USB 2.0 IEEE 1394 FireWire PCi Combo Card

The USB 2.0 + IEEE 1394 Combo Card combines both USB 2.0 and FireWire connections into one single card. The USB 2.0 + IEEE 1394 Combo Card provides 2 USB 2.0 ports with speeds of up to 480 Mbps performance and 3 FireWire ports with transmission speeds upto 400 Mbps.

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Compatrible with Windows operating systems 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
Compatible with MAC OS 10.1 or higher
usb 2.0 + ieee 1394 firewire combo card

USB 2.0 + IEEE 1394 FireWire Combo Card Features

  • Compliant with both the Standard Specification of USB 2.0 and USB 1.1
  • USB high-speed up to 480 Mbps data transfer rate
  • Supports USB over-current detection and individual/gang power control
  • High-speed detection indicator output
  • Links up to 127 USB devices
  • Legacy support USB 1.X and 2.0 specifications
  • Compliant with IEEE 1394-1395 and compatible with 1394A
  • Supports IEEE 1394 transfer rate of 100/200/400 Mbps
  • Links up to 63 FireWire devices
  • Supports Plug & Play Specification
  • Supports self-powered mode
  • Supports Cable Powered mode with a power provider
  • Provides a total of 5 ports, two (2) external downstream Type A USB ports, two (2) external FireWire ports and one (1) internal FireWire port


The USB 2.0 + FireWire IEEE 1394 Combo Card is fully backwards compatible with USB revision 1.1 peripheral devices. This card allows you to plug in any USB 2.0 and/or FireWire peripherals, such as external storage devices, printers, scanners, DVD drives, CD-R/RW drives,MO (Magneto-Optical) drives, digital cameras and digital/DV camcorders.

USB 2.0 + IEEE 1394 PCI Combo Card Specifications and Requirements

  • 2 USB Ports (Type A, Female)
  • 3 IEEE 1394 Ports (Type A, Female
  • PCI Specification Version 2.2

  • System Requirements
    • IBM compatible Pentium-233MHz or faster & MAC PC
    • 64 MB RAM or more
    • Available USB 2.0 Port and IEEE 1394 Port
    • Systems with OS: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP Mac OS10.1 or higher

    • Package Contents
      • USb 2.0 + IEEE 1394 Combo Card
      • Software CD Driver
      • User Manual
USB 2.0 IEEE 1394 FireWire PCi Combo Card internal port


USB 2.0 + IEEE 1394 FireWire combo card software driver install

USB 2.0 IEEE 1394 FireWire PCi Combo Card drivers
USB 2.0 IEEE 1394 FireWire PCi Combo Card install drivers
After installing the USB 2.0 + IEEE 1394 FireWire PCI Combo Card  you'll need to install the software drivers. You will have a MAC and Windows option, select the one that is appropriate for you. During the install you will be presented with an option to stop installing the driver or to continue, this is becuase Windows will not recognize the certificate of the driver, choose continue to finish installing the drivers.
USB 2.0 IEEE 1394 FireWire PCi Combo Card finish install After the installing of the drivers is complete youUSB 2.0 IEEE 1394 FireWire PCi Combo Card divice manager drivers will be asked to restart your computer, once the computer is restarted the PCI combo card is ready to use. To make sure your PCI card is present in your system, go to your device manager and look for the IEEE 1394 bus host controller to be present.


USB 2.0 + IEEE 1394 FireWire combo card software Testimonial

This USB 2.0 + IEEE 1394 Firewire PCI combination card worked like a charm with no hitches. It installs easily as does its software. The card was tested with a high end USB 2.0 / Firewire 800 hard drive enclosure, the image to the right shows both the USB and the FireWire connection seperately with the hard drive enclosure. The user's manual that is supplied with the PCI Card is complete in its instruction for software driver install and other information pertaining to the USB 2.0 IEEE 1394 FireWire combo card. This is a great card to expand your system with and enable more usb or firewire devices as needed.

I highly recommendation this combo card for expanding your system peripheral device capabilities.

Bob Boisvert...Web Professional