• Host Bus: 1-lane 2.5 Gb/s PCI Express
  • Two FireWire ports
  • Low Profile PCI Form Factor
  • Support Two FireWire Plug w/Latch type Cable

FW-PCIE1X30 is a High Performance 2-port FireWire (IEEE-1394a) to PCI Express Host Adapter.

It is compliant with 1394 OHCI Rev. 1.1 with DMA engine support for high performance data transfer via a 32-bit bus master PCI host bus interface.

FW-PCIE1X30 is ready to provide industry-standard IEEE 1394 peripheral connections and it can support 100,200 and 400 Mbit per sec transmission via an integrated PHY.

The 1394a function of FW-PCIE1X30 is supported by the Microsoft host driver, which is built in Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 server, and Windows Vista.


Technical Specifications
PCI Express:
  • Complies with PCI Express Rev 1.1
  • Supports Advanced Error Reporting capability
  • Active State Power Management (ASPM) to L0s and L1
  • Flexible programmable Bus master burst sizes and advanced internal arbitration control to optimize the bus utilization
  • Compliant with PCI bus power management specification V1.2
1394 PHY & OHCI (Open Host Controller Interface)
  • Single chip compliance with IEEE 1394a-2000, 1394-1995 and 1394a Open HCI host controller integrated 2-port PHY layer function
  • Compliance with 1394 Open HCI specification 1.0 and 1.1
  • Compliance with IEEE 1394-1995 specification release 1.0
  • Compliance with IEEE 1394a-2000
  • Provides 8 isochronous transmit contexts
  • Provides 4 isochronous receive contexts
  • Supports 400 / 200 / 100 Mbps of data transfer rate
  • General DMA controller control mechanism and I/F design
  • 3-deep physical post write queue
  • 4-deep physical response queue
  • GUID PROM shadow to EEPROM
Number of Ports:
  • Two FireWire 6pin Receptacle Connectors

Bus Power Connector:
  • Big IDE 4-pin DC Power Connector


Operating System Requirements
  • No driver installation for
    • Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 and Windows Server 2003