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4-Port USB 2.0 Extender up to 100m over a GigE LAN or single CAT 5e/6/7 Cable

USB 2.0 RG2304GE-LAN extenderThe USB 2.0 RG2304N 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, interactive whiteboards, and isochronous devices (e.g. webcams and audio devices) to hosts over CAT 5e/6/7 cabling or across a GigE Local Area Network (LAN) using existing infrastructure cabling. It features full device and hub support as well as Mass Storage Acceleration for improved USB 2.0 device bulk transfer speeds over previous generation extenders and the ExtremeUSB® suite of features. Product is sold as unbranded,  turnkey integration, and available for private label.

Overview

The USB 2.0 RG2304N extends USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 peripherals such as flash drives, keyboards, mice,  interactive whiteboards, and isochronous devices (e.g. webcams and audio devices) over CAT 5e/6/7 cabling or across a Gigabit Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) and supports modern USB 3.0 controllers. The RG2304N 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 30 USB devices or hubs can be supported over LAN. Product is sold as unbranded, turnkey integration, or available for private label. Please note: if SwitchableUSB is required, please refer to the RG2304GE-LAN or RG2304S extender models.

Features

  • Extends USB through 1000Mbps LANs
  • Extends USB 3.0, 2.0 high-speed and USB 1.1 (both low-speed and full-speed) devices
  • Operates with USB 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1 hosts
  • Supports all USB compliant devices (including isochronous such as webcams or audio devices) up to 480 Mbps
  • True plug and play. No drivers required
  • Supports all major operating systems: Windows®, macOS and Linux®
  • Uses a standard solid core CAT 5e/6/7 cable for easy installation or existing LAN infrastructure
  • Pre-paired networked configuration for simple installation if purchased as a complete Local and Remote Extender system
  • Number of devices can be increased using additional USB hubs
  • Rugged metal enclosure
  • FCC Class B

Specifications

  • Direct Connect Range: Up to 100m (330 ft) over solid core CAT 5e/6/7 or better
  • Network Connect Range: Up to 100m (330 ft) between switches over solid core CAT 5e/6/7
  • USB Device Support:
    • Traffic Types: All USB 2.0 and 1.1
    • Device Types: All USB 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1 devices
  • Local unit USB connector: 1 x USB Type B Receptacle
  • Local unit Link connector: 1 x RJ45
  • Remote unit Link connector: 1 x RJ45
  • Remote unit USB connector: 4 x USB Type A Receptacles
  • Maximum USB devices supported: 30 USB devices or hubs
  • Power Supply: 100-240V AC input, 24V DC Output
  • Available current: Up to 600mA at each USB port concurrently
  • Local and Remote 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 RG2304N system includes:

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

Applications

The RG2304N leverages existing network infrastructure to extend USB devices, ideally suited for the following applications:

USB 2.0 RG2304GE-LAN-extender-application-diagram