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.

$79.24 (Incl. GST) 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.

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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. Connectivity technology: Wired, Host interface: USB, Interface: Ethernet. Maximum data transfer rate: 5000 Mbit/s. Product colour: Black, Grey

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. 

The Advantage

– 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

Warranty: 2 Years

Additional information

Connectivity technology



Maximum data transfer rate

5000 Mbit/s

Host interface




Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports


Networking standards

IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3bz, IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x



Full duplex


VLAN tagging




Component for



Realtek – RTL8156

LED indicators

Link, Speed

Mean time between failures (MTBF)

10000 h



Windows operating systems supported

Windows 10, Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 IOT Core, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 10 x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64

Mac operating systems supported

Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra, Mac OS X 10.14 Mojave, Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina, Mac OS X 10.15.3 Catalina, Mac OS X 13.0 Ventura

Linux operating systems supported


Server operating systems supported

Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016

Operating temperature (T-T)

0 – 70 °C

Operating relative humidity (H-H)

5 – 90%

Sustainability certificates



30 mm


16 mm


39.7 g

Package width

145 mm

Package depth

175 mm

Package height

30 mm

Storage temperature (T-T)

-10 – 55 °C

Harmonized System (HS) code


Product colour

Black, Grey

Quick start guide


USB version

3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1)

Jumbo frames support


Jumbo frames


Cable length

0.15 m

Master (outer) case width

435 mm

Master (outer) case length

420 mm

Master (outer) case height

415 mm

Products per master (outer) case

70 pc(s)