StarTech.com USB to Fiber Optic Converter - Open SFP - USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter - 1000BASE-SX/LX - Windows / Mac / Linux

USB - Gigabit Ethernet - 1000Base-SX/LX - 1 x Expansion Slots - SFP - 1 x SFP Slots - External
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  • Provides a fiber network connection to portable laptops or tablets
  • Fiber-to-the-desk connectivity (FTTD) enhances security, reducing the risk of data leaks
  • Supports optical fiber cable to span longer distances and provides data transmission rates par excellence between networks and different devices
  • Add a Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps) connection through a USB 3.0 Type-A interface
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Product Description

StarTech.com USB to Fiber Optic Converter - Open SFP - USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter - 1000BASE-SX/LX - Windows / Mac / Linux - This USB 3.0 to fiber-optic converter lets you utilize the USB 3.0 (Type-A) port on your laptop or tablet to provide a secure fiber network connection. Windows and Mac compatible, the network adapter provides a Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps) optical network connection for portable laptops or tablets, or systems without expansion slots.

A flexible solution with an open SFP slot

The open SFP slot enables you to use your preferred SFP transceiver module to meet your networking needs - use an SFP with your desired wavelength, distance, and connection type to achieve an efficient network solution. (SFP sold separately.)

Secure fiber-to-the-desk connectivity

This USB to fiber-optic converter provides reliable fiber connectivity while protecting your network from problems with electronic interference - a common issue with copper Ethernet networks. Fiber-to-the-desk connectivity (FTTD) maximizes network security, reducing the risk of data leaks for sensitive information, without compromising network speed and reliability.

Easy portability

Compact and portable, this USB 3.0 to fiber-optic converter is powered directly from the USB port.

Plug and play

Get up and running quickly. The USB to fiber-optic converter supports certified drivers for Windows, Mac and Linux. Once the adapter is plugged into a USB port, you simply install the drivers and the adapter is ready to transmit over a fiber network.

The US1GA30SFP is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

  • Provides a fiber network connection to portable laptops or tablets
  • Fiber-to-the-desk connectivity (FTTD) enhances security, reducing the risk of data leaks
  • Supports optical fiber cable to span longer distances and provides data transmission rates par excellence between networks and different devices
  • Add a Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps) connection through a USB 3.0 Type-A interface
  • With 1000Base-SX/LX technology get up to 1000Mbps data transfer rate over optical fiber cable
  • Highly portable design, with no need for an external power adapter (bus powered)
  • The External provides convenient installation
  • Open SFP slot, compatible with MSA compliant SFP modules
  • Certified drivers for Windows, macOS and Linux
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Product Specifications

  • Brand Name
    StarTech.com
  • Compatibility
    Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019 macOS 10.9 - 10.14 Linux kernel 3.5 to 4.11.x, LTS versions only
  • Country of Origin
    China
  • Depth
    10.2"
  • Environmental Certification
    RoHS WEEE
  • Environmentally Friendly
    Yes
  • Ethernet Technology
    Gigabit Ethernet
  • Expansion Slot Type
    SFP
  • Form Factor
    External
  • Height
    0.8"
  • Limited Warranty
    2 Year
  • Manufacturer Part Number
    US1GA30SFP
  • Media Type Supported
    Optical Fiber
  • Network Technology
    1000Base-SX/LX
  • Number of SFP Slots
    1
  • Number of Total Expansion Slots
    1
  • Package Contents
    USB 3.0 to Fiber Optic Converter - Open SFP 1 x Quick-Start Guide
  • Power Source
    USB
  • Product Name
    USB 3.0 to Fiber Optic Converter - Open SFP
  • Product Type
    Transceiver/Media Converter
  • USB
    Yes
  • Width
    2.2"

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