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Rosewill PCIE FireWire 1394a Card 2+1 Ports Model RC-504

  • PCI Express to 1394 Card
  • 1394A
  • 400/200/100 Mbps Data Transfer Rate
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The Rosewill RC-504 PCI Express Card turns a PCI Express slot into two external FireWire 400 (1394a) 6-pin ports and one internal FireWire 400 (1394a) 6-pin port which shares with first external FireWire 400 port. The card can be installed in any available PCI Express slot and supports data transfer rates up to 400Mbps. It is compliant with IEEE 1394-1995, 1394a-2000 and OHCI 1.1 Standards, and supports DV camcorders, hard disk, removable drives, scanner, digital cameras and other FireWire audio/video devices. Onboard power connector provides reliable power source.

  • newegg Add Three FireWire Ports to Your PC The Rosewill RC-504 card adds 2 external 1394a Ports and 1 internal 1394a Port to the PCI Express enabled computers for easy connection to peripherals.
  • newegg Rich operating system support The Rosewill RC-504 PCI Express Card is compatible with Windows 2000, XP/2003 32/64-bit, Win7 (32/64 bit, build 7600) with Plug n Play support and Vista 32/64-bit.


Learn more about the Rosewill RC-504

Model

Brand
Rosewill
Model
RC-504

Spec

Type
PCI Express to 1394 Card
External 1394 Ports
2 x 1394a Ports
Internal 1394 Ports
1 x 1394a Port
Standard
1394A
Data Transfer Rate
400/200/100 Mbps
Operating Systems Supported
Windows 2000, XP/2003 32/64-bit, Plug n Play support for Win7 and Win8 (32/64 bit, build 7600), Vista 32/64-bit

Features

Features
Country of Origin: China

Compliant with PCI Express Base Specification 1.1

Compliant with IEEE 1394-1995, 1394a-2000 and OHCI 1.1 Standards

PCI Express 1-lane(x1) FireWire adapters works with PCI Express slots with different lane width

Installs in any available PCI Express slot and supports data transfer rates up to 400Mbps

Provide two external FireWire 400 (1394a) 6-pin ports and one internal FireWire 400 (1394a) 6-pin port - sharing with first external FireWire 400 port

Support DV camcorders, hard disk, removable drives, scanner, digital cameras and other FireWire audio/video devices

Onboard power connector to provide reliable power source

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

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  • Liam
  • 7/10/2014 7:26:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great, Less filling.

Pros: Plug it in. Turn it on. Off you go. What could be easier?

Includes low-profile bracket.

Includes data cable

Cons: Does not give any clue as to why/when you need a separate power source (Moles connection).

SATA power splitter and adapters are not easy to find. I used an external power supply at first, but the board seems to get along just fine without it.

Other Thoughts: The board is mercifully trouble free.

A power adapter would be a nice add on that I'd be happy to pay for.

I use it to transfer video from an ol camcorder (Sony Digital Hi8). A trouble free, if tedious, exercise

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  • N/A
  • 6/28/2014 7:50:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

Pros: Internal and external ports, PCIe, easy install, inexpensive. Windows 7 64 bit found it and installed the drivers automatically. The internal port would be nice if you had a front plate on your chassis with a Firewire port.

Cons: Nothing really, although I did not realize the card needed a power connection. Not a big deal as it's just a molex connection though.

Other Thoughts: Bought this to hook up an old external Firewire drive to a PC that had no Firewire ports.

I forgot how fast Firewire is, it feels like it's not even an external drive.

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  • Kimmer
  • 5/17/2014 1:05:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFirewire Card Works Great.

Pros: Worked great without any need for installation of drivers

Cons: Difficult to get technical support info.

Other Thoughts: My new Asus Z87 motherboard wouldn't recognize this card at first because the slot had been disabled due to thunderbolt on the Asus Expert MB. By moving it to another slot, it worked perfectly. I discovered this problem by closely examining the BIOS.

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  • N/A
  • 5/16/2014 4:34:29 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs1394 I/F

Pros: Easy Install
Works great

Cons: Be careful plugging in the required 4 pin HDD power cable. You can bend the connector off the board as it is only held on by the soldered contacts and two plastic pegs.
No included cable to connect to a front panel 1394 connector.

Other Thoughts: Use this with a Presonus Firebox for recording and does fine. Intel 4770 on Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H

4 stars because of the somewhat fragile power connector and no FP cable.

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  • MO
  • 2/11/2014 9:23:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsUNDER-whelmed

Pros: Good price, HDV capture works fine. Pretty simple install.

Cons: Will NOT capture DV footage in W7, I have been in the videography business for many years and built several editing machines so I have a general idea what I am doing. This card just REFUSES to capture DV footage. I have reloaded Windows and all drivers. Tried the "legacy" driver, all to no avail in any capture solution. HDV Capture works well though. It is infuriating.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

If you are not fully satisfied with our product please contact us to better assist you in resolving your problem.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • K2HAT Lee
  • 1/26/2014 5:09:42 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks with Flex Radio computer has a i7 CPU :)

Pros: I have a Flex Radio 3000 Amateur "Ham" Radio that uses firewire
to interface with a computer. I had gotten another brand firewire card, and that one was not compatible with an Intel i7 Cpu.

The Rosewill RC 504 works great.

59 + 73 "OM" de K2HAT Lee

Cons: no problems work great

Other Thoughts: Newegg is great to do business with.

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  • Matlock
  • 1/8/2014 8:04:50 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsUsen for Audio interface.

Pros: The. Motherboard I purchased didn't have on board firewire and that is a necessity for me since I use a firewire audio interface: Focusrite Saffire Pro 24. This allows me to eliminate a lot of that horrible computer noise during gaming and audio editing.

It is immediately recognized in the device manager and I was easily able to plug and play. I have the Asus X79 Deluxe motherboard running Windows 8.1.

Cons: No cons other than it takes up a slot. But it's slim and out of the way.

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  • N/A
  • 11/11/2013 6:13:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBullshirt....

Pros: None....

Cons: Purchased this to cap footage from my HVR-HD1000 to Premier CS5/6. Dont waste your time, it will NOT work. Some bull about the VIA chipset not being capable.

Other Thoughts: I threw the box out and now Newegg wont even take it back. Almost 4K spent in the last couple months and they cant even take the bite on this on one of their house brands.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

If you are not fully satisfied with our product please contact us to better assist you in resolving your problem.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • N/A
  • 11/3/2013 8:31:35 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks fine on Windows 7 x64 bit

Pros: I had to buy this type of card because I was out of regular PCI slots and only had the little 1x left.
It works fine on my Win7 Pro 64 bit. I didn't need additional drivers to run my old Sony Firewire camcorder. It was plug and play.

Cons: Nothing bad so far

Other Thoughts: Some folks have had driver issued from what I have read online and the fix has been to switch to and use the "legacy" driver. I didn't need to.

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  • Len
  • 7/25/2013 12:48:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot for Windows 8

Pros: Installed automatically in Windows 7-64.

Cons: Crashed Windows 8-64.

Other Thoughts: I bought the card to be able to upload video from an HDV camcorder to a Windows 8 desktop. It crashed the desktop. Windows wouldn't start. I only got a black screen. I removed the card but the problem persisted. I had to disconnect everything and remove and reinstall the RAM for the system to boot.

I then installed the card in a Windows 7-64 desktop. It installed automatically and everything works fine.

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