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CCL Code: NET0765
Manufacturer Code: USB31000S
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Key Features:

  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • 1 Network Port
  • Speed: 1000Mbps

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The USB31000S USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter adds a single RJ45 Ethernet port to a USB-enabled computer system, with support for Gigabit network connections at full bandwidth, unlike USB 2.0 adapters. This compact USB 3.0 network adapter is backward compatible with older USB 2.0/1.x computer systems (speed limited by USB bus), making it the ideal portable replacement network adapter or laptop accessory. Plus, with support for features such as Jumbo Frames, VLAN tagging and Wake on LAN (WOL), the adapter offers a versatile Gigabit network solution for home and business users alike. The USB31000S USB 3.0 Gigabit adapter is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support. Compatible with Gigabit Ethernet networks and powered via USB for versatility and portability as an add-on or replacement. Uses built-in Checksum and Large Send Offload support and Jumbo Frames, the Gigabit USB adapter helps conserve system resources. Backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support. Add Gigabit Ethernet capabilities to a desktop or laptop, without opening the computer or taking up an available expansion slot. Replace a failed integrated network adapter with an external, USB Gigabit Ethernet connection, instead of having to open a desktop or laptop computer case. Connects your laptop PC to a Gigabit network or backbone - perfect for small or home offices, departmental network applications and network gaming. Transfer very large files over the network with access to true Gigabit speeds that USB 2.0 adapters cannot provide.

Main Features

  • USB to RJ45 adaptor supports Gigabit networking over USB 3.0
  • IEEE 802.3, 802.3u and 802.3ab (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T) compatible
  • Powered directly from the USB ports
  • Crossover Detection & Auto-Correction (Auto MDIX)
  • IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Tagging support
  • Jumbo Frame support
  • Supports Checksum Offload (IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP) and Large Send Offload
  • Activity and Link LED indicators
  • Compact, lightweight design for maximum portability

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Windows 10 (32/64-bit), 8.1 (32/64-bit), 8 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP (32/64-bit), Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2, 2003 (32/64-bit), Mac OS 10.6 - 10.10 - , Vlan Tagging Is Currently Not Supported In Mac OS, Linux Kernel 2.6.25 - 3.17.0


Warranty 2 Years


Operating Temperature 0 to 40 °C


Form Factor Converter Adaptor
In The Box 1 - USB 3.0 Gigabit Adapter • 1 - Driver CD • 1 - Instruction Manual
Width 2.6 cm
Depth 6.7 cm
Height 15.5 cm
Weight 0.27 kg

Key Features

LAN Port Connector RJ-45
LAN Port Speed 1000 Mbps
Number of LAN Ports 1 port(s)
Interface Type USB 3.0
Main Colour Black

Item Details

Manufacturer Code USB31000S
UPC 065030848404
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 2 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Code USB31000S
Questions and Answers

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Q: what chipset does it use ie: ax88179 Realtek ????
Answer by Dan on 22nd January 2016
StarTech list this adapter as using an ASIX AX88179 chipset. -Danlevan
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Q: Hi - have just bought new laptop and realise to my horror AFTER purchase that it doesnt have a port for the hard wired network cable. Most things are fine over wireless but there are some functions (eg Sonos Music library) where I need to have the laptop connected by cable for it to work efficiently. Will this adapter plug into my laptop and then the cable into the adapter and it all work Ok without me having to program anything? Thank you. Yvonne
Answer by Dan on 7th January 2014
Yes, this will work exactly like you require. You may need to install a driver for it to be recognised by your laptop, but it should not require much setup. -Danlevan
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Q: Can this adapter be used to conect an external drive to a network and then allow access to the drive via wireless or ethernet connection?
Answer by CCL on 14th June 2013
Provided that the drive is connected to the adapter, and the adapter is connected to the network router, this should be possible. -Jake
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