This item doesn’t belong on this page. We have learned to ignore the sqwaking, complaining computers and just let the printer and switch do its work! It was glitchy intermittent malfunctions hooked to my Canon MP multi-function printer MFP and Tech Support at Iogear, although courteous, couldn’t solve the problem. When I connect it to two vista PC, it work great. See any errors on this page? I had first tried a manual two-way KVM, but was less than pleased. After initial setup issues the unit worked just fine.
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I find that I have to tell the software driver to manually switch from one computer to the other. Rated 5 out of 5 by Anthony from Simplicity and value go great together!
It supports Windows and Mac OS, as well as multifunction printers. She used pprinter e-mail me files so I could print them for her.
Just give a print command from either system, and everything works flawlessly. The 2-Port USB 2. Show More Show Less. On the other hand, wife is a nurse and I faint at the sight of blood. Rated 1 out of 5 by Brad from Glitchy on my multi-function printer On the company website the description of the Gjb211 is this: Skip to main content.
The switch always works and was easy to install. After initial setup issues the unit worked just fine.
Switch is powered by USB bus. Anker 4-Port USB 3. Cisco Ethernet Switches Port 2. The product works as advertised and automatically switches to accommodate printing requests. It was glitchy intermittent malfunctions hooked to my Canon MP multi-function printer MFP and Tech Support at Iogear, although courteous, couldn’t solve the problem.
Simply send the print job and the switch automatically makes the swap for you.
IOGEAR USB Printer Auto Sharing Switch GUB – switch – 2 ports | eBay
With the Iogear switch in place, my need for the printer at one or the other of the two PC’s is a transparent operation. We live in a divided PC-Mac family. Switches computers automatically for each print job without delay.
Simply send the print job and the switch automatically makes the swap for you. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated prknter time. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Needs a clearer set of instructions for setup though. No more plugging and unplugging between your computers.
I have a great PC home office with 2 machines networked to share my peripherals printer, scanner, DVD writer, etc. Best Selling in Network Hubs See all.
Save on Network Hubs Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. It has been difficult to network these two computers with success being iffy and intermitent.
USB cable in from a G4 Mac.
IOGEAR 2-Port USB Printer Auto Sharing Switch GUB B&H
You can even use it to share other USB devices when using manual switching. Couldn’t be more pleased. Perhaps because of the two different operating systems, the XP laptop gives an audible alert sound when the desktop computer is printing and on occassion, the Windows 7 machine puts up a message saying the printer is not connected when it really is.
The product did not deliver the advertised functions for me. Most excellent and simplicity itself to install and it works as expected first time! Set the same preferred printer in each driver.