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StarTech.com USB to Fiber Optic Converter - 1000Base-SX SC - USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter - 550m MM - Windows / Mac / Linux **

1 x SC Ports - DuplexSC Port - - USB - Multi-mode - Gigabit Ethernet - 1000Base-SX

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Web ID: 1046675798
Mfr. Part: US1GA30SXSC

This USB 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 1000Mbps Ethernet network connection and 1000Base-SX SC optical transceiver.

Fiber-optic SC port

The USB to fiber-optic converter is equipped with an optical transceiver for 1000Base-SX networks, providing network connectivity with a maximum range of 550 m over multimode fiber.

Secure fiber-to-the-desk connectivity

This USB to fiber converter provides reliable connectivity while protecting your network from problems with electronic interference - a common issue with RJ45 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 fiber-optic converter is powered directly from the USB port, making it easy to connect when you're on the go.

Plug and play

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

The US1GA30SXSC is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

** Unless defective, this product is final sale once the packaging has been opened.

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General Information
Manufacturer Part Number:
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name:
Product Name:
USB 3.0 to Fiber Optic Converter - 1000Base-SX SC
Packaged Quantity:
Product Type:
Transceiver/Media Converter
Total Number of Ports:
Number of SC Ports:
SC Port Type:
Media & Performance
Media Type Supported:
Optical Fiber
Fiber Mode Supported:
Fiber Optic Wavelength:
850 nm
Maximum Distance Supported:
1804.46 ft
Maximum Distance Supported
1804.5 ft
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology:
Gigabit Ethernet
Network Technology:
Power Description
Power Source:
Physical Characteristics
0.80" (20.32 mm)
2.20" (55.88 mm)
10.20" (259.08 mm)
Weight (Approximate):
3.50 oz
Weight (Approximate)
99.2 g
Package Contents:
  • USB 3.0 to Fiber Optic Converter - 1000Base-SX SC
  • 1 x Quick-Start Guide
  • 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
Environmentally Friendly:
Environmental Certification:
Environmental Certification
Limited Warranty:
2 Year
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