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Connect Up To 4 Computers to a Single Device with a USB Auto Sharing Switch

May 31, 2013

USB auto sharing switchWouldn’t life be easier if you didn’t have to keep unplugging a USB device so you could hook it up to another computer? The USB Auto Sharing Switch is the solution for your multi-computer USB problems. Available in either 2 port or 4 port models, the USB sharing switch allows for up to four computers to share the same USB 2.0 device without you having to re-connect any cables.

The USB Auto Sharing Switch is compatible with PCs, Macs, and Linux-based computers and comes equipped with all the software and cables you need to set up the unit. An LED light monitors each port’s status and you can easily toggle between devices by hotkey, mouse, or push button controls.

Now, you can share the information on an external drive with your co-workers, or use one scanner for all of the computers in the office. Your family can all share one printer or one camera without having to fumble with cables. Just have each family member plug their laptop or computer into the auto sharing switch and they’re ready to go.

Stop fumbling with cables and searching for USB ports and start enjoying your computing experience with the USB Auto Sharing Switch.

In Wall RCA Cable Extender Makes Your Space Professional

May 24, 2013

RCA in wall extenderWhether it’s at home, school, or the office, you know the feeling of not having long enough RCA cables. You end up fumbling with the electrical devices in front of your audience and generally looking unprepared. Extension cables might help somewhat, but they are unsightly for long connections and make tripping more likely. If you want to make a professional connection, an In Wall RCA Cable Extender will mask the cables behind your walls, improving the connection quality, usability, and safety of the connections.

In Wall Cable Extenders can extend the reach of your cables more than 300 feet, with CAT5 or CAT6, VGA, or specified audio signals. If you represent a school, university, or education center, this makes both student and educator presentations easier to manage. In Wall extenders are perfect for the office meeting room or a public meeting place or entertainment hall. At home, you can tidy up that mess of spaghetti-like cabling running to your entertainment center.

Forget stretching your cables across walkways, worrying about someone tripping over your dangling wires, and damaging your equipment. Leave your twisted and tangled cables behind and use the professional look and functionality of an In Wall RCA Cable Extender today.

The XLR Microphone Cable: Not Only For Musicians Anymore

May 17, 2013

XLR cableThe XLR Microphone Cable has been a staple of the music industry for many years. But as audio technology continues to become more sophisticated, the XLR cable has become an integral component of a high grade computer system. There’s no doubting that if you’re recording music with your computer or a small studio set-up, that XLR cables can be very beneficial to your efforts. But XLR also has a variety of other uses, and you may be surprised to learn that you should be incorporating XLR into your hobby or profession.

If you’re a filmmaker or video production company struggling with audio quality from your camera’s microphone, it’s time for an upgrade. Professional film and television crews use recording equipment with XLR cables as the standard audio carrier. Investing in XLR cables brings you up to industry standards and dramatically increases the audio quality of your productions. XLR interfaces allow you to transfer your high-quality audio data to your computer system for editing and integration with your existing project.  You can also use XLRs for one of the more recent trends in digital media–podcasting.  For the highest quality recordings, an audio setup with XLR cables is mandatory.

Whatever your audio needs in the digital world, XLR Microphone Cable is still the standard for high-quality recording. So grab that guitar, that microphone, or that camera and start capturing better-sounding memories today.

Choosing the best cable for you: Thunderbolt versus USB 3.0 versus USB 2.0

May 10, 2013

usb_30We all know that USB 3.0 is meant to be faster and more efficient for data transfer than 2.0, but should you really invest in upgrading your home or office to meet the new standard? Who wins in Thunderbolt versus USB 3.0? Whether or not you should upgrade your existing set-up or not has been hotly debated in recent months. Let this guide help you navigate the pesky question of whether or not upgrading is right for you.

First, let’s deal with USB 2.0 vs. 3.0. If your hardware only supports USB 2.0, you won’t be seeing accelerated data transfer, but you’ll be paying a premium for your USB 3.0 cables. If you want faster file transfers and you’re using older systems, it may be time to upgrade your hardware before you deal with your cables. It’s important to remember that your file transfers are only as fast as their individual parts allow them to be. So if your desktop or laptop is equipped with USB 3.0, and you’ve just purchased a USB 3.0 cable, you won’t see faster speeds if you’re linking them to an external drive that still operates on USB 2.0.

If you’re comparing Thunderbolt versus USB 3.0, the competition becomes more interesting. USB 3.0 is more ubiquitous, but Thunderbolt is faster and more reliable. Ultimately, if you need professional components that only work for Thunderbolt, you should go that route. But if you don’t have any special demands, the USB 3.0 products should work just fine for you.

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