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USB
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a royalty-free bus specification developed in the 1990s by leading manufacturers in the PC and telephony industries to support plug-and-play peripheral connections.

USB Product Selector

Easy USB Connectivity

USB (Universal Serial Bus) gives you easy, plug-and-play connectivity. There's no configuration. No rebooting. And no power worries—USB supplies the power. Best of all, USB is universal. Almost every device today has a USB port. Use these handy charts to quickly find the right USB device for your application. 

USB Connectors

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1.1 and 2.0 Type A 1.1 and 2.0 Type B 1.1 and 2.0 Mini A 1.1 and 2.0 Mini B 3.0 Type A 3.0 Type B 3.0 Mini B USB C



usb extenders icon usb hubs icon usb converters icon
USB Extenders
  USB Hubs   USB Converters
Break the 5-meter USB limit. Put printers, scanners, touch screens, and other peripherals up to 10 km away.   Only one USB port on your computer? No worries. Add ports, and peripherals to your PC, with a USB Hub.    Bridge the gap between incompatible interfaces, especially in industrial environments.

usb extenders icon USB Extenders
Extend USB peripherals, including printers, scanners, white boards, and touch screens, up to 10 km.
 Part Number USB Standards Max Speed
Remote Hub
Ports
Distance Supported Connectivity
IC101A 1.1, 2.0 12 Mbps 1 85 m CATx
IC282A 1.1, 2.0 12 Mbps 2 85 m CATx
IC280A 1.1, 2.0 480 Mbps 1 100 m CATx
IC401A  2.0  480 Mbps   1 100 m  CAT5e or better 
IC402A 1.1, 2.0 480 Mbps 2 100 m CATx
IC400A 1.1, 2.0 480 Mbps 4 100 m CATx
IC404A 1.1, 2.0 480 Mbps 4 500 m Multimode Fiber
IC406A 1.1, 2.0 480 Mbps 4 10 km Single-mode Fiber
IC408A 1.1, 2.0 480 Mbps 4 100 m CATx, LAN 
IC502A-R2  3.0 5 Gbps   2 100 m  OM3 Multimode Fiber 
USB3ACE-15M 3.0  5 Gbps  15 m  Active copper cable 

usb hubs icon USB Hubs
Hubs are the easy way to connect multiple USB peripherals to a computer.
 Part Number USB Standards Ports Max. Speed Class 1
Div. 2
IC204A 1.1, 2.0 4 Port Hub + 1 Power Charging Port 480 Mbps  
IC640A 1.1, 2.0 10 480 Mbps  
 Industrial Grade USB Standards Ports Max Speed Class 1
Div. 2
ICI104A 1.1, 2.0 4 480 Mbps  
ICI200A* 1.1, 2.0 4 480 Mbps
ICI202A* 1.1, 2.0 4 with isolation 480 Mbps
ICI207A* 1.1, 2.0 7 480 Mbps
ICI208A* 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 7 with isolation 480 Mbps
* Included high-retention ports help keep USB cables tightly connected (up to 3.2 lb. of force).
  Withstands a wide temperature range: -40 to +176° F (-40 to +80° C).
  Tested for 50G shock and 4G vibration.

usb converters icon USB Converters
Bridge the gap between incompatible interfaces.
 Part Number USB Standards Ports RS-232 RS-232
High Speed
RS-422/RS-485 RS-422/RS-485
High Speed
RS-232/422/485 Max. Speed (Kbps) Class 1
Div. 2
IC1000A 1.1 1       230  
IC199A-R3 1.1  1  •         115   
IC265A 1.1 1         460  
IC266A 1.1 1         921  
IC1026A 1.1 2         460  
IC160A 1.1 2         230  
IC1020A 1.1 2       921  
IC1027A 1.1 4       460  
IC1022A 1.1 4         921  
IC1002A 1.1 8         230  
IC1023A 1.1 8         460  
IC1025A 1.1 8         921