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USB-C Active Extension Cable - USB-C to USB-C (M/F), USB 3.1 Gen 1, Data Only, 16 ft. (5 m)

Model Number: U330-05M-C2C New

Active 16-foot extension cord increases the distance between 2 connected USB-C devices, including MacBook Pros, without signal loss.
  • Adds 16 ft. to your existing USB-C connection to provide flexibility in placing devices
  • Increase the extension to 33 ft. (10 m) by daisy-chaining 2 cables together
  • Provides up to 770mA of power to connected device without need for external power
  • Reversible USB-C plug connects in either direction for immediate no-fuss use 
  • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 1 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps—10x faster than USB 2.0
  • 3-year limited warranty

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16-Foot Extension Cable Connects Computers, Printers, Modems and Other USB-C Equipment
This USB-C to USB-C Active Extension Cable (M/F) attaches to your current USB 3.0 cable to extend it by 16 feet (5 meters). It connects your computer, tablet, notebook, MacBook Pro, Chromebook, smartphone or other compatible USB-C device to a USB-C keyboard, portable hard drive, patch panel or other peripheral. The 16-foot length allows you great flexibility in placing equipment. You can extend the USB connection even further—up to 33 feet (10 meters)—by daisy-chaining two U330-05M-C2C cables together.

Built-In Signal Booster for Peak Performance
Just connect the active cable’s male plug to your computer and the female connector to a USB device cable to extend your total connection beyond USB’s natural 16-foot limit. The bus-powered signal booster ensures USB 3.1 Gen 1 data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps with no signal loss. The USB-C active extension cable is backward compatible with previous USB generations, so you can use it with legacy equipment.

770mA of Proper Power Keeps Devices Functioning
The U330-05M-C2C works with standard USB 3.0 cables and provides up to 770mA of power to a connected device. For power applications stronger than 770mA, you must connect a compatible DC 5V external power supply with a barrel connector of 3.5 x 1.35 x 7.5mm; positive pin, negative sleeve (sold separately).

Reversible USB-C Connector Attaches in Either Direction
Unlike traditional USB cables that connect in only one direction, the reversible USB-C male connector plugs into a USB-C port in either direction for a fumble-free connection every time.

Typical Applications

  • Connect USB-C devices like computers, servers and external hard drives in your data center, workspace or home theater
  • Extend an existing USB-C connection up to 16 ft. to more easily place a device
  • Provide a high-quality replacement for a worn-out or missing extension cable

Package Includes

  • U330-05M-C2C USB-C Active Extension Cable, USB-C to USB-C (M/F), 16 ft. (5 m)

System Requirements

  • USB 3.0 computer port and USB 3.0 connected device required to meet USB 3.0 speeds
  • External power supply required if connected device needs more than 770mA of power
RoHS compliant


UPC Code037332243898
Cable Length (ft.)16.4
Voltage Compatibility (VDC)5V
External Power Supply DC Barrel Connector SpecsOD: 3.5 x 1.35 x 7.5mm, Positive Pin, Negative Sleeve
Bus Powered  Yes
LED Indicators(x1) Blue LED (Power)
Cable Jacket RatingVW-1
ColorBlack; Gray
Material of ConstructionAluminum, PVC
Unit Packaging TypePolybag
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.51
Operating Temperature Range32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Relative Humidity0% to 90% RH, Non-Condensing
Power Provided to Connected Device(s)Up to 0.77A
Side A - Connector 1USB C (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1USB C (FEMALE)
Connector PlatingNickel
USB SpecificationUSB 3.0 (up to 5 Gbps); USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps)
Driver RequiredNo
TechnologyUSB 3.0 (SuperSpeed); USB
CertificationsTested to CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty


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