Usb Splitter?

  Shortstop 14:45 03 May 2006
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I wish to connect a printer to 2 PCs. Have tried to use a Network without success, so is there such a thing as a [1xUSB male D to 2xusb female D] adaptor so that I don't need to keep pluging & unpluging each PC?

TIA

Paul

  terryf 14:51 03 May 2006

click here or google for 1xUSB male D to 2xusb female D

  Shortstop 14:59 03 May 2006

I realise that I am not all that bright, but searching on Google seems to kick up a load of sites offering standard USB leads, USB hubs or female/fema adaptors and not what I am looking for. Neither can I find it on 7 Day shop.com

Paul

  Gongoozler 15:03 03 May 2006

I don't think a simple 1 x male to 2 x female USB adapter would work, but this Belkin 4 x 1 USB peripheral switch looks like it's made for the job click here

  Totally-braindead 15:05 03 May 2006

One here but expensive due to the lack of signal loss I suppose click here Better to buy a cheap USB hub from 7day shop and use that.

  Gongoozler 15:07 03 May 2006

This is the 2 x 1 version click here

  Shortstop 15:11 03 May 2006

Hi Totally-braindead & Gongoozler,

Totally-braindead - USB hub won't work [need 2 PCs connected to 1 printer; hub would connect additional peripherals to a single PC]

Gongoozler - perfect! order placed!

BR

Paul

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