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Sonnet Allegro FW800 PCIe - 3 Port Expansion Card 

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Do you work with files stored on external hard drives? You may not be getting the maximum performance from them. Many drive enclosures feature a Fire...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 07-19-2017

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3-port Firewire 800 PCI Express card for your Mac or PC.

Do you work with files stored on external hard drives? You may not be getting the maximum performance from them. Many drive enclosures feature a FireWire 800 (1394b) interface, which provides up to twice the data transfer speeds and bandwidth of FireWire 400 (1394a), both critical attributes when working with multimedia applications. Don™t settle for a slower connection and less than maximum performance; get a Sonnet Allegro„¢ FireWire 800 PCIe adapter to take advantage of the extra speed FireWire 800 offers.

Sonnet's Allegro FireWire 800 PCIe features the fastest PCI Express to FireWire 800 controller available, the Texas Instruments XIO2213A”combined with three full-bandwidth, powered 9-pin FireWire 800 ports, this card can easily satisfy the high-bandwidth demands of video and pro audio applications. This card also powers bus-powered external drives and audio interfaces, so there is no need to connect an external power brick to them. Offering plug and play simplicity, this card works in any PCI Express (PCIe) slot, supports all FireWire 800 and FireWire 400 peripherals, and features hot-pluggable and hot-swappable device connection with automatic device configuration.

  • Simple way to add high-speed FireWire 800 ports to any compatible computer
  • Provides support for the fastest FireWire multimedia peripherals
  • Works in any PCIe slot
  • Plug-and-play simplicity(1)
  • Supports hot-swappable device connection. Plug in and disconnect peripherals without shutting off your computer

Add three additional FireWire 800 ports to your Mac Pro or PC today!


Allegro FW800 PCIe - 3 Port Expansion Card

  • Mac Compatibility
    Mac Pro
    Power Mac G5 (with PCI Express slots)
    Xserve (with PCI Express slots)
    Mac OS® X Version 10.5+
    Mac OS X Server Version 10.5+
    OS X Mountain Lion compatible
    Windows Compatibility
    PC (with PCI Express slot)
    Windows® 8
    Windows 7
    Windows Vista®(1)
    Windows XP(1)
    Warranty 1-year
    Bus Interface PCI Express x1
    Number of Ports 3 external
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    FireWire Support
    Standard IEEE 1394b compliant
    Cables Supported 9-pin male FireWire 800 cables
    Peripherals Supported Supports all industry standard FireWire 800 and FireWire 400(2) peripherals
    Data Transfer Rate 800/400/200/100 Mbits/s
    Number of Devices Supported Up to 63 (data only)
    Hot Plug Supports hot-pluggable and hot swappable device connection
    Chipset TI
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