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StarTech USB 3.0 to Fiber Optic Converter / SFP Adapter Gigabit Network
SKU# AC23911, Model# US1GA30SFP

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USB 3.0 to Fiber Optic Converter for USB A enabled computers ideal for occasional access to a fiber LAN for laptop users who don't have the option of an internal fiber network card - Gigabit 1000Mbps (1 GbE) | Realtek RTL8153-VB-CG | Multi-mode (MMF) and Single mode (SMF) Fiber Comp.| 9K Jumbo Frames | VLAN - 1x Open SFP (MSA compliant) | 1x USB 3.0 Type A | Bus Powered - Compact lightweight and cableless adapter - USB to Open SFP slot supports any MSA compliant SFP+ module - 2-yr Warranty

Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Years Limited Warranty
Manufacturer Contact Info: http://www.StarTech.com.au,

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.


Packaging Information
Package Height30 mm [1.2 in]
Package Length265 mm [10.4 in]
Package Width170 mm [6.7 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight52 g [1.8 oz]
Compatible Networks1000 Mbps (1 Gbps)
Full Duplex SupportYes
Jumbo Frame Support9K max.
Maximum Data Transfer Rate1000 Mbps
Promiscuous ModeYes
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length195 mm [7.7 in]
Enclosure TypePlastic
Product Height20 mm [0.8 in]
Product Length170 mm [6.7 in]
Product Width141 mm [5.6 in]
Weight of Product106 g [3.7 oz]
Power SourceUSB-Powered
OS CompatibilityWindows® 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
Special Notes / Requirements
NoteFiber data transfer speeds and distances are dependent on the SFP used (sold separately)
System and Cable Requirements1Gb SFP transceiver with your desired network connection
USB-enabled computer with an available USB 3.0 port
What's in the Box
Included in Packagenetwork adapter
quick-start guide
LED IndicatorsPower
InterfaceFiber Ethernet
Industry StandardsIEEE802.3z 1000BASE-SX/LX
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging
Chipset IDRealtek - RTL8153-VB-CG
Microsemi - VSC8211XVW
Bus TypeUSB 3.0
Storage Temperature-10° ~ 70°C (14° ~ 158°F)
Operating Temperature0°C ~ 60°C (32° ~ 140°F)
Humidity5% ~ 90% RH
External PortsSFP Slot Female
Connector Type(s)9 pin USB 3.0 A Female

SKU # AC23911 | Model # US1GA30SFP

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