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Peripherals Connected to FireWire/USB ExpressCard/34Today’s notebook computers are small and powerful, but when it comes to connecting accessories, they’re limited. They have at least one or two USB ports, and some have a FireWire® port, but most don’t have enough places to plug in all your peripherals. Everybody’s got gadgets with USB or FireWire connectors—iPod® mobile digital devices, DV camcorders, digital cameras, external drives, printers, keyboards, mice, scanners, to name a few—wouldn’t it be nice to plug in more than one at a time? Pop Sonnet’s FireWire/USB ExpressCard/34 into your computer’s ExpressCard slot to instantly add the USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 ports you need!

Sonnet's FireWire/USB ExpressCard/34 features one USB 2.0 and two FireWire 400 ports, each port offering full-bandwidth data throughput, so there is no performance penalty when you add ports as you add devices. This card works in ExpressCard/34 and ExpressCard/54 slots, and features hot-pluggable and hot-swappable device connection with automatic device configuration.

 

Add 1 USB and 2 FireWire Ports Instantly!

1 USB and 2 FireWire Ports

Sonnet's FireWire/USB ExpressCard/34 easily adds one USB and two FireWire 400 portsto your Mac or PC. Simply plug the card into your notebook's ExpressCard slot and instantly get access to more ports!

 

 

Thunderbolt Compatible with Echo ExpressCard/34 A

Key Features

Simple way to add more full-bandwidth USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 ports to any compatible computer

Plug and play—no drivers to install

Supports simultaneous low-, full-, and hi-speed device connections. Maximizes performance for each port

Provides fast interface to download videos from your digital camcorder, transfers files to external drives, and more

Supports hot-swappable device connection. Plug in and disconnect peripherals without shutting off your computer

Compatible with Sonnet's Echo ExpressCard/34 Thunderbolt Adapter

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Power your Fusion F2, or FireWire bus-powered drives connected to both ports of your Sonnet FireWire 800 Pro ExpressCard/34 or FireWire/USB ExpressCard/34 adapters with Sonnet's World Travel Power Adapter.

Part No.  
FWUSB2-E34 FireWire/USB ExpressCard/34
Hardware  
Warranty 1-year
RoHS Compliant Yes
Bus Interface ExpressCard/34
Number of Ports FireWire 400: 2 external, USB 2.0: 1 external
RoHS Compliant Yes
FireWire Support  
Standard IEEE 1394A compliant
Cables Supported 6-pin male FireWire 400 cables
Peripherals Supported Supports all industry standard FireWire 400 peripherals
Data Transfer Rates 400/200/100 MBits/s
Number of Devices Supported Up to 63 (data only)
Hot Plug Supports hot-pluggable and hot swappable device connection
Target Disk Mode Not supported
Chipset TI
USB Support  
Standard USB Specification v. 1.0/1.1/2.0 compatible. Complies with OHCI (Open Host Controller Interface) and EHCI (Enhanced Host Controller Interface)
Cables Supported USB 2.0 with Standard-A male connector
Peripherals Supported Supports all industry standard USB 2.0/1.1 peripherals
Data Transfer Rates 480/12 Mbits/s
Number of Devices Supported Up to 127
Hot Plug Supports hot-pluggable and hot swappable device connection
 

 

 

 

 

Mac Compatibility

MacBook Pro (with ExpressCard/34 slot)

Mac OS X Version 10.5+

OS X Mavericks compatible

Windows Compatibility

PC notebook ( with ExpressCard slot)

Windows® 8

Windows 7

Windows Vista®

Windows XP SP2


Specifications subject to change without notice.

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Product image Product Name Part No. Description
World Travel Adapter World Travel Power Adapter PWR-UAC-12V World Travel Power Adapter (12V, 1.25A) for Sonnet Fusion F2, Fusion F2QR, FireWire 800 ExpressCard/34, and FireWire/USB ExpressCard/34
ExpressCard/34 to 54 Stabilizer ExpressCard/34 to 54 Stabilizer E34-E54-BK Brace for stabilizing an ExpressCard/34 adapter card in an ExpressCard/54 slot






Reviews

Buzzillions Rating

Sonnet Technologies Card Works Great
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I needed a Firewire 400 port for my new MacBook Pro. The Sonnet Technologies Firewire and USB card gave me exactly what I needed...additional ports. Took the card out of the box, pushed it into the card slot and BAM! everything works perfectly. Easy to remove. Excellent product...highly recommended."

Buzzillions Rating

More Than Enough
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…I am in the Recording Audio/Post Production Industry and there are some hardware equipment that I stil use that have FireWire 400. This is excellent piece with an extra added USB. Works perfectly with my MacBook Pro. I don't have all the USB next to each other enabling me to have some play room and plug multiple flash drives, or dongle keys in."

Buzzillions Rating

Good Accessory
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If you do not have a FireWire port in your nootebook (and [it] has a ExpressCard/34 slot), [buy] one. Fast, easily recognized by Windows Vista, hot-swappable, add two FireWire and one USB 2 port."

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