RS PRO Male USB A to Female USB A USB Extension Cable, 1.8m

Technical Reference
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
COO (Country of Origin): CN
Product Details

RS PRO USB 3.0 Type A USB Extension Cable, Male to Female

From RS PRO a reliable, high-quality Type A extension cable terminated on one end with a male USB Type A connector and the other with a female USB connector. This extension cable supports USB 3.0 protocol standard that allows for a SuperSpeed data transfer up to 5Gbps. Using this cable you can extend an existing USB cable in order to connect any standard USB-A peripheral device to a host PC

What is a USB Type A Connector?

The USB connector type is determined by its shape. A Type A connector is the most common type with a flat and rectangular shape. The plug connector is found on one end of computer peripheral cables such as mice, keyboards and printers and is also built into memory sticks. The plug on the cable connects to a type A female port or receptacle on a host device such as a desktop computer, laptop, netbook or tablet. Type A connectors are supported in all USB versions, including 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 as the shape is the same, for instance, a version 2.0 plug will mate with a version 1.1 and 3.0 receptacle or port.

What is USB Version 3.0?

USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. The USB version relates to the technology that allows the data to be transferred along a cable from one device to another. USB 3.0 allows for a transfer speed of 5 Gbps or 5120 Mbit/s and is also referred to as SuperSpeed USB. A USB 3.0 cable can be plugged into a USB 2.0 port (as long as the connector is compatible) but the data transfer speed will limited to the USB 2.0 standard

Features and Benefits

• Used for extending an existing USB-A cable
• Compatible with every USB version
• Reliable SuperSpeed connection
• Moulded connector
• Plug and Play - no additional software required
• Meets standard USB 3.0 (transfer rate up to 5120 Mbit/s)

Applications

This USB cable is used for extending an existing USB A cable so your peripheral USB device can be connected to a host PC port. Typical applications include connecting a mouse or keyboard to a host desktop PC, tablet or laptop. Type A ports are also found on Smart TV’s, DVD players and games consoles.

How does a USB Extension Cable Work?

A USB cable allows digital data to be transferred from a peripheral device to a host PC. The male end of the USB extension cable is inserted into the host PC and the female end is connected to the USB device cable you need extending. Once connected the data is transferred automatically without the need for any additional interfaces or software. This is referred to as Plug and Play

Standards

UL, CUL

Specifications
Attribute Value
Length 1.8m
USB Type USB 3.0
Connector A Male USB A
Connector B Female USB A
Sheath Colour White
Standards Met UL 2725
Available to back order for despatch when stock is available
Price Each
£ 4.93
(exc. VAT)
£ 5.92
(inc. VAT)
Units
Per unit
1 +
£4.93
Related Products
The DPPNLFM3PW 3ft Display Port Extension Panel Mount ...
Description:
The DPPNLFM3PW 3ft Display Port Extension Panel Mount Cable features one DP male connector and one panel mount DP female connector, providing a well-secured, easy to access Display Port connection on your PC or faceplate, and allowing you to customize your systems to suit your needs. If power is required, ...
Pre-terminated IP67 connectors, wire-to-wire with 1m of wire. ...
Description:
Pre-terminated IP67 connectors, wire-to-wire with 1m of wire. Latch mechanism prevents misalignment and unintentional disconnection Lightweight, high impact, flame retardant (UL94-VO) PBT housings. Suitable for wire-to-wire connection up to 3A Tin-plated phosphor-bronze contacts Insulator withstand voltage: 100Va.c. Rated Voltage: 250Va.c. Silicone rubber wire housing seal Contact resistance: 10mΩ max. Insulation ...
The USBPNLAFHD3 3ft Panel Mount USB Cable enables ...
Description:
The USBPNLAFHD3 3ft Panel Mount USB Cable enables you to add a well-secured, easy to access USB 2.0 port to your PC, offering a convenient solution for connecting bootable thumb drives or authentication fobs etc. to the motherboard USB connection.The adapter features one female USB header connector and one female ...
The USB110EXT2 USB 1.1 Extender enables you to ...
Description:
The USB110EXT2 USB 1.1 Extender enables you to extend a USB 1.1 connection over distances of up to 40-meters (131-feet) using standard Cat5 or Cat6 UTP cabling, bypassing the normal limitation of 5m (15ft) for USB 1.1 devices and allows for the host computer system to be safely stored in ...