USB 3.0 PCIe Fiber Extender


The USB3.0 PCIe Fiber Extender extends SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connections over fiber.

Please see below for more information on CWDM models.


The Fresh Digit USB 3.0 Fiber Extender provides transparent operation in any USB application. It was designed to extend SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connections beyond the 3-meter reach of copper cables.

Key Features

  • Up to 150 meters over OM2 multimode duplex fiber cable
  • Up to 100 meters over OM2 multimode simplex fiber cable
  • Up to 1 kilometer over single mode simplex or duplex fiber
  • Supports the following USB data rate:
    • Super-Speed: 5Gb/s
    • High- Speed: 480Mb/s
    • Full-Speed: 12Mb/s
    • Low-Speed: 1.5Mb/s
  • Low power consumption <1.75W
  • Backward Compatible with USB 2.0
  • Secure power connector with locking mechanism and provide optical isolation

Installation & Driver Download

Each system consists of a USB3-FO-PC-xx card, which is installed in the PCIe sloExts in the host computer, and a USB3-FO-RE-xx box, which provides two USB 3.0 root hut ports at the remote site of the application. The connected remote USB devices appear as local devices to the host PC.  The remote USB ports comply with USB 3.0 specifications and are backward compatible with USB 2.0 devices and platforms. This system also works with USB 3.0 Vision cameras for Machine Vision applications.

Click to download USB3-FO xHCI Driver for Windows 7 or USB3-FO xHCI Filter Driver for Windows 8 & 8.1

CWDM Wavelengths

Looking for a CWDM-wavelength Fiber Extender? Don’t see the price you’re looking for?

Fresh Digit USB 3.0 Fiber Extender CWDM Models

Backorder Note

Backorders not allowed on this product.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
USB3-FO-RE Module Specifications

For detailed model information, see our datasheet on the next tab

Input Voltage


Number of USB 3.0 Root Hubs


Required USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver

Microsoft WHQL certified xHCI compliant driver

USB3-FO-PC Card Specifications

For detailed model information, see our datasheet on the next tab

Operating Temperature

0°C ~ 70°C

Computer Interface

Supports PCIe Gen1 and Gen2

PCIe Connector

PCIe x1 lane operable in x1, x4, x8, x16 slots

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