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TRENDnet TE100-MP2U Multi-Function USB 2.0 Print Serve RJ45 USB 2.0

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  • RJ45
  • USB 2.0
  • 10/100Mbps

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The 2-Port 10/100Mbps Multi-Function USB 2.0 Print Server (TE100-MP2U) is designed to transform virtually any stand-alone multi-function USB printer into a shared resource on your network. An intuitive utility application and a user-friendly configuration interface provide a seamless user experience.

LED indicators, bidirectional support and e-mail notifications allow for easy management. With support for most operating systems, simply connect up to two devices to this product for instant multimedia and file sharing. This product offers a cost effective solution to the challenge of sharing multi-function printer, fax, scanner and storage devices.

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Network Connection
Network Speed
Printer Connection
USB 2.0
Device Management
Windows based utility or Web based configuration
Operating Systems Supported
Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista (32-Bit)
3.9" x 2.8" x 1.0"
3.6 oz.
0°~50°C (32°~122°F)
10%~90% (non-condensing)


USB Port: 2 x USB 2.0 Port
CPU/ SDRAM / Flash ROM: RDC R3210-G 150MHz / 8MB / 2MB

USB Storage
NetUSB Mode: Single-user access, FAT12/16/32(read/write) and NTFS (read/write)
Server Mode (FTP/SMB server): Multi-user access. FAT12/16/32(read/write) and NTFS (read)

Diagnostic LEDs: Power, link, status, USB1, USB2

Compliant with USB 2.0 high speed printing
Supports most USB printers and all-in-one multi-function printers
TCP/IP protocol supports DHCP, SNMP, UPnP, FTP
Provides two type of storage access modes: netusb mode and server mode
Supports USB storage devices such as hard drives, flash drives and memory card readers.
Supports SANE servers for scanners
Supports auto-connect for printing and scanning
Email notification for adding/removing USB devices or system error messages
Windows based utility program and Web based configuration
Built-in flash memory for easy firmware upgrade
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • frank k.
  • 7/26/2009 10:10:46 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggswhat a piece of ....

Pros: it turns on and uses power

Cons: what a piece of ....

Other Thoughts: you get what u pay for

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  • Chris R.
  • 6/2/2009 8:51:26 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks flawlessly.

Pros: Awesome. Creates a virtual USB connection to the device itself which eliminates 99% of the problems that print servers typically have with compatibility. Also, the software is a pretty small install compared to may others I've seen (the Linksys print servers to be specific). Got this working with a HP Laserjet P1006 which was said to not be compatible with anything. Also have another one on an HP Photosmart 7150 and a Dell 1720.

Cons: None. Love this thing.

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  • John B.
  • 5/12/2009 9:40:51 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks great but took some fiddling

Pros: Once I got it working, I was able to scan from my Canon MP780 and print to the Canon and my HP Laserjet 1200.
Has worked solidly since I got it setup.
Definitely worth the cost so far. The manufacturer's printer compatibility list is the most clear and complete I've seen.

Cons: Windows (XP & Vista) could not see the Trendnet, even with the latest firmware (2.50). (It may be because I gave it a static IP.)
Had to install as "local" printer on a created TCP port, then select LPR and USB1_LQ or USB2_LQ. That was the last thing I tried. If you haven't done this before in windows, it's tricky. Search microsoft online for adding printer with a local port.

Other Thoughts: Seemed to be the best price point for a home setup like mine that includes an all-in-1. I'm happy with it now.
With a lot of prior XP knowledge and the printer documentation I was able to get it working as advertised.

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  • Paul T.
  • 4/29/2009 9:45:34 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWorks, But Misleading

Pros: Compact, inexpensive and theoretically useful device with two USB ports supporting a variety of functions. SOund too good to be true?

Cons: It is.

Does not work with a wide number of consumer printers, like Canon and Samsung printers, some HP. If it works or not is a complete potshot. No information is available on TrendNet's site. The Knowledgebase is laughable marketing, such as the "Are TRENDnet Multi-Function Print Servers difficult to install?" document.

That's what I get for not looking before I leap.

Other Thoughts: Ironically, TrendNet's tagline is "Networks People Trust". They may want to reconsider...

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  • Eric J.
  • 4/15/2009 7:23:51 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsSorta Works

Pros: I've got both of my wireless computers printing to it successfully using basic IP connections... not using the control center software.

Cons: I was hoping to get my scanner working. But was only successful doing that with the control center software. However, when I use the software, I lose the ability to print from my Vista computer... the XP machine was OK. I'm still working the problem with their tech support.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/4/2009 5:33:16 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks well

Pros: The device functions as advertised. The directions are easy to follow, and once the device is configured, you do not need to install the server manager on other machines to get them to use the printer or network drive as some have believed. For printers, you just create a new local port and point it to the devices IP address, and for network storage, you just enable FTP. Works flawlessly so far.

For the second USB port I have WD 1TB drive hooked up. I have found that in general is is faster to FTP to that drive by enabling FTP in the device management software as opposed to using your OS to browse out to it by mapping the drive. I have been very happy over all and while FTP'ing files up to it, have averaged about 1.6MB/s write times.

Cons: The web interface for the device, while appearing to have the same functionality as the installable software, isn't very well laid out, and sometimes when you tell it to reset the device via the web interface it ignores you. Not a big enough deal though for me to knock off a star as the installable software works well enough for initial setup.

Other Thoughts: Device performs as stated. It uses DHCP just fine, though I have reserved the IP address it uses for it in my router. It would be nice if the network interface supported gigabit speeds as my internal network is all gigabit and CAT6, but as I said above, write times are speedy, and printing is instantaneous. All in all I would definitely buy again, and is much more energy efficient than leaving a computer on to share a printer on the network.

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5 out of 5 eggsWorks great!

Pros: This print server works great! I simply went to their website and downloaded the most up-to-date driver and firmware as some have suggested. I have this hooked up to a printer and a hard drive. I have a laptop with XP and another with Vista and they both workout with any issues.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: I would recommend this print server and I like that it has two usb ports.

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/5/2008 9:03:19 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Setup was easy and wife started printing. Great support from Newegg, Bravo Zulu

Cons: After about a month it stopped working

Other Thoughts: Would have been nice if all connections were on one end, to keep all cables neatly tucked away.

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  • Mitchell D.
  • 12/4/2008 10:57:57 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Works Great, after uploading Firmware. Shipped to me in 24hrs.

Cons: The TE100-MP2U is somewhat difficult to setup. You have to install the printer as local printer first, then connect the printer to the print server. This can be difficult if you have a big color printer that you have to lug into a server closet. Then the print server keeps vanishing before you can hit configure. You then have to unplug the USB printer cord and the power cord. Then plug them both back in. The Print server then will appear again for a few seconds before it goes away again. Sometimes pressing the “Server Refresh” button worked for me. However, once I got into the configuration I had the option to upload new firmware. Once I downloaded the firmware from “” and uploaded it to the print server, it worked GREAT!

Other Thoughts: Another con is you are supposed to install the print server software on every computer and install the printer as a local printer on every computer by connecting it. I went around this by simply sharing my printer over the network using Windows printer sharing feature. This allowed me to easily connect the 15 PCs to the printer and print with no problems. It has been working great for about 24hrs now.

Tech support from Inndia is somewhat helpful. After about an hour they told me to ship it back to Newegg for a replacement. However I got it working soon after hanging up the phone. From doing the steps above in the "Cons" section

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  • Gregory N.
  • 12/2/2008 11:37:42 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorking Hassle Free

Pros: Very small unit.
somewhat easy use software

Cons: Had to update the firmware; Not no biggy . Just wish it come with updated firmware. to save me time.

Other Thoughts: OK! , After the firmware update, my friend had no problem resetting up & after she move all her pc's & laptops to her new home office. It's been months & she hasn't had any problems.

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