PCI Express to FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394a) Host Adapter 2+1 Ports

PCI Express to FireWire 400 More Like This Harnessing the powerful PCI Express capabilities on modern motherboards, the x1 PCI Express to FireWire 400 Host Adapter provides full 400Mbps throughput for high performance FireWire 400 peripherals. The adapter provides two external and one internal FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394 A) ports. The PCIe 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.

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PCIE-FW4IO-01 PCI Express to FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394a) Host Adapter 2+1 Ports F-261 $27.00 Buy Now
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Features and Specifications

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Vista Ready

  • Compliant with PCI Express Base Specification 1.0a
  • Compliant with IEEE 1394-1995, 1394a-2000 and OHCI 1.1 Standards
  • Installs in any available PCI Express slot and supports data transfer rates up to 400Mbps
  • PCI Express 1-lane(x1) FireWire adapters works with PCI Express slots with different lane width
  • Two external and One internal 6-pin FireWire(1394a) ports to support DV camcorders, hard disk, removable drives, scanner, digital cameras and other FireWire audio/video devices
  • Supports up to 62 devices that can be run simultaneously on a system
  • Onboard power connector to provide reliable source
  • Plug and play, hot-swap device functionality
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
Bus Interface
  • Host: PCI Express x1
  • Peripheral: FireWire 400
  • 100, 200, and 400 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
FireWire Connectors
  • Two external and one internal 6-pin IEEE 1394a FireWire 400 ports
System Requirements PC
  • PCI Express equipped computer
  • Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003 (SP1 or later), Vista
Package Includes
  • One (1) FireWire PCIe Card
  • User manual
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

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