syscomtec Distribution Showcasing Icron Technologies’ USB 3.0 Extenders at ISE 2014

Icron’s SpectraTM 3001-15 and 3022 extenders are on display at booth #8-H215 from February 4th to 6th in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Burnaby, British Columbia – January 28, 2014Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology announced that syscomtec Distribution AG, a renowned distributor of products for the transmission and management of signals and digital signage solutions, as the first European distributor to offer Icron’s newest product, the Spectra USB 3.0 3001-15. syscomtec will be displaying Icron’s Spectra series USB 3.0 extension solutions at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2014.

“Icron Technologies has always been the leading innovator in developing USB extenders and they are the first company to offer an active USB 3.0 extension cable that is affordable and very easy to use,” said Erich Müller, Board Member at syscomtec Distribution AG. “With the Spectra product series, Icron addressed the short and long distance requirements that the USB 3.0 market demands; thus contributing to a broader adoption of USB 3.0 devices.”

“syscomtec was our first distributor in Europe to feature our 100-meter fiber USB 3.0 extender,” stated Glenn Antonelli, Vice President of Marketing at Icron Technologies. “We are pleased to announce the addition of Icron’s Spectra 3001-15 extender to their portfolio as a recommended product for customers in ProAV.”

Icron’s Spectra series includes two USB 3.0 extenders: the Spectra 3001-15, a robust 15-meter active copper cable, and the Spectra 3022, a fiber extender that is ideal for longer distances up to 100 meters.

The Spectra 3001-15 is a 15-meter USB 3.0 active copper extension cable that provides an affordable solution for short-range applications. Bus-powered from the host computer, the Spectra 3001-15 provides a full 5V, 900mA of current and contains a second USB 3.0 power connector if additional power is needed. This active cable also features a locking USB receptacle and has an LED indicator at the device connection point.

The Spectra 3022 extender system supports USB 3.0 throughput up to 5Gbps, extending USB 3.0 up to 100 meters over multimode OM3 fiber optic cabling. As with all of Icron’s product offerings, the Spectra 3001-15 and the Spectra 3022 come with Icron’s ExtremeUSB® suite of features. This includes transparent USB extension, true plug and play (no software drivers) and compatibility with all major operating systems including Windows® 8.

Icron’s Spectra series extenders will be on display at the syscomtec Distribution AG booth (Booth# 8-H215) during the Integrated Systems Europe show in Amsterdam from February 4th to 6th.

Media Contact Information:

  • Icron Technologies Corporation: Lydia Ko, Product Marketing Specialist,
  • syscomtec Distribution AG: Erich Müller, Board Member,

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®, 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.

About syscomtec Distribution AG
syscomtec Distribution AG is the premium provider for products and solutions in the fields of signal management, visualization technology and network control systems. Specializing in marketing innovative high-technology products to technical retailers and system houses in Germany and in German-speaking countries.

Keywords: Icron, syscomtec, USB 3.0, USB extension, ExtremeUSB, ISE, proAV, active cable