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Smart Technologies SMART Board 800 Series User's Manual

Extending usb connections.
Extending
USB Connections
SMART Board® 800 series interactive
whiteboards and systems

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    Extending USB Connections SMART Board® 800 series interactive whiteboards and systems...

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    FCC warning This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.

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    Contents Chapter 1: Extending the USB of SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboards Extending the USB with a bus-powered (active) extension cable Extending the USB with a CAT5-XT-1100 (active) extender Extending the USB with an SBX800 CAT5-XT extender Chapter 2: Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems 7 Extending the USB with a bus-powered (active) extension cable Extending the USB with a CAT5-XT-1100 (active) extender Extending the USB with an SBX800 CAT5-XT extender...

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    Chapter 1 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboards Extending the USB with a bus-powered (active) extension cable Using a single USB-XT extension cable Using multiple USB-XT extension cables Extending the USB with a CAT5-XT-1100 (active) extender Using a SMART CAT5-XT-1100 extender Using a CAT5-XT-1100 extender and a self-powered USB hub Using a USB-XT extension cable or a SMART GoWire™...

  • Page 6: Extending The Usb With A Bus-powered (active) Extension Cable, Using A Single Usb-xt Extension Cable

    C H A P T E R 1 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboards Extending the USB with a bus-powered (active) extension cable You can use the SMART USB-XT extension cable to extend the 16' (5 m) USB cable included with your interactive whiteboard.

  • Page 7: Extending The Usb With A Cat5-xt-1100 (active) Extender, Using A Smart cat5-xt-1100 Extender

    C H A P T E R 1 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboards Extending the USB with a CAT5-XT-1100 (active) extender You can use the CAT5-XT-1100 extender to replace the 16' (5 m) USB cable included with your interactive whiteboard.

  • Page 8: Using A Usb-xt Extension Cable Or A Smart gowire™ Auto-launch Cable With A Cat5-xt

    C H A P T E R 1 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboards N O T E S Each USB hub or extender used with the CAT5-XT-1100 extender reduces the maximum Cat 5 cable length by 40' (12 m). The Cat 5 cable in this configuration is limited to 92' (28 m) (not included).

  • Page 9: Extending The Usb With An Sbx800 Cat5-xt Extender, Using An Sbx800 cat5-xt Extender

    C H A P T E R 1 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboards Extending the USB with an SBX800 CAT5-XT extender You can use the SBX800 CAT5-XT extender to extend the USB interface of your 800 series interactive whiteboard.

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    C H A P T E R 1 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboards N O T E S The maximum Cat 5 cable length in this configuration is 50' (15.25 m) (not included). You can use plenum-rated Cat 5 cable, if required. The computer’s USB interface must provide sufficient power for the bus-powered SMART GoWire cable and the USB connection adapter.

  • Page 11: Chapter 2: Extending The Usb Of Smart board 800i Series Interactive Whiteboard Systems

    Chapter 2 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems Extending the USB with a bus-powered (active) extension cable Using a single USB-XT extension cable Using multiple USB-XT extension cables Extending the USB with a CAT5-XT-1100 (active) extender Using a CAT5-XT-1100 extender Using a CAT5-XT-1100 extender and a self-powered USB hub Using a USB-XT extension cable or a SMART GoWire cable and a CAT5-XT-1100 extender...

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    C H A P T E R 2 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems I M P O R T A N T Connect your USB cables or extenders to the USB1 receptacle on the interactive whiteboard’s extended control panel (ECP) module.

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    C H A P T E R 2 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems Using multiple USB-XT extension cables ..Interactive Computer USB-XT USB-XT USB A to whiteboard mini B cable system N O T E S These aren’t plenum-rated solutions.

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    C H A P T E R 2 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems Extending the USB with a CAT5-XT-1100 (active) extender You can use the CAT5-XT-1100 extender to replace the 16' (5 m) USB A to mini-B cable included with your interactive whiteboard.

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    C H A P T E R 2 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems Using a CAT5-XT-1100 extender and a self-powered USB hub If you need to extend the cable from a CAT5-XT-1100 remote extender unit (REX) to the interactive whiteboard, you must use a self-powered hub.

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    C H A P T E R 2 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems N O T E S Each USB hub or extender used with the CAT5-XT-1100 extender reduces the maximum Cat 5 cable length by 40' (12 m). The Cat 5 cable in this configuration is limited to 52' (16 m) (not included).

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    C H A P T E R 2 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems Extending the USB with an SBX800 CAT5-XT extender You can use the SBX800 CAT5-XT extender to extend the USB interface of your SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard system.

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    C H A P T E R 2 Extending the USB of SMART Board 800i series interactive whiteboard systems N O T E S The maximum Cat 5 cable length in this configuration is 50' (15.25 m) (not included). You can use plenum-rated Cat 5 cable, if required. The computer’s USB port must provide sufficient power for the bus-powered SMART GoWire cable and the USB connection adaptor.

  • Page 19: Appendix A: Usb 2.0 Specification Primer, Usb Terminology

    Appendix A USB 2.0 specification primer USB terminology USB topology Connecting USB devices Powering USB devices USB connectors and cables USB connectors USB cables Prohibited cable assemblies USB cable length Extending USB connections Basic USB connection Compound device connection Host with internal non-root hub and compound device connection You can use this section as a reference to common Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 terms, rules and conventions.

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    A P P E N D I X USB 2.0 specification primer Term Definition Downstream The direction of data flow from the host or away from the host. A downstream port is the port on a hub electrically farthest from the host that generates downstream data traffic from the hub.

  • Page 21: Usb Topology

    A P P E N D I X USB 2.0 specification primer USB topology The USB physical network is a tiered star topology. A hub is at the center of each star. Each wire segment is a point-to-point connection between the host and a hub or function, or a hub connected to another hub or function.

  • Page 22: Connecting Usb Devices, Powering Usb Devices

    A P P E N D I X USB 2.0 specification primer Connecting USB devices USB attachment points are provided by a special class of USB device known as a hub. The additional attachment points provided by a hub are called ports. A host includes an embedded hub called the root hub that can provide one or more attachment points.

  • Page 23: Usb Connectors And Cables

    A P P E N D I X USB 2.0 specification primer USB connectors and cables USB connectors There are two types of full-size USB connectors: Series-A and Series-B, also known as Type-A and Type-B, respectively. Either connector type can be a receptacle or a plug. Series-A receptacles are used as outputs from host systems and hubs.

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    A P P E N D I X USB 2.0 specification primer USB cables For full-speed and high-speed connections, USB 2.0 specifications allow two types of cable assemblies: a standard detachable cable that is terminated on one end with a Series-A plug, and terminated on the opposite end with a Series-B plug a captive cable that is terminated on one end with a Series-A plug, and has a vendor-specific connection on the opposite end for the peripheral...

  • Page 25: Extending Usb Connections

    A P P E N D I X USB 2.0 specification primer USB cable length The maximum allowable USB cable length is determined primarily by signal attenuation and propagation delay. A USB cable also carries VBUS and GND wires on each segment to deliver power to bus-powered devices.

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    A P P E N D I X USB 2.0 specification primer Compound device connection In this diagram, you can see that connecting a compound device limits the maximum distance to 5 × 16' (5 m) = 80' (25 m). Compound device Host (Tier 1) Tier 2...

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    Index active device SMART GoWire with SBX800 CAT5- 5, 13 CAT5-XT-1100 and self-powered USB 3, 11 connecting USB devices cable length cables connectors terminology topology device USB-XT or SMART GoWire, CAT5-XT- 4, 12 1100 and self-powered USB hub USB 2.0 specification primer using multiple USB-XT extenders 2, 9 extending 800 series USB...

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