Model Number: B203-101

1-Port USB 2.0 over Cat5/Cat6 Extender Kit, Transmitter & Receiver, Hi-Speed USB up to 328 ft. (100 m)

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Send data from a USB-equipped Windows® PC to a USB 2.0 peripheral up to 328 ft. away. The USB signal travels over user-supplied Cat5/Cat6 cable. This kit is useful for devices or areas that lack network conductivity.
  • Extends USB data transfer up to 328 ft. over Cat5/Cat6 cable
  • Includes transmitter and 1-port receiver
  • Supports data transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
  • Backward compatible with USB 1.1 devices
  • Works with Windows XP through 10; not Mac® compatible
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B203-101 USB 2.0 Over Cat5 Extender Kit

Overview

Tripp Lite’s B203-101 USB 2.0 over Cat5/Cat6 Extender Kit transmits data from your Windows PC to a USB 2.0 peripheral up to 328 ft. away. Use the included 1 ft. USB cable to connect your PC to the transmitter. The USB signals travel between the transmitter and receiver units over user-supplied Cat5/Cat6 cable. It’s a simple, cost-effective solution for connecting your Windows PC to a printer or other USB peripheral that lacks network connectivity and is farther than 16 feet away from your computer, which is the distance limitation for USB cables. For example, you can use the B203-101 to connect an impact printer to a server in another room. This extender kit is also convenient for making connections in areas without network availability.

By using Cat5/Cat6 cable to carry signals, the B203-101 extends your installation farther than is possible with standard USB cables. Plus, Cat5/Cat6 cabling is readily available at low cost. For maximum signal integrity, use solid-conductor Cat5/Cat6 UTP cabling, such as Tripp Lite’s N202-series. The B203-101 extender kit can achieve data transfer rates up to 480 Mbps. It’s backward compatible with USB 1.1 peripherals, but at USB 1.1 speeds. The B203-101 works with Windows XP through 10 operating systems(not Mac compatible; for a Mac-compatible solution, choose Tripp Lite’s B203-101-PNP extender kit). Complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act(TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases.

Features

Long-Distance Data Transfer to 1 Device—Up to 328 ft.(100 m) from the Source
  • Send data to a USB 2.0 device located up to 328 ft. from the source
  • USB signals travel over a single user-supplied Cat5/Cat6 cable
  • Includes transmitter and 1-port receiver
  • Supports data transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
  • Status LEDs indicate power

Greater Distance over Cat5/Cat6 Cable Provides Greater Flexibility
  • Cat5/Cat6 cabling exceeds the 16 ft. distance limitation of USB cables
  • Allows connection to devices that lack network connectivity in areas beyond the reach of standard USB cables
  • Makes connections in areas without network availability
  • Allows source to be in a secure location, separate from peripherals
  • Cat5/Cat6 cabling is cost-effective and readily available
  • For best results, use solid-conductor Cat5/Cat6 UTP cable, such as Tripp Lite’s N202-series cable

Convenient Installation

  • Driver is provided on the included CD; driver is also available for download on the product support page
  • Included 1 ft. USB A/B device cable connects source and transmitter
  • User-supplied Cat5/Cat6 cable connects transmitter and receiver
  • Receiver unit has an external power supply

Widely Compatible

  • Compatible with Windows XP through 10(not Mac compatible; for a Mac-compatible solution, choose Tripp Lite’s B203-101-PNP extender kit)
  • Backward compatible with USB 1.1 devices(at USB 1.1 speeds)

TAA-Compliant
  • Complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act(TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases

System Requirements

  • USB-equipped Windows PC
  • Compatible with Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, 7, Server 2008, 8, 8.1 and 10 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Installation of driver before connection to PC; driver is provided on the included CD and is available for download on the product support page
  • Cat5/Cat6 cable
  • Available AC outlet in receiver location

Package Includes

  • B203-101 local transmitter
  • B203-101 1-port remote receiver
  • 1 ft. USB A/B cable (for local transmitter connection)
  • External Power Supply with NEMA 1-15P Plug for receiver (Input: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz, 0.5A; Output: 5V, 2A)
  • Driver CD
  • Owner’s Manual
TAA compliant
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
AC Adapter Input: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.5A; Output: 5V, 2A
PHYSICAL
Color Black
ENVIRONMENTAL
Storage Temperature Range -20 to 60 C (-4 to 140 F)
Relative Humidity 20 to 90%
Operating Temperature 0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F)
CONNECTIONS
Ports 1
Side A - Connector 1 USB B (FEMALE)
Side A - Connector 2 RJ45 (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1 USB A (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 2 RJ45 (FEMALE)
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide) 1-year limited warranty

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Comments about Tripp Lite 1-Port USB 2.0 over Cat5/Cat6 Extender Kit Transmitter & Receiver Hi-Speed USB up to 328 ft. (100 m):

They work fairly well over the 100 feet we are currently using them - via an intermediary patch panel and wall faceplate. Use them for remote Keyboard/mouse. Able to use 4 of them on same computer without a problem. Install the software FIRST before connecting them. You have to have power at the remote location or it won't recognize the remote device. You will have to reboot after software installation. It may take a minute or two after connecting for it to recognize the remote device. See Q&A section - Installation does not auto-set the softare as a service to run before login - so if using to remotely control a PC with Keyboard/mouse - you may have to work on tweaking the installtion to suit your needs.

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