Delock FireWire 800 to UDMA CompactFlash Drive Read-Writer

FireWire 800 to CompactFlash More Like This Synchrotech's Delock FireWire 800 to UDMA CompactFlash Drive Read-Writer is a must for pro photographers and other demanding users of high speed CompactFlash memory cards. Capable of exploiting the high speeds of the latest generation of CompactFlash memory cards, the FireWire readers 800 boasts incredible read speeds. The Delock FireWire 800 to UDMA CompactFlash Drive reader supports all the recent high-speed CompactFlash standards including PIO Modes 0-4, DMA Modes 0-2, and UDMA Modes 0-6. it features a single CompactFlash slot for CompactFlash Type I and II including Hitachi Microdrives and other CFII+ rotating media. It supports FireWire 800 (and 400 with and optionally purchased adapter or cable) connectivity on both Macintosh and Windows Operating Systems. The FireWire 800 to CompactFlash uses FireWire bus power, so the CFFire800 reader plugs and plays with no external AC power. The Delock FireWire 800 to CompactFlash Drive requires no drivers and comes with a one year limited warranty.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
DLCK-CR-91694 Delock FireWire 800 to UDMA CompactFlash Drive Read-Writer
Requires powered FireWire 9-pin port
$53.99 Buy Now
Use with 6-pin FireWire 400 Ports
CAB-FW8-9-6-CONV FireWire 800 IEEE1394b 9pin (female) to 6pin (male) Converter Plug $11.00 Buy Now
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Features and Specifications

MacOSX Win32 x86Unix

CE Mark

FireWire Logo


Vista Ready

Seven Ready

Ten Ready

  • FireWire bus powered, no power adapter required
  • Compact and portable design with low power consumption
  • Supports PIO Modes 0-4, DMA Modes 0-2, and UDMA Modes 0-6
  • High speeds of over to 45MBps (Megabytes) interface access to UDMA Mode 6 (Ultra ATA/133) storage cards
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
PCMCIA Media Support
  • CompactFlash Memory Cards
  • High Speed CompactFlash Memory Cards including PIO4, DMA 2 and UDMA6 based cards like Lexar UDMA 300X and Sandisk Extreme
  • Microdrives and other CFII+ rotating media
Transfer Rates
  • FireWire 800: 800Mbps (Megabits)
  • FireWire 400: 400Mbps (Megabits) when used with CAB-FW8-9-6-CONV converter or 6-pin to 9-pin FireWire cable
  • PC Card Version 2.1/JEIDA 4.1
  • IEEE 1394a/b (FireWire)
System Requirements
  • PC or Macintosh with free nine pin FireWire 800 port
  • PC or Macintosh with free six pin FireWire 400 port and optional converter or cable (purchased separately)
  • Mac OS 10.1.3 or later
  • Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10
  • Unsupported, but known to work with FireWire capable BSD and Linux distributions
Electrical Characteristics
  • Bus Powered: 12V ±10%
Package Includes
  • Delock FireWire 800 to UDMA CompactFlash Drive Read-Writer
  • FireWire Cable
  • User manual


W3 Document Modern UDMA CompactFlash Reader Benchmarks FireWire vs. USB 2.0
Benchmarks demonstrating the wide gulf in speeds between high performance buses and lower performing buses when accessing data on UDMA enabled CompactFlash Cards. As with benchmarks comparing hard disk drives, FireWire consistently beats out USB 2.0 by significant margins for read and write speeds to mass storage devices. With recent UDMA CompactFlash reaching throughputs of Ultra ATA/133 (UDMA 6), choosing an appropriate CompactFlash reader to take advantage of such speeds is mission critical.
W3 Document FireWire CF Readers Trounce USB 2.0 Readers in UDMA CompactFlash Download Comparison
A review and comparison shows FireWire 800 and FireWire 400 based card readers doubling throughput of the best USB 2.0 readers.
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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