Rainbow Bar

USB Fiber Optic Extenders

Rainbow Bar

  • Extend USB Signal to 40 meters (131 feet)
  • Easy to use. Plug N Play
  • Compatible with USB 1.1 (1.5Mbps 12Mbps)
  • Almost Zero EMI/RFI, Secure data and No Spark Hazard

  • Link PC to peripherals in factory and office
  • USB camera interface for surveillance Systems
  • USB Interface for motion controls
  • PC interface of digital audio systems


Universal Serial Bus or USB is one of the latest data interfaces that can provide transfer rates of up to 12Mbps (USB 1.1) from a host PC to a peripheral device. In the future it will soon replace the traditional standard serial and parallel ports found on most all PC's to connect to peripherals such as mice, keyboards, printers and other lower bandwidth devices. These greater data rates have one drawback. They limit the distance between devices due to the electrical characteristics of copper wire to a mere 3 to 5 meters. To overcome this restriction, Opticis offers optical converters (Links) for both PC/MAC users and Sun users (the Sun version is Solaris Certified) that can extend the operational distance of USB 1.1 to 40 meters. These Links are an integrated system that is comprised of a PC host transmitter link, integral duplex fiber optic cable, a peripheral receiver link, and a Universal 100/240VAC 50/60Hz power supply for the receiver. The transmitter link receives its power from the PC. The PC transmitter link has a standard USB type "A" plug that connects to the host port and the receiver link has a standard USB type "A" receptacle. Standard USB copper (Customer Supplied) cable with a Type "A" plug to Type "B" plug is then connected from the receiver link to the peripheral. For use with almost all PC host to peripheral applications. Call for custom lengths.  

             Type "A"Type "B"

Ordering Information

M2-100-09  PC/MAC USB 9 meters  
M2-100-18   PC/MAC USB 18 meters  
M2-100-31   PC/MAC USB 31 meters  
M2-10S-09   Sun USB 9 meters  
M2-10S-18   Sun USB 18 meters  
M2-10S-31   Sun USB 31 meters  
For more information, contact:
Phone: (727) 547-8307
Fax: (727) 547-0687

E-mail: fiberoptics@metrotek.com

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