Tripp Lite's SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Active A-B cable overcomes the 5-meter USB distance limitation with an active repeater in the middle of the cable. Now USB printers and other devices can be located up to 36-ft. away from the computer in a single, non-daisychainable run, with no need for extension cables. Full 5Gbps speed is maintained along the entire length of the cable. Backward compatible to USB 1.1 and 2.0 . Plug-and-play, Windows and MAC compatible.