U3C-A0A0 Active Optical Cable


The EverPro U3C-A0A0 USB3.0 Cable is a kind of Active Optical Cable (AOC) used to extend the transmission distance of USB3.0 transmission up to 100m (330ft).

U3C-A0A0 has two USB3.0 Standard-A connectors, and each end of this connector has one chip (V0510) to complete the conversion of photoelectric and electro-optical, and the middle connecting line is high-speed multimode optical fiber transmission signal. Without any other connector or power adapter, U3C-A0A0 is powered by vBus of two USB3.0 Standard-A connectors.

Figure: U3C-A0A0 USB3.0 Cable

CAUTION: U3C-A0A0 supports only USB3.0 compatible devices, but with the Optional Accessories, U3D02AR or U3H02AR, USB 2.0 and 1.1 compatible devices can also be supported.


To complete installation of the U3C-A0A0, you will also require the following items that are not included with the product:

● USB 3.0 compatible computer (host computer) with a USB 3.0 compliant operating system
● USB 3.0 compatible device

Note: with the Optional Accessories, U3D02AR or U3H02AR, USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices can also be supported.

Optional Accessories

● U3D02AR (EverPro SuperTT dongle with A receptacle. AOC supported)
● U3H02AR (EverPro USB Expressway hub with A plug, including USB 3.0 Hub and SuperTT, AOC supported)

The Supported Devices and Port Number of the Optional Accessories is as follows:


Development Kit of USB3.0 AOC includes USB3.0 AOC, U3D02AR and U3H02AR.

If you want, you can view the development kit user guide document of USB3.0 AOC.

Application Characteristics Downloads

● Machine Vision Camera Extension
● Security Camera Extension
● Digital Signage and TV Wall
● Smart Digital Video Surveillance System
● Zero Client Connectivity
● Remote Storage


Figure: remote storage connected by U3C-A0A0 USB3.0 AOC cable

● Extend USB3.0 cable to 100m
● 850nm multimode fiber optical cable immunizes EMI/RFI interference and provides better security
● USB3.0 Standard-A Compatible
● Supports USB3.0 @ 5Gbps
● Work with USB3.0 to USB 2.0 transaction translator to provide USB2.0 devices connectivity
● Single USB bus 5V power supply
● True plug and play (no software drivers)
● Low power consumption