The Calrad IEEE-1394 Fire Wire 9 pin Male to 4 pin Male is a versatile, high-speed, and low-cost method of interconnecting a variety of computer peripherals and consumer electronics devices. It provides a link between newer devices that feature the 9-pin FireWire 800 connection and older 4-pin FireWire devices. This type of IEEE 1394a cable carries up to over 800MBps of bandwidth. It provides high speed digital transmission of data, video and audio between computers and consumer devices such as scanners, printers, DV camcorders, external hard drives and more. This cable features shielded twisted pair construction, and meets all 1394a standards.