FireWire 800 ExpressCard/54 Quick Installation Guide Introduction The FireWire 800 ExpressCard/54 adds one 1394a and one 1394b interface to your ExpressCard equipped computer. Key Features and Benefits • • • • 04-0846A Provides 1 FireWire 800 (9-pin) & 1 FireWire 400 (6-pin) ports Works with FireWire DV camcorders, hard disks, digital cameras, scanners, DVD drives, video game systems & other audio/video devices Compliant with IEEE 1394b & backward compatible with 1394a-2000 and 1394-1995 Standards 54mm ExpressCard form factor System Requirements • • ExpressCard-enabled notebook PC with an available ExpressCard/54 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 • • • FireWire 800 ExpressCard/54 Driver CD Quick installation guide Layout FireWire 400 port (6-pin) Power adapter jack* Figure 1 2 FireWire 800 port (9-pin) Note: An optional power adapter may be required for non-powered FireWire devices. This power adapter (NNADA011-S1) can be purchased from SIIG's Online Store. Hardware Installation General instructions for installating the card are provided below. Since the design of notebook computers may vary, refer to your system's reference manual for further information, if needed. Insert the ExpressCard into the ExpressCard/54 slot of your notebook computer. Make sure it is insterted all the way in for a solid connection. Connecting Devices Windows will automatically detect and install most FireWire devices when connected. However, for devices that do not install automatically, additional drivers may be required. Refer to the device's user manual or contact the device's manufacturer for the correct driver. 3 Driver Installation Windows OS listed below can automatically install it's built-in FireWire 400 driver. To get the full speed out of the controller, follow the directions below to install the FireWire 800 driver. Windows 8 (32-/64-bit) / 7 (32-/64-bit) / Vista (32-/64-bit) / Server 2008 (32-/64-bit) / Server 2008 R2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 4 Insert the driver CD. Close the CD autoplay window if prompted. Press Windows key and R. For 32-bit: Type D:/setup32.exe in the Run window, then click OK. (Change D to match your CD-ROM drive letter) For 64-bit: Type D:/setup64.exe in the Run window, then click OK. (Change D to match your CD-ROM drive letter) At User Account Control, click Yes or Continue. Skip this step if not prompted. At InstallShield Wizard, click Next. At License Agreement, click Yes. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Type in User Name and Company Name, click Next. Click Browse if you want to change the Destination Folder; otherwise, click Next to the next step. Click Next to get the complete installation. At Select Program Folder, type in the Program Folder name, then click Next. At Windows Security, click Install for four times. Click Finish, then click Finish again to restart the computer. Windows XP (32-/64-bit) / Server 2003 (32-/ 64-bit) / 2000 1. 2. Insert the driver CD. Close the CD autoplay window if prompted. Click Start, Run. For 32-bit: Type D:/setup32.exe and click OK. (Change D to match your CD-ROM drive letter) For 64-bit: Type D:/setup64.exe and click OK. (Change D to match your CD-ROM drive letter) 5 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 6 At InstallShield Wizard, click Next. At License Agreement, click Yes. Type in User Name and Company Name, click Next. Click Browse if you want to change the Destination Folder; otherwise, click Next to the next step. Click Next to get the complete installation. At Select Program Folder, type in the Program Folder name, then click Next. Click Yes at Digital Signature Not Found or Security Alert. Skip this step if not prompted. Click Continue Anyway. Skip this step if not prompted. Click Finish, then click Finish again to restart the computer. To Verify Windows Installation 1. 2. Check in Device Manager. For Windows 8 / 7 / XP / 2003 / 2008 R2 / 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. For Server 2008: Right click Computer, click Manage, double click Diagnostics, click Device Manager. Double click (IEEE) 1394 Bus host controllers. Unibrain driver - FireBoard800e PCI express V.1 should be displayed. 7 Removing the ExpressCard Stop the ExpressCard before removing if from the slot. 1. Click the utility icon in the taskbar by the system clock. 2. Click Unplug or Eject Hardware or Safely Remove Hardware icon. Click Remove PCI standard PCI-to-PCI bridge. 3. Wait for the confirmation box, then remove the ExpressCard from the slot. ubSwitch Utility In order to use a DV camcorder with the 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 ExpressCard/54. 1. Click Start, Programs, Unibrain ubcore, then ubSwitch. 2. Click Yes or Allow at User Account Control, skip this step if not prompted. 8 3. 4. Right click the ubSwitch icon located in the system tray by the clock. Click the 1394 Adapter 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 is will plug into. 5. Windows will display an information box when the driver is ready for use. It may take a few seconds for this box to appear. 9 Blank Page 10 Technical Support and Warranty QUESTIONS? SIIG’ s Online Support has 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. 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 5-year 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 five (5) years from the date of purchase 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. • Properly pack the product for shipping. All 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 to SIIG. 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. 11 About SIIG, Inc. Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of IT connectivity solutions (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire, USB, and legacy I/O adapters) that bridge the connection between Desktop/ Notebook systems and external peripherals. SIIG continues to grow by adding A/V and Digital Signage connectivity solutions to our extensive portfolio. 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. PRODUCT NAME FireWire 800 ExpressCard/54 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 FireWire 800 ExpressCard/54 is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and the SIIG logo are registered trademarks of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. 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