PCI to USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 Combo Host Adapter 5+2 Ports

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PCI to FireWire More Like This This PCI to USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 Combo Host Adapter is an inexpensive single card solution for adding or supplementing USB and FireWire. The PCI card provides full 480Mbps throughput for versatile USB 2.0 peripherals and 400Mbps throughput for high performance FireWire 400 peripherals. The adapter provides three external USB 2.0 ports and two external FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394 A) ports. The PCI card is fully backward compatible with existing USB 1.1 devices, and connects with USB based printers, modems, speakers, scanners, and hundreds of other devices. Connect up to 127 USB products. The FireWire portion of the card interfaces FireWire peripherals including Digital Video Camcorders, digital still image cameras, set top boxes, hard drives, DVD/CDRWs and other mass storage devices. Use with multiple peripherals or with a hub for daisy chaining and/or hierarchical (tree) bus configurations. Ready for use with self-powered devices, or plug an available system power cable into the onboard molex connecter for devices requiring bus power. Utilizing the widely supported VIA VT6306 and VT6214L, this host adapter works with a wide range of hardware and operating systems.

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PCI-U2FW4IO-01 PCI to USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 Combo Host Adapter 5+2 Ports F-116 N/A SOLD OUT

Features and Specifications

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Vista Ready

  • Compliant with USB Specification 2.0
  • Fully supports EHCI and OHCI Compliant standards
  • Three (3) external and one (1) internal 1394 ports
  • Supports 100, 200, and 400 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
  • Supports up to 62 devices that can be run simultaneously on a system
  • Supports simultaneous operation of multiple USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices
  • Provides independent four external and one internal USB 2.0 high speed ports
  • Supports data transfer rates of high-speed (480Mbps), full-speed (12Mbps) and low-speed (1.5Mbps)
  • Fully supports provisions of IEEE 1394-1995 and 1394a (rev. 1.1) standards
  • 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
  • Supports DMA transfers between 1394 and local bus RAM or ROM
  • Provides software control of interrupt events
  • Full compliance with PCI 2.2 specification
  • Performs 1394 cycle master function
  • Plug and Play device functionality
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • VIA VT6306
  • VIA VT6214L
Bus Interface
  • Host: PCI Express x1
  • Peripheral: USB 2.0
  • Peripheral: FireWire 400
  • Universal Serial Bus 2.0 (EHCI)
  • Universal Serial Bus 1.1 (OHCI)
  • FireWire (IEEE 1394-1995, 1394a-2000 and OHCI 1.1)
  • USB: 1.5, 12 and 480 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
  • FireWire: 100, 200 and 400 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
  • Three external USB 2.0 type A ports
  • One internal USB 2.0 type A ports\
  • Two external 6-pin FireWire ports
  • One internal 6-pin FireWire port
  • One internal molex connector for supplemental power
System Requirements
  • Free PCI slot
  • Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista 32-bit, Vista 64-bit
  • Known to work, but unsupported on many Linux and FreeBSD systems
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 55° C
  • Relative Humidity: 90% (max.) non-condensing
Package Includes
  • One USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 Combo PCI card
  • One 6-pin to 4-pin FireWire cable
  • User manual


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