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USB 2.0 Sharing Hub

No. 42887
€36.27 inc. VAT(Delivery from €6.99 inc. VAT)
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  • Easy, cost effective solution for sharing USB devices between 2 computers
  • Sliding switch for selecting which computer has access to the hub
  • Supports USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices
  • USB bus-powered or mains powered, external power supply included
  • 2 year warranty

The Lindy USB 2.0 Sharing Hub is a handy device which allows the user to share 4 USB devices over 2 separate computers, with a simple switch for easy control over which computer has access to the hub and connected devices, a great solution in a range of IT scenarios such as accessing stored files or connecting USB peripherals including printers.

The hub is backwards compatible with USB 1.1 devices and supports PC as well as Mac computers, ensuring connectivity is hassle free whichever hardware is used.Two USB Type A to B cables are included for connecting the Hub to the computers.

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Neat, quick, complete, USB switching - should have got it years ago!

With one PC, a laptop and three printers I often wondered how to simplify USB connections. With a new PC requiring several weeks of parallel operation I had to simplify the spiders web of cabling. A switchable USB hub with 2 PC inputs and 4 USB outputs is almost ideal.

I was nervous about whether my new PC (Windows 8) could recognise the printers beyond the hub. They had to be switched on (of course!) to be recognised. Then immediate hookup - no need to load device drivers.
In fact it came with more than I expected - it included 2 PC to USB B cables as well. I had ordered these as well. Product info could make this clearer.

Result now excellent switchable system - only one of two that I could find, the other with bad reviews.

Ideally the same with 3 inputs and PC-controlled switching would be perfect to plug in the laptop without unplugging one of the PCs. But this will do fine. Incidentally well packaged and prompt delivery. Thank you Lindy UK.

David Williams | 18th June 2013
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Review Summary: USB 2.0 Sharing Hub 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
  • USB Standard: USB 2.0
  • Supported Bandwidth: 480 Mbps
  • Chipset: NEC UPD720114
  • Compatibility: USB Type A equipped computers
  • Power Delivery: -
  • Special Features: Switching with sliding switch
  • Inputs: 2 x USB Type B (Female)
  • Outputs: 4 x USB Type A (Female)
  • Power: 5.5/2.1mm DC socket
Physical Properties
  • Dimensions WxDxH: 105x50x20mm (4.13x1.97x0.79in)
  • (Fixed) Cable Length: -
  • Housing Material: Plastic
  • Net Weight: 0.074kg (0.16lb)
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C - 50°C (32°F - 122°F)
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C - 70°C (-4°F - 158°F)
  • Humidity: 0 - 80% RH ( non-condensing)
  • Power Requirements: 5VDC 2A
  • Colour: Silver
  • Packaging Type: Carton Box
  • Packaging Dimensions: 155x120x60mm (6.1x4.72x2.36in)
  • Gross Weight: 0.42kg (0.93lb)
  • Warranty (Years): 2
  • Certificated: CE, FCC, RoHS & REACH
Package contents
  • USB 2.0 Sharing Hub
  • 2 x USB Type A to B cable
  • Power Supply with Euro or UK plug
  • Lindy Manual
Purchasing information
  • No.: 42887
  • EAN: 4002888428873

Delivery Information

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