ExpressCard 34 to USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 Combo Host Adapter 1+2 Ports

ExpressCard to USB 2.0 FireWire 400 More Like This Utilizing the powerful PCI Express capabilities of ExpressCard, the multi-platform ExpressCard 34 to USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 Combo Host Adapter is a single card solution for adding or supplementing FireWire and USB 2.0. The ExpressCard provides full 480Mbps throughput for versatile USB 2.0 peripherals and 400Mbps throughput for high performance FireWire 400 peripherals. The ExpressCard adapter provides one external USB 2.0 port and two external FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394a) ports. The ExpressCard is fully backward compatible with existing USB 1.1 devices, and connects with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 based devices. Easy USB installation makes adding new hardware a breeze, with no complex configuration, confusing plug-ins, or IRQs. Connect up to 127 USB products to PCs. The FireWire portion of the card interfaces FireWire peripherals including Digital Video Camcorders, digital still image cameras, CompactFlash Readers 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 FireWire devices, or purchase the optional power adapter for devices requiring bus power.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
EXP34-U2FW4IO-02 ExpressCard 34 to USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 Combo Host Adapter 1+2 Ports 7004E N/A SOLD OUT
Optional Accessories
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Features and Specifications

Win32 MacOSX

CE Mark

FireWire Logo

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Vista Ready

Seven Ready

  • Compliant with USB Specification 2.0
  • Two 1394.a FireWire 400 ports
  • Fully supports EHCI and OHCI Compliant standards
  • Supports 100, 200, and 400 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
  • Fully compliant with the lastest PCMCIA ExpressCard standard
  • Fully supports provisions of IEEE 1394-1995, and 1394A standards
  • Supports data transfer rates of high-speed (480Mbps), full-speed (12Mbps) and low-speed (1.5Mbps)
  • Complies with 1394a and Open Host Controller Interface (OHCI) 1.1/1.2 specifications
  • Supports up to 62 devices that can be run simultaneously on a system
  • Plug and play, hot-swap device functionality
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
Bus Interface
  • Host: ExpressCard
  • Peripheral: USB 2.0
  • Peripheral: FireWire 400
  • FireWire: 100, 200 and 400 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
  • USB: 1.5, 12 and 480 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
  • Two FireWire 400 6-pin IEEE 1394a ports
  • One USB 2.0 type A ports
System Requirements Mac
  • ExpressCard equipped computer (MacBook Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10.4 or later
System Requirements PC
  • ExpressCard equipped computer with 256MB of RAM and 1GHz or faster processor
  • The Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista/Windows 7
Package Includes
  • One (1) Combo Host Adapter ExpressCard
  • User manual
Physical Characteristics
  • Dimensions: 34 x 75 x 5mm (not including extended portion of card)
  • Weight: 24g (approximate)
Electrical Characteristics
  • 3.3V ± 0.3V directly from ExpressCard socket
  • 500mA (max.)
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 55° C
  • Relative Humidity: 90% (max.) non-condensing


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