Rose Electronics Launches CrystalLink USB 2.0 Extender Series with ExtremeUSB® Technology

Houston, Texas – October 10, 2013 – Rose Electronics, a pioneer in KVM switch technology, is pleased to announce the formal launch of five new CrystalLink USB 2.0 extenders:

  • CrystalLink USB 2.0 Catx: 4-port USB 2.0 extender up to 330 feet over Cat 5e 
  • CrystalLink USB 2.0 FP: 1-port USB 2.0 extender up to 330 feet over Cat 5e
  • CrystalLink USB 2.0 LP: 2-port USB 2.0 extender up to 330 feet over Cat 5e
  • CrystalLink USB 2.0 Fiber: 4-port USB 2.0 extender up to 1640 feet over multi-mode fiber
  • CrystalLink USB 2.0 Fiber: 4-port USB 2.0 extender up to 10 miles over single-mode fiber

This series of extenders incorporate Icron Technologies’ patented ExtremeUSB® suite of features to provide reliable USB 2.0 extension with throughputs up to 480Mbps over Cat5e or fiber. All the CrystalLink USB extenders include features such as plug and play functionality (no software drivers) and compatibility with all major operating systems including Windows 8 and Mac OS.

Ideal for industrial, medical, education and commercial applications, Rose Electronics’ CrystalLink extenders support all compliant USB 1.1 and 2.0 device types including mouse and keyboards, web cams, hard drives, printers, scanners, audio devices and game controllers.

“Our new CrystalLink series are a line of robust and high-performance extenders ideal for all commercial and industrial applications that require reliable USB 2.0 extension up to 480Mbps,” said David Rahvar, General Partner at Rose Electronics. “By incorporating Icron’s patented and industry-proven ExtremeUSB technology, we are able to enhance our USB extension portfolio and provide our customers with the best solutions to meet their technological demands.”

“Rose Electronics is a pioneer in the AV industry and has provided high quality and innovative products across a broad range of customers and supporting many different applications for almost 30 years,” stated Glenn Antonelli, VP of Marketing at Icron Technologies. “By incorporating Icron’s ExtremeUSB technology into their extension products, Rose Electronics is showing their commitment to customer satisfaction.”

For pricing or more information on the CrystalLink extenders, please contact or (800) 333-9343. To view Rose Electronics’ complete range of products, please visit

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About Rose Electronics
Recognized as the pioneer of KVM switch technology, Rose Electronics offers the industry’s most comprehensive range of local and remote server management products such as Digital KVM IP, KVM switches, KVM extenders, KVM Rack Drawers and Video Splitters. Rose Electronics products are known for their quality, scalability, ease of use and innovative technology. Rose products are used in a wide variety of applications such as accessing, controlling, managing, and monitoring thousands of local and remote multi-platform servers worldwide. Rose is based in Houston, Texas and has offices in major cities around the world.

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 5, Fiber, Wireless, DisplayPort®, and over a corporate LAN. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including pro AV, industrial automation, machine vision, medical imaging, aerospace, interactive whiteboards, digital signage, remote desktop extension, security, enterprise computing and isolated USB, or anywhere a PC needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device.

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