Did someone yell FIREwire?

Question

MY SYSTEM HAS 4 PCI SLOTS,4 USB PORTS BUT IT DOES NOT HAS FIRE WIRE(IEEE 1394) PORT,I HAVE TO CONNECT A VIEDO CAPTURE CARD WHIDH ONLT SUPPORTS FIREWIRE CONNECTIVITY.IS THERE SOME WAY i.e AN ADD ON CARD THROUGH WHICH I CAN CONNECT IT IF YES GIVE DETAILS

In most Windows XP based systems you will have to install a special card since most don’t currently come equipped with the port.

Answer

This question was answered on January 19, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

There are several firewire cards that you can purchase and install in a PCI slot in your computer, this will give you the firewire slot that you will need to connect your video capture card.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on January 19, 2004