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HAWKING HMPS2U Wireless-N Multifunction USB Printer & Device Server 802.11b/g/n, RJ45 4 x USB 2.0

  • 802.11b/g/n, RJ45
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 10/100Mbps + 150Mbps

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HMPS2U Wireless-N Multifunction USB Printer and Device Server

The Hawking HMPS2U Wireless-N Multi-Function USB Printer and Device Server lets you connect and share your multi-function printers, scanners and other USB devices with multiple computers in your network, wired or wirelessly. The HMPS2U saves space and removes clusters from having USB devices (printers, hard drives, etc) at home or office. Best of all, it eliminates the cost of having multiple versions of the same USB device on the same network. A must-have for your home and office!


The Benefits of the HMPS2U

Print Server for USB Printers, Standard and Multi-Function Printer

The Hawking HMPS2U is a powerful and convenient tool to share your USB printer (standard or multi-function) with multiple computers. There is no need to have a dedicated computer to share a printer. The HMPS2U lets you print, scan, and fax from any computer on your network, saving you the cost of having multiple printers or the trouble of manually sharing one printer with multiple computers. Print and save from any computer on your network with the HMPS2U.


Eliminate the Cost and Hassle of Multiple External Hard Drives for Your Home or Office

With the HMPS2U, you can connect and share your external USB hard drive with multiple computers. Simply connect an external hard drive to the HMPS2U, and you can start uploading and sharing documents, music, and movies among your Mac or Windows computers.

One stop image sharing center for your USB compatible camera Plug-in you camera to the HMPS2U and you can start viewing your home video or images from any computer within your network. Load your camera contents to a computer or back up your camera images in seconds with a connected hard drive.

Stream and Play your Music Wirelessly with the Shared USB Speakers*

Simply plug in a USB speaker to your HMPS2U and you can share the USB speakers with multiple computers, smartphones, or tablets. The HMPS2U supports Airplay® so that you can stream music from your tablet, smartphone, or computer wirelessly to your shared speakers.*

Connects Wired or Wirelessly to Your Existing Network

The HMPS2U consolidates all your USB devices and allows you to access them from any computer on your network.

How It Works

First, connect your HMPS2U to your Network using a wired or wireless connection. Then, connect your USB devices to the HMPS2U (four USB ports are available on the HMPS2U). Now, access your USB devices using any devices on your network (laptop, desktop, tablet* or smartphones*)



  • Easily connect and share your USB printer, multifunction all-in-one printer, or standard printer to a network
  • Print from any computer over the network
  • Share your USB storage devices: flash drives, hard drives, etc.
  • Airplay® support lets you stream music to a USB speaker from anywhere!
HMPS2U How it Works

Product Overview

HMPS2U Hardware Features

*Tablets and smartphones have limited access to USB devices on your network.
**Requires iPad®, iPod®, iPhone® with IOS Version 10.3+. Also, Mac OS® or Windows® with iTunes® version 10.0+



Learn more about the Hawking Technology HMPS2U

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Customer Reviews of the Hawking Technology HMPS2U

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  • Sean D.
  • 7/28/2014 1:55:39 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsOne user at a time

Pros: Allowed us to print wirelessly to a printer that did not have built-in Wi-Fi connectivity

Cons: Required that Hawking's software be installed on all computers that were going to print to the print server, and only one user at a time could be connected.

Seemed to drop pretty frequently, and we eventually packed it away. Was costing us more in labor trying to make it work than the cost of just replacing it.

Other Thoughts: Would probably be fine for home, especially if you only have a single computer and printer.

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  • Deborah T.
  • 7/1/2014 9:45:24 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThis is the print server to get

Pros: I followed the instructions in its entirety, it does maintain in there that you have to have the print server plugged in via ethernet to the router to get an IP address, and while plugged in that way, you must access control panel to setup wifi parameters. Then you can unplug and reboot and it will connect wirelessly. I set it up like that and it worked flawlessly.

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/2/2014 6:03:34 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsReset button?

Pros: The unit is a convenient size and its broadcast range is quite good.

Cons: After purchasing the unit I ran into a situation that required a a reset of the device. I followed the instructions that came with the unit. The reset button did not work at all!! I followed the chain of command and instead of help I was waylaid and placated. Don't waste your time.

Manufacturer Response:

Sorry for your experience. To reset the device, please press and hold the reset button down for at least 10 seconds, then release it. Power off/on and it should reset. You can also use the control center to connect to the device and go to the UI to initiate a factory reset also.

Hawking Technology

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/2/2014 5:52:26 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsHandy but poor customer relations

Pros: The unit ha a good broadcast range and talks to my office router quite nicely

Cons: I ran into a problem with the unit and wanted to a hard reset. The reset button on the back of the unit proved to be useless. I contacted customer service and was delayed by the organizations many departments. I followed the chain of command at Hawking but no one seemed to be able to help.

Other Thoughts: Make a product that has a properly functioning reset button!!!

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  • Peter B.
  • 10/14/2013 10:45:09 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSetup Nightmare Re-Visited Many Times

Pros: When working, it does provide a stable connection.

Cons: We had had this device for less than six months, and it has finally decided to quit. It was a pain to setup, and now we cannot even access the setup even when it is defaulted. Getting this device connected on any kind of secured wifi is a chore. When a laptop or PC is plugged into it RJ45 jack, the wifi cannot be tested. The laptop or PC needs to be disconnected from the device, and then you can try pinging it or trying to reach it via its software. We has also had to go through the setup several times before when it just stops working -- usually after a pair of months.

Other Thoughts: There are no other wireless USB print server choices unless you buy something refurbished.

Manufacturer Response:

Sorry for your experience. It sounds like you are doing the WiFi setup wrong. When first setting it up, it should be plugged into the router. It will then obtain an IP address from your network. At that point, you run our control center from any computer. It will detect the HMPS2u and it should allow you connect to the settings page where you can set up the WiFi Security. Our device supports WEP 64/128 bit and WPA/WPA2 so most standard consumer WiFi Security should work. There is no need to plug the HMPS2U into your computer to do the setup.

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  • OTHO K.
  • 10/13/2013 9:01:14 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsHawking Printer Server

Pros: This Print server went into my network with no problem. MFC printers, printers and USB flash drives installed with no problem. If you want a print server, this is the one to get! Wish other wireless equipment was as easy to setup, everybody else should strive to this level.

Cons: None.

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  • John O.
  • 6/23/2013 6:18:13 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product

Pros: Called Hawking Customer service before I bought this for a client and it went together just as easy as they said. Works great. No complaints.

Cons: None

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