PCI Express to FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b/a) Host Adapter 2+1 Ports

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PCI Express to FireWire 800 More Like This Harnessing the powerful PCI Express capabilities on modern motherboards, the x1 PCI Express to FireWire 800 Host Adapter provides full 800Mbps throughput for high performance FireWire 800 peripherals. The adapter provides two external FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394B) ports, and one external FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394A) port. 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. Includes a built-in 4-pin mini power supply connector for optional power to supply additional power to power hungry bus-powered devices.

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PCIE-FW8IO-02 PCI Express to FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b/a) Host Adapter 2+1 Ports F-300 N/A SOLD OUT

Features and Specifications

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Vista Ready

  • OHCI 1.0 and OHCI 1.2 Compliant
  • Full x1 PCI Express throughput
  • Two external 1394b ports and one external (1394a) port
  • Supports data transfer rate up to 100/200/400/800 Mbps
  • Fully supports IEEE 1394-1995 Standard and IEEE 1394a-2000 for high-performance
  • Built-in 4-pin mini power supply connector as optional power to supply power hungry bus-powered devices
  • Three TI chipset: PCI Express Bridge chip, 1394b Link chip and 1394b PHY chip
  • Supports up to 63 devices that can be run simultaneously on a System
  • Supports PCI Express Base Specification Revision 1.0a
  • Supports the Plug-and-Play Specification
Warranty Information
  • Manufacturer's 5 Year Limited Warranty
  • Texas Instruments
Bus Interface
  • Host: PCI Express x1
  • Peripheral: FireWire 800 or 400
  • 100, 200, 400 and 800 Mbps (megabits) transfer rates
FireWire Connectors
  • Two external 9-pin IEEE 1394b FireWire 800 ports
  • One external 6-pin IEEE 1394a FireWire 400 port
System Requirements PC
  • PCI Express equipped computer
  • Windows 2000/XP (SP1 or later)/Server 2003, Vista
Package Includes
  • One (1) FireWire 800 PCIe Card
  • CD-ROM with drivers
  • 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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