Agilent Unveils E5813A Networked USB Hub for Instrument Connectivity

10/6/2004 - Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced the Agilent E5813A networked five-port USB hub, which provides remote USB ports for test system instruments and devices. The E5813A combines LAN (Local Area Network) and USB (Universal Serial Bus) technologies so that USB devices can be placed anywhere on a LAN. There are no switches to set or PC cards to install. The included software makes the five USB ports appear as locally attached ports.

Using a LAN, either in a wired or wireless configuration, an engineer can set up a computer to remotely access or monitor the instrument or device, collect data and perform measurements. The E5813A is compatible with Agilent's 82357A, a USB-to-GPIB interface, or Agilent's E5805A, a USB-to-RS232 interface, providing a wide range of connectivity options.

Further Information
Images of the Agilent E5813A, a LAN-to-USB HUB interface, are available at
Specifications and ordering information for the E5813A is available at
Agilent's complete I/O offering is available at

About Agilent System-Ready Test
Agilent simplifies the process of connecting and programming test systems to help engineers design, validate and manufacture electronic products. Agilent offers open connectivity for a broad range of system-ready instruments, open industry software, PC-standard I/O and global support, which are combined to more easily integrate test system development. More information is available at

About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is a global technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 28,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenue of $6.1 billion in fiscal year 2003. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at

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