Silex Servers Handle USB Devices
Silex Technology America will unveil several USB servers for printers and other devices.Silex Technology America this week will unveil several USB (Universal Serial Bus) servers for printers and other devices. The SX-5000U2 connects printers, scanners, multifunction printers and other USB devices to a network. It has four USB 2.0 ports and one 10/100M-bps Ethernet port. Priced at $229, the SX-5000U2 will ship at months end. The SX-3700WB, a wireless single-port USB server, lets users connect network-enabled USB peripherals to a WLAN (wireless LAN). Priced at $179, the SX-3700WB will be available early next month.
The SX-300U, available now, is a $99 print server that connects a USB printer to a 10/100M-bps network.