Add FireWire 800/1394b to your computer and double the speed of your connection up to 800Mb/s!

Orange Micro has done it again! You can now double the speed of your FireWire connection with the OrangeLink FireWire 800/1394b PCI card. This card harnesses the latest in FireWire technology, but also is completely backward compatible. The OrangeLink FireWire 800/1394b PCI card has two 9-pin FireWire 800/1394b ports as well as one traditional 6-pin FireWire port. This ensures that you can enjoy the highest performance possible with the FireWire peripheral of your choosing, including digital video camcorders and portable hard drives.

OrangeLink Features

Data transfer rates up to 800 Mb/s
Supports Plug-and-Play Specification
Works in 64 bit or 32 bit PCI slot
Fully backward compatible with FireWire 400/1394a devices
Includes video editing software for Mac or PC

Hardware Features:

PCI 2.2 Compliant
33MHz/64-bit and 33MHz/32-bit selectable PCI interface
3.3V and 5V PCI signaling environments
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)
1394b Cable Power: 12V, 9W max from PCI bus (optional +12V internal power connector up to 30W)
Complies with Standard for a IEEE-1394b High Performance Serial Bus/ i.LINK
Connect up to 63 devices, internal or external
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 1394b connector
One external 6-pin 1394a connector

Package Includes:

A single 6.42" x 2.5" PCI 1394b Host Adapter
Mac and Windows Software CD-ROM
FireWire 800 Cables
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One available PCI Slot;
400Mbit/s-Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 or XP
800Mbit/s-Once 1394b driver is installed

One available PCI Slot;
400Mbit/s-Mac OS 8.6, 9.x or Mac OS X
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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