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

USB 2.0 RG2304GE-LAN extenderThe USB 2.0 RG2304S is a USB 2.0 high-speed OEM extension solution supporting a “virtual hub-like” feature called Simultaneous Users Interaction where multiple users in multiple locations can collaboratively view and edit common files over a Local Area Network (LAN) in real time using keyboards, mice and touch screens. Extend USB 2.0 connections up to 100m over a GigE Local Area Network (LAN) or directly connect over CAT 5e/6/7 cabling. This OEM 4-port USB 2.0 LAN extender with ExtremeUSB® also supports SwitchableUSB commands, allowing for extender pairings to be switched dynamically on the fly, making it the perfect extender for OEM video switch matrix systems. Other advanced OEM platform features available include Device Class Filtering, Hot Key support, and Vendor Lock. Contact Icron to learn more about how to customize to suit your private label brand.

 

Overview

The USB 2.0 RG2304S extends USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 peripherals over CAT 5e/6/7 cabling or across a Gigabit Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) and supports modern USB 3.0 controllers and supports a feature called Simultaneous Users Interaction where multiple users in multiple locations can collaboratively view and edit common files over a Local Network Area (LAN) in real time using keyboards, mice and touch screens. Additionally, this product supports Icron’s SwitchableUSB protocol for switching Local to Remote extender pairings dynamically. Other OEM features available include Device Class Filtering, Hot Keys and Vendor Lock.

This ExtremeUSB® based OEM 4-port USB 2.0 LAN extender is FCC/CE Class B certified and ideal for use with all USB peripherals including: keyboards, mice, interactive white boards, flash drives, hard drives, audio devices, web cameras and any other USB 2.0 or 1.1 devices. The RG2304S also supports advanced features such as remote pairing control via Icron Technologies’ SwitchableUSB™ protocols, enabling the host and peripheral pairings to be controlled by another system, such as a video matrix switch.  Featuring 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.

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
  • Simultaneous Users Interaction for one-to-seven extender pairings
  • SwitchableUSB™ protocol support
  • 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
  • FCC Class B
  • Rugged metal enclosure
  • Support for other advanced platform features such as Device Class Filtering, Hot Keys, and Vendor Lock.

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 RG2304S extenders come with a two year warranty; Local and Remote modules sold separately (not as a complete system). International power adapter with country specific cord (North America, EU, UK, Australian/NZ or Japan) also sold separately.

Applications

The USB 2.0 RG2304S leverages existing network infrastructure for easy installation, IT visibility and to support Icron’s SwitchableUSB protocols including Simultaneous Users Interaction. It can be deployed as a direct connect/point-to-point installation over single CAT 5e/6/7 cable. This 4-port USB 2.0 LAN extender is ideally suited for the following applications:

  • Education training centers
  • Medical consultations
  • Collaborative corporate settings
  • Campaign planning
  • Video Matrix Systems using SwitchableUSB

USB 2.0 Ranger 2304S with 2 users application diagram