All Tripp Lite USB and Firewire IEEE 1394 cabling includes superior fois shielding for reliable, error free data communications
Firewire meets IEEE 1394 standards as set by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Most New PC's and Macintosh computers feature a USB Universal Serial Bus port, which provides a universal connector to link digital cameras, scanners and other peripherals to a computer. USB's universal Connector eliminates the need to add a costly and confusing array of adapters to your system. Firewire also provides a universal connector however, it provides significantly faster data transfer rates than USB and other cabling up to 400Mbps , making it perfect for multi media applications.