1394 net adaptor

  alltime 13:03 15 Jun 2005

Could anyone explain what this 1394 net adaptor is for, and should it be enabled for internet use if you have a local area connection enabled.

  sicknote 13:10 15 Jun 2005

A 1394 Net Adaptor Connection is basically Win2k/XP's way of telling you that you have a Firewire interface installed in your system.

IEEE 1394 is more commonly known as Firewire and is mostly used to connect to peripherals such as digital cameras, camcorders and some external hard drives. It can also be used to network two Firewire-equipped systems together, achieving 12.5 to 50MBps transfer speeds. Firewire networking use is limited because of its 15ft cable length limitation

  alltime 13:48 15 Jun 2005

Thank you sicknote. A good explanation

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