|October 26, 2012|
Swann Firewire hub
I have an old Swann Firewire hub and was going to connect it to my computer. I wanted to use to connect multiple devices. I purchased this hub a few years ago and its been sitting in the basement for a while. When I put it in storage, I didn't keep the power brick with it. Which causes a dilemma, what power jack will I need? When I looked on the bottom of the hub it didn't have any specs. So I decided to search the Internet.
After searching several sites, I found the required power specs. It looks like the 12vV/1A is what will properly power up the device. I figure I post it here in case I needed this information in the future.
Here's the full details of the Firewire hub:
The Swann FireWire 6 Port Hub not only overcomes the 4.5M length limit in the 1394 standard for the userís devices, but it offers 6 independent 1394 bus connections, each with a 400Mbps transfer rate. Swann FireWire 6 Port Hub is the best choice for corporate and professional users who want a solid solution to IEEE 1394 / FireWire connectivity.Features
- True plug & play hot-swappable device
- Self or Bus Powered
- Fully supports IEEE 1394 standard
- FireWire protocol allows for connection of up to 63 devices
- Data transfer at 100/200/400 Mb/s
- 6 bi-directional ports with over-current protection per port
- PC & Mac compatible.
- Allows connection of up to 63 FireWire devices
- DV cameras, DV camcorders, DV recorders, still digital cameras
- HDD, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM Digital TV, Set top box, scanners, printers, disk drives
- 1394 standards compliant; IEEE 1394-1995, P1394a (rev1.1)
- Asynchronous & isosynchronous data transfer
- 100/200/400 Mb/s transmission rate
- 6 x 6-pin 1394 bus connectors
- 1 x DC 12V/1A input jacket
- G3 300 or higher
- Mac with 1 FireWire port
- System 9.04 or higher
- 64MB RAM minimum
July 17, 2017.
Thank you for posting this. I have just had the same dilemma.
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