4X4 USB 3.0 Peripheral Sharing Switch
Share up to four USB 3.0 devices between four different computers
Product ID: HBS304A24A
- Save costs by sharing four USB peripherals between four computers
- Remote port selector lets you switch devices from one computer to another, with the press of a button
- USB 3.0 throughput support with data transfer rates of up to 5Gbps (backwards compatible)
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.
Ideal for small businesses and home offices.
Share a USB 3.0 peripheral between up to four computers on a work bench.
Connect an external hard drive between four systems for merging data to a single shared drive.
|Bus Type||USB 3.0|
|Interface||USB 3.1 Gen 1|
|USB-C Device Port(s)||No|
|USB-C Host Connection||No|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||5 Gbps|
|Optional power requirements||5V 2A|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|External Ports||4 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Receptacle|
|4 - USB Type-B (9 pin) USB 3.0 Receptacle|
|1 - USB Micro-B (5 pin) (Power) Receptacle|
|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).|
|LED Indicators||4 - Computer selection indicators|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|Product Height||1 in [26 mm]|
|Product Length||3.7 in [94 mm]|
|Product Weight||4.4 oz [124 g]|
|Product Width||3.7 in [94 mm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||20.1 oz [570 g]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - peripheral sharing switch|
|1 - 1.8 m [6 ft] remote port selector|
|4 - USB 3.0 cables - USB-A to USB-B
2x 1.2 m [4 ft] / 2x 1.8 m [6 ft]
|1 - quick-start guide|
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Connect a USB Type-C device to your laptop or desktop computer with reduced clutter
USB-A to USB-C™ Cable | USB-IF Certified | USB 3.1 (10Gbps)
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Compliance and Safety
- If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
- If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
- Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
- Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
- Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.