The DigitalLife MIDI-EX1 USB MIDI extender extends any USB-MIDI device up to 50m from the location of your computer, eliminating the 16 feet distance limitation of USB. The USB MIDI sender and receiver units use one CAT-5 cable for extension. It is optimized for applications where two devices, such as the keyboard and mouse, must be operated remotely. The USB MIDI extender can even be used to extend surveillance cameras for security purposes. The USB MIDI Extender extends any MIDI device.
How It Works
The USB MIDI extender sender unit is connected to the computer using the supplied USB cable. The remote peripheral(s) are connected to the receiver unit. A category-5 (CAT-5) cable is used to link the sender to the receiver.
The USB MIDI Extender Package Includes:
1 x USB MIDI extender send unit
1 x USB MIDI extender receive unit
1 x User Manual
OROPERATING THE USB MIDI EXTENDER.
1 x The USB MIDI sender and receiver were designed to operate on USB enabled
computers and systems. DO NOT attempt to use this equipment with any other type of
1 x Only dedicated Category 5 UTP type cable (CAT-5) is recommended for this
application (pin to pin). Shielded CAT-5 cables are recommended for long distances to
protect your signal from EMI.
1 x The length of cable used to connect the USB MIDI Extender MUST NOT EXCEED 50m.
■ Extends any USB device up to 150 feet (45 meters) using CAT-5 cable
■ Requires no external power adapter
■ Provides support for any full-speed 12 Mb/s or low-speed 1.5Mb/s USB device
■ Use either PC or Mac with USB keyboard/mouse
■ Ideal for USB MIDI interface devices
■ Place the USB MIDI Receiver unit close to the USB devices at the re mote end.
■ Connect the USB devices to the USB MIDI Receiver unit.
■ Place the USB MIDI Sender unit close to the host computer.
■ Connect the USB MIDI Sender unit to the USB MIDI Receiver unit using the desired
length of CAT5 cable.
■ Connect the USB-MIDI unit to the host computer using the USB cable. This connection should be made last.
Gefen EXT-USB-MIDI Specifications:
|Shipping Weight||0.8 kg|
|USB Input||type B|
|USB Output||type A|
|USB Device Support||full-speed 12 Mb/s Low-speed 1.5 Mb/s|