How to extend a USB cable beyond 15 ft

Posted on 2007-07-19
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
How to extend a USB cable beyond 15 ft.  Can this be done with a usb hub.  I have a projector that needs a usb connection that is mounted in the ceiling and needs to run about 30 ft.  Can this be accomplish with a usb hub?

Question by:mkurtzhals
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    Assisted Solution

    Yes you can, you'll probably want to get a powered USB hub though.
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    Expert Comment

    I would also make sure you get a good quality cable.
    I think that there are also USB extenders if really needed.

    I hope this helps !
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    Accepted Solution

    USB extender:

    You also can use a 5m A-B cable and a 5m active extension cable coupled together.

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