Sonnet’s Allegro FireWire 800 PCIe features the fastest PCI Express to FireWire 800 controller to be had, the Texas Instruments XIO2213A—combined with three full-bandwidth, powered 9-pin FireWire 800 ports, this card can easily satisfy the high-bandwidth demands of video and pro audio applications. This card also powers bus-powered external drives and audio interfaces, so there’s no wish to connect an external power brick to them. Offering plug and play simplicity(1), this card works in any PCI Express (PCIe) slot, supports all FireWire 800 and FireWire 400(2) peripherals, and lines hot-pluggable and hot-swappable device reference to automatic device configuration.
Easy method so as to add high-speed FireWire 800 ports to any compatible computer
Provides beef up for the fastest FireWire multimedia peripherals
Works in any PCIe slot
Supports hot-swappable device connection. Plug in and disconnect peripherals with out shutting off your computer