Gefen's new ex-tend-it USB-500 is engineered to enable USB devices to be operated up to 1,650 feet from the computer. The USB-500 uses extreme USB technology, has a four-port USB hub built-in and employs fiber-optic cables to connect the sender and receiver units. The sender is connected to the computer, and the receiver is connected to the USB peripheral. Both units are connected with fiber optics in lengths up to1,650 feet. Each unit measures approximately 5x5 inches, weighs less than two pounds and comes with a 15-volt power supply.
The USB-500 is the latest USB extension solution from Gefen. Other products include the USB-400, which extends multiple USB devices up to 330 feet; the USB-200, which extends two USB ports up to 330 feet; and the USB-100, whichextends one USB peripheral up to 330 feet.
For more, view the products online at www.gefen.com.