USB extenders are specialised devices, designed to overcome the limitations of standard USB cables, allowing you to extend your USB connectivity over longer distances. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or a business looking to optimise your office – USB extenders can revolutionise the way you connect with the world.

What are USB Extenders?

USB extenders are ingenious devices that allow you to extend the reach of your USB connections. USB cables typically have a length limit of 5 meters. And this is not a lot if you’re trying to connect devices in different rooms. 

These extenders act as intermediaries, bridging the gap between your USB devices and your computer or other host devices. Icron USB extenders consist of 2 devices: the local extender and a remote extender. The local extender is connected to the host computer or server, while the remote extender connects to your USB device. These two devices can then be connected via a link cable, such as fibre-optic, copper CATx and Local Area Networks (LAN). 

USB extenders transmit USB signals over long distances while maintaining data integrity and transfer speeds. When you use a single-mode fibre as a link cable, you can extend the reach of your USB device by up to 10 kilometres! 

Let’s say you’re trying to set up a home theatre system in your lounge. Imagine you have a computer or media player located in a separate room, away from your TV or projector. With a USB extender, you can connect USB devices, such as your keyboard and mouse, to the remote extender. These then communicate with the local extender connected to your computer. This allows you to interact with your computer from the comfort of your living room without compromising on quality. USB extenders are extremely convenient and help create a clutter-free environment in your home or office. They truly are an essential tool if you want to take your digital setup to the next level.

USB Extender Capabilities

Icron Technologies’ range of high-performance USB extenders is powered by a remarkable system known as ExtremeUSB. This patented technology enables reliable USB extension over USB 1.1, USB 2.0 and USB 3.1, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of peripherals, including webcams, external hard drives, touch screens, audio devices and more.

One of the notable features of USB extenders is their ability to maintain high throughput speeds. And they boast data transfer rates of up to 480Mbps. These devices deliver reliable and efficient performance, ensuring that your USB gadgets work seamlessly over extended distances.

Icron USB extenders are engineered for ease of use. Thanks to their plug-and-play functionality, you can simply connect your USB devices, without the need for additional software drivers or complex configurations. This user-friendly approach ensures a hassle-free setup experience, even for those of us who are less technologically inclined. Icron extenders are also conveniently compatible with all major operating systems including Windows®, macOS™, Linux® and ChromeOS™.

In a world where USB connections reign supreme, USB extenders can be the perfect ally in your fight for more range! Thanks to Icron’s cutting-edge technology, you can now unleash the true potential of your USB devices to make your setup as productive as possible. So why settle for the constraints of standard USB cables? It’s time to extend, connect and explore! 

Icron Technologies stands at the forefront of USB extension technology, providing innovative solutions that empower users. PPM Audio Visual is a proud supplier of these innovative devices, so Feel free to contact us if you’re ready to take your USB connections to new heights! Reach out to us today so we can embark on this exciting journey together!