2 Port PCI Express 1394a FireWire Card

Add 2 native FireWire 400 ports to your desktop through a PCI Express slot

Product ID: PEX1394A2

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  • Two 6-pin FireWire 400 ports, each with transfer rates up to 400Mbps
  • Built with a native PCI Express chipset, no bridge chip
  • Includes low profile/half-height installation bracket

This FireWire 400 adapter card can be installed in any PCI Express slot in order to add 2 IEEE 1394a ports, making it an ideal selection for connecting a broad range of FireWire 400 compatible devices such as external storage, DV camcorders, HD video cameras, personal multimedia devices and more.

The FireWire adapter card is designed based on a native PCI Express (PCIe) single chipset that harnesses the full capability of PCI Express, allowing for greater performance, reliability and cost-effectiveness.

Plus, the adapter card includes an optional low profile/half-height bracket that makes it easy to add 2 FireWire 400 ports to any computer, regardless of the computer case form factor.


  • Add a high speed FireWire port to a desktop/server without any FireWire ports
  • Connect a digital camera to a desktop with a PCI Express slot to download photos and video
  • Connect a high speed external hard drive to a PCI Express-enabled system

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Add 2 FireWire ports to a standard or small form factor (SFF) computer
  • Uses a native PCI Express chipset design rather than a bridge chip, ensures a fast, reliable and cost-effective FireWire solution
  • Backed by a StarTech.com lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030827546


  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows Server 2012 logo
Windows® 8 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000
Windows Server® 2012


Warranty Information Warranty Lifetime
Connector(s) Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x1
External Ports 2 - FireWire 400 (6 pin, IEEE 1394a)
Hardware Ports 2
Interface FireWire 400 (1394a)
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID JMicron - JMB381
Packaging Information Package Quantity 1
Package Length 17.5 cm [6.9 in]
Package Width 14.2 cm [5.6 in]
Package Height 30 mm [1.2 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.2 lb]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 400 Mbps
Physical Characteristics Product Length 7 cm [2.8 in]
Product Width 18 mm [0.7 in]
Product Height 6 cm [2.4 in]
Weight of Product 39 g [1.4 oz]
Software OS Compatibility Windows® 8 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000
Windows Server® 2012
What's in the Box Included in Package 1 - PCIe FireWire Card
1 - Low Profile Bracket
1 - Instruction Manual


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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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