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Kramer VS-40FW 4-Port FireWire 800 Repeater/Hub

The VS-40FW is a high-performance bidirectional hub/repeater for 9-pin FireWire® 800 (IEEE 1394b) signals. It increases the number of ports available and/or extends the distance of FireWire® cable runs.
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The VS-40FW is a high-performance bidirectional hub/repeater for 9-pin FireWire® 800 (IEEE 1394b) signals. It increases the number of ports available and/or extends the distance of FireWire® cable runs.

  • Ports - 4 bidirectional IEEE 1394b 800Mbps (S800).
  • Range - Doubles the cable range of FireWire® from 4.5m (14.75ft) to 9m (29.5ft). Multiple units can be cascaded to extend the range to up to 72m (236ft).
  • Hot Swapping - Supports Plug and Play.
  • Transfer Rates - 100, 200, 400 and 800Mbps.
  • ESD Protection - Incorporates Kramer's Spark-Guard Pro™ signal protection circuitry to help protect against EDS (electrostatic discharge) that can damage digital equipment.
  • Alternate Power Sources - Can be powered from the 12V DC power supply or through the PC connection.
  • Requires 9-Pin FireWire® 800 Cable.
  • Compact Kramer DigiTOOLS® - 3 units can be rack mounted side-by-side in a 1U rack space with the optional RK-3T rack adapter.


PORTS: 4 bidirectional IEEE 1394b 800Mbps (S800) ports.
TRANSFER RATE: 100/200/400/800Mbps (S800, S400, S200, S100).
STANDARDS: IEEE 1394-1995, IEEE P1394a, IEEE P1394b; fully supports the provisions of the IEEE P1394b Revision 1.33+ at 1 Gigabit signaling rates; 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 of IEEE Std 1394; provides three fully backward compatible (1394a 2000 fully compliant) bilingual P1394b cable ports at up to 800Mbps; fully compliant with OpenHCI requirements; provides three P1394b fully compliant cable ports at 100/200/400/800Mbps; full P1394a support includes: connection debounce, arbitrated short reset, multispeed concatenation, arbitration acceleration, fly-by concatenation, port disable/suspend/resume; extended resume signaling for compatibility with legacy DV devices.
DIMENSIONS: 12cm x 7.5cm x 2.5cm (4.7" x 2.95" x 0.98") W, D, H.
WEIGHT: 0.3kg (0.67lbs) approx.
ACCESSORIES: Power supply, mounting bracket, 1 0.9m (3ft) 9-pin FireWire® cable.
OPTIONS: Adapter cables, RK-3T 19" rack adapter, 0.9m (3ft) 9-pin FireWire® cables.
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Our main goal is to ensure your complete satisfaction with our service and products. If, for any reason, you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can return it within 60 days of the purchase date for a full refund. Our 60-day money back guarantee applies to all of the products we sell, except for: TVs and monitors 20" and larger, Special Order merchandise, or any item indicated as non-returnable. Shipping is not refundable. Prior to returning your purchase, a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number will be provided to you.

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If the item was sent back to us for an exchange, please allow 3 - 5 business days for the replacement to be processed.

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