StarTech 2P 2-to-1 USB3 Peripheral Sharing Switch
StarTech.com 2 Port 2-to-1 USB 3.0 Peripheral Sharing Switch – USB Bus Powered
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Protect against installation damage for 28 days.
ScanProtect is an enhanced warranty specifically designed and offered by Scan to reduce the risk of any mishap or damage to components during installation.
Our aim with ScanProtect is to encourage our customers to upgrade or build their own PC confidently. For a small additional fee our customers are provided with complete peace of mind.
The USB sharing switch delivers speed and flexibility, with simple push-button controls for switching between computers, and support for SuperSpeed USB bandwidth (up to 5 Gbps) ensuring fast data transfers to/from your shared peripheral device. The switch is also backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 (480Mbps, 12Mbps respectively), so you don't have to worry about your computer or older peripherals not performing.
The 2-port USB switch can also be connected to a USB hub, to expand the number of devices you can share between the two connected systems, or to a USB drive enclosure or docking station, for a shared external storage solution. Features • USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
• Connect a USB hub to share additional peripherals
• Push-button controls for switching between computers
• USB-Powered, no additional power adapter or wall outlet required
• Includes 2 USB A-B cables for PC to switch connection
• Compact design
• Plug-and-Play, no software or drivers required
|External Ports||USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female|
|USB 3.0 B (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|Bus Type||USB 3.0|
|LED Indicators||Computer selection indicators|
|Included in Package||1m USB 3.0 A-B Cables|
|USB 3.0 Sharing Switch|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||239 g [8.4 oz]|
|Maximum Cable Length||1.5 m [4.9 ft]|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||5 Gbps|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Product Height||22 mm [0.9 in]|
|Product Length||69 mm [2.7 in]|
|Product Weight||40 g [1.4 oz]|
|Product Width||42 mm [1.7 in]|
|OS Compatibility||OS Independent - No software or drivers required|
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|Note||The total cable length from host system to your connected peripheral should not exceed 2.5m (8.2ft)|
Please note your statutory rights are not affected.
For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions
- 12 months
- Return to base
- DOA Period:
- 28 days
- RTB Period:
- 1 months
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