Often times the USB cables supplied with new laptops, Chromebooks™, tablets and mobile phones aren't always long enough to meet the needs of users. This cables makes it easy to get a little more distance for charging devices or transferring data. Plug in any existing USB cable that features a USB A Male connector on at least one end to extend the USB signal. Foil and braid shielding reduce EMI/RFI interference and twisted pair construction helps reduce crosstalk for high speed, error-free data transfer. The cable is USB 2.0 compatible and works with various mobile devices and laptops such as PCs and Macs. Please Note: Not for use beyond a total extended single length of 5 meters. For longer lengths or high-powered devices, please use #39978, 5m USB A Male to A Female Active Extension Cable.