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StarTech USB221SS 2 Port 2-to-1 USB 3.0 Peripheral Sharing Switch - USB Powered

  • 2 x USB 3.0
  • USB 3.0
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Learn more about the STARTECH USB221SS




USB 3.0
2 x USB 3.0
Transfer Rate
Power Input
2.7" x 1.7" x 0.9"
1.4 oz [40 g]
0° C~ 40° C


External Ports:
1 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female
2 - USB 3.0 B (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female

Maximum Cable Length: 4.9 ft [1.5 m]

Enclosure Type: Plastic

USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps

Connect a USB hub to share additional peripherals

Push-button controls for switching between computers

USB-Powered, no additional power adapter or wall outlet required

Includes 2 USB A-B cables for PC to switch connection

Compact design

Plug-and-Play, no software or drivers required.


Package Contents
1 - USB 3.0 Sharing Switch
2 - 1m USB 3.0 A-B Cables
1 - Instruction Manual

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year

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  • Marc S.
  • 8/22/2014 7:11:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks as advertised

Pros: Great product, no cons

Cons: None

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  • Robert M.
  • 1/26/2014 11:02:37 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great as Designed

Pros: I'm using this to switch an HP 3005pr USB 3.0 port replicator between my personal desktop and work laptop at home. The switch does this job perfectly and without error. The buttons are very convenient to push to switch between computers and the in-use path button lights up.

Cons: Button lights are SUPER bright blue LEDs. The glowing light (behind my monitor) reflects out the room and down the hall. I try to aim them to minimize this effect.

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  • Grant T.
  • 1/2/2014 8:19:36 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDoes its job

Pros: Initially bought it to switch the use of one of my external hard drives between a windows system and a debian system. Worked as soon as I plugged it in. Ended up switching it to my logitech G15 keyboard to use between both systems. I have two monitors and two mice already, but only one keyboard, so dropping $200+ on a decent KVM switch would have been a waste. Once again, I was able to use without issue. I have not tried it yet with other USB peripherals plugged into the keyboard while the keyboard is hooked up to this.

Cons: The blue light on it is nice, it jives very well with the blue-black color scheme of my battle station, but it remains on and quite bright even when both computers are off. This is a minor issue, but I dislike having to unplug it from both computers to shut off the light at night.

Other Thoughts: If this ends up working with my G700 mouse, I will probably buy another. Much more economical and better looking than most of the KVM switches out there. If you don't need a KVM for the video functions, I recommend this item.

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