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Market Leadership

In the early 1990’s, Silex Technology began providing networking technology to printer manufacturers, quickly becoming the world’s leading device server supplier. Since then, more than 10 million customers have installed our USB device server technology.

Highest Reliability

With Silex Technology’s solutions, multiple users can easily share printers or scanners on a network. As an exclusive Qualcomm Atheros Authorized Design Center, we provide the leading connectivity technology with support that is unmatched anywhere in the world.

Superior device connectivity solutions

Silex Technology provides customers with external device connectivity solutions that transform non-networked or wired printers and scanners into Ethernet- or wireless-enabled devices. With Silex Technology’s reliable wireless networking solutions, customers easily attain the benefits of added connectivity options without having to replace their existing product.

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Device Connectivity Solutions for Document Imaging

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Slidecast goes over all the connectivity solutions available for devices like multifunction printers and scanners.

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Hardware

Silex Technology USB device servers allow users to connect virtually any USB device to a wired or wireless network using USB over IP technology. Serial device servers provide the ability to connect, monitor, share, access, and control any RS-232 or UART-compatible serial device a wired or wireless network. And, Silex Technology Ethernet bridges allow any Ethernet-enabled device to join a secure wireless network.

software

Silex Technology software emulates a serial or USB device, eliminating the need for a device manufacturer to re-write any software applications. Printers or scanners can be shared on a network as if the device was directly connected to the USB or serial port of the computer.

Support

Silex Technology wireless experts create a reliable and secure network connectivity solution for customers, with support that spans initial installation through a two-year warranty period.

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Silex Gigabit Ethernet to USB Bridge to Share USB Devices

Document imaging video

Share multiple USB devices over a wired network with SX-3000GB.

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Quickly add connectivity options

At Silex Technology, we work with leading device makers like Canon, HP, and others to create reliable networking solutions (or products) that enhance existing devices. Device manufacturers can seamlessly add wireless and network capabilities with Silex Technology’s external networking solutions, ultimately meeting customer requirements and getting products to market quickly.

custom solutions

End users can request new features that Silex Technology helps implement, creating a constant feedback and improvement loop for customers. Device manufacturers use Silex Technology’s connectivity solutions to develop private label external solutions or modules that can be integrated with an existing device.

wireleses for any document imaging application

Our technical team of wireless experts supports document imaging applications, including:

  • Printers
    • Laser
    • Inkject
    • All-In-One/Multi-Function
    • Digital Copier
    • Dot Matrix
    • Specialty (i.e. card printers)
  • Scanners
    • Photo
    • Flatbed
    • Workgroup
    • Portable
  • Other Serial/USB Devices
    • Medical
    • Sewing Machines
    • Telescopes

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Silex Gigabit Ethernet to USB Bridge to Share USB Devices

Document imaging video

Share multiple USB devices over a wired network with SX-3000GB.

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USB Connectivity

  • SX-DS-4000U2: High-performance 10/100/1000 gigabit USB 2.0 device server
  • SX-DS-3000WAN: Dual-band 802.11n wireless + gigabit Ethernet USB device server
  • SX-3000GB: 10/100/1000 gigabit USB 2.0 device serve

SERIAL Connectivity

  • SX-500: 10/100 or 10/100 + 802.11g external serial device server
  • SX-520: 10/100 external serial device server

ethernet Bridge

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Easily Connect and Share Devices on a Network

Device

SX-4000U2

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