Amazon Basics 3.0 USB-A Male to USB-A Female Extension Cable, 3 m, 9.8 Feet, Black
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Useful for connecting memory devices or phones to computers and laptops, charging digital cameras or connecting a printer, USB charging cables have a multitude of applications.
RS have a varied range of USB extension cables that can support either male or female USB A, USB B, Micro USB B and Mini USB B connectors, and features products from trusted brands such as Harting, Startech, and our own RS PRO, among others. If you require something which is waterproof, you should look at a higher number such as IP67 or IP68. They can prevent needing to access the back of a desktop computer, which may be difficult to do due to the surrounding environment or position of the computer, and instead allow for the utilisation of the USB ports at the front of the unit, which may be arguably easier to access.With the extension cable, you do not have to rely on a wireless network to locate the printer, which also requires the printer (or other peripheral) to be within close proximity to the computer and this may not be possible. However the primary functionality for USB extension cables is to extend the functionality of a USB port which cannot be easily reached. USB Extension cables, also known as USB extension leads, provide connection from computers to peripherals, and are similar to standard USB cables.
as real users, posing a threat to a site’s security, so the site sometimes runs random security checks. They are available with various connector types at the other end, so it's important to check that this is compatible with the intended device.Alternatively if you have a peripheral such as a printer, of which the cable is too short to reach the USB port, the extension cable can be used to breach the distance between them.