Do you need a way to connect several Networked computers to a single printer, scanner or digital camera?
Keyspan comes to the rescue! The Keyspan USB 2.0 Server can be connected to PC’s running Windows XP or Windows Vista, or Macs running Mac OS X(r) (10.3.9 or later).
As you can see from the picture (click the thumbnail to get the bigger image). any number of computers can be connected to the Keyspan server via Ethernet and even WiFi.
From the server plug in Any USB device. Any printer, scanner, digital camera, USB Hard drives and flash drive! And more! This system supports bi-directional communication with printers. So any that remote computer can be used to monitor ink and paper levels as well as other printer features.
‘Enabling users to access USB devices over a network connection offers many new possibilities’, noted Mike Ridenhour, president of Keyspan. ‘Sharing USB devices and extending a USB connection over long distances are key applications for a USB server.’ Ridenhour notes that letting users connect to USB devices over WiFi from their laptop, ‘saves the time and effort of going to the USB device and plugging in a cable.’
Now shipping, the Keyspan USB 2.0 Server retails with an MSPR $129, and is available to consumers now at the Keyspan online store, CDW, PC Connection, and other leading resellers. The Keyspan USB 2.0 Server is available to resellers in the USA via Ingram Micro, D and H, and Wynit. Check Keyspan’s web site for a list of international distributors.