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4-port USB 2.0 Ethernet LAN Extender System

USB 2.0 Ranger 2304-LAN extenderThe USB 2.0 Ranger 2304-LAN is a four port USB 2.0 high-speed extension solution with the ability to connect USB 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1 devices  such as flash drives, keyboards, mice, and interactive whiteboards to hosts across a Local Area Network (LAN) using existing Ethernet cabling. Please note, isochronous peripherals (such as webcams and audio devices) are not supported.

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Overview

The USB 2.0 Ranger 2304-LAN extends USB 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1 peripherals such as flash drives, keyboards, mice, and interactive whiteboards across a Local Area Network (LAN) and supports modern USB 3.0 controllers.  The Ranger 2304-LAN includes the ExtremeUSB® suite of features such as true plug and play (no software drives required) and compatibility with all leading operating systems. Up to 31 USB devices or hubs can be supported over LAN. Please note, isochronous devices (such as webcams and audio) are not supported.

Features

  • Extends USB as direct connect or through 100Mbps or 1000Mbps LANs
  • 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 compliant peripherals (except for isochronous devices, such as webcams or audio devices) up to 480Mbps
  • Uses a standard solid core Cat 5e cable for easy installation or existing LAN infrastructure
  • Pre-paired networked configuration for simple installation if purchased as a complete LEX and REX system
  • 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 solid core Cat 5e or better
  • Network Connect Range: Up to 100m (330 ft) between switches over solid core Cat 5e
  • 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 Receptacle
  • LEX unit Link connector: 1 x RJ45
  • REX unit Link connector: 1 x RJ45
  • REX unit USB connector: 4 x USB Type A Receptacles
  • Maximum USB devices supported: 31 USB devices or hubs
  • Power Supply: 100-240V AC input, 24V DC Output
  • Available current: Up to 600mA at each USB port concurrently
  • 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.)
  • Regulatory testing: FCC (Class B), CE (Class B), RoHS2 (CE)
  • Warranty: 2 years

In the Box

The USB 2.0 Ranger 2304-LAN system includes:

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

Applications

The Ranger 2304-LAN leverages existing network infrastructure over Cat 5e to extend USB devices, ideally suited for the following applications:

USB 2.0 Ranger 2304-lan extender application diagram