Airport express usb splitting

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by jka, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. jka macrumors newbie

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    im looking into buying airport express but i was wondering if i could split the usb connection so that i could plug in a printer for wireless printer and a hard drive to use as time capsule would a usb hub or usb splitter work?
     
  2. rgarjr macrumors 603

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    u can't plug a hard drive up on the express. Only TC, and AEBS can do that.
     
  3. jka thread starter macrumors newbie

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    ok can you split the usb on a time capsule so you can put a hard drive and printer?
     
  4. davidwarren macrumors 6502a

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    sure
     
  5. jka thread starter macrumors newbie

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    What about a USB hub and I should be able to wireless print and use the drive?
     
  6. bohbot16 macrumors 6502a

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    You'll need a powered USB hub. That's the only way to "split" the USB connection. You can use a printer and hard drive at the same time when they are connected to the hub.
     

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