Too good to be true!! FWBU2-PCI01 gives your PC or MAC USB 2.0
and FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b) high-speed data connections ALL IN ONE
CARD. You save a valuable PCI slot!!


FWBU2-PCI01 is an USB 2.0 & FireWire 800 (IEEE-1394b) to PCI Host Adapter featuring:

  • FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b): OHCI 1.1 Compliant IEEE 1394b to PCI 64bit/33MHz Host Controller (Ti TSB82AA2 + TSB81BA3)
  • USB 2.0: USB 2.0 to PCI 32bit/33MHz Host Controller (NEC uPD720101).

FWBU2-PCI01 provides the performance and connectivity required for personal computer.


  • Add USB 2.0 and Firewire 800 (IEEE 1394b) interface to desktop PC via one PCI slot
  • Great for any USB or Firewire 800 (IEEE 1394b) External Storage Devices, Digital video camcorder (requires DV software), scanners, printers, any USB or Firewire 800 (IEEE 1394b) peripheral devices
  • Fully operational and compatible with default OHCI drivers of Microsoft and Apple Mac OS.
  • Two OHCI USB Host Controller cores for Backward compatibility.
  • Mini 4-pin DC +12V and +5V power connector for Firewire 800 (IEEE 1394b) and USB Bus Power
  • Enable hot-swap, plug-and-play operation through the connection to USB or Firewire 800 (IEEE 1394b) interface without interrupting the current operation.

Technical Specifications
Host Bus:
  • 64-bit PCI local bus complies with PCI 2.3 specification
  • Up to 266 MB/s burst rate
  • Bus Master DMA
PCI Multifunction Device:
  • Two OHCI USB Host Controller cores for full-speed/low-speed (12/1.5Mbps)
  • One EHCI USB Host Controller cores for high-speed (480Mbps)
  • One OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394b Host Controller
USB Data Transfer Rate:
  • Low-speed at 1.5Mbps
  • Full-Speed at 12Mbps
  • High-Speed at 480 Mbps
FireWire (IEEE 1394) Data Transfer Rate:

100/200/400/800 Mbps

  • USB Ports: 3 External (USB A X 3)+ 1 Internal (USB A X 1)
  • FireWire 800 (1394b) Port: 2 External (Bilingual X 2) + 1 Internal (Bilingual X 1)
Firewire (IEEE 1394) and USB Bus Power Connector

FDD like Mini 4-pin DC +12V and +5V power connector

Operating System Requirements
  • Windows
    • FireWire: Windows 98 SE/Me/2000/XP/2003
    • USB 1.0: Windows 98 SE/Me/2000/XP/2003
    • USB 2.0: Windows 2000 SP4/XP SP1/2003
  • Linux
    • FireWire: Kernel 2.6.x or higher
    • USB 1.0: Kernel 2.2.x or higher
    • USB 2.0: Kernel 2.5.x or higher
  • Mac
    • FireWire (1394b): OS X 10.2.4 or higher
    • USB 1.0: OS 8.6 or higher
    • USB 2.0: OS X 10.2.8 or higher