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2 Port CardBus Laptop 1394a Firewire PC Card Adapter

Add 2 FireWire 1394a ports to a laptop through a CardBus slot

Product ID: CB1394_2

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  • Two 6-pin FireWire ports
  • Compliant with IEEE 1394-1995, 1394a-2000 and OHCI 1.1 standards which supports transfer rates up to 400 Mbps
  • 32-bit CardBus Type II form factor

This 2 Port CardBus 1394a Firewire PC Card Adapter lets you connect FireWire/i.LINK devices such as iPods, MP3 players, portable drives, digital camcorders and more to a laptop computer, through a CardBus port.

The CardBus FireWire adapter card includes a 3ft FireWire cable and supports hot-swapping, so you'll be able to plug, unplug, and swap your FireWire peripherals with ease.

Also included with the adapter card is a copy of ULEAD's VideoStudio SE Basic video editing software, making it easy to capture and edit video from your digital video camcorder.

Guaranteed to work with both PC and Mac laptops, the 2 Port CardBus 1394a FireWire card is backed by StarTech.com's lifetime warranty and FREE LIFETIME tech support.

Applications

  • Add a high speed FireWire port to a laptop without any FireWire ports
  • Connect a digital camera to a laptop with a CardBus slot to download photos or video
  • Connect a high speed external hard drive to a CardBus enabled system

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Adds two external FireWire ports through a single CardBus slot
  • Simple driverless installation and Includes video editing software to get started
  • Backed by a StarTech.com lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support

Partner Numbers

  • ACTUAL Systèmes 2586513
  • Ingram Micro Belgium 1587914
  • Ingram Micro Netherlands 1587914
  • UPC 065030801676

Compatibility

  • Windows 7 logo
  • Linux logo
Windows 98SE/ ME/ 2000/ XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2003/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)
Mac OS 8.6 ~ 10.4
Linux

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty Lifetime
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) PC Card (Type II, Cardbus)
2 - Connector Type(s) FireWire 400 (6 pin, IEEE 1394a)
Hardware Ports 2
Interface FireWire 400 (1394a)
Bus Type CardBus (PCMCIA)
Industry Standards IEEE 1394
PCMCIA II
OHCI
IEEE 1394a
Chipset ID VIA/VLI - VT6307
Packaging Information Package Length 21 cm [8.3 in]
Package Width 43 mm [1.7 in]
Package Height 14.6 cm [5.7 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 230 g [8.1 oz]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 400 Mbps
Power Power Source Not Included (not required for standard applications)
Software OS Compatibility Windows 98SE/ ME/ 2000/ XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2003/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)
Mac OS 8.6 ~ 10.4
Linux
Special Notes / Requirements System and Cable Requirements 32-bit CardBus Compatible PCMCIA Type II slot
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package 2 Port CardBus FireWire card
FireWire cable
Software CD
Instruction Manual

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

When you troubleshoot issues with a FireWire controller card, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:

  • FireWire cables
  • FireWire devices
  • FireWire controller card

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the FireWire cables, devices, and controller card in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
  • Use a different FireWire cable, device, and controller card in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.

When you test the FireWire device and controller card, it is recommended that you do the following:

Compliance and safety

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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