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    Monoprice USB Extender over Cat5e or Cat6 Connection up to 150ft
    Product # 6042
    In Stock This item should ship tomorrow (11/13/2018) if ordered within 19 hours 45 minutes

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    WIll this carry a 1080P webcam signal? Logitech 930e webcam. Having trouble with another brands USB over Cat5 extension and wonder if it's the general technology problem or brand.
    A shopper on Feb 3, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I tested with the Logitech C930e and it didn't work. I believe the extender is only rated for USB1 and that is too slow for a 1080p webcam signal.
    Will it carry PoE? I am trying to power a USB Camera with my PoE switch...
    A shopper on May 29, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: This device will not work with any network switch. It is usb only. Think of it as a regular usb cable with cat5e in the middle.
    Will this work for an ipad into a presonus interface? I need to take it from lightning to the cat5 (or 6) about 50ft to a usb A to the interface
    A shopper on Aug 28, 2018
    4.5 / 5.0
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    Be careful with these
    They work great for USB 1.0 1.1 but if you try and use high speed(2.0) will connect and disconnect. I didn't notice when I ordered that they weren't 2.0 compliant. Got to show and had all kinds of problems. We had a keyboard and a mouse with a USB hub going over CAT5 to the computer and was not working. With other companies extenders it worked fine ( 2.0 compliant) They do work with just the keyboard just fine and with a remote touchscreen monitor.
    January 20, 2010
    Seems to work - but NOT for Kinect w/X-Box 360
    It would probably be worth adding to the description on the product, but this will NOT work with the Xbox 360 kinect. That product requires USB 2.0 which this device doesn't support (come on Monoprice - you have an opportunity here as it sounds like MS charges $50 for their usb 2.0 over ethernet device).

    Other people mention this further back in the review history - I just didn't think to search that far. Since it's close to Christmas - I thought I'd mention in case it helps others.

    PROS: Typical Monoprice customer service, fast shipping, low price and good quality

    CONS: It's not as much as con as the description says this - but it doesn't support USB 2.0. I got this for the kinect (x-box 360) before I acquired the actual kinect. Once I had everything and tried it together, I learned that kinect requires USB 2.0.
    December 13, 2011
    Works Great!
    I bought these so I could have a USB port near our theater TV, so the kids could play Play Station Infinity and Play Station Move without having to go to the equipment room to change pieces.

    The install took all of 2 mins, since I already had a Cat5 cable behind the TV, the Infinity base and the Move camera work flawlessly! IT was WAY easier than crawling through the attic again to run a long USB cable.

    PROS: Super easy to hook up.

    Works great

    CONS: None so far
    January 10, 2014
    Works as expected but needed a USB Hub
    It was working well from my laptop, but not from my regular home PC. I finally made it work on home PC by using a USB hub in between. Now it works without issues!

    PROS: It works as advertised.

    CONS: May need a powered USB hub before the extender.
    June 14, 2011
    Perfect for UPS monitoring
    I use three of these to monitor UPSes from a central server. They plug right in to my patch panels and room jacks with standard cables and everything just workedI spent more time re-writing the apcupsd init file than I did with the cabling. The speed isn't a limitation, as the UPSes all run at 1.1 "low speed" (1.5 Mb/s) anyway.

    PROS: Bus-powered, no power adapter needed.

    CONS: Only USB 1.1 speeds.
    August 20, 2011
    Excellent option
    Just tested this out and it worked great. Monoprice also has another extender (search product ID "1986") for short lengths. A little more straightforward, so I still use it for some applications, but if need to use more than one, the CAT5/6 becomes cheaper and more reliable.
    January 24, 2010
    Works well, straightforward to install and use
    I have not tested it with an extremely long CAT 5 cable, but so far I have had no issues using it with approx 35 feet of in-the-wall CAT5E wiring to my USB printer. Connect the two included USB adapters to each end of the CAT5 cable, and it just works like a very long USB cable would. There is a small LED on one adapter to tell you it is plugged into a live USB port.
    February 7, 2010
    Works Perfectly
    I have these connectors plugged into a powered USB hub about 75' away from my PC so that I may use the living room HD set to control the PC. The USB hub is connected to a wireless keyboard and mouse as well as a wireless PC Xbox controller, I have had no problems. I have not tried this system with a non-powered USB hub, so I cannot comment on that.

    PROS: These connectors will give you up to 150ft of USB functionality

    CONS: None
    April 19, 2013
    Works Great!
    I am using this to connect the print server from my NAS on my network rack in a closet through the walls with prewired cat6 to a drop in my office connected to a USB printer. It workes great.

    All I did was unlplug a patch cord between my switch and patch panel out from the switch and plug the cord into this, with the other end of this (USB) plugging into the NAS. On the other end in the office I plugged an ethernet cord to this, then this goes into the back of the printer.

    In order of devices and cords it goes...

    NAS (Print Server), USB Extender part 1, 3ft Cat6 patch cable, patch panel, 75 ft of In wall Cat6, Wall Plate, Cat6 Patch cable, USB Extender part 2, Printer.

    I find it important to note that with all of these devices, and the total length of wire used, that it works perfectly.

    It works exactly as if the print server and printer where in the same room with a normal 6ft USB cable. It is completely hardware based, nothing to install, which allows me to use it between the NAS and printer.

    PROS: Works with existing in wall wires.
    Black color blends in with other wires
    September 15, 2010
    works perfecr
    I used this to move a monitor 50 feet by utilizing two identical cat6 cables. I am able run my monitor at 1920x1200 with no problems.

    PROS: Cheap, works flawlessly.

    CONS: None.
    August 19, 2014