32ft 2 Port USB 2.0 A Male to A Female Active Extension / Repeater Cable
    Product # 8490
    32ft 2 Port USB 2.0 A Male to A Female Active Extension / Repeater Cable
    Product # 8490
    Length : 32ft
    16ft 32ft
    Out of Stock ETA: 12/16/2016


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    32ft 2 Port USB 2.0 A Male to A Female Active Extension / Repeater Cable

    Get three, three, three functions in one cable with the Monoprice USB 2.0 Active Extension/Repeater/Hub!

    You can extend the length of your USB 2.0 cable an additional 32 feet with this cable. It comes with a USB A male connector on one end and a pair of USB A female connectors on the other.

    When extending USB cables beyond about 15 feet, you can suffer from signal strength reduction. The further you go, the worse it becomes until you get poor (or no) valid connections. This cable includes a signal amplifier, which will boost the signal strength so you can extend further without signal loss. It draws on USB power to provide the boost or can use an optional AC adapter (PID 2220, not included) for the power it needs.

    This cable is also serves as a 2-port USB hub. Each of the two USB A female connectors can connect to a discrete USB device and the cable will manage data signals in the same way as any other USB hub. The cable can be used as a passive hub or active, using the optional AC power adapter (PID 2220, not included) connected to the repeater unit, allowing the cable to drive power-hungry USB devices, such as portable hard drives or for phone charging.

    The repeater unit has two LEDs, one to indicate when an external power source is connected and the other to indicate when a valid USB data link is established with one or both of the hub ports.

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    Optional Power Receptacle Specifications
    Inside Pin Diameter 1.3 mm
    Pin Length 5.5 mm
    Diameter of Outer Cylinder 5.0 mm
    Diameter of Inner Cylinder 3.8 mm

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    4.8 / 5.0
    51 Reviews
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    1 Star
    Excellent for Use w/ Telescope Mount and Camera & In a Daisy Chain
    I purchased this long extender cable so that I could relocate my telescope farther from the house. I use a USB2 connection from a laptop to control a Celestron CPC and for the video stream from a camera used for astro-video real time viewing. This cable worked perfectly connected to a 32ft 2 Port USB 2.0 A Male to A Female Active Extension / Repeater Cable (Monoprice PID 8490). The two ports on the 8490 eliminate the need for a separate hub.

    Next I swapped the 32' cable for a Monoprice 15m single port cable and Monoprice 4 port USB hub. This raised an information dialog box on my Win 7 Toshiba laptop raised and stating that there was a 4 hub limit on chains. Removing the 4 port hub solved the problem, but of course I could only connect one device and not both. Apparently the system sees the repeater modules as hubs.

    There is a good deal of contradictory information about the 4-hub limit, but no clear solution. Neither device at the mount draws much power, so I do not know if connecting a 5VDC adapter would help. In any case Monoprice does not seem to stock the adapter they recommend for 15m cable.

    That noted the cable works fine by itself or daisy chained with another repeater cable. Whether it can be chained with another 82ft cable, I do not know.

    Highly recommended.

    PROS: Worked out of the box and still works many months later

    CONS: Sometimes on start up I have to disconnect and reconnect the attached devices (a USB video dongle and a USB to serial adapter) for the laptop to recognize them.
    November 22, 2012
    Works as advertised.
    Wanted to find a way to extend my desktop to my tv in the living room and found this to be the easiest and most cost effective method to achieve my goal. Product works well and when paired with a HDMI cable as well.

    PROS: Carries signal well, no lag when using wired peripherals. Using xbox controller, Logitech HD webcam c910.

    CONS: Cable is standard gauge for usb so have to be careful to not to run it over with a chair or hit it in a door.
    January 22, 2012
    Great product
    Brilliant for extending USB and using power hungry devices far away from the CPU.

    PROS: I had previously been daisy-chaining several passive USB2 extension chords together, and often had dropouts failure and could often not use my computer as the CPU is in one room while the keyboard Andover need USB to work. This product along with the recommended power supply has cured all the problems and works perfectly. Thank-you to MonoPrice for their recommendation.

    CONS: None - the product was great and MonoPrice did their very best to get it to me, unfortunately UPS were unable to realise that my address existed and it took a whole extra week, butonoPproce very kindly refunded the delivery charge. I would buy from MP again, but I would not bank on UPS being able to get a critical
    Component to me in the time advertised!
    September 12, 2012
    Got the Job Done
    Great product, got the job done. Tried many usb adaptors and this is so far the best.
    Pricing is great.

    PROS: Exactly what the description says.
    Got the job done.

    CONS: N/A
    August 13, 2012
    Works as designed...
    Worked with a non-powered KB and mouse exactally how I planned. MP saved my show budget $1000s.
    November 9, 2011
    Acive USB Cable - Works great!
    32 ft, works perfect. Was skeptical due to USB length limitations, no issues with this cable. I have a usb hub attached with mouse and keyboard to one port, with a wireless game controller plugged into the other.

    PROS: Length, powered, able to attach multi devices with no issues.

    CONS: Wasn't free
    August 7, 2013
    use for ps4 and an astro A40
    works fine with ps4 to connect my astro A40 (mic capability and to give power to the mixer). no distortion from the microphone sound. didn't have to bought the power adapter to boost the signal, just the usb acive extender was fine.

    PROS: -provide the power I need to my A40 mixer

    -still got power from usb3.0 even when my ps4 is off

    CONS: -none
    September 18, 2014
    Unique cable
    This was used to set up a keyboard and mouse over 25 feet from the PC. Works perfectly. No simplert solution found.

    PROS: Supports two devices. Indicator lights.

    CONS: Indicator lights.
    March 28, 2016
    Works great. I was a little skeptical, but no troubles at all. I even bought the optional power supply, but my two USB-powered peripherals worked fine without it. Elgato EyeTV Hybrid and Griffin RadioShark.
    November 27, 2011
    Great Cable

    PROS: Great Cable

    CONS: None
    March 7, 2014
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