The adapter supports full duplex operation with IEEE 802.3x flow control and half duplex operation with back-pressure flow control; USB super/high/full speed modes with bus power capacity; IEEE 802.3az (energy-efficient Ethernet); IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging; and IEEE 802.1P Layer 2 priority encoding and encoding.
USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter is compatible with IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab, 802.3az (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T).
The adapter supports Checksum Offload Engine (IPv4/IPv6/TCP/UDP/ICMP) and TCP large Send Offload V1, crossover detection and auto-correction, and advanced link down power saving when Ethernet cable is unplugged.
The USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter measures 2.64-by-1.02-by-0.61-inches (W x H x D), with an overall length of 8.11 inch (20.6cm), and weighs 0.08 lbs. The adapter is housed in a black plastic enclosure. To operate the adapter, you need a desktop or notebook PC or Mac computer with an available USB 3.0 port. The device is compatible with Windows 8 (32- or 64-bit), Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit), Windows Vista (32- or 64-bit), Windows XP (32- or 64-bit), Windows Server 2003 and 2008 (32- or 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, and Mac OS X 10.6 / 10.7 / 10.8 Chipset: AX88179. Connectors: one 9-pin, USB 3.0, Type A male input; one 8-pin RJ45 female output. Power management offload (ARP and NS) support; power consumption: 900mA (max). Recommended environmental conditions: operating temperature: 32 to 104 degrees F; storage temperature: -4 to 140 degrees F; operating humidity: < 80 percent relative humidity; storage humidity: < 60 percent relative humidity. Certifications/Standards: FCC, CE, RoHS. The USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter is backed by a five-year limited warranty.