I've transferred / played video from Sony camcorder to a windows system using firewire and have had some experience with 1394 A & B. My experience has not all been good.
Most older systems used to have a 1394 port or two built in the motherboard but that stopped a few years ago, at least for windows. I take it you want to add a Firewire card? I assume you have some type of software to work with the device. I thought beatsaudio came with a few select notebooks.
I do not work for HP and I opposed them buying Compaq as Compaq had bought out that worthless DEC and was going bankrupt. It was a mistake back then and still is. If my post is useful give me a kudo and eventually I will be able to upload an avatar of my BMW R1100rt instead of a cartoon. Thanks for reading!
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