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StarTech.com USB 3.0 Type-A to 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter - 2.5GBASE-T

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Quicklinx: FKF9WS00 Mfr#: US2GA30
Wired / Wireless: Wired
Protocol: 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Type: Network adapter
Stock Status: In Stock
37 in stock
£43.75 ex VAT
£52.50 inc VAT
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Standard delivery Delivered within 3 working days

Description

USB LAN Adapter IEEE 802.3bz 2.5 Gbps Mac Windows Linux. Add 2.5 GbE network access to your laptop, using the USB-A port on your laptop. This USB 3.0 Type-A to Gigabit network adapter gives you wired Ethernet network access.

Powerful 2.5 Gigabit Network Connections

Ideal for office or home use, the network adapter supports full 2.5 Gigabit bandwidth by harnessing the performance of USB 3.0. You can quickly access very large files over a 2.5 Gigabit network, saving valuable time every day.

Native Driver Support Makes Installation Easy

Get up and running quickly. Simply plug this USB-A to Ethernet adapter into the USB port on your laptop and connect to your network. The network adapter Realtek RTL8156 chipset provides native driver support for Mac OS and Linux. Any Windows operating systems without the driver will be automatically prompted to download the software directly from the adapter, ensuring a quick installation with no Internet access required.

Compact & Lightweight for Perfect Portability

Compact and portable, this USB Gigabit network adapter is the ideal desktop network adapter or laptop accessory. You don't have to carry a power adapter with you to use it, because it's powered directly from the host USB port.

The Choice of IT Pros Since 1985

StarTech.com conducts thorough compatibility and performance testing on all our products to ensure we are meeting or exceeding industry standards and providing high-quality products to IT Professionals. Our local StarTech.com Technical Advisors have broad product expertise and work directly with our StarTech.com Engineers to provide support for our customers both pre and post-sales.

The US2GA30 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

  • Powerful 2.5 Gigabit network connections

    Ideal for office or home use, the network adapter supports full 2.5 Gigabit bandwidth by harnessing the performance of USB 3.0. You can quickly access very large files over a 2.5 Gigabit network, saving valuable time every day.
  • Native driver support makes installation easy

    Get up and running quickly. Simply plug this USB-A to Ethernet adapter into the USB port on your laptop and connect to your network. The network adapter Realtek RTL8156 chipset provides native driver support for Mac OS and Linux. Any Windows operating systems without the driver will be automatically prompted to download the software directly from the adapter, ensuring a quick installation with no Internet access required.
  • Compact & lightweight for perfect portability

    Compact and portable, this USB Gigabit network adapter is the ideal desktop network adapter or laptop accessory. You don't have to carry a power adapter with you to use it, because it's powered directly from the host USB port.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
StarTech.com 2.5GbE USB A to Ethernet Adapter - NBASE-T NIC - USB 3.0 Type A 2.5 GbE Multi Speed Gigabit Network USB 3.1 to RJ45/LAN - network adapter
Device Type
Network adapter
Form Factor
External
Interface (Bus) Type
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Ports
10M/100M/1G/2.5 Gigabit Ethernet x 1
Dimensions (WxDxH)
3 cm x 1.6 cm
Weight
39.7 g
Cabling Type
Ethernet 10Base-T, Ethernet 100Base-TX, Ethernet 1000Base-T, Ethernet 2.5GBase-T
Data Link Protocol
10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE, 2.5 GigE
Data Transfer Rate
2.5 Gbps
Capacity
Jumbo frame size: 16000
Processor
Realtek Semiconductor RTL8156
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3bz, USB 3.1 Gen 1
Colour
Black, space grey
System Requirements
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Linux Kernel 2.4.2 or later, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10, Apple MacOS X 10.11 - 10.15
Manufacturer Warranty
2-year warranty


Detailed Specification

General

Device Type
Network adapter
Form Factor
External
Interface (Bus) Type
SuperSpeed USB 3.0

Networking

Ports
10M/100M/1G/2.5 Gigabit Ethernet x 1
Connectivity Technology
Wired
Cabling Type
Ethernet 10Base-T, Ethernet 100Base-TX, Ethernet 1000Base-T, Ethernet 2.5GBase-T
Data Link Protocol
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate
2.5 Gbps
Capacity
Jumbo frame size: 16000
Status Indicators
Link/speed
Features
Auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X), full duplex mode, USB powered, VLAN Tagging, promiscuous mode
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3bz, USB 3.1 Gen 1

Processor / Memory

Processor
Realtek Semiconductor RTL8156

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces
1 x 2.5Gb Ethernet - RJ-45 - female

Miscellaneous

Cables Included
1 x USB cable (integrated) - 15 cm
MTBF
10,000 hours
Compliant Standards
FCC, RoHS, REACH
Colour
Black, space grey

Software / System Requirements

OS Required
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Linux Kernel 2.4.2 or later, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10, Apple MacOS X 10.11 - 10.15

Dimensions & Weight

Depth
3 cm
Height
1.6 cm
Weight
39.7 g

Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)

Shipping Width
2.7 cm
Shipping Depth
1.6 cm
Shipping Height
8 cm

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
Limited warranty - 2 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
70 °C
Humidity Range Operating
5 - 90% (non-condensing)

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Wired / Wireless: Wired
Protocol: 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
Protocol: Ethernet
Protocol: Fast Ethernet
Protocol: Gigabit Ethernet
Type: Network adapter
Brand: StarTech.com
Stock Status: In Stock
Price Range Ex VAT: 0 - 50
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