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USB 3.0 Active Cable Extender

Extend a USB 3.0 connection beyond the 16 ft (5 m) limitation up to 15 meters using this active USB 3.0 cable.


8 In Stock
Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

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Product Features

  • Extends a USB 3.0 connection up to 15 meters (49.21 feet).
  • Supports USB 3.0 throughputs up to 5 Gbps.
  • Bus-powered from host computer—no external power supply needed.
  • USB 3.0 device port provides 5-V, 900-mA power
  • Use the cable’s second USB power connector if your device needs additional power
  • Works with AIA USB3 Vision™ compliant devices
  • True plug and play; no software drivers required, works with all major operating systems: Windows®, Mac OS X®, and Linux®.


The USB3ACE-15M provides USB 3.0 5-Gbps speeds extended 15 meters (nearly 50 feet!) over active copper cabling. The USB 3.0 Active Extension Cable stretches the reach of USB 3.0 devices such as machine vision cameras, security cameras, and storage drives in commercial and industrial locations.

Tech Specs

Approvals FCC, RoHS2
Connectors Device side: (1) USB 3.0 Type A locking receptacle; Host side: (1) USB 3.0 Type A host connector; (1) USB 3.0 Type A power connector
Distance 15 m (49 feet) over active copper cable
Speed USB 3.0 up to 5 Gbps
This extension cable is not backward compatible with USB 2.0 or USB 1.1.

* Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.



Double Diamond Warranty

Extended 1 Year Warranty Available

Protect your purchase with an additional 1 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
Cost: $41.39

Extended 3 Years Warranty Available

Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Years Double Diamond™ warranty!
Cost: $82.79


Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.

The Double Diamond Warranty is our warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

The USB 3.0 ACTIVE CABLE EXTENDER comes with a standard 2 Year Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard) already included.

During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!*

Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.

You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product** for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

* Warranty subject to certain exclusions and limitations ** Certain products may not be eligible.

What’s more, we also have a 45-day return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.