SHIELDED USB3 short M:F ext cord - where?

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 18:54    Post subject: SHIELDED USB3 short M:F ext cord - where? Reply with quote
i have a usb3 ssd plugged into my usb3 router port
usb3 interferes with 2.4ghz wifi signals (lowers SNR)
i tried a patch cord to locate the ssd away from the router
https://www.ebay.com/itm//141848065288
but while it's transfer rate is great, it's not shielded
so the noise while in use steps all over the 2.4ghz wifi.
so where i can find an affordable usb3 m:f cord
that is truly shielded
without diy making my own?
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 12:52    Post subject: Reply with quote
i may buy on of these reliably shielded 3' cable;

https://www.tripplite.com/usb-3.0-superspeed-keystone-jack-type-a-extension-cable-3-ft~U324003KJ

and will post a follow up once it's installed.

i made the attached graphic to illustrate how a usb3 device
can interfere with 2.4 wifi particularly on fringe devices.
one could argue it's within the margin of error, but i would
respond that the average SNR will be 10%-20% different.
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