Tripp Lite U215-002 2-Port USB 2.0 Printer/Peripheral Sharing Switch

SKU: U215-002 MFR# U215-002

Sale price$24.95


  • Switch Between Computers via Mouse, Hotkey or Manual Button
  • Supports Data Transfer Rates up to 480 Mbps
  • Easy Setup with Included Optional Software CD
  • No Power Adapter Required
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
The U215-002 2-Port USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Printer/Peripheral Sharing Switch saves you money, time and precious workspace by letting you connect two computers to a single USB peripheral. Recommended for home and small offices, this sharing switch eliminates the cost of buying two printers, two scanners, two hard drives, etc., as well as the problem of where to put them and their cables.

NOTE: Customers are encouraged to use the 1.5 ft (0.46 m) USB cables provided between the source (e.g., PC) and switch. Using longer cables could cause an intermittent or connection loss.


  • Technology: USB 2.0 (High Speed)
  • Host Connector: USB A (MALE)


  • Bus Powered: Yes


  • Power Consumption (Watts): 0.5

User Interface, Alerts & Controls

  • LED Indicators: Blue (1, 2)


  • Color: Black
  • Material of Construction: ABS
  • Unit Packaging Type: Box
  • Unit Weight (lbs.): 0.26


  • Operating Temperature Range: 32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
  • Storage Temperature Range: 14 to 131 F (-10 to 55 C)
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% RH, Non-Condensing
  • BTUs: 1.7 BTU/Hr


  • Number of Ports: 2
  • Side A - Connector 1: USB A (FEMALE)
  • Side B - Connector 1: (2) USB B (FEMALE)
  • Connector Plating: Nickel

Features & Specifications

  • Port Selection: Pushbutton; Hotkey; Mouse
  • USB Specification: USB 2.0 (up to 480 Mbps)
  • Driver Required: No

Standards / Compliance / Warranty

  • Compliance: RoHS; CE (Europe); REACH; WEEE; FCC (USA); UKCA
  • Warranty: 3-Year Limited Warranty

System Requirements

  • 1 or 2 computers with available USB ports
  • Switch is compatible with all USB-enabled operating systems
  • Optional software is compatible with Windows (XP and later) and Mac (OS X 10.3 and later)

Package Includes

  • U215-002 2-Port USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Printer/Peripheral Sharing Switch
  • (2) USB 2.0 cables (A/B), 1.5 ft.
  • Installation CD
  • Owner’s manual

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