Black Box 1-Port USB 2.0 over CatX Extender

BH #BLIC280AR2 • MFR #IC280A-R2
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Black Box 1-Port USB 2.0 over CatX Extender
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Black Box IC280A-R2 Overview

Transmit USB 2.0 device signals up to 328 feet over CATx, and power it locally or remotely. Extend USB 2.0 peripherals beyond the 16 ft (5 m) limitation up to 328 ft (100 m) over CATx and power it locally or remotely. Extend a USB peripheral connection beyond the desktop to USB keyboards mice printers webcams interactive whiteboards and other devices. The extender receives power locally or remotely so you have the flexibility to power the extender where it is most convenient for you. Use it for instance in industrial control factory floor classroom or meeting room applications where you're short on power outlets. The extender supplies up to 500 mA to the downstream USB device and offers reliable operation with USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 devices.

Key Features

  • Extend USB 2.0 signaling over CATx cable to a remote USB peripheral
  • Gives you the option to power it locally or remotely. Transmits power over the UTP cable
  • Works with USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 hosts
  • Compatible with USB devices operating at speeds up to 480 Mbps
  • Supports all major operating systems: Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux
  • Plug and play. No software drivers to load on a host computer
  • Includes 6-foot (1.8-m) USB cable for transmitter-to-host connection
  • Transmitter and receiver units featuring mounting slots on their sides
UPC: 822088125365

Black Box IC280A-R2 Specs

Device TypeUSB extender
Form FactorExternal
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Data Link ProtocolUSB 2.0
Data Transfer Rate480 Mbps
Max Transfer Distance328 ft
Compliant StandardsUSB 1.1, USB 2.0
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces1 x USB 2.0 - Type A
1 x USB 2.0 - Type B
1 x network (input) - RJ-45
1 x network (output) - RJ-45
Cables Included1 x USB cable - 6 ft
Compliant StandardsPlug and Play, FCC Class A certified, EMC, RoHS2
Power DeviceExternal power adapter
Voltage RequiredAC 120/230 V (50 - 60 Hz)
Software / System Requirements
OS RequiredLinux, Apple MacOS X, Microsoft Windows
Dimensions & Weight
Width3.4 in
Depth2.6 in
Height1.2 in
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & SupportLimited warranty - 2 years
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature32 °F
Max Operating Temperature122 °F
Humidity Range Operating10 - 90% (non-condensing)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.6 x 7.7 x 3"
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