COOLDRIVES offers the COOLGEAR PC CardBus to FireWire® host adapter as a low cost alternative to cards with bus power capabilities. The COOLGEAR is the perfect solution when all your FireWire® or i.LINK® devices are self-powered. The card interfaces FireWire® peripherals including Digital Video Camcorders, digital still image cameras, set top boxes, hard drives, DVD/CDRWs and other mass storage devices with CardBus capable laptops. Additionally, the COOLGEAR is fully compliant with the latest PC Card standards, OHCI, and CardBus/PCI Power Management. NO SOFTWARE AND/OR CABLES are included. The card features a ruggedized form factor in which the ports are integrated via the extended card form factor. Backed by COOLGEAR\'s one year limited warranty and highly trained technical support, the only thing you will have to worry about is finding new uses for the card!
Two external FireWire ports are available at card Full backward compatibility with IEEE1394-1995 devices Great for capturing Digital Video and Audio from DV Camcorders to portable PCs 100, 200 and 400Mbps data rate is automatically supported at each FireWire port Fully compatible with Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP and later preinstalled standard device drivers 32-bit Bus-mastering data transfer and 33MHz operation Provides portable PC users with FireWire peripherals Connect Up to 62 FireWire enabled external devices OHCI 1.0 fully compliant Link chip is on card Fully compliant with PC Card Standard 7.0 Hot Plugging, Plug and Play PLEASE NOTE: ALL FIREWIRE PCMCIA CARD REQUIRE A 32-BIT CARDBUS SLOT (MAKE SURE YOUR SYSTEM HAS ONE!)