USB 4 Port Hub Extender. There are occasions, dear reader, when a piddly 3 foot cable will not do it for connecting your peripherals to yer PC. Such as when you’re…cough…working in the garden on your telecommute days. For those important moments you need this puppy, which uses standard Ethernet cable to cleverly extend the USB connection range of up to four peripherals and their sister. Wireless, waddya mean? $54.99.
This 4-port hub uses a plain Ethernet patch cable–up to 150 feet long–to connect USB devices to your PC. The local unit plugs into your PC using a standard type A connector, while the remote unit provides 4 type A ports for USB devices.