In order to use a USB 2.0 device on a cable longer than 5m the user should use an ACTIVE USB cable (An active USB cable is powered by the USB plug it is connected to)
Alfa Network Wireless USB adapters require a good quality Active USB 2.0 cable in order to work, we have found that budget active USB cables simply did not allow the adapters to work.
This USB 2.0 Cable is Alfa Network branded and is sourced direct from Alfa Network.
The USB 2.0 cable can of course be used with other USB 2.0 devices such as printers, scanners, External Hard Drives and other similar USB 2.0 device.
AUSBC-20M USB 2.0 is an A Male to A Female bus-powered extension cable which can increase the length at which USB 2.0 hardware can operate away from the USB without worrying about signal loss and any potential performance problems. To extend the distance of your USB device up to 20 m, the AUSBC-20M contains electronics which boost the USB signal for maximum reliability without any potential performance issues over an extended distance.
This ACTIVE 20m USB 2.0 cables weighs approximately 900g. (International shipping costs will be high)