• 32-bit PCI Host interface
  • Two Internal Bilingual (1394b) Ports
  • One External Bilingual (1394b) connector (with screw lock)
  • Big IDE 4-pin DC Power Connector for supplying power to the 1394 Bus
  • Low Profile PCI Form Factor

FWB-PCI3204 is a three port OHCI 1.1 Compliant FireWire 800 (IEEE-1394b) to PCI Host Adapter featuring Texas Instruments OHCI 1.1 Compliant FireWire 800 (IEEE-1394b) Single Chip Host Controller.

Technical Specifications
Host Bus:
  • 33-MHz/32-Bit PCI Interface
  • 3.3-V and 5-V PCI Signaling Environments
IEEE 1394 Std Support:
  • Fully Supports Provisions of IEEE P1394b Revision 1.33+ at 1-Gigabit Signaling Rates
  • Fully Supports Provisions of IEEE 1394a.2000 and 1394.1995 Standard for High Performance Serial Bus
  • Fully Interoperable With Firewire., i.LINK., and SB1394., Implementation of IEEE Std 1394
1394 Bus Transfer Rate:

Provides three fully backward-compatible, (IEEE Std 1394a-2000 fully compliant) Bilingual IEEE Std 1394b-2002 cable ports at S100/S200/S400/S400B/S800 megabits per second (Mbits/s).

IEEE-1394 to PCI Controller
  • Texas Instruments TSB83AA23
  • PCI burst transfers and deep FIFOs to tolerate large host latency
    • Transmit FIFO—5K asynchronous
    • Transmit FIFO—2K isochronous
    • Receive FIFO—2K asynchronous
    • Receive FIFO—2K isochronous
DV and DA Enhancement:
  • Digital Video and Audio performance enhancements.
  • Extended resume signaling for compatibility with legacy DV components.
Power Management :

D0, D1, D2, and D3 power states and PME events per the PCI Bus Power Management Interface Specification

Number of ports:
  • FWB-PCI3204: One External Bilingual Port (with screw lock) + Two Internal Bilingual Ports
Bus Power Connector:

Big IDE 4-pin DC Power Connector

Operating System Requirements
  • Windows 2000/XP/7/8/8.1 and Windows Server 2003
  • Linux kernel 2.6.14 or later
  • Mac OS X 10.3 or later