1394 usb card

  tomtojo 20:50 15 Apr 2007

Hi everyone,
I use a desktop pc, but I have just bought a laptop for the wife, of ebay, it comes with a 1394 usb card, I hav'nt a clue what this is for, can anyone please explain what it is for, sorry for my ignorance.


  pj123 21:57 15 Apr 2007

1394 is not USB, it is Firewire.

  Totally-braindead 22:00 15 Apr 2007

Its another way of connecting things, as pj123 has correctly said 1394 is firewire, some items can be connected via firewire instead of USB 2.0.

I've not actually got anything that can connect via firewire so I can't advise on its use, all my stuff is USB.

  tomtojo 09:26 16 Apr 2007

Thanks pj123 and Totally-braindead,
Sorry did not get back sooner, had an early night.
I will leave this open to see if anyone can tell me about firewire connection.
thanks again

  johnnyrocker 09:30 16 Apr 2007

click here= should help.


  tomtojo 09:40 16 Apr 2007

Thanks johnnyrocker,
I think your link will give me the answers I need.
Thanks again for your help,


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