The FireWire + USB 2.0 ExpressCard/34 Expansion Card from Sonnet provides a simple and affordable way to add a USB 2.0 port and two FireWire-400 ports to your notebook computer. The USB 2.0 protocol delivers speeds of up to 60 MB/sec for blazing fast data transfer, while FireWire-400 is capable of 50 MB/sec. With this upgrade, it is easy to connect your computer to USB printers, joysticks, scanners, disk drives, and more. FireWire will allow you to connect external drives, digital video cameras, and other devices as well.
USB 2.0 connectivity expands your computers functionality; literally thousands of devices are USB 2.0-compliant. USB 2.0 is also fully compatible with the USB 1.1 protocol.
FireWire-400 connectivity lets you connect external hard drives, DVD burners, digital video cameras, and other devices that use this interface.
USB 2.0 provides data transfer rates of up to 60 MB/sec and FireWire-400 delivers up to 50 MB/sec. This allows you to connect an external hard drive or DVD burner without running into any performance bottlenecks.
You'll be able to connect a USB or FireWire hub to the card, giving you the ability to connect as many devices as you'd like to your computer.
Host Bus Interface
Data Transfer Rate
USB 2.0: 60 MB/sec
FireWire-400: 50 MB/sec
1x USB 2.0
2x 6-Pin FireWire-400
USB 2.0, USB 1.1, FireWire-400
Mac OS X 10.5; Windows XP SP2, Vista