IEEE 1394 firewire extender, firewire to cat5e/6. Exceed maximum IEEE 1394 firewire cable range length balun
ST-C51394-250 (Front and Back)
ST-C51394-250 (Front and Back)

1394 FireWire Extender via CAT5e/6/7: Extend to 279 Feet (85 meters)

NTI Part #: ST-C51394-250-Group
The ST-C51394-250 Firewire Extender extends one firewire device from a computer up to 250 feet (76 meters) using CAT6 cable and 150 feet (46 meters) using CAT5e cable.
Also known as: IEEE 1394 firewire extender, firewire to Cat5e/6/7, exceed maximum 1394 firewire cable length, Firewire extender, 1394 FireWire extension system, balun, 1394 FireWire range extender
Supported Features
  • Firewire
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The XTENDEX ® 1394 FireWire Extender extends one FireWire device up to 279 feet (85 meters) using CAT7 solid 600 MHz STP cable, 250 feet (76 meters) using CAT6 550 MHz solid cable and 230 feet (70 meters) using CAT5e solid cable.
  • Works at speeds of 400, 200 and 100 Mbps.
  • Extend a firewire device up to 250 feet. (76 meters)
    • Using CAT7 solid 600 MHz cable, extend up to 279 feet. (85 meters)
    • Using CAT6 solid 550 MHz cable, extend up to 250 feet. (76 meters)
    • Using Cat5e cable, extend up to 150 feet (46 meters).
  • Supports Plug-n-Play specifications.
  • Pure hardware design, no software or drivers required.
  • Ideal solution for a wide range of applications, including:
    • A/V broadcasting and editing (printers, scanners, digital cameras, digital audio recorders).
    • Security (surveillance cameras, webcams, mass storage).
    • Long range IEEE FireWire networking.
  • Compatible with computers with 6-pin or 9-pin 1394 connectors.
  • Full duplex data rate at 100/200/400 Mbps.
  • One female IEEE 1394 9-pin connector on each local andremote unit.
  • One female RJ45 connector on each local and remote unit.
  • WxDxH(in) 3.0x2.2x1.0
  • Supports self-powered devices.
  • Local unit: powered by attached computer through FireWire cable.
  • Remote unit: 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapter.
  • Power consumption: 2.7 W
  • Operating Temperature: 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C).
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, FCC, RoHS
  • For best results, CAT6 550 MHz UTP solid cable or CAT7 600 MHz STP solid cable with TIA/EIA-568B wiring terminated with standard RJ45 connectors is recommended.
  • Use the included crossover adapter to enable proper communication between local and remote units.
Package Includes
  • 1394 FireWire Extender – local and remote unit.
  • User manual.
  • Power adapter.
  • 6-inch (152-millimeter) male 9-pin 1394b bilingual to male 6-pin 1394a cable.
  • Male-to-female CAT5e/6 RJ45 crossover adapter.
  • Two years
Distances for CAT5e/CAT6/CAT7 Cable
Cable Distance
CAT5e Solid UTP feet 230
CAT6 Solid UTP feet 200
CAT6 Solid STP feet 200
CAT6 550 MHz Solid UTP feet 250
CAT7 600 MHz Solid STP feet 279

Application Notes

  • Firewire Cat5e/6 Extender
    Firewire Cat5e/6 Extender

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