This 4x4 USB 3.0 peripheral sharing switch lets you share four USB 3.0 peripheral devices between four different computers, providing a cost-effective way to create a more productive, space-efficient work area.
Save costs and time by sharing peripherals
Save the expense of purchasing duplicate peripherals, by sharing devices (such as USB printers, portable hard drives, mouse and keyboard) with up to four computers. The USB switch also lets you avoid having to swap cables from one system to another, saving time and effort.
Fast data transfer speed
Enjoy fast data transfers to and from your shared peripheral devices. The USB switch supports USB 3.0 (up to 5Gbps), providing high-bandwidth support for devices like external hard drives and webcams. The USB 3.0 switch is also backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 and works with older devices.
Easy to use
The plug-and-play USB switch is easy to use, with no drivers or software required. It features a remote port selector that lets you switch peripheral devices from one computer to another with the press of a button. The LED indicates the active computer.
The switch's compact design takes up minimal desk space and it's USB-powered.
Share more devices
The 4-port USB switch can also be connected to a USB hub or docking station, to expand the number of shared devices.
The HBS304A24A is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Indicators LED Indicators Computer selection indicators Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 650 g [22.9 oz] Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps Optional power requirements Optional power requirements: 5V 2A Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s Physical Characteristics Color Black Enclosure Type Plastic Form Factor Compact Product Height 26 mm [1 in] Product Length 94 mm [3.7 in] Product Weight 130 g [4.6 oz] Product Width 94 mm [3.7 in] Power Power Source USB-Powered Software OS Compatibility OS Independent - No software or drivers required Special Notes / Requirements Note The switch does not require an external power source as it draws power from the computers that it's connected to. If you have a special application that requires additional power, such as higher powered USB peripherals or if less than 4 hosts are connected and powered at one time, connect a 5V source to the power adapter port (USB Micro-B). What's in the Box Included in Package 1.8 m [6 ft] remote port selector peripheral sharing switch quick-start guide USB-A to USB-B cables
2x 1.2 m [4 ft] / 2x 1.8 m [6 ft] Hardware USB-C Host Connection No USB-C Device Port(s) No Ports 4 Interface USB 3.1 Gen 1 Fast-Charge Port(s) No Bus Type USB 3.0 Environmental Storage Temperature -20oC to 60oC (-4oF to 140oF) Operating Temperature 0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF) Humidity 0~80% RH Connector(s) External Ports USB Type-B (9 pin) USB 3.0 Receptacle USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Receptacle USB Micro-B (5 pin) (Power) Receptacle