Adaptec FireConnect For Notebooks USB Adapter - 1932800

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I don't exactly get the point of reviews but I am very happy with this item it also comes with one firewire cable I just plugged it into my laptop (Dell D-6000/Win XP SP2) it auto detected the drivers plugged in my canon video camera and voila it worked under 2 minutes

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by Ben on 7/4/2006

I don't exactly get the point of reviews but I am very happy with this item it also comes with one firewire cable I just plugged it into my laptop (Dell D-6000/Win XP SP2) it auto detected the drivers plugged in my canon video camera and voila it worked under 2 minutes

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very inconsistent functionality

on 7/13/2007

It worked only once at home; The tune-up is a hard part; The sound quality is ok; Evenif saved the FM channel the transmitter does not work next time; It's very hard to get a free FM channel; Never tried at car; Poor feature;

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Product Overview

Hot-wire your notebook with maximum FireWire® expandability.

The FireConnect for Notebooks kit includes everything you need to get in on the fun of digital video. Simply attach a DV camcorder to your new FireConnect CardBus adapter then use the included software to capture footage. Now that you've got something to work with, assemble a movie from your favorite scenes adding titles, graphics, music, and special effects.

Creating your own home DVD movies has never been easier. Once your masterpiece is complete you can quickly create your own DVDs with easy-to-navigate menus, custom titles and scene selection thumbnail buttons. The included software allows you to store the finished collection onto your CD-RWs or DVD-Rs to share and secure your memories for a lifetime.

Specifications

Manufacturer Adaptec Inc
Mfg Part# 1932800
SKU 10311167
UPC 760884138717
UPC 14 00760884138717
Features
Product Type USB Adapter
Manufacturer Part Number 1932800
Manufacturer Microsemi Corporation
Product Name FireConnect For Notebooks USB Adapter
Brand Name Microsemi
Package Contents Adaptec AFW-1430, FireWire/CardBus adapter6-foot 6-to-4 pin FireWire cableHardware Installation GuideInstallation CDSonic MyDVD software for WindowsQuickTime® softwareComprehensive User's GuideWarranty informationMacintosh drivers
Form Factor Plug-in Module
Host Interface CardBus
Limited Warranty 5 Year
Tech Specs
Ports 3 x 6-pin FireWire IEEE 1394 - External
Product Type USB Adapter
Manufacturer Part Number 1932800
Manufacturer Website Address www.adaptec.com
Manufacturer Adaptec, Inc
Product Name FireConnect For Notebooks USB Adapter
Brand Name Adaptec
Additional Information Add three FireWire ports to your notebook Connect digital camcorders, hard drives, CD-RWs, and other FireWire devices Hot-pluggable with full Plug-and-Play support Capture and edit your digital video Produce Video CDs, DVD on CDs or DVDs Archive and share videos Create interactive DVD menus Produce VideoCDs, DVD on CDs or DVD's Low power consumption Supported Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Microsoft Windows XP Home Microsoft Windows XP Professional Macintosh OS 9.0.4 Macintosh OS 9.1 Macintosh OS 9.2 Macintosh OS 9.2.1 Macintosh OS 9.2.2 Mac OS X 10.1.X Mac OS X 10.2.X Mac OS X 10.1.X Server Mac OS X 10.2.X Server
Package Contents Adaptec AFW-1430, FireWire/CardBus adapter 6-foot 6-to-4 pin FireWire cable Hardware Installation Guide Installation CD Sonic MyDVD software for Windows QuickTime® software Comprehensive User's Guide Warranty information Macintosh drivers
Compatibility Mac PC
Certifications & Standards Plug and Play
System Requirements PC: Notebook PC with available CardBus-enabled slot 266 MHz or faster Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, 2000, Me or XP 64 MB RAM CD-ROM drive Video Editing & DVD Creation Requirements (PC only): 400 MHz or faster processor 128 MB RAM DV camcorder CD-R/RW or DVD-R/RW drive 250 MB disk space for program files 2.1 GB free disk space for 10 minutes of digital video 24-bit color depth and 1024x768 resolution Macintosh: G3 PowerBook® with 400MHz processor or later Available CardBus-enabled PC card slot Mac® OS 9.0.4 or later 128 MB RAM CD-ROM drive
Form Factor Plug-in Module
Power Source Bus Powered
Host Interface CardBus
Data Transfer Rate 400 Mbps FireWire
Device Support Up to 62
Connectivity Technology Cable -
Parts Warranty/Labor 5 Year
Standard Warranty 5 Year Limited
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Works great by Srinivas on Mar 04, 2008


very inconsistent functionality on Jul 13, 2007


Great Item by Ben on Jul 04, 2006

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