Tech Note 411 Detail

PASPort maximum cable length.

Affected Products:

PS-2100 USB Link
PS-2000 Xplorer Datalogger

Problem/Symptom:
What is the maximum distance between host PC and sensor?

PASCO Solution:

The maximum length of any single USB cable is 5 m; however, by using USB hubs between 5 m cable runs, one can obtain a maximum distance of 27 m between the computer and the PASPort interfaces:

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Alternatively, you can use a cable extender to effectively extend the USB cable up to 50 m (depending on model).

Creation Date: 05/27/2003
Last Modified: 01/30/2004
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