SIIG FireWire 800 DV Kit Installation guide

SIIG FireWire 800 DV Kit Installation guide
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:
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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
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Package Contents
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(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.
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• 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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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