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If I'd like to extend USB cable for camera or turntable, without a powered USB port hub.

Step-by-step guide

This USB extension cord includes an active repeater and works well to extend length of camera or turntable USB Cord, for about $10, TECHTOO USB 2.0 Extension Cable 16 FT USB Active Repeater Cord Type A Male to A Female with Built-in Signal Booster Chips:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00N7C8DW0/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


For Mac, with USB-C ports, when using the original USB cable, you'll need an USB-C to USB adapter:

https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MJ1M2AM/A/usb-c-to-usb-adapter?fnode=4f59093e55962179b2ed6f03f2dc3dc5f8c8b19c2b200ab4caed767f7a82c4ee59351b19e2b13190bad2b808178d05c6e1789522238290581990443faafdb00347ef4fc9321ec5bfe228372a0626c2b8cea80f184762b1c4b213c3388612ff6bc37a591391ca424b9e7727bcb4a8a2a4&fs=f%3Dadapter%26fh%3D47a7%252B45b0


So, you do need the USBC to USB converter, yes. Maybe consider adding a powered USB-2 Hub.

This is a cable that we've tested and we know it works.