FireWire 800 DV Kit Quick Installation Guide Introducing the FireWire 800 DV Kit The FireWire 800 DV Kit is designed to add FireWire 800 (1394b) and 1394a (6-pin) interfaces to your computer. For your convenience, one FireWire (1394a) 6-pin/4-pin DV cable is included for connecting DV camcorders and other 1394 devices using 4-pin connector. Ulead VideoStudio video editing software is also included for producing greeting cards, video e-mails, or home videos complete with attractive titles, effects, and background music. Features and Benefits • Provides 2 FireWire 800 (1394b) ports and 1 1394a (6-pin) port for multiple 1394b/1394a device connections • Supports data transfer rates of 100, 200, 400 and 800Mbps • Built-in 4-pin power connector provides extra power when connected to the system's power supply (Recommended) • Supports hot-swapping and Plug-n-Play connection of peripheral devices • Includes one spare low profile bracket for systems with low profile chassis • Works with various types of FireWire 800 (1394b) and 1394a devices including portable hard disk, DV camcorder, digital camera, CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive and other audio/video devices System Requirements • Pentium or equivalent PC with an available 32-bit or 64-bit PCI slot • Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP Recommended system for DV capturing/editing: • • • • Pentium III or above PC computer 128 MB RAM and CD-ROM drive 4 GB of available hard drive space Video card with a minimum of 4 MB RAM 04-0316A 1 Package Contents • • • • • • (1) FireWire 800 32-bit PCI board (1) Spare Low Profile bracket (to use with Low Profile chassis) (1) 1394a 6-pin to 4-pin DV cable (1) Deluxe Ulead VideoStudio DV editing software (1) Driver CD This quick installation guide Board Layout 4-Pin Power Connector Firewire Port (1394a) Firewire 800 Ports Figure 1. Board Layout Hardware Installation Note: For Low Profile systems, replace the currently mounted bracket with with the included Low Profile bracket. General instructions for installing the card are provided below, since the design of computer cases and motherboards vary. Refer to your computer’s reference manual for further information, if needed. Static Electricity Discharge may permanently damage your system. Discharge any static electricity build up in your body by touching your computer’s case for a few seconds. Avoid any contact with internal parts and handle cards only by their external edges. 2 • Turn OFF the power to your computer and any other connected peripheral devices. Unplug the computer's power cord. • Remove your computer’s cover and install the card in an available PCI slot. • Push the board down firmly, but gently, until it is well seated. • Connect an available 4-pin power connector from the system power supply to the 4-pin power connector on the FireWire 800 32-bit PCI board (See figure 1). This connection is recommended for reliable power output. • Secure the card and replace the cover. Software Installation This section provides information on how to install the FireWire 800 32-bit PCI drivers. Please follow the directions below for your operating system. Windows Driver Installation For Windows 98SE 1. At the Add New Hardware Wizard, click Next. 2. Select Search for the best driver for your device (Recommended), then click Next. 3. Insert the driver CD, check CD-ROM drive, uncheck the other boxes, then click Next. 4. Click Next, then Next again. 5. If prompted for the Windows 98SE CD, insert it, then click OK. 6. Click Finish and restart Windows to complete the installation. For Windows ME 1. At the Add New Hardware Wizard, insert the driver CD, select Automatic Search for a better driver, then click Next. 2. Click Finish. 3. Click Yes to restart Windows and complete the installation. 3 For Windows 2000 Windows 2000 automatically installs it's built-in 1394a driver for the FireWire 800 32-bit PCI. To get the full potential out of the FireWire 800 32-bit PCI, install the Firewire 800 driver using the directions below. 1. Right click My Computer, click Manage, then click Device Manager. 2. Double click IEEE 1394 Bus host controller, then double click Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller. 3. Click the Driver tab, then Update driver button. 4. At the Upgrade Device Driver Wizard window, click Next. 5. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device, then click Next. 6. Insert the driver CD, check CD-ROM drives, then click Next. 7. Click Next. 8. Click Finish. Restart Windows to complete the installation. For Windows XP Windows XP automatically installs it's built-in 1394a driver for the FireWire 800 32-bit PCI. To get the full potential out of the FireWire 800 32-bit PCI, install the Firewire 800 driver using the directions below. 1. Right click My Computer, click Manage, then click Device Manager. 2. Double click IEEE 1394 Bus host controller, then double click Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller. 3. Click the Driver tab, then Update Driver button. 4. Select Install from a list or specific location, then click Next. 5. Select Don't search. I will choose the driver to install, then click Next. 6. Insert the driver CD, click Have disk. 7. Type in D:, then click OK. (Change D: to match your CDROM drive letter) 8. Select OHCI IEEE 1394b Host Controller, then click Next. 4 9. Click Continue Anyway. Our driver has been thoroughly tested in Windows for stability. This message appears because Microsoft has not tested this product through WHQL certification. 10. Click Finish. Restart Windows to complete the installation. Verify Proper Installation in Windows 1. Check Device Manager to verify successful installation. Windows 98SE/ME: From the main desktop, right click My Computer, then click Properties. Click Device Manager tab. Windows 2000/XP: Right click My Computer, then click Manage. Click Device Manager. 2. Double click 1394 Bus Controller or IEEE 1394 Bus host controllers. - OHCI IEEE 1394b Host Controller should be displayed. Ulead VideoStudio Software Installation ® TM The FireWire 800 DV Kit includes Ulead VideoStudio digital video editing software for producing home videos, complete with attractive titles, transitions and sounds. Before installing VideoStudio, make sure your adapter and DV camcorder are properly installed and configured. See next section, Connecting DV Camcorder, for more details on how to properly install your DV camcorder. 1. Insert the Ulead VideoStudio DV software CD. Auto-run should start automatically. If not, click Start, Run, type in X:\Autorun.exe, then click OK. (Replace X: with the drive letter of your CD-ROM) 2. Choose Install Ulead VideoStudio and follow on-screen instructions to complete installation. Note: For instructions on how to use Ulead VideoStudio, please refer to VStudio.pdf file located in the Manual directory on the Ulead VideoStudio DV software CD. Connecting DV Camcorder Before setting up the digital video camcorder, make sure to verify the driver for the adapter has been successfully installed in your system and follow the setup procedures listed below. 5 1. Boot up your system. 2. Connect the 4-pin connector of the provided FireWire (1394a) 6-pin/4-pin DV cable into your digital camcorder, and connect the 6-pin connector into an available port on the 1394 adapter. Power on the camcorder. The camcorder should now appear in Device Manager. To verify successful DV Camcorder setup: 1. Check Device Manager to verify successful driver installation. Windows 98SE/ME: From the main desktop, right click My Computer, then click Properties. Click Device Manager tab. Windows 2000/XP: Right click My Computer, click Manage, then click Device Manager. 2. Double click Imaging Device(s). - A Microsoft DV Camera and VCR or DV Camcorder should be displayed. 6 Technical Support QUESTIONS? SIIG’s Online Support has the answers! Simply visit our web site at www.siig.com and click SUPPORT. Our online support database is updated daily with new drivers and solutions. The answers to your problems could be just a few clicks away. Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) SIIG warrants to the original buyer of the product that the hardware is free of defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one, two or five years from the date of purchase. If your product fails to be in good working order during the warranty period, you may return it to SIIG for repair or replacement at SIIG's option. To return the product, you need to follow these steps. Step 1: Contact SIIG's RMA Department To obtain an RMA number, SIIG's RMA Department can be reached by phone at (510)413-5333 or fax at (510)657-5962 or email at [email protected] In order to issue an RMA number, the product serial number is required. This number can be found on the side of the box and on the back of the product. Step 2: Complete the RMA form • Fill out your Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) form, and include it in the package with the product. • Properly pack the product for shipping. All software, cable(s) and other accessories that came with the original package must be included. • Clearly write your RMA number on the top of the returned package and on the accompanying RMA form. SIIG will refuse to accept any shipping package, and will not be responsible for a product returned without an RMA number posted on the outside of the shipping carton. Step 3: Ship the Product You are responsible for the cost of shipping back to SIIG at the following address: SIIG, Inc. RMA#_______________ 6078 Stewart Ave. Fremont, CA 94538 SIIG will ship the repaired or replaced product via UPS Ground or US Mail at no cost to you. 7 UK Warranty & Support Information The 5 year warranty supplied with this product is offered by SIIG, Inc. If you should happen to encounter any problems with this product, please follow the procedures below. 1. If it is within the first year of purchase, please return product to the outlet you purchased from. 2. If your product is between 2 and 5 years old from date of purchase, please contact SIIG using the contact details below. For UK Technical Support Telephone: +44 (0) 1255 687503 Fax: +44 (0) 1255 687501 Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.siig.uk.com PRODUCT NAME FireWire 800 DV-Kit MODEL NUMBER NN2656 FCC RULES: TESTED TO COMPLY WITH FCC PART 15, CLASS B OPERATING ENVIRONMENT: FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT: This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. THE PARTY RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCT COMPLIANCE SIIG, Inc. 6078 Stewart Ave. Fremont, CA 94538-3152 FireWire 800 DV-Kit is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and SIIG logo are registered trademarks of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Other names used in publication are for identification only and may be trademarks of their respective companies. July, 2003 Copyright ©2003 by SIIG, Inc. All rights reserved.
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