Or i could only use it connected to a 5 metre cable from my PC and
then connect that cable to give me 10 metres ? ?
Confused. Help me please
On Fri, 13 May 2005 17:08:04 GMT, Wayne Fulton <email@example.com>
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
>>How long can a USB cable be and still work good ??
>See FAQ at www.usb.org
>Note that their term "full speed devices" has specific meaning, and is
>about USB 1.1 devices at 1.5Mb/second. USB 2.0 devices are "high
>You can go longer by putting a hub(s) every 5 meters.
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Yes, you need a repeater:
o This can be via a cable
o Or it can be via a hub
For your application the simplest is the cable option.
Always thought the 5m limit to be a bit restrictive, also
realise USB is a shared bandwidth system. Just a note
if you plan on sharing bandwidth between devices.