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2 Port USB Sharing Switch By Iogear (GUB231) MCM Part #83-12378

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IOGEAR's USB 2.0 Automatic Printer Switch allows two PCs and / or Macs to share one printer or multi-function printer. Simply submit a print job and the printer automatically* switches to the preferred computer. The switch also enables two computers to easily share one external hard drive, scanner, or any USB device. No more plugging and unplugging between computers.

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*Automatic switch function is software based and only available with USB printer or the printer function of a multi-function printer. For connecting and using other types of USB devices, you can switch by using the push-button on the USB switch or with the included software.
  • Automatically* switch from one computer to another when connecting to a USB printer or multi-function printer
  • Simply press a button to switch a USB device between computers - No software installation required
  • Active-port LED lights indicate which computer has access to the USB device
  • Switch-lock function prevents other users from switching the USB device and ensures data access consistency
  • USB 2.0 support with data transfer rate up to 480Mbps and USB 1.1 backward compatible
  • No external power supply needed
System Requirements
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista 32-/64-bit, Windows 7 32-/64-bit
  • Mac OS X v10.3.5 or later
  • Available USB port (USB 2.0 port for High-Speed mode)
Package Contents
  • 1 x USB 2.0 Auto Switch
  • 1 x 6 ft. USB A-B Cable
  • 1 x User Manual
  • 1 x Application CD
  • 1 x Registration / Warranty Card


Computer Connections
Direct USB Type B to Type A
Console 1 x USB Type A
Device Side 2 x USB Type B
Humidity 0-80% RH
Operation Temperature 41 to 104 degree Fahrenheit
Storage Temperature -4 to 140 degree Fahrenheit
Port Status Green - Online / Orange - Locked
Host Status Orange - Online
Operating System Support Windows XP and above; Mac: 10.4.5, 10.5 and above
Power Consumption DC 5V, 2.5W
Power Supply USB Bus powered
POP Information
10" Peg Hook 4
6" Peg Hook 3
Unit Dimensions
Width 2.5"
Height 2.75"
Depth 1"
Unit Package Dimensions
Width 6"
Height 7.25"
Depth 2.25"
Unit Pack Wt. 0.65 lb.
Unit Wt. 0.1 lb.

Part Numbers
MCM Part #:83-12378
Iogear Part #:GUB231
Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.5 lbs.
RoHS Comp:No
Warranty:1095 days
Need to Return?
Length:9 in.
Width:6.25 in.
Height:2.25 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No

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