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Thank you for purchasing an IOGEAR FireWire
Hub. Our three (or
six) port FireWire
Hub (GFH310 / GFH610) provides you with a
convenient way to expand your current FireWire
set-up. There has
never been a better way to expand or extend your FireWire
Since many FireWire
devices require consistent data throughput we
have included the option to power the hub. This will increase the
integrity of the signal as it travels from your digital device to the
computer. For additional technical information regarding your
hub, please see the Features & Specifications section in this
user manual or visit us at
Ever since its onset, FireWire
(a.k.a. IEEE 1394 and i.LINK™) has
rapidly become known for its flexibility, high speed, and ease of use. It
is the interface choice for digital, audio and visual devices, and is
rapidly becoming one of the top connectivity choices in the industry.
Many devices already use FireWire
and many more manufacturers
are finding a way to integrate this technology into their products.
operates at a supported data transfer rate of 100, 200, and
400 Mbps (Megabits per second). It is a true hot swappable interface
allowing you to connect up to 63 simultaneous devices that
automatically switch to the highest speed, accommodating the
peripheral in use.
You will enjoy the convenience and speed that has made FireWire
industry standard when it comes to connecting fast, high tech, digital
• Mac OS 8.6 or higher
• Windows 98, 98SE, 2000, ME, XP
• A FireWire
(IEEE 1394) port installed on your computer
• Small, compact size for convenient placement
• Supports 100/200/400 Mbps serial throughput
• IEEE 1394, 1394OHCI v1.0, 1394A v2.0 compliant
• DC input terminal for optional external power supply
• PC 98 and PCI power management v2.2 compliant
• Works with DV camcorders, hard disk drives, digital cameras,
removable drives, scanners,… etc.
Data Transfer Rate
DC 9V; 11mW
Three or Six
6 pin IEEE 1394 Std.
100, 200, 400 Mbps (Asynchronous,
6 pin - 6 pin IEEE1394
1.8 m (6')
5 ~ 40
-20 ~ 60
0 ~ 80% RH, Noncondensing
Connecting Peripherals to the Hub
Simply plug the cable from the peripheral into any available port
on the hub.
Note: On a Windows system, the first time you connect a
peripheral to the system, the Windows New Hardware
installation program comes up to install the proper hardware and
software drivers for it. Follow the instructions in the User Manual
that came with your peripheral to complete this process.
Connecting the Hub to the Computer
With your computer booted up:
1. Connect the 6 pin FireWire
cable that came with the FireWire
to the port on the back of the unit.
2. Connect the other end of the cable into your computer's FireWire
port or additional FireWire
3. For GFH610, connect the power adapter included with the unit.
If you are experiencing any trouble with the FireWire
• Try swapping/replacing the cables
• Make sure the power adapter is connected properly
• Try pluggin in a power adapter
• Make sure you are getting activity from the read out lights
• Try a different FireWire
port on your computer
• Try different ports on the hub
If you continue to experience any problems, email IOGEAR
tech support at
77.6 x 70.2 x 31.2 mm
92.2 x 91.4 x 33.3 mm
Dimensions (L x W x H)
3 Year Limited Warranty
IOGEAR warrants this product against defects in material or workmanship for a period of three
years from the date of purchase. If this product proves to be defective, contact IOGEAR
customer support in order to service the unit, and we will issue you a Return Merchandises
Authorization (RMA) number. IOGEAR will not issue a refund for your purchase. Return
requests can not be processed without the proof of original date purchased.
When returning the product, you must ship the product in it's original packaging or packaging
that gives an equal degree of protection. Include your proof of purchase in the packaging
and the RMA number clearly marked on the outside of the package.
This warranty becomes invalid if the factory-supplied serial number has been removed or
altered on the product.
This Warranty does not cover cosmetic damage or damage due to acts of God, accident,
misuse, abuse, negligence or modification of any part of the product. This warranty does not
cover damage due to improper operation or maintenance, connection to improper equipment,
or attempted repair by anyone other than IOGEAR. This warranty does not cover products
sold AS IS or WITH FAULTS. This warranty is valid only in the United States and Canada.
IN NO EVENT SHALL IOGEAR'S LIABILITY EXCEED THE PRICE PAID FOR THE PRODUCT
FROM DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR COSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, IT'S ACCOMPANYING SOFTWARE, OR
IT'S DOCUMENTATION. IOGEAR makes no warranty or representation, expressed, implied,
or statutory, with respect to it's products, contents or use of this documentation and all
accompanying software, and specifically disclaims it's quality, performance, merchantability, or
fitness for any particular purpose. IOGEAR reserves the right to revise or update it's product,
software or documentation without obligation to notify any individual or entity.
Radio & TV Interference
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
GFH310/GFH610 USER'S MANUAL
IOGEAR • 23 Hubble Drive • Irvine, CA 92618 • P: 949.453.8782
(IEEE1394) 6ft. cable
• Users Guide
• Power Adapter (GFH610 Only)
• Warranty/Registration Card
If anything is damaged or missing, please contact your reseller immediately.
This package contains:
Read this guide thoroughly and follow the installation and operation
procedures carefully to prevent any damage to the hub and/or any
of the devices connected to it.
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Thank you for purchasing IOGEAR. For
the latest information on our products,
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