USB 3.1 Gen 1 C to C Active Cable

In response to the growing need for extending connection range from USB-C host to Type-C devices, FireNEX™-uLINK-C series is developed to extend the SuperSpeed data transfer up to 16 meters.

FireNEX™-uLINK-C provides a directional C to C active extension, one Type-C end dedicated for connecting to the host, and one Type-C connector will connect to your USB-C devices.

With USB 2.0/1.1 backward compatibility and bus powered feature, FireNEX™-uLINK-C provides an ideal one-cable extension solutions for applications such as tethered shooting, large data file transfer and etc.

Custom configuration options are also available for right angle connectors, type-c locking connectors, and custom lengths.

Note: This product does not support video alternate mode and USB PD.

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  • Extend USB 3.1 Gen 1 up to 16 meters
  • Support SuperSpeed data rate up to 5Gbps
  • USB 2.0/1.1 backward compatible
  • Plug and Play, no additional driver needed
  • Bus power from host PC, no external power supply
  • Slim repeater profile, ideal for wall conduit
  • Right angle and screw locking connector options available
  • Ruggedized metal repeater case option available for better EMI shielding


USB 3.1 Gen 1
Up to 16 m (52 ft.)

USB 3.1 Gen 1
5 Gbps
Backward Compatible USB 2.0
480 Mbps

Repeater Box Dimension
16 x 16 x 40 mm (0.63 x 0.63 x 1.57”)
Cable Diameter
6.4 mm (0.27”)
Jacket Material
PVC, Black
USB Connector on Host Side
USB 3.1 Type C
USB Connector on Device Side
USB 3.1 Type C(Standard Single and Dual Screw Locking Connector Available)

Power Source
Bus Power
Available Power to Device
5 V, 900 mA

Operating Temperature
0 °C to 70 °C (32 °F to 158 °F)
Storage Temperature
-40 ºC to 80 ºC (-40 ºF to 176 ºF)
Operating Humidity
20% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing
Storage Humidity
10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing

USB 3.0/USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB 2.0
Machine Vision
USB3 Vision™ Compliant
FCC (Class B), CE (Class B)

1-year Manufacture Warranty

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Q: Is FireNEX™-uLINK-C backward compatible with USB 2.0?
A: Yes, the FireNEX™-uLINK-C is compatible with USB 2.0 peripherals.

Q: Does FireNEX™-uLINK-C support HTML or DisplayPort alternate mode?
A: No, FireNEX™-uLINK-C doesn’t support HTML or DisplayPort alternate mode.

Q: Can I reverse the connection by connecting the host Type-C end to the device and the other USB-C to the host?
A: No, FireNEX™-uLINK-C is directional, the host end must go to the end, and the device end must to the device.

Q: Is FireNEX™-uLINK plenum rated?
A: Currently, FireNEX™-uLINK active cables are not plenum rated. When installing a FireNEX™-uLINK cable in plenum space, user could find a proper way, such as using a conduit, to install the cable in order to meet the installation code.

Installation Setup

C to C Repeater Cable Setup

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