DuoConnect (AUA-3020)
DuoConnect is a combination USB 2.0 and FireWire card for PCs and Macs. It includes a 6-foot FireWire 6-4 pin cable worth US$30. Included is Sonic MyDVD software and Video Editing software for Windows, which allows you to capture and edit your video clips, then burn and share in DVD and Video CD formats on CD or DVD-Recordable drives. Adaptec USB 2.0 drivers for Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 and XP are also included. It has three external USB ports, and two external FireWire ports . It has full USB 2.0 high-speed certification and is USB 1.1 backward-compatible. Its FireWire ports are OHCI-compliant. DuoConnect is backed by Adaptec's world-class reliability, compatibility, support and five-year warranty.
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Note: Only drivers that are not included or embedded within a supported operating system are listed below. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications

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Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows Millennium
Microsoft Windows XP

Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
Microsoft Windows XP
Macintosh OS 9.1
Macintosh OS 9.2.x
Macintosh OS X 10.1.x
Macintosh OS X 10.2.x
  Fully USB-IF Hi-speed certified
Works on both Macs and PCs
Key Differentiators
  Combination FireWire and USB 2.0 card
System Environment
Number of devices
Up to 62 FireWire devices
Up to 127 USB devices, either USB 1.1 or 2.0

Bus System Interface Type

Universal PCI 2.2 compliant
External Connectors
Three USB connectors
Two FireWire connectors
Data Transfer Rate
USB 1.1 OHCI: up to 12 Mbps
USB 2.0 EHCI: up to 480 Mbps
FireWire (IEEE 1394) OHCI: up to 400 Mbps
System Requirements
  • 266 MHz or faster processor
  • 64 MB of RAM
  • Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, 2000, ME or XP software
  • Available PCI slot
  • CD-ROM drive

  • Power Macintosh beige G3 (rev B or later) & Blue & White G3 & G4s
  • Mac® OS 9.1 or later*
  • Available PCI slot
  • CD-ROM drive
  • *This card is OHCI compatible. Drivers that Apple includes in the Mac OS will work with this product. Note: USB ports will function at USB 1.1 speeds.

Package Contents
  • Adaptec DuoConnect card (AUA-3020: IEEE 1394 OHCI compliant; USB 1.1 OHCI and USB 2.0 EHCI compliant)
  • Hardware Installation Guide
  • Installation CD
  • Adaptec USB 2.0 EHCI drivers for Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, ME, 2000 and XP
  • User Guide
5-year manufacturing and materials warranty