28-02-2013, 07:15 PM
FireWire is a bus for Serial data Transmission!IEEE named it as IEEE 1394 Interface which was developed in 1980 and in 1990 by Apple Inc.
IEEE 1394 is known as
[ul][li]i.LINK by Sony[/li][li]Lynx by Texas Instruments[/li][/ul]
Okay! Now its time to know about this more.
IEEE 1394 is the High Definition Audio-Video Network Alliance (HANA) standard connection interface for A/V (audio/visual) component communication and control.
[ul][li]Wireless, [/li][li]Fiber optic,[/li][li]Coaxial versions using the isochronous protocols. [/li][/ul]
No of devices can be connected:
[ul][li] By default: 63/bus[/li][li] By Bridge: 1023 so totally 64449 devices[/li][/ul]
Max length: 4.5(for two devices)