USB 3.Optical™ Cables



USB 3.Optical™ Cables by Corning connects computers and devices at incredible speed and over longer distances. They’re thin, light, and remarkably tough — Optical Cables by Corning can be bent, squeezed, and tangled.

Available in 10m, 15m, 30m, and 50m lengths.

Computer/Host to Device: Up to 30 m/100 ft

Type A Plug to Type A Receptacle

Operating Temperature: 0° to 45°C (32° to 113°F)

Emissions: FCC Class (B), CE
Regulatory: RoHS, UL 758, AWM VW-1
Maximum Cable Tensile Strength: 33 lbs.
Eye Safety: Class 1 Laser Product per IEC 60825-1
UL Listing Mark: Meets Safety Requirements — Category AOC

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USB 3.Optical™ Cables in Action

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Are USB 3.Optical™ Cables by Corning compatible with all USB devices?

Though no USB standard currently exists for optical cables, USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning have been successfully tested with more than a hundred devices spanning all major consumer operating systems. In general, you can expect USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning to work with most self-powered USB 3.0/2.0 compliant device.

I want to charge my portable device (like iPhone or iPad) with USB 3.Optical™ Cables by Corning. Is that possible?

USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning are designed to be used with self-powered peripherals only. No significant power is available after powering its internal opto-electronics. A self-powered USB 3.0/2.0 hub can always be used at the peripheral (B-side) to provide power if desired.