Abocom ExpressCard FireWire-1394a Host Adapter E94A User Manual

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1.Hold the ExpressCard with wide connector toward the slot and the brand label facing upward.

2.Insert the ExpressCard and push it firmly into the ExpressCard slot of your computer.


1394a 2-PortExpressCard does not provide any bus – power for 1394a ports. You will need to have a power adapter if your 1394a devices requirebus-power.Please refer to the DC power adapter if you need to buy one.

Windows 2000/XP/2003 Installation

Windows 2000, XP and Server 2003 automatically detects and installs the correct driver. After the new 1394 device is detected and finish the installation automatically maybe to restart your system.

To verify if the device exists in your computer and is enabled.

1. Go to Device Manager. If “1394 Net Adapter” is found in <Network adapters>.

2. Open Network Connections, you can find a new 1394 connection .

3. Double click the 1394 Connection, you can check the speed with 400 Mbps.


If your E94A can’t run with 400 Mbps. Please use windows update to achieve the newest service pack. But there is a windows issue occur in Windows XP SP2, it will decrease the performance of transmission. Please go to Microsoft web to download the patch and check the information. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885222/en-us

Or you can download another 1394 driver to avoid that.You can go to the unibrain web, and download the driver of ubCore™ 5.0 . Please Check your OS is 32 or 64 bit, and download the applicable version. http://www.unibrain.com/download/download.asp