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How To Get The Cool Connections Using DuoConnect

Adaptec To The Rescue With The AUA-3121 DuoConnect

The Adaptec AUA-3121 uses a good sized PCB board to house both the USB 2.0 and Firewire connections for the DuoConnect. The DuoConnect follows the lead of other add-in board makers by using an attractive blue PCB board, rather than the normal drab green that we have come to expect.

Description4-port USB 2.0 and 3-port FireWire combination card for PCs and Macs
System EnvironmentPCs & Apple MACs
Features / Benefits6-ft FireWire cable - a $30 valueFully USB-IF Hi-speed certifiedWorks on both Macs and PCs
Key DifferencesCombination FireWire and USB 2.0 cardComplete DV Editing and Creation SoftwareUp to 18W of FireWire cable power
Data Transfer RateUSB 1.1 OHCI: up to 12 MbpsUSB 2.0 EHCI: up to 480 MbpsFireWire (IEEE 1394) OHCI: up to 400 Mbps
Connector ConfigurationExternal - Three USB connectorsExternal - Two FireWire connectorsInternal - One USB connectorInternal - One FireWire connectorInternal - One 4-pin mini-Molex power connector
Bus TypeUniversal PCI 2.2 compliant
System Requirements - PC266 MHz or faster processor64 MB of RAMMicrosoft Windows 98SE, 2000, ME or XP softwareAvailable PCI slotCD-ROM driveVideo Editing & DVD Creation Requirements (PC only):350 MHz or faster processor128 MB RAMDV camcorderCD-RW or DVD-R/RW drive250 MB disk space for program files2.1 GB free disk space for 10 minutes of digital video24 bit color depth and 1024x768 resolution
System Requirements - MACPower Macintosh beige G3 (rev B or later) & G4s (No Blue & White G3 support)Mac OS 9.0.4 or laterAvailable PCI slotCD-ROM driveVideo Editing & DVD Creation Requirements (Macintosh only):Macintosh users can download Apple's iMovie 2 software or other video-editing software using links provided on the DuoConnect installation CD
Package ContentsAdaptec DuoConnect card (AUA-3121: IEEE 1394 OHCI compliant; USB 1.1 OHCI and USB 2.0 EHCI compliant); 6-foot (1.8m) FireWire 6-pin to 4-pin cable; Hardware Installation Guide; Installation CD;Adaptec USB 2.0 EHCI drivers for Microsoft Windows 98SE, ME, and 2000; Sonic MyDVD 3 softwareVideo Editing software; User Guide; Registration Card Links to key websites
Warranty5-year manufacturing and materials warranty

Product Specifications for the Adaptec AUA-3121 DuoConnect supplied by Adaptec -