FireCard800-e™ 1394b ExpressCard/34


FireCard800-e™ 1394b ExpressCard/34

FireCard800-e™ is a dual port 1394b (FireWire-800) ExpressCard 34 adapter, providing high speed 1394b ports to your notebook computer for data transfer rates up to 800Mbps. It can be used for the connection of high performance 1394a or 1394b devices, such as industrial firewire cameras, external RAID Firewire-800 storage, DV camcorders, scanners, printers, firewire web cameras, optical and audio devices and more.


Express Card/34

  • New Texas Instruments XIO2213B 1394b to PCI Express chipset combining the PHY and Link layer chips under one silicon.
  • Compliant with the latest ExpressCard specification for high-speed serial bus applications.
  • Supports hot swapping and plug’ n play.
  • Compliant with Express Card 34 module outline dimension.
  • External 12-30V power supply input can be obtained from here (not included by default).


  • Fully supports IEEE P1394b and backwards supports 1394a-2000 as well as 1394-1995 standards.
  • Supports data transfer rates of 100, 200, 400 and 800Mbps.
  • Provides dual 1394b (FireWire® 800) bilingual ports for data transfer rates up to 800Mbps.

OS Supported

  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32/64 bit, Windows Server 2008/2012.
  • Mac OS X 10.4.x or later.
  • Linux.

Part numbers

  • Firecard800-e™, bulk packaging: 1229
  • Power supply for Firecard800-e: 1622

ExpressCard/34 bus specifications

  • Offers expansion flexibility in less space with higher performance.
  • Supports implementation of future, high-performance technology innovations.
  • Has wide industry support by leading technology companies.
  • 45% smaller (ExpressCard 34) than PC Card.
  • Up to 2.5X faster than CardBus PC Cards.
  • Longer battery life due to move to lower voltages and superior power management.

FireWire specifications

  • Fully Supports Provisions of IEEE P1394b revision 1.33 at 1 Gigabit Signaling Rates.
  • Fully Supports Provisions of IEEE 1394a-2000 and 1394-1995 Standard for High Performance Serial Bus.
  • Provides two high-speed 1394b (FireWire 800, 9-pin) ports for multiple 1394b and 1394a device connections.
  • Fully supports IEEE P1394b and backwards supports 1394a-2000 as well as 1394-1995 standards.
  • Supports data transfer rates of 100, 200, 400 and 800Mbps.
  • Asynchronous Transmit FIFO size: 4K
  • Works with various types of 1394b (FireWire 800) and 1394a devices including portable hard disks, DV camcorders, digital cameras, CD-RW/DVD-ROM drives and other audio/video devices.
  • Supports hot-swapping and Plug-n-Play connection of peripheral devices.


  • Card Size: 122mm x 34mm x 20 mm(4.8″ x 1.33″ x 0.78″)
  • 1394b 2-port ExpressCard 34

Humidity: 10% to 90% non condensing
Operating Temperature: 0°C to 70°C

Powering the FireCard800-e™

FireCard800-e™ in order to provide power to non self-powered 1394 devices, has a power supply socket, in which switching power adapter can plugged.

Recommended DC adapter must provide stable regulated output voltage of 12V DC, at 1.5A~2.5A(Max).

To match FireCard800-e input socket, the jack plug of the DC adapter need following dimensions and polarity as on the figure.