Connecting the power connector on Firewire adapters

 

Applies to the Following Products:

 

- DP FireWire 2-Port PCIe (NN-E20012-S2)

- DP FireWire PCIe (NN-E20022-S1)
- FireWire 2-Port PCIe DV (NN-E20112-S2)
- FireWire 3-Port PCI (NN-400012-S8)
- FireWire 3-Port C14PCI i/e (NN-440012-S8)
- FireWire 3-port PCI I/O (NN-300012-S6)
- FireWire Home DV Kit (NN-400P22-S6)
- Low Profile 1394 Adapter (LP-N21011-S8)
- DP FireWire 800 PCIe (NN-FW0012-S1)
- FireWire 800 3-Port PCIe (NN-E38012-S3)
- DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T (NN-830112-S2)
- FireWire 800 3-Port PCI (NN-830012-S2)
- FireWire 800 DV-Kit (NN-831012-S2)
- FireWire 800+Hi-Speed USB Combo (NN-8US212-S2)

- DP FireWire 2-Port PCIe (NN-E20012-S2)

- DP FireWire PCIe (NN-E20022-S1)

- FireWire 2-Port PCIe DV (NN-E20112-S2)

- FireWire 3-Port PCI (NN-400012-S8)

- FireWire 3-Port PCI i/e (NN-440012-S8)

- FireWire 3-port PCI I/O (NN-300012-S6)

- FireWire Home DV Kit (NN-400P22-S6)

- Low Profile 1394 Adapter (LP-N21011-S8)

- DP FireWire 800 PCIe (NN-FW0012-S1)

- FireWire 800 3-Port PCIe (NN-E38012-S3)

- DP FireWire 800 PCI-32T (NN-830112-S2)

- FireWire 800 3-Port PCI (NN-830012-S2)

- FireWire 800 DV-Kit (NN-831012-S2)

- FireWire 800+Hi-Speed USB Combo (NN-8US212-S2)


 

Description: 

There is a power connector on my Firewire adapter, is this connection required?


 

Solution: 

This connection is not needed. The Firewire adapter will work with or without the power connected because the power source is not restricted by the motherboard.

 


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