Add FireWire 800/1394b to your PC or Mac laptop and transfer data twice as fast as previously possible – up to 800 Mb/sec!

With Orange Micro’s latest innovation for notebooks, you will be able to upgrade your Mac or PC laptop to FireWire 800.  Take advantage of the latest high performance FireWire 800 peripherals.

FireWire 800 is backward compatible, so you will still be able to use all of your existing FireWire 400 peripherals to their maximum potential.  Remember that Orange Micro has a 9-pin FireWire 800 adapter and full line of  FireWire 800 cables.

OrangeLink Features

Two 9-pin external FireWire 800 ports
Data transfer rates up to 800 Mbit/s
Hot plug capability
Fully backward compatible with FireWire 400 devices.
Includes video editing software for Mac or PC

Hardware Features:

Type II CardBus compatible
32-bit Data Bus and 33 MHz operation
Isochronous receive dual-buffer mode
Programmable asynchronous transmit threshold
PCI burst transfers and deep FIFOs to tolerate large host latency
OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394b Host Controller; 100 Mbit/s (12.5 MB/sec); 200 Mbit/s (25 MB/sec); 400 Mbit/s (50 MB/sec); 800 Mbit/s (100 MB/sec)
Connect up to 63 devices
All 1394b ports provide no power to the devices unless optional power adapter is used.
Supports Plug-and-Play Specification
Hot Plug
Complies with Standard for a IEEE-1394b High Performance Serial Bus/ i.LINK
Up to 16 consecutive cable hops of 4.5 meters
Support for digital video in full size, full motion video of 720 by 480 pixels at 30 frames per second
Isochronous and Asynchronous data transfer
Function Control Protocol (FCP)
Connection Management Protocol (CMP)


Two external 9-pin Bilingual 1394b connectors

Package Includes:

A single Type II FireWire 800 CardBus card

Optional Accessory
OrangeLink FireWire for Notebooks can provide full FireWire BUS power with an optional external AC power supply. The optional power supply specifications are: Output 12 VDC, 1A, positive tip.




FireWire 800 Cables
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Type II CardBus slot; Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 or XP
800Mbit/s with included 1394b driver

Type II CardBus slot; Mac OS 8.6, 9.x or Mac OS X; Powerbook G3 Series or Powerbook G4; Not compatible with PowerBook G3 Family M-3553
800Mbits/s-Mac OS X 10.2.4 or newer
Windows 98 SE or newer with Intel Pentium III 500 Mhz or faster, 128MB RAM, 16-bit sound card and Microsoft DirectX compatible video display adapter.

Power Mac G3, 233 Mhz or faster, Mac OS 9.04 or newer, 80MB RAM, Apple FireWire 2.4 or newer, QuickTime 4.1.2 or newer.
Ulead VideoStudio DV

FireWire, iLink, IEEE-1394
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OrangeLink FireWire 800 PCI

OrangeLink Video Editing Kit

OrangeLink Video Editing Kit for Notebooks

Orangelink FireWire 800 for Notebooks
USB 2.0/FireWire for Notebooks
OrangeLink+ USB 2.0 / FireWire PCI
OrangeLink+FireWire/ Ethernet PCI

Low Cost FireWire PCI

OrangeLink FireWire Hub

OrangeLink FireWire Repeater

FireWire 800/USB 2.0 HD Enclosure
OrangeLink FireWire 1394 Cables
USB 2.0 Cables

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