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SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter

B&H # SINNE38012S3 Mfr # NN-E38012-S3
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You Pay: $48.16
Product Highlights
  • 2x FireWire-800 Ports
  • 1x FireWire-400 Port
  • Low-Profile Design
  • Windows & Mac Compatibility
  • RoHS Compliant

The FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter from SIIG is a PCI Express x1 expansion card that adds FireWire-800 and FireWire-400 capability to your computer. Compatible with Windows and Mac systems, the card features 2 FireWire-800 ports and 1 FireWire-400 port.

FireWire-800 is capable of data transfer speeds of up to 100MB/sec, perfect for high-speed external storage
FireWire-400 is capable of transfer speeds of up to 50MB/sec, and is often found on external hard drives, digital camcorders, and other devices
Installs in an available PCI Express x1 slot
Includes standard and low-profile mounting brackets for installation in standard and slimline chassis
Compatible with Mac and Windows systems
RoHS compliant
Host Bus Interface PCI Express x1
Data Transfer Rate FireWire-800: 100MB/sec
FireWire-400: 50MB/sec
Connectors 2x 9-Pin FireWire-800
1x 6-Pin FireWire-400
Compliant Standards FCC Class B (DoC), CE, RoHS
System Requirements Operating System: Windows 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, XP (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit); Mac OS X 10.4
Hardware: PCI Express x1 slot
SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter
  • Low-Profile Bracket
  • "Y" Split Power Cable
  • Software CD-ROM with Drivers
  • User Manual
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    SIIGFireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter
     
    4.4

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    90%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to install (10)
    • Highly compatible (6)
    • High quality (6)
    • Good power output (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • High-end multimedia (4)
      • Upgrade (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Quality oriented (6), Budget shopper (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (6), Business (5)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Made a huge difference..

      I was using a different card prior to this, but decided to try this one when I noticed a much different transfer speed across our network. I switched the old one out with this...Read complete review

      I was using a different card prior to this, but decided to try this one when I noticed a much different transfer speed across our network. I switched the old one out with this model and my speeds instantly improved to where I expected them to be. I definitely recommend this card.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Dinex version review

      There's a version of this exact card made by Dynex (DX-PCI2PF) and sold at [...] for [$]. Works perfectly. Installed without issue in seconds on Win 7 - 64...Read complete review

      There's a version of this exact card made by Dynex (DX-PCI2PF) and sold at [...] for [$]. Works perfectly. Installed without issue in seconds on Win 7 - 64 bit. 1394b connectivity works great with Lexar Pro card reader (firewire 800 version).I'm sure the SIIG version is great, too, but at [$] the price difference can't be justified in my opinion.

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      4.0

      "I would buy this product again and agai

      By TK VIDEO & PHOTO

      from Ellisville Ms

      About Me Value Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

        Its works great

        • Primary use:
        • Business

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        5.0

        Works like a charm!

        By Hunter Aaron

        from Staunton, Va

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Highly Compatible
        • High Quality
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • High-End Multimedia
          • Upgrade

          Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

          Very easy to install to your computer that does not have a firewire hookup. Setup was simple thanks to the cd that came packaged. Been using for about a month and havent ran into any problems.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          5.0

          Great!!!!

          By Sam

          from Imperial Beach, CA

          About Me Value Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • High Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • High-End Multimedia

            Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

            Works great for transferring video data to the computer through the firewall port.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

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            5.0

            FireWire Input for Dell XPS-8300

            By Ralph

            from Yorktown Heights, NY

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Highly Compatible

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Video Camera Input

              Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

              Boy was I shocked to find my Dell XPS-8300 (made 9/11) had no FireWire input for my Panasonic video camera! Lucky I had an empty PCI Express card slot in back. This was easy to install and all the drivers loaded automatically - no need to use the enclosed CD. Works fine. Camera uses the FireWire-400 slot. Not sure I'll ever use the FireWire-800 inputs, but I now have them. I did not attach the power supply. Didn't know how and it said it was only needed if you were using all 3 inputs on the card. Rare event I'll never do...

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

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              5.0

              Easy install, true plug & play, relaible

              By ericv

              from NYC

              About Me Value Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Highly Compatible
              • High Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

                  My main desktop doesn't have a firewire port; however, I needed this interface for transferring data from a recording device. As I didn't want to wait for shipping I went to the store to purchase a less expensive card. Unfortunately it was out of stock and I wanted to leave with a card so the sales rep recommended this a sthe least expensive quality card for my purposes. I found it easy to physically install, was recognized right away and worked flawlessly from the start.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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                  5.0

                  Excellent and easy to install

                  By Jim the Photographer

                  from Augusta, GA.

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • High Quality

                  Cons

                  • Driver update needed

                  Best Uses

                  • High-End Multimedia

                  Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

                  I purchased this FireWire Adapter to enable me to download HD video from a Sony HDR-FX7 Video camera. I installed this product myself and had the machine up an running in about an hour. The instructions were very simple to follow. Once installed I had Windows 7 search for an undated driver which it found and installed in a few seconds. Love it!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business

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                  3.0

                  Good

                  By tekcontrol

                  from cbba, bol

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • High Quality

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Install

                  Best Uses

                  • Upgrade

                  Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

                  Good shopping experience

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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                  5.0

                  Made a huge difference..

                  By drock

                  from Los Angeles, CA

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Highly Compatible
                  • High Quality
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Upgrade

                    Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

                    I was using a different card prior to this, but decided to try this one when I noticed a much different transfer speed across our network. I switched the old one out with this model and my speeds instantly improved to where I expected them to be. I definitely recommend this card.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business

                    Share this review

                    (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    Dinex version review

                    By Jon Hillenbrand

                    from Evanston, IL

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Highly Compatible
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Replacement
                      • Upgrade

                      Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

                      There's a version of this exact card made by Dynex (DX-PCI2PF) and sold at [...] for [$]. Works perfectly. Installed without issue in seconds on Win 7 - 64 bit. 1394b connectivity works great with Lexar Pro card reader (firewire 800 version).I'm sure the SIIG version is great, too, but at [$] the price difference can't be justified in my opinion.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business

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                      5.0

                      Great Device

                      By Detroit Rockstar

                      from Detroit, Son!

                      About Me Quality Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install
                      • Highly Compatible

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • High-End Multimedia

                        Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

                        Got this for my MacPro so I can run a Mojo and an external drive at the same time. Works great! On my MacPro, I didn't need the power cable that comes with it but thats cool that they include it for the PC people. As usual, B&H was great[...], good prices. Thanks B&H!

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        A great asset when connecting the Drobo

                        By Shaq

                        from NJ

                        About Me Heavy Duty User

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Fast
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                        • SATA Compatibility issues

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about SIIG FireWire-800 PCI Express x1 Host Adapter:

                          Provides immediate identification of the Drobo FireWire 800 connection, however the power cable provided (which is optional in some cases, but REALLY needed if you want to use the 2nd 800 port for another device, and also increases the data transfer rate of the Drobo) only has LP4 (IDE) power cable connectors. All the new systems are SATA, and until I find a similar Y-split power cable that is SATA to power the card I have to live with lower data transfer rate. SIIG support is a joke (example: when I asked if they can direct me to a vendor that sells the SATA version of the same cable they provided in the package, the answer was: "try local computer stores"... Gee, now that's helpful (needless to say that was the first thing I did). Any suggestions?

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business

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