Orange Micro OrangeLink Firewire Carbus for PC Portables & PowerBooks

Orange Micro OrangeLink Firewire Carbus for PC Portables & PowerBooks - Click to enlarge
Orange Micro OrangeLink Firewire Carbus for PC Portables & PowerBooks - Click to enlarge
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Add FireWire to Macintosh G3 PowerBooks* and PC portables!
Update your Mac PowerBook or PC with the OrangeLink FireWire CardBus PC Card. With this addition to your system, you can take advantage of the latest high performance IEEE-1394 peripherals, including digital cameras and portable VST hard disks.

OrangeLink Features

  • Two 6 pin external FireWire ports
  • Data transfer rates up to 400 Mb/s
  • Hot plug capability
  • Includes video editing software for Mac or PC
  • Includes a 6 foot 6 pin to 4 pin cable and Mac/Windows software drivers

Technical Specifications

Hardware Features

  • CardBus compatible
  • 32-bit Data Bus and 33 MHz operation

FireWire Ports

  • OHCI-Link and PHY: NEC single chip; 100 Mbit/s (12.5 MB/sec); 200 Mbit/s (25 MB/sec); 400 Mbit/s (50 MB/sec)
  • Connect up to 63 devices
  • All FireWire ports provide no power to the devices
  • Supports Plug-and-Play Specification
  • Hot Plug
  • Complies with Standard for a IEEE-1394 High Performance Serial Bus/ i.LINK
  • Up to 16 consecutive cable hops of 4.5 meters
  • Support for digital video in full size, full motion video of 720 by 480 pixels at 30 frames per second
  • Isochronous and Asynchronous data transfer
  • Function Control Protocol (FCP)
  • Connection Management Protocol (CMP)

Software Included

  • Mac/PC drivers and enablers
  • Video editing software for Mac or PC


  • Two external 6-pin FireWire ports

Hardware Requirements

  • Intel Pentium based PC with at least one available CardBus compatible PC Card slot.
  • Apple PowerBook G3 Series only (* The PowerBook G3 Family M-3553 PC Card slot is not CardBus compatible.)

Operating System Support

  • Mac OS 8.6, OS 9.0 or Mac OS X
  • Microsoft Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP
Optional Accessory
  • The OrangeLink FireWire CardBus PC Card can provide full FireWire BUS power with an optional external AC power supply which is only available at the 1394FireStation. The optional power supply specifications are: Output 12 VDC, 1A, positive tip.

OrangeLink Compatibility List

Digital Imaging
Kodak Digital Camera
Mass Storage Devices

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