RE: USB switches & hubs

Subject: RE: USB switches & hubs
From: "Victoria Wroblewski" <victoria -dot- wroblewski -at- eagletest -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, "Techwr-l" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 09:47:46 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Cardimon, Craig
Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 8:15 AM
To: Techwr-l
Subject: USB switches & hubs

>I am trying to network a Canon Pixma MP610 with two computers. The
printer connects via USB port.

>Would I use a USB switch or hub for this? Or something else? I have
managed to confuse myself.

Switch. A hub just expands the number of ports you have, a switch is
what will let you share functionality.

They do also make print servers, wired and wireless, which might be a
solution if you may add another computer to the mix.

Personally, I am a fan of I've always had great
interactions with them, and I'm always happy when a stellar (mostly)
online company also has some brick & mortar stores.

- V

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