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 tw... Click To Read More About This Product
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.
Simple way to add high-speed FireWire 800 ports to any compatible computer
Provides support for the fastest FireWire multimedia peripherals
Works in any PCIe slot
Supports hot-swappable device connection. Plug in and disconnect peripherals without shutting off your computer
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
PC (with PCI Express slot)
Bus Interface PCI Express x1
Number of Ports 3 external
RoHS Compliant Yes
Standard IEEE 1394b compliant
Cables Supported 9-pin male FireWire 800 cables
Peripherals Supported Supports all industry standard FireWire 800 and FireWire 400(2) peripherals
Data Transfer Rate 800/400/200/100 Mbits/s
Number of Devices Supported Up to 63 (data only)
Hot Plug Supports hot-pluggable and hot swappable device connection
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