DAYTON, OHIO – May 25, 2011 — C2G, the preferred provider of high–performance cabling and connectivity solutions, today announced the immediate availability of the USB 2.0 Superbooster® Extender. It is ideally suited for a classroom setting where it allows users to connect to a USB device such as an interactive whiteboard, projector, printer, scanner or camera and access it from up to 328 feet away.
The C2G USB 2.0 Superbooster is the first solution to integrate USB 2.0 connectivity into a standard Decora®–style wallplate in addition to a dongle version. Both the wall plates and dongles have a small form factor to fit in tight spaces and they can be mixed–and–matched for flexibility to fit any type of installation. There are no software or drivers to be installed, making for a quick, plug–and–play experience.
“As applications and equipment in the K–12 environment become increasingly complex with higher performance requirements and the need to transmit audio, video, and cursor movements, there is a need for higher speed to provide a seamless experience,” said Gary Hess, vice president of innovation for Lastar™, parent company of C2G. “Our USB Superbooster comes with full USB 2.0 speed and power and the ability to install it in a number of different configurations for flexibility and convenience in where equipment is placed and how it can be used.”
The USB 2.0 Superbooster provides increased bandwidth and faster data transfer speeds over Cat5/6 cabling. A 500 milliamp power adapter can be placed at either the transmitter or receiver end to power devices, such as interactive whiteboards. The dongle end is uniquely designed so it can be easily secured to equipment.
The USB 2.0 Superbooster Extender is now available from C2G partners in four standard kits: wall plate to wall plate, wall plate to dongle, dongle to wall plate, dongle to dongle. Each kit comes with the transmitter, receiver, power adapter and two USB 2.0 cables.
C2G, a group brand Legrand, is a global leader in IT, A/V, datacom cabling and connectivity solutions since 1984. C2G delivers connectivity solutions renowned for superior quality, value and innovation and are backed by an uncompromising commitment to customer service. C2G is widely known as the cabling and connectivity supplier of choice for industry leading technology resellers and distributors across North America, EMEA and Asia. In 2014 C2G joined the Data Communications division of Legrand, North America, the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. For more information, please visit C2G.