Introduction: How to Extend Yout USB Using UTP
This is my second Instructables. This time, I'm gonna tell everyone how to extend your USB using UTP. Why do you need to do so? Because the USB extender in shops only around 1,5 meters. It's very short, if you need 50 meters for a USB WiFi antenna on your roof. So I share to you people this technique.
P.S.: I will be making the Instructables of the Indonesia's style of USB WiFi antenna. The picture is below.
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Step 1: Gather Your Parts
(3)Small PVC Pipe
(5)thermofit / heatshrink
Step 2: The Making of Part 1
Open the UTP and USB cable. Put the small PVC pipe in the UTP cable. Put the thermofit in the USB cable. Then connect it like this:
white orange & orange to red,
white & green to white,
green to green,
and the rest to black.
Remeber to solder it.
Step 3: The Making of Part 2
Fit the pipe in the connections and close it with rubber tape. You're finished! Try it. If USB is not detected, then change the USB 1.1 to USB 2.0.
If it doesn't work, try the circuit below.
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