Kramer VS8FW

8-Port FireWire Repeater/HUB

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  • Cascading Operation -multiple units can be cascaded to create a FireWire system with up to 63 ports.
  • Range - Doubles FireWire cable range from 14.75’ (4.5m) to 29.5’ (9m).
  • Multipleunits can be cascaded to extend the range to up to 236’ (72m).
  • Hot Swapping - Supports plugand play. Transfer Rates - 100, 200, and 400Mbps.
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The VS-8FW is a high performance bidirectional hub/repeater for 6-pin FireWire (IEEE 1394) signals. They will increase the number of ports available and/or will extend the distance of FireWire cable runs.

Kramer VS8FW Includes:

  • Power supply
  • Mounting bracket
  • 6 pin to 6 pin connector cable

Kramer VS8FW Features:

  • Cascading Operation -multiple units can be cascaded to create a FireWire system with up to 63 ports.
  • Range - Doubles FireWire cable range from 14.75’ (4.5m) to 29.5’ (9m).
  • Multipleunits can be cascaded to extend the range to up to 236’ (72m).
  • Hot Swapping - Supports plugand play. Transfer Rates - 100, 200, and 400Mbps.
  • ESDProtection - Incorporates Kramer’s Spark-Guard ProTM signal protection circuitry to help protect against EDS (electrostatic discharge) which can damage digital equipment.
  • CompactSize - Part of the Kramer TOOLS™ family of compact, high quality and cost effective solutions.

Kramer VS8FW Specifications:

  • Ports: Eight 6-pin serial1394 Ports.
  • Transfer Rate: 100/200/400 Mbps.
  • Standards: Fully supports the provisions of the IEEE 1394-1995 Standard for High Performance Serial Bus and the P1394a Supplement; Fully interoperable with FireWire™ and i.LINK™ implementation ofIEEE Std 1394; Fully compliant with Open HCI requirements; Provides Six P1394aFully Compliant Cable Ports at 100/200/400 Megabits per Second (Mbits/s); FullP1394a support includes: Connection Debounce, Arbitrated Short Reset,Multispeed Concatenation, Arbitration Acceleration, Fly-By Concatenation, PortDisable/Suspend/Resume; Extended Resume Signaling for Compatibility withLegacy DV Devices; ESD protection for high-speed data lines to IEC 61000-4-2(ESD) 15kV (air), 8kV (contact), IEC 61000-4-5 (Lightning) 12A (8/20us), and IEC 61000-4-4 (EFT) 40A (5/50ns)
  • Power Source: 12 VDC, 300mA.
  • Dimensions (WxDxH):

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