10 Best Firewire Port Cards
for December 2021

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StarTech.com 2 Port ExpressCard 1394b FireWire Laptop Adapter Card - Texas Instruments FireWire Card - ExpressCard FireWire 800 (EC1394B2)

StarTech.com 2 Port ExpressCard 1394b FireWire Laptop Adapter Card

Texas Instruments FireWire Card, ExpressCard FireWire 800 (EC1394B2)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

Provides a cost-effective way to add IEEE 1394A and IEEE 1394B FireWire devices

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Product Features

  • Add 2 FireWire800 ports to a laptop through an ExpressCard slot
  • expresscard firewire
  • Connect a broad range of FireWire devices to your laptop
  • expresscard 1394

Connect a broad range of firewire devices to your laptop Expresscard firewire Expresscard 1394 Add 2 firewire800 ports to a laptop through an expresscard slot

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StarTech.com 3 Port 2b 1a PCI 1394b FireWire Adapter Card (PCI1394B_3)

StarTech.com 3 Port 2b 1a PCI 1394b FireWire Adapter Card (PCI1394B_3)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

Compliant with PCI revision 2.2 specifications

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Product Features

  • Compatible with 3.3V/5V, 32/64-bit PCI or PCI-X slots
  • One FireWire 400 port with support for transfer rates up to 400 Mbps
  • Two FireWire 800 ports with support for data transfer rates up to 800 Mbps
  • Complaint with IEEE 1394-1995, 2000, 1394b and OHCI 1.1 standards

Two firewire 800 ports with support for data transfer rates up to 800 mbps Compatible with 3.3v/5v, 32/64-bit pci or pci-x slots One firewire 400 port with support for transfer rates up to 400 mbps Complaint with ieee 1394-1995, 2000, 1394b and ohci 1.1 standards

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SYBA Low Profile PCI-Express Firewire Card with Two 1394b Ports and One 1394a Port (2B1A), TI Chipset, Extra Regular Bracket SD-PEX30009

SYBA Low Profile PCI-Express Firewire Card with Two 1394b Ports and One 1394a Port (2B1A)

TI Chipset, Extra Regular Bracket SD-PEX30009

by Syba
What We like

Compliant with 1394 Open Host Controller Interface (OHCI) specification Revision 1.1 and 1.2 draft

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Product Features

  • Support provisions of IEEE Standard P1394b-2002
  • Compliant with PCI-Express Revision 1.0a
  • Fully Plug & Play and Hot Plug supported. Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • 1-Lane (x1) PCI-Express with transfer rate 2.5Gbps Full Duplex channel
  • Ports: 2x 1394B fire wire ports; 1x 1394A fire wire port; 1x 1394A fire wire internal header (Shared Port)

Ports: 2x 1394b fire wire ports; 1x 1394a fire wire port; 1x 1394a fire wire internal header (shared port) 1-lane (x1) pci-express with transfer rate 2.5gbps full duplex channel Compliant with pci-express revision 1.0a Fully plug & play and hot plug supported. form factor: plug-in card Support provisions of ieee standard p1394b-2002 Support 800 / 400 / 200 / 100mbps transfer rate

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StarTech.com 4 port PCI 1394a FireWire Adapter Card - 3 External 1 Internal FireWire PCI Card for Laptops (PCI1394MP)

StarTech.com 4 port PCI 1394a FireWire Adapter Card

3 External 1 Internal FireWire PCI Card for Laptops (PCI1394MP)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

4 Port FireWire Card

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Product Features

  • 1394 PCI FireWire Card
  • PCI FireWire 400
  • PCI FireWire Card
  • Add 3 FireWire ports to a desktop computer through a PCI slot

Add 3 firewire ports to a desktop computer through a pci slot Pci firewire card Pci firewire 400 1394 pci firewire card

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Syba SY-PEX30016 3 Port IEEE 1394 Firewire 1394B & 1394A PCIe 1.1 x1 Card TI XIO2213B Chipset Requires Legacy Driver for Windows 8 10

Syba SY-PEX30016 3 Port IEEE 1394 Firewire 1394B & 1394A PCIe 1.1 x1 Card TI XIO2213B Chipset Requires Legacy Driver for Windows 8 10

by Syba
What We like

Support Provisions of IEEE P1394b Revision 1.33+. Compliant with IEEE 1394 OpenHCI specifications V1.0 and V1.1

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Product Features

  • Simultaneous Operation of Multiple High-performance Devices
  • Fully Interoperable with FireWire, iLink, and SB1394 Implementation of IEEE 1394 Standard
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • Works with various types of FireWire 800 (1394b) and 1394A devices including portable Hard Disk, DV camcorder, digital Camera, CD-RW/DVD-ROM Drive and other Audio/video devices
  • Supports hot-swapping and Plug-n-Play connection of peripheral devices

Fully interoperable with firewire, ilink, and sb1394 implementation of ieee 1394 standard Fully interoperable with firewire, i link, and sb1394 implementation of ieee 1394 standard Works with various types of firewire 800 (1394b) and 1394a devices including portable hard disk, dv camcorder, digital camera, cd-rw/dvd-rom drive and other audio/video devices Supports hot-swapping and plug-n-play connection of peripheral devices Form factor: plug-in card Simultaneous operation of multiple high-performance devices Fully interoperable with firewire, ilink, and sb1394 implementation of ieee 1394 standard Simultaneous operation of multiple high-performance devices

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YOTOCAP 3 Port PCI-E Firewire Card IEEE 1394A x 2 + Mini 1394A Controller Card Adapter Dual Chipset for Win 7/8/10

YOTOCAP 3 Port PCI-E Firewire Card IEEE 1394A x 2 + Mini 1394A Controller Card Adapter Dual Chipset for Win 7/8/10

by YOTOCAP
What We like

For 1440*1080 HD camera, external 2x1394A 6-pin port + 1x1394A 4-pin port. Ideal for video cameras, 1394 sound cards, external 1394 hard drives, etc.

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Product Features

  • Dual-chip controller processing solution with low power consumption Supports OHCI 1.1 standard asynchronous and isochronous data with various
  • PCIe 1394 card fully supports OHCI 1.1 protocol, is connected to external 1394 device, high speed and stable, supports DV, HDV, maximum support
  • Transfer rates of 100/200/400 Mb/s, support for hot plugging of 1394 devices, and dynamic combination of up to 63 on the bus node.

Dual-chip controller processing solution with low power consumption supports ohci 1.1 standard asynchronous and isochronous data with various Transfer rates of 100/200/400 mb/s, support for hot plugging of 1394 devices, and dynamic combination of up to 63 on the bus node. Pcie 1394 card fully supports ohci 1.1 protocol, is connected to external 1394 device, high speed and stable, supports dv, hdv, maximum support

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StarTech.com 2 Port PCI Express FireWire Card - 1394a Firewire - TI TSB82AA2 Chipset - Windows & Mac Compatible (PEX1394A2V2)

StarTech.com 2 Port PCI Express FireWire Card

1394a Firewire, TI TSB82AA2 Chipset, Windows & Mac Compatible (PEX1394A2V2)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

VERSATILE USE: Each 2 port PCI express 1394a firewire card comes pre-configured for low-profile and includes two full-profile brackets for versatile use with low profile and standard computer cases

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Product Features

  • WIDE COMPATIBILITY: For broad compatibility the PCIE firewire adapter supports Windows and macOS 10. 10-10. 13 and includes full profile and half height installation brackets
  • INCREASE CAPACITY: This PCIe serial port card allows you to add two FireWire 400 connections to your desktop computer using one PCIe expansion card slot
  • THE STARTECH ADVANTAGE: StarTech offers a 2-year and free lifetime technical support on this PCIe 1394 card and has been the IT pros choice since 1985
  • FAST DATA TRANSFER: This PCI Express to firewire adapter reduces performance bottlenecks by offering support for data transfer rates up to 400Mbps to each port

Increase capacity: this pcie serial port card allows you to add two firewire 400 connections to your desktop computer using one pcie expansion card slot Wide compatibility: for broad compatibility the pcie firewire adapter supports windows and macos 10. 10-10. 13 and includes full profile and half height installation brackets The startech advantage: startech offers a 2-year and free lifetime technical support on this pcie 1394 card and has been the it pros choice since 1985 Fast data transfer: this pci express to firewire adapter reduces performance bottlenecks by offering support for data transfer rates up to 400mbps to each port

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LinksTek PCIE FireWire Card for Windows 98/2000/2003/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10/Server Desktop PCs(32/64bit)-IEEE 1394A FireWire 400-6Pin X3 Ports and 4Pin X1 Port-Include Low Profile Bracket(PCIE-1394A)

LinksTek PCIE FireWire Card for Windows 98/2000/2003/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10/Server Desktop PCs(32/64bit)-IEEE 1394A FireWire 400-6Pin X3 Ports and 4Pin X1 Port-Include Low Profile Bracket(PCIE-1394A)

by LinkTek Co.,Ltd
What We like

5. WARNING:1. PCIE 1.0 X1 design please makes sure PCs have at least one PCIE slot before purchase. 2.Windows8/8.1/10 NEED TO INSTALL LEGACY DRIVER in MINI CD. 3.Tech-support:[email protected]

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Product Features

  • 3. FireWire 400 design make sure users get 400Mbps (65MB/S) data transfer rate. Low Profile Bracket inside works on both standard size and slim PCs.
  • 1. PCIE-1394A will allow users add 4X 1394A (3X 6Pin and 1X 4Pin) ports on Windows PCs or Servers for Video,Photo and more 1394A device data transfer.
  • 4. Windows 98/2000/2003/XP/Vista/7(32/64bit),Windows Server 2008R2,2008,2003R2,2003(32/64bit) Plug and Play.Windows 8/8.1/10(32/64bit) Windows Server 2012,2012R2,2016,2019 Need Install Packed Legacy Driver in Mini CD.
  • 2. Fully compatible with all 1394A interface device such as CD-RW,DVD-ROM Drive,DV camcorder, digital camera,Hard Drives,1394A audio devices,1394A video devices.

4. windows 98/2000/2003/xp/vista/7(32/64bit),windows server 2008r2,2008,2003r2,2003(32/64bit) plug and play.windows 8/8.1/10(32/64bit) windows server 2012,2012r2,2016,2019 need install packed legacy driver in mini cd. 3. firewire 400 design make sure users get 400mbps (65mb/s) data transfer rate. low profile bracket inside works on both standard size and slim pcs. 2. fully compatible with all 1394a interface device such as cd-rw,dvd-rom drive,dv camcorder, digital camera,hard drives,1394a audio devices,1394a video devices. 1. pcie-1394a will allow users add 4x 1394a (3x 6pin and 1x 4pin) ports on windows pcs or servers for video,photo and more 1394a device data transfer.

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ELIATER PCIe Firewire Card for Windows 10, IEEE 1394 PCI Express Controller 4 Ports(3 x 6 Pin and 1 x 4 Pin), 1394a Firewire 800 Adapter for Windows 7/8/Mac OS with Low Profile Bracket and Cable

ELIATER PCIe Firewire Card for Windows 10

IEEE 1394 PCI Express Controller 4 Ports(3 x 6 Pin and 1 x 4 Pin), 1394a Firewire 800 Adapter for Windows 7/8/Mac OS with Low Profile Bracket and Cable

by ELIATER
What We like

VIA chip, compliant with PCI Express Base Specification 1.0a and compliant with IEEE 1394-1995, 1394a-2000 and OHCI 1.1 Standards.

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Product Features

  • Works with Various Types of FireWire 800 (1394b) and 1394a Devices Including Portable Hard Disk, DV Camcorder, Digital Camera, CD-RW/DVD-ROM Drive and Other Audio/Video Devices.
  • Plug and play. It support Windows 98se/me/2000/XP/server 2003/Vista/7 32 bit /64 bit /win8/win10/Mac OS.
  • PCIe IEEE 1394 firewire adapter is backward compatible with devices in 400/200/100Mbps transmission speed. Provide with a low profile bracket and a firewire cable, your best choice of firewire card for PC.
  • No drive required, 1394 devices are built into Windows 98 2nd and above (included) operating systems, It does not need to download driver separately.

Works with various types of firewire 800 (1394b) and 1394a devices including portable hard disk, dv camcorder, digital camera, cd-rw/dvd-rom drive and other audio/video devices. No drive required, 1394 devices are built into windows 98 2nd and above (included) operating systems, it does not need to download driver separately. Plug and play. it support windows 98se/me/2000/xp/server 2003/vista/7 32 bit /64 bit /win8/win10/mac os. Pcie ieee 1394 firewire adapter is backward compatible with devices in 400/200/100mbps transmission speed. provide with a low profile bracket and a firewire cable, your best choice of firewire card for pc.

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SHINESTAR Firewire Card, PCIe Firewire Adapter for Windows 10 with Low Profile Bracket and Cable, 3 Ports (2 x 6 Pin and 1 x 4 Pin) IEEE 1394 PCI Express Controller Card for Desktop PC Windows 7

SHINESTAR Firewire Card

PCIe Firewire Adapter for Windows 10 with Low Profile Bracket and Cable, 3 Ports (2 x 6 Pin and 1 x 4 Pin) IEEE 1394 PCI Express Controller Card for Desktop PC Windows 7

by SHINESTAR
What We like

VIA chip, Compliant with PCI-Express Revision 1.0a and IEEE 1394 OpenHCI Specifications V1.0 and V1.1.

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Product Features

  • No drive required, plug and play. Support Windows 98se/me/2000/XP/server 2003/Vista/7 32 bit /64 bit /win8/win10
  • Capture DV HDV HD Video from your camera to PC desktop
  • PCIe ieee 1394 firewire card adapter
  • With a low profile bracket and a firewire cable, your best choice of firewire card for PC

No drive required, plug and play. support windows 98se/me/2000/xp/server 2003/vista/7 32 bit /64 bit /win8/win10 Pcie ieee 1394 firewire card adapter Capture dv hdv hd video from your camera to pc desktop With a low profile bracket and a firewire cable, your best choice of firewire card for pc

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