• Summary

    Mil1394 PCI Card

    DapTechnology offers two flavors of AS5643 triple-bus standard OHCI Adapters, i.e. a PCI version and a PMC version. They address the growing need for multi-bus and transformer-coupled bus interface solutions, primarily in mission critical aerospace and defense applications requiring longer distances according to SAE AS5643/1.

    Both adapter cards, which support standard 64 bit/66 MHz PCI interfaces, are fully OHCI 1.1 compliant and feature 3 independent IEEE-1394 buses. The products accommodate off-the-shelf IEEE-1394 OHCI drivers from WindowsTM & Linux-based operating systems. No driver modification/installation is required.

    For a more optimized API and/or operating systems without built-in support we recommend to use DapTechnology's FireStack. FireStack currently supports WindowsTM, Linux, VxWorks, IRIX and QNX. Please contact DapTechnology directly for operating systems not currently supported.

    Key features

    • IEEE 1394b-2002 compliant
    • Supports S100-S400 data transfer rates *
    • PCI 2.1 compliant
    • 3 independent nodes with a total of 6 IEEE1394 ports
    • Active transformer coupled
    • Beta connectors
    • Port mode programming via dip switches
    • Supported out-of-the-box by WindowsTM and Linux
    • Supported by FireStack on WindowsTM, Linux, VxWorks, IRIX and QNX

    *) Depending on exact model

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  • Specification

    Mil1394 PCI Specification

    Dimensions: Half length PCI card, 15mm x 106mm x 174mm      
    Weight: 114 g      
    Power Requirements: 12V, 10 Watt maximum      
    Regulatory Compliance: FCC Class A      

    64bit/66MHz PCI connector, universal keyed (for 3.3V and 5V slots)

    6 IEEE1394-connectors (Beta), transformer coupled

    Indicators -      
    Switches: 3 dip switches for PHY port mode programming      
    Part Number: PCI341BT(1)      
    Optional Configurations: -      


    HST: 9030.40.00

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  • Documents

    Mil1394 PCI documentation

  • Software

    Mil1394 PCI software

    Standard OHCI Link Layers and FireStack

    FireStack® is DapTechnology’s homegrown 1394 software stack. Initially developed in conjunction with the company’s 1394 Link Layer Controller FireLink®, the product was architectured from ground up in order to support the advanced features of the FireLink® IP (Basic and Extended) solution. Since then additional mechanisms have been added to FireStack® to enable support for generic OHCI compliant Link layers.

    FireStack® is an alternative to using general purpose SW implementations with standard OHCI I/O interfaces as it offers a more deterministic approach. Modern plug & play solutions are not always recommended for use in enclosed systems since they typically add undesired bus traffic, latencies, etc... The ability to customize FireStack® modules allows focusing on the task requirements without unwanted system, traffic and data overhead.

  • Accessories

    Mil1394 PCI accessories

    The following accessories are available for this product:

    1394b cable

    For Product(s): For all products with 1394b connector
    Documents: -
    Cable Type: standard 1394
    Codes: ECCN EAR99, HST: 8544.49.1000

    Part number:

    Termination 1:
    1394b, Beta (male)

    Termination 2:
    1394b, Beta (male)

    1.5 m


    1394a-1394b cable

    For Product(s): For all products with 1394a connector
    Documents: -
    Cable Type: standard 1394
    Codes: ECCN EAR99, HST: 8544.49.1000

    Part number:

    Termination 1:
    1394a, 6-pin (male)

    Termination 2:
    1394b, Bilingual (male)

    1.5 m


  • Sales

    Mil1394 PCI sales info

    Package Contents

    Please contact DapTechnology or DapUSA directly by sending an email to sales(at)daptechnology.com for additional information about pricing and availability!