Embedded USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) Extender Module (Discontinued)

USB 3-2-1- Raven 3100 Core Extender ModuleThe USB 3-2-1 Raven 3100 Core extender module offers OEM developers the world’s most reliable and advanced USB 3.1 Gen 1 extension technology in an integratable module form factor supporting point-to-point extension of up to 100m over CAT 6a/7 or up to 200m over multimode fiber optics.

Please note this product is discontinued.


The USB  3-2-1 Raven™ 3100 Core extension module continues the tradition of being the most robust and reliable embedded USB 3.1 extender module on the market. Available in an easy-to-integrate pluggable module form factor supporting direct USB 3,1 extension connectivity of up to 100m over CAT 6a/7 and up to 200m over fiber. Optimized to achieve SuperSpeed 5Gbps and USB device and host compatibility, this module easily allows for OEM developers to integrate into their own custom enclosure.

To assist developers with their OEM projects, the USB 3-2-1 Raven 3100 Core Developer Kit provides a rapid means to evaluate the Raven 3100 Core in your application and to prototype custom solutions.


  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 data rate up to 5Gbps
  • Supports all USB 3.1, 2.0, 1.1 devices simultaneously at full bandwidth
  • 100/1000 MII/GMII side channel
  • Bidirectional RS232 up to 115200 baud
  • Single cable, CAT 6a/7 (100m) or fiber (200m)
  • Point-to-point connection over dedicated cable
  • 12C master or slave host interface



  • CAT 6a/7 : up to 100 meters
  • Fiber: up to 200 meters


  • PCB Dimensions: 71.0mm x 85.0mm x 24.3mm
  • Connection: Dual Connector
    • Hirose FX10A-120P/12-SV1(91) and Hirose FX10A-14P/12-SV1(91)
  • Mounting Holes: 4x 3.20mm (+/- 0.10mm )


  • Requirements: 5V up to 5W


  • USB Speeds: SuperSpeed 5Gbps, High-Spped, Full-Speed, Low-Speed
  • Device Compatibility: All device types and classes (Control, Interrupt, Isochronous and Bulk)
  • Host Compatibility: OHCI, UHCI, EHCI, xHCI


  • Link Interfaces: RXAUI or SFI
  • Ethernet Channel: IEEE 802.3-2000 MII/ GMII
  • USB: USB 3.1 Gen 1, backwards compatible to USB 2.0 and 1.1
  • Host Compatibility: OHCI, UHCI, EHCI, xHCI


  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
  • Operating Humidity (non-condensing): 20% to 80% relative humidity
  • Storage Humidity (non-condensing): 10% to 90% relative humidity


  • Warranty: 2 years

In the Box

The USB 3-2-1 Raven 3100 Core Extension Module is available for purchase and works for SFI and RXAUI interfaces to extend modes over Fiber Optics or CAT 6a/7.

To assist OEM developer’s with their custom projects, the USB 3-2-1 Raven 3100 Core Dev Kit is available for purchase and comes with two matching Link Interface Modules, two power cords and includes a 2-year warranty. Additional accessories or replacement items are also available for separate purchase.



USB 3-2-1 Raven 3100 Core Application Diagram

Configurable can be used up to 100m with CAT 6a/7 cabling or up to 200m with fiber optic cabling