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DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T
Installation Guide
Introduction
The DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T provides 2 independent hotpluggable FireWire 800 (1394b) ports and 1 FireWire 400
(1394a) port with data transfer rates up to 800Mbps.
Features and Benefits
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04-0459E
Provides 2 FireWire 800 (9-pin) and 1 FireWire 400
(6-pin) ports for multiple device connections
Supports IEEE 1394b and backwards compatible
with 1394a-2000 and 1394-1995 standards
Supports serial bus data transfer rates of 100, 200,
400 and 800 Mbps
Built-in 4-pin power connector provides extra power
when connected to the system power supply
(recommended)
Hot-swapping allows you to connect/detach
devices without turning your system off
Includes one spare low profile bracket for systems
with low profile chassis
Works with DV camcorders, CD-RW/DVD-ROM
drives, scanners, FireWire hard disks, digital
cameras, video game systems and other
audio/video devices
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System Requirements
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Desktop PC with an available PCI slot
Windows® 8 (32-/64-bit) / 7 (32-/64-bit) / Vista (32/64-bit) / XP (32-/64-bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 (32/64-bit) / Server 2008 R2 / 2000
Package Contents
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DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T
Spare low profile bracket
Driver CD
Installation guide
Board Layout
Power Connector
FireWire 400 port
FireWire 800 ports
Figure 1: Layout
Note: The Power Connector supplies extra
power when connected to the system power
supply. This connection is optional but
recommended.
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Hardware Installation
Note: For Low Profile systems, replace the currently
mounted bracket 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 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
connected peripheral device.
Unplug the computer's power cord, remove the
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 DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T (see
Figure 1 on page 2). This connection is recommended
for reliable power output.
Secure the card and replace the cover.
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Driver Installation
This section provides information on how to install the DP
FireWire 800 PCI-32T drivers.
Windows 8 (32-/64-bit)
Windows 8 automatically installs it's built-in FireWire 400
driver for the DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T. To get the full speed
out of this controller, install the FireWire 800 driver using
the directions below.
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Insert the driver CD.
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Tap the notice box on the upper right corner, click
Open folder to view files.
For 32-bit: Choose setup32.exe file.
For 64-bit: Choose setup64.exe file.
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Follow the on screen instructions to complete the
installation.
Windows 7 (32-/64-bit) / Server 2008 R2
These two OSes can automatically installs it's built-in
FireWire 400 driver for the DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T. For
Windows server 2008 R2, please refer For 64-bit portion.
To get the full speed out of this controller, install the
FireWire 800 driver using the directions below.
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Insert the driver CD. Click Start.
For 32-bit: In the Search programs and files box,
type D:\setup32.exe, press Enter. (Change D: to
match your CD-ROM drive letter)
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For 64-bit: In the Search programs and files box,
type D:\setup64.exe, press Enter. (Change D: to
match your CD-ROM drive letter)
Follow the on screen instructions to complete the
installation.
Windows Vista™ / Server 2008 (32-/64-bit)
Windows Vista or Server 2008 automatically installs it's
built-in FireWire 400 driver for the DP FireWire 800 PCI32T. To get the full speed out of this controller, install the
FireWire 800 driver using the directions below.
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Insert the driver CD. Click Start.
For 32-bit: In the Start Search box, type
D:\setup32.exe, press Enter. (Change D: to match
your CD-ROM drive letter)
For 64-bit: In the Start Search box, type
D:\setup64.exe, press Enter. (Change D: to match
your CD-ROM drive letter)
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Follow the on screen instructions to complete the
installation.
Windows XP / Server 2003 (32-/64-bit)
Windows XP or Server 2003 automatically installs it's builtin 1394a driver for the DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T. To get the
full speed out of this controller, install the Firewire 800
driver using the directions below.
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Insert the driver CD. Click Start, Run.
For 32-bit: Type D:\setup32.exe, click OK. (Change
D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter)
For 64-bit: Type D:\setup64.exe, click OK. (Change
D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter)
Follow the on screen instructions to complete the
installation.
Windows 2000
Windows 2000 automatically installs it's built-in 1394a
driver for the DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T. To get the full
speed out of this controller, install the Firewire 800 driver
using the directions below.
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Insert the driver CD. Click Start, Run. Type
D:\setup32.exe, click OK. (Change D: to match
your CD-ROM drive letter)
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Follow the on screen instructions to complete the
installation.
To Verify Windows Installation
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Check Device Manger to verify installation.
For Windows 8 / 7 / XP / Server 2003 / 2000: Right click
Computer or My Computer, click Manage, click
Device Manager.
For Windows Vista: Right click Computer, click
Manage, click Continue, click Device Manager.
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For Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2: Right click
Computer, click Manage, click Diagnostics, click
Device Manager.
Double click 1394 Bus host controllers. Unibrain
driver/OHCI Compatible Board or IEEE 1394b
(FireWire 800) adapter should be displayed.
Connecting Devices
General driver installation steps are provided below.
Please review your device's user manual for more details.
Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / Server 2008 / 2008 R2
These Windows OSes will automatically detect and install
most FireWire devices when connected. However, for
devices that do not install automatically, additional drivers
maybe required. Refer to the device's users manual and/
or contact the device's manufacturer for the correct driver.
Windows XP
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At the Found New Hardware Wizard.
For XP w/SP2 or later: Select No, not this time, then
click Next.
For XP w/SP1 or earlier: Go directly to step #2.
Select Install the Software Automatically, click
Next.
Click Continue Anyway. (Skip if not prompted)
Click Finish to complete the installation.
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Windows Server 2003
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At the Found New Hardware Wizard.
For Server 2003 w/SP1 or later: Select No, not this
time, then click Next.
For Server 2003: Go directly to step #2.
Select Install the Software Automatically, click
Next.
At the Security Alert box click Yes, or the Hardware
Installation box click Continue Anyway, then click
Finish to complete the installation.
Windows 2000
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At the Found New Hardware Wizard, click Next.
Select Search for a suitable driver..., then click
Next.
Uncheck all check boxes, click Next, click Next.
Click Finish to complete the installation.
ubSwitch Utility
In order to use a DV camcorder with this controller,
Microsoft's FireWire 400 driver must be installed in the
system. We have supplied an easy to use utility that allows
switching between Microsoft's driver and the FireWire
800 driver. Before using this utility, unplug all devices from
the FireWire 800 card.
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The steps, taken from Windows Server 2008 R2, may be
different for other Windows operating systems.
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Click Start, Programs, Unibrain ubcore, Tools then
ubSwitch.
Right click the ubSwitch icon located in the system
tray by the clock.
Click the Unibrain driver/OHCI Compatible Board
that you want to switch, then click on Microsoft
Drivers.
Note: If your system has multiple 1394 adapters
installed, make sure that you click on the 1394
adapter that the camcorder will be plugged into.
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Windows will display an information box when the
driver is ready for use. It may take a few seconds
for this box to appear.
Note: To switch back to the FireWire 800 driver,
follow the same procedures, but in step 3 instead of
clicking on Microsoft Drivers, click on Unibrain
Drivers.
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Technical Support and Warranty
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www.siig.com and click Support. Our online support database is updated daily with
new drivers and solutions. Answers to your questions could be just a few clicks away.
You can also submit questions online and a technical support analyst will promptly
respond.
SIIG offers a lifetime manufacturer warranty with this product. This warranty covers
the original purchaser and guarantees the product to be free of any defects in materials
or workmanship for the life of the product.
SIIG will, at our discretion, repair or replace (with an identical product or product
having similar features and functionality) the product if defective in materials or
workmanship. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights which vary from state to state. Please see our web site for more warranty details.
If you encounter any problems with this product, please follow the procedures below.
A) If it is within the store's return policy period, please return the product to the store
where you purchased from.
B) If your purchase has passed the store's return policy period, please follow the steps
below to have the product repaired or replaced.
Step 1: Submit your RMA request.
Go to www.siig.com, click Support, then REQUEST A PRODUCT REPLACEMENT
to submit a request to SIIG RMA or fax a request to 510-657-5962. Your RMA request
will be processed, if the product is determined to be defective, an RMA number will
be issued.
Step 2: After obtaining an RMA number, ship the product.
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Properly pack the product for shipping. All accessories that came with the
original package must be included.
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Clearly write your RMA number on the top of the returned package. 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.
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You are responsible for the cost of shipping to SIIG. Ship the product to the
following address:
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
RMA #:
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SIIG will ship the repaired or replaced product via Ground in the U.S. and
International Economy outside of the U.S. at no cost to the customer.
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About SIIG, Inc.
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PRODUCT NAME
DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T
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 Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
Phone: 510-657-8688
DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and the SIIG logo are registered
trademarks of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are either registered
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contries. Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Other names used in this
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October, 2013
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