ELECTRONICS: Icron Technologies‘ USB Ranger® 2200 family of products: includes
USB Ranger® 2212: USB 2.0 Cat 5 Extender with Remote Power
- USB Ranger® 2204: USB 2.0 Cat 5 Extender
- USB Ranger® 2224: Fiber Optic USB 2.0 Extender
- USB Ranger® 2244: Long Reach Fiber Optic USB 2.0 Extender
The USB Ranger 2200 family of USB extenders utilizes Icron’s leading-edge and patented ExtremeUSB®technology to provide true USB 2.0 connections over long wires at data rates up to 480Mbps. Ideal for industrial, commercial and medical connectivity applications, Icron’s true plug-and-play products are compatible with leading operating systems and no software drivers are required to support all USB device types such as mouse and keyboards, Web cams, hard drives, printers, scanners, audio devices, touch screens, digital cameras and game controllers. The Ranger 2200 family supports high-speed USB 2.0 connections where USB connectivity is required beyond 5m distances for applications such as industrial control, digital signage, keyboard video mouse (KVM) extension, medical imaging and security.
The USB Ranger® 2212 is a two port, 100m (330 ft), Cat 5 USB 2.0 Extender that operates at up to 480 Mbps and includes Remote Power capability for delivering 500mA power to remote USB devices without the need for a remote external power adapter.
The USB Ranger® 2204 is a four port, 100m (330 ft), Cat 5 USB 2.0 Extender that operates at up to 480 Mbps.
The USB Ranger® 2224 is a four port, 500m (1,650 ft), Multimode Fiber Optic USB 2.0 Extender that operates at up to 480 Mbps and replaces Icron’s Ranger 442 Fiber Optic USB 2.0 Extender.
The USB Ranger® 2244 is a four port, 10km (6.25 miles), Singlemode Fiber Optic USB 2.0 Extender that operates at up to 480 Mbps and replaces Icron’s Ranger 444 Fiber Optic USB 2.0 Extender.
The Ranger 2200 series products are all FCC/CE Class B certified and meets or exceeds the ESD immunity certification EN-61000-4-2. Housed in robust metal enclosures, these products are suitable for many industrial and commercial applications. All products are available as Turnkey OEM PCBs enabling customers to embed ExtremeUSB® into their own solutions.
Icron is accepting orders for USB Ranger 2224 for shipment in late February. The USB Ranger 2212 will ship in March and the USB Ranger 2204 and 2244 will ship in April. Turnkey PCBs with and without enclosures and power supplies are also available for OEMs.
-Edited by Kelsey Anderson