CrystalLink USB2.0 CATx

USB2.0 CATx Extender

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  • Uses standard solid core CATx cable, CAT5e or better
  • Supports high-speed (480Mbps), full-speed (12Mbps), and low-speed (1.5Mbps)
  • Plug and play, no software drivers required
  • Supports all major Operating Systems: Windows®, MAC OS X®, Linux®
  • Remote extender provides up to 500mA power to each attached USB device
  • Attach up to 4 powered USB hubs for additional remote USB device support
  • Rackmountable steel chassis


CrystalLink USB 2.0 CATx extends USB signals over CAT5 cable for up to 330 feet and allows control over all USB devices and peripherals. It is ideal for any situation in which attached USB devices need to be located at a distance from the CPU. Using CrystalLink USB 2.0 CATx makes access to USB devices easy without inhibiting the data transfer rate.

The unit can support up to 11 USB devices by connecting up to 3 USB 4 port hubs. Any standard USB device is supported, including printers, keyboards, scanners, video cameras, flash drives, MP3 players, and more. It is compatible with all operating systems.


(W x D x H)
3.94" x 2.99" x 1.02" (100 x 76 x 26 mm)
Weight 0.9 lb (0.4 kg)
Power 100-240 VAC 50-60Hz One external +24V DC, 1A for receiverunit only, Transmitter is USB powered 15W
Distance 330' (100m)
Connectors Transmitter:USB host: USB Type BLink: RJ45 jackPower: Barrel jackReceiver:USB device: USB Type A, 600ma for each portLink: RJ45 jackPower: Barrel jack
Controls Unit power: Blue LEDLink status: Green LEDHost status: Green LEDActivity: Amber LEDDevice: Green LED
Environment Operating temperature: 32°F–122°F (0°C–50°C)Storage temperature: -4°F–158°F (-20°C–70°C)Relative humidity: 20%–80%, non-condensing


Kits (transmitter, receiver, and power supply)
CLK-4U2TPB-100M USB 2.0 Extender, 4 port CAT5, 100 meters (metal enclosure: Tx/Rx)


Datasheet • CrystalLink USB2.0 CATx PDF
Manual • CrystalLink USB2.0 CATx • Installation and Operation PDF