Extend USB 492 feet over UTP


Magenta’s USB Link II kit allows users to power up to four USB 2.0 devices over a distance of 492 feet (150 meters) using a single UTP cable. Only the receiver end requires a power supply.

Unit ships as a kit with a universal power supply and a USB type A/B cable to connect the USB II transmitter to a source. Transmitter and receiver units also feature built in flanges for secure mounting to a flat surface.

The USB Link II complies with USB 2.0 and 1.1 specifications governing the design of full speed USB devices. However, Magenta Research does not guarantee that all full speed USB devices are compatible with the USB Link II.


• 492 foot (150m) reach
• Powered only on receiver end
• USB 2.0 compatible
• Works with Cat5/6
• Built-in wall mounting capability

Product Part number
USB Link II 2211075-01



USB II Link Specifications

Range (over Category 5 UTP cable) 150 meters (492 ft)
USB device support High speed devices (480 Mb/s) Full speed devices (12 Mb/s) Low speed devices (1.5 Mb/s)
USB hub support Any single chain can include four USB hubs and one Link, in any order.
Power available to USB device at Transmitter 1 x 500 mA
Power available to USB device at Receiver 4 x 550 mA
USB cable 2 meters (6.6 ft)
Transmitter connector (upstream) 1 x USB Type B
Transmitter connector (downstream) 1 x RJ-45
Receiver connector (upstream) 1 x RJ-45
Receiver connector (downstream) 4 x USB Type A (Hub)
Transmitter dimensions 110 mm x 88 mm x 30 mm
4.3" x 3.5" x 1.2"
Transmitter weight 280 g (0.6 lbs.)
Receiver dimensions 140 mm x 88 mm x 30 mm
5.5" x 3.5" x 1.2"
Receiver weight 330 g (0.73 lbs.)
Humidity Up to 95%
Temperature range Operation: 0°C to 55°C, Storage: -20°C to 85°C