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AF142 is a FIFO printer and data switch for 2 computers to share 1 printer. It also supports 2-way operation, i.e. 1 PC to 2 printers, and allows users to transfer files to other PCs without additional cable connections.


Package Contents

  • 1x Auto Switch
  • 1x User Instructions
  • 1x 3.5” Floppy
  • Shares peripherals between computers.
  • Reversible operation for 1-in-2-out or 2-in-1-out.
  • Transfers files between computers.
  • Supports IEEE-1284 nibble mode.
  • Print job management is first come, first serve.
  • Supports broadcast mode.
  • Selects ports by button and software code operation.
  • Non-Powered operation.
  • HP Laser Jet, Canon, Epson and NEC Compatible.
  • OS Support: Windows 2000, Windows XP


Connectors3 x DB-25 Female
Printer Activity2 (Red)
Port Selection
Input(2 > 1) Auto / Manual PC Selection
Output(1 > 2) Software / Manual Printer Selection
Input ArbitrationFirst Come First Served (2 > 1)
File TransferYes (2 > 1)
BroadcastYes (1 > 2)
Timeout Selection15, 45 Seconds (2 > 1)
Power ConsumptionDC 9V, 0.9W (Max.)
Signal Range6 m (Max)
Operating Temperature0 ~50˚C
Storage Temperature-20 ~ 60˚C
Humidity0~80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Weight0.11 kg ( 0.24 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H)9.30 x 7.70 x 2.55 cm
(3.66 x 3.03 x 1 in.)
NoteFor some of rack mount products, please note that the standard physical dimensions of WxDxH are expressed using a LxWxH format.

ОSDescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
Windows 3.1v2.0 AF-142_win31.zip
Windows 2000, Windows NT 3.51, Windows NT 4.0, Windows XPv2.0 AF-142_winnt_2000_xp.zip
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows MEv2.0 AF-142_win95_98_me.zip
DOSv2.0 AF-142_dos.zip