1 Port USB 2.0 & 2 Port FireWire ExpressCard Laptop Combo Adapter Card

Add 1 USB 2.0 and 2 FireWire 1394a ports to a laptop through an ExpressCard slot

Product ID: EC1U2F

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  • One High Speed USB 2.0 compliant port which supports transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
  • Two IEEE1394a OHCI 1.1/1.2 compliant ports which supports transfer rates up to 400 Mbps
  • ExpressCard/34 (34mm) form factor

This versatile ExpressCard adapter lets you add two FireWire 400 and one USB 2.0 port to your laptop computer, allowing you to connect popular peripheral devices such as digital cameras, DV camcorders, or virtually any portable media device.

A broadly compatible solution, the ExpressCard adapter is supported by Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/64-Bit/Vista operating systems and is backed by StarTech.com's Lifetime Warranty.


  • Add additional FireWire and USB ports to a laptop to connect more peripheral devices
  • Replace failed FireWire and/or USB ports on a laptop
  • Add both FireWire and USB port simultaneously to a laptop with only a single ExpressCard slot
  • Connect external FireWire devices such as hard drives and card readers to a laptop computer without FireWire ports

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Adds both USB 2.0 and FireWire from a single ExpressCard/34 card
  • Optional external power connector to allow support for high powered devices
  • Backed by a StarTech.com lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support

Partner Numbers

  • ACTUAL Systèmes 2586516
  • UPC 065030824545


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Windows 98SE/ 2000/ XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2003 (32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)/ 8 (32/64-bit)
Mac OS X (tested up to 10.8)


Warranty Information Warranty Lifetime
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) ExpressCard (34mm)
1 - External Ports USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0
2 - External Ports FireWire 400 (6 pin, IEEE 1394a)
Hardware Ports 2
Interface USB 2.0 & Firewire
Bus Type ExpressCard
Card Type 34mm ExpressCard
Chipset ID Texas Instruments - XIO2200
Packaging Information Package Length 14 cm [5.5 in]
Package Width 17 cm [6.7 in]
Package Height 75 mm [3.0 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.2 lb]
Power Power Source Not Included (not required for standard applications)
Output Voltage 5 DC
Output Current 1A
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Plug Type B
Software OS Compatibility Windows 98SE/ 2000/ XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2003 (32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)/ 8 (32/64-bit)
Mac OS X (tested up to 10.8)
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package USB/FireWire ExpressCard
Instruction Manual



ExpressCard 34mm to 54mm Stabilizer Adapter - 3 Pack

Enables 34mm ExpressCards to stay safely seated in 54mm ExpressCard slots

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Frequently Asked Questions


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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