The VS-4FW and VS-8FW are high performance bidirectional hub/repeaters 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.
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). Multiple units can be cascaded to extend the range to up to 236’ (72m).
Hot Swapping - Supports plug and play.
Transfer Rates - 100, 200, and 400Mbps.
ESD Protection - Incorporates Kramer’s Spark-Guard Pro™ signal protection circuitry to help protect against ESD (electrostatic discharge) which can damage digital equipment.
Compact Kramer TOOLS™ - 3 units can be rack mounted side-by-side in a 1U rack space with the optional RK-3T rack adapter. Additional rack adapters with other configurations are also available.