USB selector switch

  • US 6,141,719 A
  • Filed: 12/10/1998
  • Issued: 10/31/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/10/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A switch for connecting a peripheral device to a downstream USB device, said switch comprising:

  • a plurality of peripheral interfaces operably connectable to respective peripheral devices;

    a USB downstream interface operably connectable to said downstream USB device, said downstream interface being adapted to simulate insertion and removal of an already inserted upstream USB device; and

    a switcher for selectively establishing communication between a desired peripheral interface and said USB downstream interface.

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