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Kramer's VS-40FW 4-Port FireWire 800 Repeater/Hub features a max data rate of 800Mbps. The VS-40W also increases the number of ports at your disposal - including 4 FireWire 800 ports. The range of the repeater/hub runs from 14.75 to 29.5 feet. Additional units can be cascaded, extending the range up to 236 feet max. Kramer's Spark-Guard Pro protects against electrostatic discharge, ensuring the safety of the unit itself and your other connected digital devices. The VS-40FW can be rack mounted - up to 3 units fit side-by-side into a 1U space (using the optional RK-3T rack adapter). The unit is powered by a 12V DC power supply or through a PC connection.
The VS-40FW is a high-performance bidirectional hub/repeater for 9-pin FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b) signals. It increases the number of ports available and/or extends the distance of FireWire cable runs
Ports; 4 bidirectional IEEE 1394b 800Mbps (S800)
Range: Doubles the cable range of FireWire from 4.5m (14.75') to 9m (29.5'). Multiple units can be cascaded to extend the range to up to 72m (236')
Hot Swapping: Supports Plug and Play
Transfer Rates: 100, 200, 400, and 800Mbps
ESD Protection: Incorporates Kramer's Spark-Guard Pro signal protection circuitry to help protect against EDS (electrostatic discharge) that can damage digital equipment
Alternate Power Sources: Can be powered from the 12V DC power supply or through the PC connection
Requires 9-Pin FireWire 800 Cable
Compact Kramer DigiTOOLS: 3 units can be rack mounted side-by-side in a 1U rack space with the optional RK-3T rack adapter
IEEE 1394-1995, IEEE P1394a, IEEE P1394b; fully supports the provisions of the IEEE P1394b Revision 1.33+ at 1 Gigabit signaling rates; fully supports the provisions of the IEEE 1394-1995 Standard for High Performance Serial Bus and the P1394a Supplement; fully interoperable with FireWire and i.LINK implementation of IEEE Std 1394; provides three fully backward compatible (1394a 2000 fully compliant) bilingual P1394b cable ports at up to 800Mbps; fully compliant with OpenHCI requirements; provides three P1394b fully compliant cable ports at 100/200/400/800Mbps; full P1394a support includes: connection debounce, arbitrated short reset, multispeed concatenation, arbitration acceleration, fly-by concatenation, port disable/suspend/resume; extended resume signaling for compatibility with legacy DV devices