emissions: FCC (Class B), CE (Class B)
  • Environmental: RoHS2 (CE)
  • Machine Vision: Works with AIA USB3 Vision™ compliant devices


  • Warranty: 2 years

In the Box

The USB 3.0 Spectra 3022 extender system includes:

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


Read Robotics Tomorrow eMagazine article: Extending USB 3.0 Over Fiber For Machine Vision Applications

  • Machine Vision (AIA USB3 Vision specification)
  • Security
  • Storage
  • Post-production editing
  • Large file transfers
  • Gaming – please note, 15m only with Kinect for Xbox One