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Sonnet SON-FW800-E (SONFW800E) Allegro FW800 FireWire 800 3-Port PCIe Card

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Sonnet SON-FW800-E (SONFW800E) Allegro FW800 FireWire 800 3-Port PCIe Card. Do you work with files stored on external hard drives? You may not be getting the maximum performance from them. Many drive enclosures feature a FireWire 800 (1394b) interface, which provides up to twice the data transfer speeds and bandwidth of FireWire 400 (1394a), both critical attributes when working with multimedia applications. Don’t settle for a slower connection and less than maximum performance; get a Sonnet Allegro FireWire 800 PCIe adapter to take advantage of the extra speed FireWire 800 offers!
Sonnet's Allegro FireWire 800 PCIe features the fastest PCI Express to FireWire 800 controller available, the Texas Instruments XIO2213A - combined with three full-bandwidth, powered 9-pin FireWire 800 ports, this card can easily satisfy the high-bandwidth demands of video and pro audio applications. This card also powers bus-powered external drives and audio interfaces, so there is no need to connect an external power brick to them. Offering plug and play simplicity, this...
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Accessory Type: Ports and Expansion

About the Sonnet SON-FW800-E PCIe Card

Do you work with files stored on external hard drives? You may not be getting the maximum performance from them. Many drive enclosures feature a FireWire 800 (1394b) interface, which provides up to twice the data transfer speeds and bandwidth of FireWire 400 (1394a), both critical attributes when working with multimedia applications. Don’t settle for a slower connection and less than maximum performance; get a Sonnet Allegro FireWire 800 PCIe adapter to take advantage of the extra speed FireWire 800 offers!

Sonnet's Allegro FireWire 800 PCIe features the fastest PCI Express to FireWire 800 controller available, the Texas Instruments XIO2213A - combined with three full-bandwidth, powered 9-pin FireWire 800 ports, this card can easily satisfy the high-bandwidth demands of video and pro audio applications. This card also powers bus-powered external drives and audio interfaces, so there is no need to connect an external power brick to them. Offering plug and play simplicity, this card works in any PCI Express (PCIe) slot, supports all FireWire 800 and FireWire 400 peripherals, and features hot-pluggable and hot-swappable device connection with automatic device configuration.

Warranty1 year
RoHS CompliantYes
Bus InterfacePCI Express x1
Number of Ports3 external
StandardIEEE 1394b compliant
Cables Supported9-pin male FireWire 800 cables
Peripherals SupportedSupports all industry standard FireWire 800 and FireWire 400 peripherals
Data Transfer Rate800/400/200/100 Mbits/s
Number of Devices SupportedUp to 63 (data only)
Hot PlugSupports hot-pluggable and hot swappable device connection
ChipsetTI
Mac CompatibilityMac Pro
Power Mac G5 (with PCI Express slots)
Xserve (with PCI Express slots)
Mac OS X Version 10.5+
Mac OS X Server Version 10.5+
OS X Mountain Lion compatible
Windows CompatibilityPC (with PCI Express slot)
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • RoHS compliant.
  • Works in any PCIe slot.
  • Plug-and-play simplicity.
  • Provides support for the fastest FireWire multimedia peripherals.
  • Simple way to add high-speed FireWire 800 ports to any compatible computer.
  • Supports hot-swappable device connection. Plug in and disconnect peripherals without shutting off your computer.
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