This USB to fibre-optic converter lets you utilize the USB 3.0 (Type-A) port on your laptop or tablet to provide a secure fibre network connection. Windows® and Mac compatible, the network adapter provides a 1000Mbps Ethernet network connection and 1000Base-SX SC optical transceiver.Fibre-optic SC portThe USB to fibre-optic converter is equipped with an optical transceiver for 1000Base-SX networks, providing network connectivity with a maximum range of 550 m over multimode fibre.Secure fibre-to-the-desk connectivityThis USB to fibre converter provides reliable connectivity while protecting your network from problems with electronic interference - a common issue with copper Ethernet networks. Fibre-to-the-desk connectivity (FTTD) maximizes network security, reducing the risk of data leaks for sensitive information, without compromising network speed and reliability.Easy portabilityCompact and portable, this USB 3.0 fibre-optic converter is powered directly from the USB port, making it easy to connect when you’re on the go.Plug and playGet up and running quickly. The converter supports certified drivers for Windows, Mac and Linux®. When you plug the adapter into a USB port, you simply install the drivers and the adapter is ready to transmit over a fibre network.The US1GA30SXSC is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.