OGEARs USB 3.0 Type A Male to Female Cable is the perfect USB extension accessory just when you need it. Use it for any of your devices like hubs, keyboards, mice, docking stations, network hubs, Bluetooth adapters and more. Utilizing USB 3.0 protocols, you can transfer data up to 5Gb/s which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. If you dont have USB 3.0 or you are unsure, this extension cable is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices. This takes the guesswork out of your device setup so you can connect without any challenges. The length of the cable is designed to fit perfectly with your USB hub or docking station which require little distance but need just that little extra distance to function within your workspace. Its also the perfect companion for those devices that are just out of reach and need the extra inches. With the male and female connectors, you dont need any adapters or special cables to extend. Plug it in and start using immediately. Features are connect a USB 3.0 device up to 12 inches away, and perfect for USB hubs, docking stations and peripherals. USB 3.0 transfer rate of up to 5Gbps. Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0, compatible with PC and MAC. Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1.