FireWire 2 Ports Express CardBus

Code: A58HH

FireWire 2 Ports Express CardBus is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4.
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  • Add 2 x IEEE 1394a 6-port FireWire ports to your laptop
  • Express CardBus connection
  • Ideal for DV camcorders, hard disks, removable drives, digital cameras and other audio video devices
  • For use on newer generation laptops
  • Includes DC power jack socket (12V 1A) for powering high power FireWire devices
  • PSU optional
  • Limited stock may be available in some stores. Call us on 0844 557 6000 to check

Product details

FireWire 2 Ports Express CardBus

• Add 2 x IEEE 1394a 6-port FireWire ports to your laptop
• Express CardBus connection
• Ideal for DV camcorders, hard disks, removable drives, digital cameras and other audio video devices
• For use on newer generation laptops
• Includes DC power jack socket (12V 1A) for powering high power FireWire devices
• PSU optional

Rated 4 out of 5 by from This does exactly as it says it should and works without any problems on my Macbook
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It worked! Hoorah! This worked in the ExpressCard/54 slot on my Acer Aspire 7730 laptop (which is some 8 or 9 years old!). The instructions that come with it are good - simple and easy to follow. It does not come with a FireWire lead or the optional Power Adaptor (but I have not yet needed a Power Adaptor). I used it to connect my Panasonic NV DS-55B digital camera (which is approx 17 years old!) using a FireWire 400 lead (6 pin male to 4 pin male) and it seems to have somehow worked! (i.e. I have managed to import my digital video from the mini-DV camera onto the Acer laptop - yay!).
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New lease of life to DV camcorder Worked like a treat, I bought this hoping it would work with my old Sony DV recorder , slotted in to Express 34 socket in Fuji Laptop running Windows 10 , immediately recognised by my Ulead software , great buy
Date published: 2017-09-11
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will this work if plugged into an external express card linked to a modern laptop via a usb 2.0 connection and will it need the extra external power adapter? Many thanks

Asked by: Barry
Unfortunately, we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-09-18

What chipset is used in this firewire express card? I am checking compatibility with my firewire audio interface.

Asked by: James
Unfortunately that information is not available from the manufacturer as the item has been discontinued.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-03-25

Are the necessary drivers available in Windows XP

Asked by: Jon100
Sorry NO System Requirements Windows® 2000/Server 2003 SP1 or above Wondows Vista or above
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-03-15

I have an ExpressCard (54 /34) slot. Will it fit this?

Asked by: Fredd
It fitted into the ExpressCard 54/34 slot on my ACER Aspire 7730 laptop. The instructions that are enclosed with it are simple and good. They advised to check that Windows Vista Service Packs 1 and 2 were installed so that Windows Vista could install the correct driver for the FireWire port ExpressCard. I am not too good with computers, but managed to do this on my Acer Aspire 7730 laptop bought in 2008 (so some 8 or 9 years old!!) via the Windows free software download website. It then advised to check in Device Manager that the "IEEE 1394 Bus host controllers" / "Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller" was displayed in order to verify installation. It was then a case of inserting the card being careful because the first half of the slot is wider (54mm) than the ExpressCard itself (34mm). And hey presto! I used a FireWire 400 lead (6 pin male to 4 pin male) to connect my Panasonic NV DS-55B video camera (some 17 years old!!) to the FireWire port on the ExpressCard.
Answered by: ScoobyDudes
Date published: 2017-01-23

Hi, what is the manufacturer of the chipset is inside the card please?

Asked by: Simon
Unfortunately, we do not have that information.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-18

Is it compatible with Windows 10. I have cardbus slot on my laptop.

Asked by: Harry May
Yes this should be compatible with that slot
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-12-05

Will it work for Windows 10?

Asked by: Fredd
Hello Dale, Thanks for the reply. My laptop dose have the correct express slot. So will it run with Windows 10 os? It should say it on the box or specs. 
Answered by: Fredd
Date published: 2016-11-29

Will this fit my Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop (spec says it has a ExpressCard/54 port).

Asked by: IanF
Sorry it isn't suitable for you machine.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-25
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A58HH FireWire 2 Ports Express CardBus (1+) £9.99

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