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UGREEN USB 3 0 Sharing Switch Selector 4 Port 2 Computers Peripheral Switcher Adapter Hub for PC Printer Scanner Mouse Keyboard with One Button Swapping and 2 Pack USB Male Cable

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2018 (Refresh Now)
7.9
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
158
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
2
Spam Test
PASS
4
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB
5120 GB
MEMORY
LED
TYPE

Review Summary - 156 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Mouse
 49
keyboard and mouse, keyboard, switch, share, mouse and keyboard
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Awesome if you have two computers that share a wireless mouse and keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  I use a Logitech K800 Keyboard and a M501 mouse and it shares these well.  ...  "
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" ...  One push of the button your keyboard and mouse go from one computer to the second computer.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it to switch between my gaming/modeling rig and my work laptop when I work from home, and sure beats unplugging my mouse and keyboard every time I do so.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it so I can use the same logitech keyboard and mouse for my work laptop (pc) and my home iMac.  ...  "
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" ...  Works with my PS4 and PC with a keyboard, mouse, and usb headphones with external power hooked up.  ...  "
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" ...  For the most part this device works in a KVM Switch configuration, allowing you to change which device is using the keyboard and mouse.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it to connect both of my laptops to my external hard drives, and my mouse to make switching between them easier.  ...  "
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Keyboard
 47
mouse, keyboard and mouse, switch, share, desktop
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Using it to switch a usb mouse and keyboard between two HP laptops.  ...  "
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" ...  This gadget lets me have just one keyboard/mouse combo for the 2 products.  ...  "
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" ...  Works with my PS4 and PC with a keyboard, mouse, and usb headphones with external power hooked up.  ...  "
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" ...  To clarify, the keyboard still types when I switch, but for some reason the back light doesn't work sometimes when I switch between computers.  ...  "
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" ...  For the most part this device works in a KVM Switch configuration, allowing you to change which device is using the keyboard and mouse.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome if you have two computers that share a wireless mouse and keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  I use a Logitech K800 Keyboard and a M501 mouse and it shares these well.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this product so that I could share a wired mouse, wired keyboard, and a wired IT-support style headset/microphone between a desktop and laptop PC at the push of a single button.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 43
switching, devices, windows, desktop, computers
+79%
-21%
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" ...  I had some trouble trying to share my headset using the switch, but I'm pretty sure that's just my headset's fault. ... Switching between devices is quick and easy, usually less than a second for the computers to pick up the "new" peripherals.  ...  "
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" ...  On my work laptop it can transition "on" very slowly, but I think this may be a problem with the laptop because it is nearly instantaneous on my Desktop. ... I transition between my two computers at least half a dozen times per day.  ...  "
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" ...  Using the wireless Logitech unified dongle on it with no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  sometimes my peripherals get hung up switching between the two computers but that's okay.  ...  "
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" ...  Both of them are Macs and it works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what i needed to quickly switch peripherals between a desktop and laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  No delay when switching between two computers.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this because I work from home and I have a work laptop which I connect to my dual monitor setup.  ...  "
Ports
 42
switch, usb 3 0, computers, share, sharing
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Otherwise it's a great peace of gadget to own if you want to switch between two separate computers that needs to share usb connections.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great as a the KM of a KVM if you are using your monitor inputs for video.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to UGREEN USB 3.0 4-port Sharing Switch, this is the one I am looking for. ... Another important feature of this Sharing Switch is its power supply micro usb female port if you want to share external hard drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with 2 USB cables for your computers.  ...  "
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" ...  It came with the device and 2 USB cables to plug into both computers.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this USB switcher. ... An HDMI switch plus this switch did exactly what I needed and did it well.  ...  "
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" ...  I have multiple pc,s and while I can share a monitor pretty easy with just changing the input on the monitor, using a separate keyboard and mouse is much harder as I have limited space on my keyboard tray.  ...  "
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" ...  Small, included the cables to connect my two laptops, and I was pleasantly surprised that I didn't need power for it.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 21
working, months, year, stopped working, problems
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Been using this for 4 months now.  ...  "
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" ...  Been using it a week or so now without problems.  ...  "
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" ...  I plugged it in and it just works.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using this for a few months now and it works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit is working well.  ...  "
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" ...  It's been working find so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Buy it, quit looking.  ...  "
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" ...  Been using it for several weeks with no issues.  ...  "
Cables
 10
power, usb, keep, stiff, popping
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I love that it comes with two USB 3 cables.  ...  "
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" ...  It made my cable management a lot easier !  ...  "
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" ...  I secure mine with 3M removable tape, as it is so light the cables tend to lift it off the surface.  ...  "
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" ...  Small, included the cables to connect my two laptops, and I was pleasantly surprised that I didn't need power for it.  ...  "
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" ...  It includes the two USB A male to USB A male cords that I didn't even realize I needed.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the fourth UGREEN product that I've bought (cables and such) and I will keep buying their products.  ...  "
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" ...  The included cables were long enough for me and I was running in minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very nice and quick to use instead of swapping cables.  ...  "
USB
 10
usb 3 0, ugreen, switcher, switch, share
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Works even with mechanical keyboards that require 2 usb each.  ...  "
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" ...  This review is for a UGREEN USB 3.0 2-computer 4-port USB hub.  ...  "
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" ...  As a workaround I bought an Audio to USB adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this USB switcher.  ...  "
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" ...  Anything USB can be connected to two separate computers.  ...  "
Setup
 9
install, works great, works, pc, minutes
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I bought this because I work from home and I have a work laptop which I connect to my dual monitor setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Use it for my personal and work setup and it works great!  ...  "
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" ...  Took five minutes to install.  ...  "
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" ...  works great,love the fact i just have to hit one button and im able to toggle between both pc's,easy setup,no issues,works great  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Unbelievable - a snap to setup and works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  It is flexible enough that this product works in my atypical configuration  ...  "
Ease of Use
 9
super easy, much, easy, switching, makes
+100%
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" ...  It makes it very easy to switch back and forth.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use.  ...  "
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" ...  It is 100% perfect, switches quickly, it's seamless to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Switching between computers is easy with just a push of a button and takes right around 1 second for the switch to complete and be connected to other machine.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes switching back and forth between my two PCs super easy, just one click of a button!  ...  "
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" ...  Unbelievable - a snap to setup and works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  It has made my life much easier.  ...  "
Price
 9
works, well, waste, value, product
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Hard to beat the price  ...  "
Controls
 8
switch, press the button, press, one, usb
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I simply switch my inputs on my monitor and press the button on the USB switch, and presto!  ...  "
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" ...  The button has a nice satisfyingly firm 'clicky' feel to it, and the USB ports are snug without being too tight.  ...  "
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" ...  Pressing the button instantly changes the output and either computer immediate starts using all the peripherals attached.  ...  "
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" ...  When I come home, I just plug in the adapter to my laptop, press the button and I'm good to go.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes switching back and forth between my two PCs super easy, just one click of a button!  ...  "
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" ...  I end up easily pressing the button numerous times with one press.  ...  "
Software Platform
 8
recognized, box, 10, switch, os
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  This can cause shorting and hardware failure, don't buy this crap it's dangerous (it's not UL listed or CE endorsed - FIRE HAZARD!!!)  ...  "
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" ...  Connected to Windows 7 and Ubuntu boxes, the Windows box blue screened twice in 10 minutes before I pulled it out.  ...  "
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" ...  If you boot to a Linux box and switch over, when you try to go back to Windows it isn't recognized .  ...  "
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" ...  just connecting to my laptop and it says that windows do not recognized it .  ...  "
Build Quality
 8
well, stiff, solid, plastic, cables
+63%
-38%
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" ...  I would recommend it for similar use case.  ...  "
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" ...  Well build and is exactly what I was looking for.  ...  "
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" ...  So far, it has been rock solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Don't let the well-lit photo fool you: the housing is high gloss plastic and doesn't look as sophisticated as it does in the picture.  ...  "
Marketplace
 6
seller, product, one, described, amazon
+100%
comment
" ...  I've never reviewed a product on Amazon before but I felt like I had to for this one.  ...  "
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" ...  I just ordered another one.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  ORIGINAL REVIEW (3/5/2018):  ...  "
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" ...  updated: for caring about the customer and the responsiveness of this seller, I give this product 4*. ... I would prefer this seller to everybody.  ...  "
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" ...  Solid product that works as described.  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
switch, going, far, ugreen, solid
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I have attached an ATTO benchmark of Samsung T5 SSD transfer speeds when directly connected to a Surface Book 2, as well as through the UGREEN switch, and through the UGREEN switch without external power. ... These results show about a 35 MB/s drop in maximum sustained write speeds when going through the switch at the very high end of max USB 3.0 speeds.  ...  "
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" ...  So far, it has been rock solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job and I've had no problems so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast change to next pc  ...  "
Size
 5
desk, works, compact, work, value
+100%
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" ...  It is small so really easy to hide under the desk.  ...  "
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" ...  It works just fine to switch between, and is quite Compact.  ...  "
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" ...  The form is slim and compact, making it unintrusive on my desk.  ...  "
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" ...  Small sleek works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good on my desk.  ...  "
Memory
 4
switch, external hard drive, data, share, pc
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  It works well with a Samsung T5 1TB SSD, Drobo C USB 3.1 external hard drive, a SanDisk USB flash drive, and a Logitech mouse and keyboard.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use it for HID devices primarily, although it can handle a couple of HID devices plus a storage drive at the same time (but I wouldn't recommend this, because the storage drives don't play well with the KVM function of the unit).  ...  "
comment
" ...  Flash drives work too.  ...  "
Resolution
 3
switching
+67%
-33%
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" ...  HD Webcam works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It would be great if they could do something similar with a 4K capable HDMI at a reasonable price.  ...  "
Lagging
 3
lag, work, slight, seconds, experience
+67%
-33%
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" ...  No delay when switching between two computers.  ...  "
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" ...  Other reviews seem to say that there's a 1 second lag when toggling between computers, but my experience is probably closer to 5 seconds.  ...  "
Remote
 3
wish, cables, button
+100%
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" ...  I wish it had a "remote" wired button like my old KVM so the whole unit didn't need to be on my desktop with all the USB cables dangling.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd also love a remote or a button on a cord to keep all the tangly cords out of the way.  ...  "
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" ...  Wish it had remote capability cause the weight of the cables and positioning make it tough to place in a good area for quick switching  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
Number of USB ports:  4 
USB:  Yes 
Memory
Memory:  5120 GB
Display
Type:  LED 
4
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB
5120 GB
MEMORY
LED
TYPE
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