Belkin F1U201VEA1 User manual

Belkin Corporation
501 West Walnut Street
Compton • CA • 90220 • USA
Tel: 310.898.1100
Fax: 310.898.1111
Belkin Components, Ltd.
USB Peripheral Switch
Share a USB device with up to four computers
Express Business Park • Shipton Way • Rushden
NN10 6GL • United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1933 35 2000
Fax: +44 (0) 1933 31 2000
Belkin Components B.V.
Starparc Building • Boeing Avenue 333
1119 PH Schiphol-Rijk • The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0) 20 654 7300
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Belkin Components, Ltd.
7 Bowen Crescent • West Gosford
NSW 2250 • Australia
Tel: +61 (0) 2 4372 8600
Fax: +61 (0) 2 4372 8603
Belkin Tech Support
US:
Europe:
Australia:
310.898.1100 ext. 2263
800.223.5546 ext. 2263
00 800 223 55 460
1800 666 040
P74159
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of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
User Manual
F1U201
F1U401
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Overview
Introduction . . . . . .
Package Contents . . .
Specifications . . . . .
Feature Overview . . .
Equipment . . . . . . .
Operating Systems . .
Unit Display Diagrams
OVERVIEW
Introduction
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Installation
Software Installation for Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Hardware Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Switching Through Software
Legend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Accessing the USB Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
FAQs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Warranty, FCC, CE, ICES Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Congratulations on your purchase of the Belkin USB Peripheral Switch
(the Switch). The Switch gives multiple computers access to a single USB
1.1-compliant device—such as a printer, camera, scanner, or an external
storage device. The Switch makes peripheral sharing simpler and easier than
ever. It offers a convenient design and easy-to-use switching software that
gives you immediate access to your USB device. Once connected, your device
stays available to all connected computers, eliminating the need for you to
unplug and reconnect it to another computer. The Belkin USB Peripheral Switch
is backed by a Belkin One-Year Warranty and free technical support.
This manual will provide details about your new Switch, from installation and
operation, to troubleshooting—in the unlikely event of a problem.
For easy installation, please refer to the Quick Installation Guide included with
your Switch.
Package Contents
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Belkin USB Peripheral Switch
Software Installation CD
User Manual
Quick Installation Guide
Registration Card
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OVERVIEW
Specifications
Part No.:
OVERVIEW
Feature Overview
F1U201, F1U401
USB:
v.1.1-compliant
Power:
BUS powered
USB Device Port Connector:
USB Type A Receptacle
USB Computer Port Connector:
USB Type B Receptacle
LED Indicators:
4 (F1U401), 2 (F1U201)
Enclosure:
High-Impact Plastic
Dimensions:
F1U201 27.5 (H) x 58 (W) x 81.25mm (D)
F1U401 27.5 (H) x 82 (W) x 81.25mm (D)
USB Peripheral Switch Software
The Switch features a user-friendly software interface that allows you to share a
USB peripheral among up to four computers.
Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Display
The LED displays on the top panel of the Switch function as status monitors.
They indicate which computer is accessing the device.
Hot Keys
Hot key functionality allows you to access your USB device using designated
keyboard commands.
Equipment
F1U401 0.07 lbs.
Cables
To connect to the Switch, each computer requires a USB device cable (A to B).
F1U201 0.05 lbs.
Recommended Belkin Hi-Speed USB Device Cables:
Operating Temp:
41° to 104° F (5~40° C)
• F3U133-XX-GLD
Storage Temp:
-4° to 140° F (-20~60° C)
• F3U133-XX
Warranty:
1 Year
Operating Systems
Weight:
The Belkin USB Peripheral Switch is for use with computers running:
• Windows® 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP
• Mac® OS X.x
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OVERVIEW
Unit Display Diagrams
INSTALLATION
Software Installation for Windows
Before you begin, be sure that:
LED Display
1. the Switch is not connected to your computer;
2. the Switch supports your operating system; and
3. your USB devices are compatible with your connected computers.
USB Device Port
To install the software:
1. Place the CD in the CD tray in your PC.
Computer Ports
Wall Mount Slot
2. Double-click on “My Computer”.
3. Double-click on the CD-ROM drive.
4. Double-click on the file name “Setup.exe”.
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INSTALLATION
5. In order to begin installation, click on “Next”.
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INSTALLATION
6. Setup will install the files in the folder listed under “Destination Folder”.
To install to this folder, click “Next”. To install to a different folder, click
“Browse” and select another folder.
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INSTALLATION
7. When the InstallShield Wizard is complete, click “Finish”.
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INSTALLATION
Setup will create a shortcut icon on your desktop.
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INSTALLATION
Hardware Installation
SWITCHING THROUGH SOFTWARE
Legend
Connecting a USB Device to the Switch
1. Connect the A-type connector of your USB device
to the A-type USB port on the Switch.
2. Install the drivers for your USB device. Refer to
the device’s user manual for additional information
on installing the driver.
The device is connected to another computer.
The device is currently connected to your computer or the Switch
is not properly installed.
Another computer is using the device; the device is not allowed
to switch between PCs at this moment (busy status).
Connecting Computers to the Switch
Accessing the USB Device
1. Connect the USB cable’s A-type connector to an
available USB port on your USB computer.
There are two ways to gain control
of the USB device:
2. Connect the USB cable’s B-type connector to an
available port on your Switch.
1. Right-click on the USB status
icon on your taskbar and
select “Switch”.
Repeat steps 1 and 2 for each additional USB
computer you wish to connect.
2. Use hot key commands: Ctrl +
F11, or for Mac OS, Alt + F11.
You are now able to use the
connected USB device.
You are now ready to use your
Belkin USB Peripheral Switch.
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FAQs
TROUBLESHOOTING
Q: Does the Switch support USB 2.0 devices?
The Switch software does not detect my computer.
A: Yes, your USB 2.0 device will work with the Switch but will only transfer data
up to 12Mbps.
• Check that the cable between the Switch and the computer is completely
connected. Tighten any loose connections.
Q: Does the Switch support automatic printer sharing?
A: No, the Switch will not support automatic printer sharing.
For automatic print sharing use the Belkin Matrix USB Switch (Part F1U400).
Q: What operating systems will the Switch work with?
• Make sure the connected computer is not further than 15 feet away.
• Check that the cable between the Switch and the computer is not longer
than 15 feet.
• Close the software and reopen the application.
• Try connecting the computer to a different port.
A: The Switch will support Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP, and Mac OS X.x.
Q: What is the maximum distance from the Switch that a computer can be
connected?
A: Your computer can be connected as far as 15 feet away from the Switch.
My USB device is not detected by the Switch software.
• Make sure the drivers are installed and that the USB device supports the
operating system.
• Make sure the connected computer is not further than 15 feet away.
Q: What is the maximum distance from the Switch that a USB device can be
connected?
• Make sure the connected USB device is not further than 15 feet away.
A: The Switch can support USB devices from distances of up to 15 feet.
• Check that the cable between the Switch and the device is not longer
than 15 feet.
(See your USB device manual for more information.)
• Close the software and reopen the application.
Q: What are the specifications for the power supply? Does it come with one?
A: No, the Switch does not require a power supply. The Switch draws power from
the connected computers.
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WARRANTY, FCC, CE, ICES STATEMENT
FCC Statement
WARRANTY, FCC, CE, ICES STATEMENT
Belkin Corporation Limited One-Year Product Warranty
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY WITH FCC RULES
FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
We, Belkin Corporation, of 501 West Walnut Street, Compton, CA 90220, declare
under our sole responsibility that the products:
F1U201
F1U401
to which this declaration relates:
Comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
CE Declaration of Conformity
We, Belkin Corporation, declare under our sole responsibility that the products F1U201
and F1U401, to which this declaration relates, are in conformity with Emissions Standard
EN55022 and with Immunity Standard EN55024, LVP EN61000-3-2, and EN61000-3-3.
ICES
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la
classe B est conforme á la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
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Belkin Corporation warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship
for its warranty period. If a defect is discovered, Belkin will, at its option, repair or
replace the product at no charge provided it is returned during the warranty period,
with transportation charges prepaid, to the authorized Belkin dealer from whom you
purchased the product. Proof of purchase may be required.
This warranty does not apply if the product has been damaged by accident, abuse, misuse,
or misapplication; if the product has been modified without the written permission of
Belkin; or if any Belkin serial number has been removed or defaced.
THE WARRANTY AND REMEDIES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE EXCLUSIVE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHERS,
WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. BELKIN SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS
ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
No Belkin dealer, agent, or employee is authorized to make any modification, extension,
or addition to this warranty.
BELKIN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY, OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, DOWNTIME, GOODWILL, DAMAGE TO OR
REPROGRAMMING, OR REPRODUCING ANY PROGRAM OR DATA STORED IN OR USED WITH
BELKIN PRODUCTS.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages or exclusions of implied warranties, so the above limitations of exclusions
may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also
have other rights that vary from state to state.
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