USB 3.0 Type-A to 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter -... USB 3.0 Type-A to 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter - 2.5GBASE-T
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Key features
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE: 2.5GbE USB A to Ethernet Adapter allows you to securely connect to high-speed Networks and is backwards compatible with existing Gigabit LANs
  • NBASE-T & 2.5GBASE-T: USB 3.1 Ethernet adapter offers bandwidth for content creators & power users on high performance Laptops/Workstations incl. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Dell XPS HP EliteBook/ZBook
  • USB 3.0/3.1 Type-A | 1x RJ45 | 5 Gbps Multi-Gigabit | 3 Speed 2.5G/1G/100 Mbps auto-negotiation | Realtek RTL8156 | NBASE-T/2.5GBASE-T | 9K Jumbo Frame | WoL | VLAN | USB Powered | 2Yr Warranty
  • MAXIMUM BANDWIDTH: Leverage NBASE-T w/ USB-A for 2.5 Gb/s speeds over existing Cat 5e Cables w/o the expense of Cat 6A or Fiber; 3 Speed Auto-Negotiation always provides max bandwidth
  • COMPATIBILITY: Supports many OS and Hypervisors incl. Windows 7/8.1/10, Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 R2/2016, Linux LTS Kernel 4.19+, MacOS 10.11 to 11
Product overview
  • Wired / Wireless: Wired
  • Protocol: Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Ethernet, 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Type: Network adapter
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Product Description


USB LAN Adapter IEEE 802.3bz 2.5 Gbps Mac Windows Linux. Add 2.5 GbE network access to your laptop, using the USB-A port on your laptop. This USB 3.0 Type-A to Gigabit network adapter gives you wired Ethernet network access.

Powerful 2.5 Gigabit Network Connections

Ideal for office or home use, the network adapter supports full 2.5 Gigabit bandwidth by harnessing the performance of USB 3.0. You can quickly access very large files over a 2.5 Gigabit network, saving valuable time every day.

Native Driver Support Makes Installation Easy

Get up and running quickly. Simply plug this USB-A to Ethernet adapter into the USB port on your laptop and connect to your network. The network adapter Realtek RTL8156 chipset provides native driver support for Mac OS and Linux. Any Windows operating systems without the driver will be automatically prompted to download the software directly from the adapter, ensuring a quick installation with no Internet access required.

Compact & Lightweight for Perfect Portability

Compact and portable, this USB Gigabit network adapter is the ideal desktop network adapter or laptop accessory. You don't have to carry a power adapter with you to use it, because it's powered directly from the host USB port.

The Choice of IT Pros Since 1985 conducts thorough compatibility and performance testing on all our products to ensure we are meeting or exceeding industry standards and providing high-quality products to IT Professionals. Our local Technical Advisors have broad product expertise and work directly with our Engineers to provide support for our customers both pre and post-sales.

The US2GA30 is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.



Product Description 2.5GbE USB A to Ethernet Adapter, NBASE-T NIC, USB 3.0 Type A 2.5 GbE /1 GbE Multi Speed Gigabit Network, USB 3.1 Laptop to RJ45/LAN, Lenovo X1 Carbon, HP EliteBook/ ZBook - Type-A to Ethernet (US2GA30) - network adapter - USB 3.0 - 10M/100M/1G/2.5 Gigabit Ethernet x 1
Device Type Network adapter
Form Factor External
Interface (Bus) Type SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Ports 10M/100M/1G/2.5 Gigabit Ethernet x 1
Dimensions (WxDxH) 3 cm x 1.6 cm
Weight 39.7 g
Cabling Type Ethernet 10Base-T, Ethernet 100Base-TX, Ethernet 1000Base-T, Ethernet 2.5GBase-T
Data Link Protocol 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE, 2.5 GigE
Data Transfer Rate 2.5 Gbps
Capacity Jumbo frame size: 16000
Processor Realtek Semiconductor RTL8156
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3bz, USB 3.1 Gen 1
Colour Black, space grey
System Requirements Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Apple MacOS X 10.11 - 10.15, Apple macOS 11.0, Apple macOS 12.0, Linux Kernel 2.4.20 or later (LTS versions only), Apple macOS 13.0, Microsoft Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10 / 11
Manufacturer Warranty 2-year warranty

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