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AS8144B works similarly with AF-142. It allows users 4 PCs to scan the print task needs and transfers data to the printer. AS8144B also supports 2-way operation (1 PC to multiple serial devices and provides broadcasting function.


Package Contents

  • 1x Auto Switch
  • 1x User Instructions
  • 1x 3.5” Disk
  • Bi-tronics and Centronics compatible.
  • Reversible operation for 1-in-4-out or 4-in-1-out.
  • 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 Compatibility: WIN98, WIN ME, WIN 2K and WIN XP.
Connectors5 x DB-25 Female
LEDsPrinter Activity4
Port SelectionInput(4 > 1) Auto / Manual PC Selection
Output(1 > 4) Software / Manual Printer Selection
Input ArbitrationFirst Come First Served (4 > 1)
BroadcastYes (1 > 4)
Timeout Selection15, 45 Seconds (4 > 1)
Power ConsumptionDC 9V, 0.45W (Max.)
Signal Range6 m (Max)
EnvironmentOperating Temp.0 ~50˚C
Storage Temp.-20 ~ 60˚C
Humidity0~80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical PropertiesHousingPlastic
Weight0.24 kg
Dimension( L x W x H )17.50x9.60x3.10cm

ОSDescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
DOSv2.0 AS-8144b_dos.zip
DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows MEv2.0 AS-8144b_win31.zip
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows MEv2.0 AS-8144b_win95_98_me.zip
Windows 2000, Windows NT 3.51, Windows XPv2.0 AS-8144b_winnt_2000_xp.zip