Icron Technologies Introduces the World's Most Reliable Two Port USB 1.1 Extender

Burnaby, British Columbia – May 17, 2012 – Icron Technologies Corporation, the leading developer and manufacturer of USB and video extension solutions, introduces a new extender, the USB Rover®2850.  Designed to extend USB devices such as keyboards, mice, interactive whiteboards and game controllers over Cat 5e cable, the USB Rover® 2850 extends all USB 1.1 connections up to 40 meters and some Low-Speed HID devices up to 85 meters.

Icron’s two port USB 1.1 extender is ideal for classrooms, corporate board rooms, industrial automation, security monitoring and video gaming by providing industry leading standards compliancy and reliability.

The USB Rover®2850 features a 3-year warranty and is compatible with all USB 1.1 and 2.0 devices including hubs. The extender works with all operating systems, supports both Full-Speed (12 Mbps) and Low-Speed (1.5Mbps) throughputs, and has industrial rated ESD/EFT immunity.

“Icron’s USB Rover® 2850 with its two ports and unparalleled device and host compatibility is the best solution available for system integrators and installers to easily configure computer peripheral systems in education, corporate or industrial settings,” said Robert Haefling, Icron Technologies President & CEO. “Derived from Icron’s ExtremeUSB® technology, the 2850 is designed to ensure the installer never has to return to the job site.”

The USB Rover®2850 includes the ExtremeUSB® suite of features:

  • Plug and play – no software drivers required
  • Operating system agnostic – supports Windows®, Mac OS X®, and Linux®
  • Reliable – supports all USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices
  • Patented USB extension technology

Click here for the USB Rover® 2850 data sheet.

Contact information
Media: Susan Kirk, Icron Technologies, PR, susan.kirk@icron.com
Sales: Tom Strade, Icron Technologies, VP of Sales, tstrade@icron.com

About Icron Technologies Corporation 
Icron Technologies is the leading developer and manufacturer of high performance USB and video extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide. Icron’s patented extension technology extends PC Video and USB devices over many media types including Cat 5e, Fiber, Wireless, DisplayPort, Coax, Powerline, and over a corporate LAN. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including digital home connectivity, industrial automation, medical imaging, aerospace, interactive whiteboards and digital signage, remote desktop extension, security and surveillance, enterprise computing, isolated USB, and point-of-sale markets, or anywhere a PC needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device. www.icron.com

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