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Maximum cable lengths

You can connect various devices (for example printers, computers) to your FRITZ!Box. If a cable is too short, you can extend or replace it. Since you can only extend cables to a certain limit, below you will find information on the maximum possible length for each type of cable.

1 Network cable

The network cable between the FRITZ!Box and a connected device may be up to 100 meters long.

Note:Any standard STP-type (Shielded Twisted Pair, 1:1) CAT-5e Ethernet cable can be used to connect a network device to the FRITZ!Box.

2 USB cable

The cable of USB devices connected to the USB port on the FRITZ!Box should be a maximum of 5 meters long.