Active USB 3.0 USB-C to USB-C Cable


USB 3.2 Gen 1 (USB 3.0), C to C, up to 16 meters

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 USB 3.2 Gen 1 data transfer up to 16 meters.

FireNEX™-uLINK-C provides a directional C to C active extension, one USB Type-C end dedicated for connecting to the host, and the other 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, screw locking connectors, and other cable lengths.

Note: This 5Gbps active cable does not support DisplayPort Alt-Mode. Newnex offers Active USB-C Multi-Function Cables that support more advanced USB-C features.

Ordering Information

8 m (26 ft)
USB 3.2 Gen 1, 5Gbps, C/M to C/M
16 m (50 ft)
USB 3.2 Gen 1, 5Gbps, C/M to C/M
6m (19.7 ft.)
USB 5Gbps, C to C, 5V/1.5A PD for Azure Kinect
10m (32.8 ft.)
USB 5Gbps, C to C, 5V/1.5A PD for Azure Kinect

Key Features

  • Extend SuperSpeed USB 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


SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps
Up to 16 m (52 ft.)

SuperSpeed USB
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

SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps, USB 2.0
Machine Vision
USB3 Vision™ Compliant
FCC (Class B), CE (Class B)

1-year Manufacture Warranty

Helpful Links


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 unidirectional, 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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