Startech USB A, Male USB A to Female USB A, 5m USB Cable

  • RS Stock No. 186-3189
  • Mfr. Part No. USB3AAEXT5M
  • Brand Startech
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COO (Country of Origin): TW
Product Details

The USB3AAEXT5M, 5-meter Active USB 3.0 Extension Cable, offers one USB type-A (male) connector and one USB type-A (female) connector, and provides an active extension of USB 3.0 devices of up to 5-meters (16-feet).
An all in one cable for overcoming distance restrictions as well as power source limitations the active USB 3.0 extension cable incorporates bus powered active circuitry to ensure performance beyond the length limits of standard USB cables. Up to 4 of these cables can be daisy-chained together, allowing the connection to be extended a total of 20-meters. If necessary, the USB device can be powered from a wall outlet using the Universal AC power adapter provided with the cable.
The USB3AAEXT5M extension cable (USB Extender) supports high speed USB 3.0 transfer rates of up to 5Gbps, and is backed by's 2-year Warranty.

Features & Benefits

• Fully shielded for error-free connections
• Plug-and-play, no driver required
• USB bus-powered
• Universal external power source also included
• Blue LED indicator x1 for Extension Cable and USB port connection status monitoring
• Compatible with PC Windows® 8/7/Vista/XP and Mac computer systems
• Extends a USB 3.0 device connection by an additional 5m (16ft) or cascade up to 4 levels for 20m (64ft)
• Powered directly from the USB port or through the included Universal external power adapter
• Backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support


• Extend the distance of USB peripherals beyond the USB 3.0 3-meter limitation
• Cascade up to 4 levels
• Backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 devices

What’s in the package?

• 5 m USB 3.0 Active Extension Cable - M/F
• Universal Power Adapter
• Plug Adapters for North America, UK, Europe, and Australia


What is the difference between USB Types 2.0 and USB 3.0?

There are key differences between the USB 2.0 & USB 3.0 is that the USB 3.0 has an improved data transfer speed, transferring data up to 5Gbps whereas the USB 2.0 can only support speeds up to 480Mbps. USB 3.0 type can also support video and provides additional power transfer of 900 mA. USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with all earlier version of USB types too.

Attribute Value
Length 5m
USB Type USB 3.0
Connector A Male USB A
Connector B Female USB A
Sheath Colour Black
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