Easily Connects Usb Printer To A Network Allows Multiple Computers To Share 1 Usb Printer On The Network Print From Any Computer On The Network Or From Across The Internet Supports DHCP Client and multiple network protocols 10Base-T / 100Base-T auto-sensing Supports Telnet and Web Management software Easily Connects Usb Printer To A Network Allows Multiple Computers To Share 1 Usb Printer On The Network Print From Any Computer On The Network Or From Across The Internet IOGEAR's palm sized 1-port USB 2.0 Print Server allows any networked computer to share a USB printer. It complies with USB 2.0 specifications (backward compatible with USB 1.1 spec.), and provides users with an auto-sensing Ethernet port that works with either 10Base-T or 100Base-T networks. This unit also supports multiple protocols and multiple operating systems, and it integrates Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) in this print server to allow users to print from any computer over a LAN/WAN or the Internet by specifying the device's URL. The built-in web management feature provides more convenience by allowing the user to configure, monitor and even reset the print server via a web browser. This eliminates the need to place the printer right next to the computer. Print jobs can be sent to a printer in another country just as easily as to a printer in the same office.
The print server hardware worked fine, but the setup softwarecaused a few problems as a result of oversimplication.I was able to get the server going with a Brother HL-5150D USBprinter on a home network with 4 computers (3 wireless, 1ethernet), an all-in-one networked device and the USBprinter itself. This is using a mixture of computers withdifferent flavours of Windows XP. The print server is wired toa router using DHCP. I did not chose to put the print server ona static ad..