Silex Servers Handle USB Devices

By Shelley Solheim  |  Posted 2004-07-19

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.

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