Siig USB 2.0/1394 DV Kit

Siig USB 2.0/1394 DV Kit
USB 2.0+1394 DV Kit
Quick Installation Guide
Introducing the USB 2.0+1394 DV Kit
The USB 2.0+1394 DV Kit is a complete DV editing kit __
a combo card with USB 2.0 and FireWire (1394a) interfaces,
deluxe DV editing software (full DV, AVI, QuickTime,
Windows Media, RealNetworks, and MPEG2 support)
and a 1394 6-pin/4-pin DV cable.
Features and Benefits
Combo card design adds four USB 2.0 (480 Mbps)
and three 1394a (400 Mbps) ports into your system.
Hot-swapping feature allows you to connect/
disconnect devices without first turning your system
USB 2.0 interface
Adds three external and one internal USB 2.0 ports
Compliant with USB specification rev. 2.0
Supports high-speed (480 Mbps), full-speed (12
Mbps), and low-speed (1.5 Mbps) data transfer
modes for simultaneous operation of multiple USB
2.0/1.1 devices
Note: USB 1.1 devices are limited to USB 1.1 speeds
even when they are connected to USB 2.0 host adapter
or USB 2.0 hubs.
FireWire (1394a) interface
Adds two external and one internal FireWire ports
IEEE 1394-1995, P1394a (rev. 1.1) and OHCI Interface
Specification 1.0 compliant
Supports serial bus data transfer rates of 100, 200
and 400 Mbps
System Requirements
Pentium or equivalent computer with an available
PCI slot
Windows® 2000 SP4/XP (32-/64-bit)/Server 2003
(32-/64-bit)/Vista (32-/64-bit)
Recommended system for DV capturing editing:
Pentium 4 or above
512 MB RAM and CD-ROM drive
5 GB of available hard disk space
Package Contents
USB 2.0+1394 adapter
1394 6-pin/4-pin DV cable
Ulead VideoStudio DV editing software CD
Quick installation guide
Board Layout
1394 Port
1394 Ports
USB 2.0 Port
Power Connector
USB 2.0
Figure 1. Board Layout
Note: This power connector (same as the one
used with your floppy disk drive) is designed
to provide additional power to the board when
needed. This connection is optional. We
recommend to connect this power connector
when the following conditions occur:
- All ports are used.
- Device(s) not being detected.
In case you need to connect this power
connector, power off your system first before
making this connection.
Hardware Installation
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.
Turn OFF the power to your computer.
Unplug the power cord and remove your computer's
Remove the slot bracket from an available PCI slot.
Carefully align the card to the selected PCI slot push
the board down firmly, but gently, until it is well
Replace the slot bracket holding screw to secure the
Replace the computer cover and reconnect the power
Driver Installation
Windows 2000 SP4, XP, Server 2003 and Vista will detect
and install the drivers automatically. No additional
driver is necessary.
To Verify Windows Installation
Check Device Manager to verify successful
Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003: Right click My
Computer, click Manage, then click Device
Windows Vista™: Right click Computer, click
Manage, click Continue, then click Device
The drivers for this controller show up differently
under different versions of Windows. Please refer
to the correct Windows version to verify.
Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista
a) Under the Universal Serial Bus Controllers:
- VIA ... USB Universal Host Controller
- VIA ... USB Universal Host Controller
- VIA USB Enhanced Host Controller
- USB Root Hub (USB 2.0 Root Hub in 2000)
- USB Root Hub
- USB Root Hub
b) Under the IEEE 1394 Bus host controllers:
- VIA OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
Ulead VideoStudio Software Installation
The USB 2.0 + 1394 DV Kit includes Ulead® VideoStudioTM
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.
Insert the Ulead VideoStudio DV software CD. Autorun should start automatically. If not, click Start,
Run, type in X:\Setup.exe, then click OK. (Change
X: to match your CD-ROM drive letter).
Select a language, click Next 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.
Boot up your system.
Connect the 4-pin connector of the provided
FireWire (1394) 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
Check Device Manager to verify successful
Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003: Right click My
Computer, click Manage, then click Device
Windows Vista™: Right click Computer, click
Manage, click Continue, then click Device
Double click Imaging Device(s).
- A Microsoft DV Camera and VCR or DVCamcorder
should be displayed.
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Technical Support and Warranty
QUESTIONS? SIIG’s Online Support has answers! Simply visit our
web site at 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 analysts will promptly
SIIG offers a lifetime manufacturer warranty with this product. 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 these steps to have the product repaired or replaced.
Step 1: Submit your RMA request.
Go to, click Support, then RMA to submit a
request to SIIG RMA. If the product is determined to be
defective, an RMA number will be issued. SIIG RMA department
can also be reached at (510) 413-5333.
Step 2: After obtaining an RMA number, ship the product.
• Properly pack the product for shipping. All software, cable(s)
and any other accessories that came with the original package
must be included.
• 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.
• You are responsible for the cost of shipping. Ship the product
to the following address:
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
RMA #:
• 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.
About SIIG, Inc.
Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading computer upgrade manufacturer
of I/O connectivity products, including PCI & ISA serial and parallel
ports, USB, Serial ATA & UltraATA controllers, FireWire (1394a/b),
networking, sound cards, and other accessories. SIIG is the premier
one-stop source of upgrades.
SIIG products offer comprehensive user manuals, many user-friendly
features, and are backed by an extensive manufacturer warranty.
High-quality control standards are evident by the overall ease of
installation and compatibility of our products, as well as one of the
lowest defective return rates in the industry. SIIG products can be
found in computer retail stores, mail order catalogs, through major
distributors, system integrators, and VARs in the Americas and the
UK, and through e-commerce sites.
USB 2.0+FireWire DV Kit
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.
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
USB 2.0+FireWire DV Kit is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and the SIIG logo are registered trademarks
of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Other names used in this publication are for
identification only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.
October, 2007
Copyright © 2007 by SIIG, Inc. All rights reserved.
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