Add FireWire to your Macintosh or PC Laptop!

Add FireWire to your Macintosh or PC with OrangeLink FireWire for Notebooks. With this addition to your system, you can take advantage of the latest high performance IEEE 1394 peripherals, including digital video camcorders and portable hard drives.

OrangeLink Features

Three 6 pin external FireWire ports
Data transfer rates up to 400 Mb/s
Hot plug capability
Includes video editing software for Mac or PC
Includes a 6 foot 6 pin to 4 pin cable and Mac/Windows software drivers

Hardware Features:

Type II CardBus compatible
32-bit Data Bus and 33 MHz operation
OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller; 100 Mbit/s (12.5 MB/sec); 200 Mbit/s (25 MB/sec); 400 Mbit/s (50 MB/sec)
Connect up to 63 devices
All 1394 ports provide no power to the devices
Supports Plug-and-Play Specification
Hot Plug
Complies with Standard for a IEEE-1394 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)


Three external 6-pin 1394 connector

Package Includes:

A single Type II FireWire CardBus card
One 4-pin to 6-pin FireWire cable

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.
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Type II CardBus slot; Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 or XP

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
Windows 98 SE or newer with Intel Pentium III 500 Mhz or faster, 128MB RAM, 16-bit sound card and Microsoft DirectX compatible video diplay 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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