IOFlex PCI to FireWire IEEE 1394 Adapter 3+1 Port

PCI to FireWire More Like This Synchrotech's PCI to FireWire® IEEE 1394 Adapter provides high performance at an attractive price. Perfect for connecting DV camcorders, CCD cameras, digital still cameras, set top boxes and other FireWire® IEEE 1394 devices to a PC. The host adapter provides three external 6-pin ports for external peripherals and one internal 6-pin port for internal FireWire devices such as hard drives or optical drives. Great for use in conjunction with high performance G|Drives. Fully compliant with all current specifications, the PCI to FireWire® IEEE 1394 Adapter excels with digital video and other high speed device connections.

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FW-FIO-1FW1 PCI to FireWire IEEE 1394 Adapter 3+1 Port $18.00 Buy Now
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Features and Specifications

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  • Plug and Play device functionality
  • Full compliance with PCI 2.1 specification
  • Three (3) external and one (1) internal 1394 ports
  • Supports 100, 200, and 400 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
  • Fully supports provisions of IEEE 1394-1995 and 1394A standards
  • Supports up to 62 devices that can be run simultaneously on a system
  • Designed to IEEE 1394 open host controller interface (OHCI) specification 1.0
  • Operates from 3.3 Volt power supply while maintaining 5 Volt tolerant input
Warranty Information
  • Manufacturer's 5 Year Limited Warranty
Bus Interface
  • 32-Bit PCI Bus Mastering
  • 100, 200 and 400 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
Package Includes
  • One FireWire IEEE 1394 PCI card
  • One 6-pin to 6-pin FireWire IEEE 1394 cable
  • One Ulead VideoStudio DV SE video editing software CD (for Windows)
  • Warranty card
  • User manual
  • Three external 6-pin FireWire IEEE 1394 ports
  • One internal 6-pin FireWire IEEE 1394 ports
System Requirements PC
System Requirements Mac
  • Free PCI slot
  • Mac OS X or later
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 55° C
  • Relative Humidity: 90% (max.) non-condensing


W3 Document XP SP2 FireWire Performance Fix
Performance of 1394 devices may decrease after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
Microsoft document and download for fixing possible performance decreases after SP2 installs
Macintosh Notes
We tested the card with a 7200/90 running Mac OS 9.1 with excellent results, but the card wouldn't work with our Power Mac G4.
W3 Document Bridging FireWire 400 to FireWire 800
FAQ and product solutions for connecting between FireWire 800 and FireWire 400. Addresses 9, 6, and 4-pin scenarios.

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