USB Share Switch utilizes four USB Ports to switch between four personal computers who wish to share a USB printers. Both home and business will enjoy the benefits of the automatic switching action between PC\'s and their peripherals.
USB 4 Port Sharing Switch Features Four PC's share a USB Device Works with Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP Compliant with USB REV1.1 Specification Data transmission is up to 12Mbps and 1.5Mbps Support UHCI and OHCI USB interface Supports USB self power for more USB Hub expansion Uses intellegent software to switch USB device ports and easy operation Handles some HP, Epson USB printers, and IEEE-1284 printers (Built-in IEEE-1284 port) under auto print mode Auto printer mode supports first come first serve Supports 5 meter cable length from PC to share switch or USB device to share switch Easy to share other expensive USB devices such as USB docking stations, USB to USB Bridge, USB to Ethernet and other adapters Easy to extend USB down stream ports of the share switch by adding a 4 or 7 port USB Hub Small compact size LED indicators on the 4 port share switch The USB share switch comes equipped with both device power LED and PC LED indicators which allow the user to determine which PC is being used when the device is active. Activity is first come first serve meaning that the PC that sends the command first will activate the switch for use. The snhare switch is self powered and no additional external power source is needed for operation. USB 4 Port Sharing Switch Technical Specifications 4 Port USB Share Switch 4 Port USB Share Switch with IEEE-1284 Printer Port PC Port 4 4 USB Device Port 1 1 IEEE-1284 Parallel Port 0 1 PC Port Connector USB Type "B" Receptacle USB Device Port Connector USB Type "A" Receptacle IEEE-1284 Port Connector N/A DB 25 Pin USB Device Selection Software Manual Selection or Auto Selection PC Port LED 4 4 USB Device Port LED 1 Cable Length (meters) 5 USB Power Bus Power Power Adapter No Operation Temperature 0-40°C Storage Temperature -20-60°C Humidity 0-80°C Non-condensing Enclosure Plastic After using the 4 Port USB Share Switch between my laptop and desktops I found it to be a very versital tool. The versatility comes into play when beginning to share the USB device between as many as 4 PC's or laptops without the cable switching that is normally needed. The 4 port usb share switch allows me the conveinence of keeping my printer or other usb device connected to all machines, ready for use when I need it. The switch is attractive and compact and well suited for the needs of the small business or home user when more than one PC is needed and I recommend the USB 4 port share switch for just that reason. Bob Boisvert...Web Professional