USB Extension and Booster

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by RodneyB, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. RodneyB

    Thread Starter Well-Known Member

    Apr 28, 2012
    What is the maximum length of D+ and D- cable that can be run. I want to extened my wireless modem. The Modem will have a 5 Volt supply right next to it and I want to run the D+ and D- back to the computer. Do I need to put a booster in line andif so please can you point mein the direction ofa circuit diagram
  2. mcgyvr

    AAC Fanatic!

    Oct 15, 2009
    3-5 meters depending on the speed.
    There are devices to allow USB cables to be extended via CAT 5 cabling (up to like 300 ft) or even Fiber (up to like 1600ft)
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