HP FireWire IEEE 1394

I have a HP pavilion 6803w with windows 7. Can I use this card, HP FireWire IEEE 1394, for capturing from my Canon camera?

Your HP a6803w expansion slot: 1 PCI Express x 16 slot for a graphics card, 2 PCI Express x 1 slots and 1 PCI slot... 1 slot PCIe x 1 used for the 56 K modem.

That leaves 1 PCI slot or 1 slot PCIe x 1 for your Firewire card. According to the exact p/n of the HP Firewire card, it must fit into one or the other location.

If your camcorder Canon provided with a Firewire cable and has a port Firewire/plug top then you'd be good to go.


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