Siig 3-Port FireWire 800 M-64 Card

Siig 3-Port FireWire 800 M-64 Card
FireWire 800 M-64
Quick Installation Guide
Introducing the FireWire 800 M-64
The FireWire 800 M-64 is designed to support both PC and
Mac computers. It provides 3 independent hot-pluggable
Firewire 800 (1394b) ports with data transfer rates up to
800Mbps.
Features and Benefits
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Provides 3 FireWire 800 (1394b) ports for multiple
1394b and 1394a
Supports IEEE 1394b and backwards compatible
with 1394a-2000 and 1394-1995 standards
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)
System Requirements
PC:
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Pentium or equivalent PC with an available 64-bit
or 32-bit PCI slot
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Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Server 2003
Mac:
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Power Mac G3 (Blue & White) or later with an
available 64-bit or 32-bit PCI slot
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Mac OS 8.6-9.x, Mac OS 10.1.x-10.2.3: Up to 400
Mbps
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Mac OS (v10.2.4) or later: Up to 800 Mbps
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Package Contents
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FireWire 800 M-64 adapter
1394b 9-pin to 9-pin cable
1394b 9-pin to 6-pin adapter
Driver CD
This quick installation guide
Board Layout
4-Pin Power
Connector
Firewire 800
Ports
Figure 1. Board Layout
Note: When installed in a 32-bit PCI slot, a portion of the
edge connector will not be connected to the PCI slot.
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.
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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 M-64 (See page 2,
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 M-64 drivers.
Windows Driver Installation
Windows 98SE
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At the Add New Hardware Wizard, click Next.
Select Search for the best driver for your device
(Recommended), then click Next.
Insert the driver CD, check CD-ROM drive, uncheck
the other boxes, then click Next.
Click Next, then Next again.
If prompted for the Windows 98SE CD, insert it, then
click OK.
Click Finish and restart Windows to complete the
installation.
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Windows ME
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At the Add New Hardware Wizard, insert the driver
CD, select Automatic Search for a better driver,
then click Next.
Click Finish.
Click Yes to restart Windows and complete the
installation.
Windows 2000
Windows 2000 automatically installs it's built-in 1394a
driver. To get the full speed out of this controller, 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.
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Click Next, then click Finish.
8.
Restart Windows to complete the installation.
Windows XP/Server 2003
Windows XP and Server 2003 automatically installs it's
built-in 1394a driver. To get the full speed out of this
controller, install the Firewire 800 driver using the
directions on page 5.
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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.
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Type in D:, then click OK. (Change D: to match your
CD-ROM drive letter)
8. Select OHCI IEEE 1394b Host Controller, then click
Next.
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Click Continue Anyway. Our driver has been
thoroughly tested in Windows for stability.
10. Click Finish. Restart Windows to complete the
installation.
To Verify Windows Installation
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/Server 2003: Right click My
Computer, then click Manage. Click Device
Manager.
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Double click 1394 Bus Controller or IEEE 1394 Bus
host controllers, and an OHCI IEEE 1394b Host
Controller should be displayed.
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Mac OS Driver Installation
To ensure proper operation of the FireWire 800 M-64 in
your Mac, some Mac OS require the most current Firewire
software from Apple. Apple's website contains all the
information needed to download and install Firewire
software update. Mac software download URL is: http:/
/www.info.apple.com/support/downloads.html. When
you are at the download page, type in 1394 in the Search
for Downloads box, then click GO.
The information below will help you decide whether or
not to download and install the latest Firewire driver
update.
Important:
1.
Mac OS 10.2.4 or later has built-in FireWire 800
(1394b) driver support with the operating system.
No driver installation is needed. The FireWire 800
M-64 will work up to 800 Mbps.
2. Mac OS 9.1, 9.2.x, and Mac OS 10.1.x-10.2.3 have
built-in FireWire 4000 (1394a) driver support with
the operating system. No driver installation is
needed. The FireWire 800 M-64 will work up to 400
Mbps.
3. Mac OS 9.0.x users should download the Firewire
software version 2.5 or later. The FireWire 800 M-64
will work up to 400 Mbps.
4.
Mac OS 8.6 users should download the Firewire
software version 2.3.3. The FireWire 800 M-64 will
work up to 400 Mbps.
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Technical Support and Warranty
QUESTIONS?
SIIG’s Online Support has answers!
Simply visit our website at www.siig.com and click on 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 one of our technical
support analysts will promptly respond.
A lifetime manufacturer warranty supplied with this product is
offered by SIIG, Inc. Please see SIIG website for more warranty
details. If you should happen to encounter any problems with this
product, please follow the procedures below.
If it is within the store's return policy period, please return the
product to the store where you purchased from.
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 www.siig.com, 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 the product to SIIG
at the following address:
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538
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.
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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, and e-commerce
sites in the Americas and the UK, as well as through major distributors,
system integrators, and VARs.
PRODUCT NAME
FireWire 800 M-64
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 M-64 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.
Mac and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Computer. Other names used in publication are
for identification only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.
March, 2005
Copyright ©2005 by SIIG, Inc. All rights reserved.
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