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Installing a firewire pci Card onto my HP Compaq dc5000 Small Form Factor PC

Hi guys, hope someone can help, i have recently bought a 4 slot firewire pci card to install on my computer to allow me to connect to my dv camcorder. The only problem is that my computer tower is a min unit (HP Compaq dc5000) and the slots are about 3 inches too small!! my card is actually larger that the tower itself!! any ideas as to how to get a smaller card or even a way to get it in easily without damaging it. can u get a firewire hub that will go into a usb slot? sorry if im being completely stupid but im not very good at these things! thanks! Darren (syvn2007)

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Hi, Actually there are various types of customized firewire connections for your computer. Here is a link to view some products that might work with your computer. http://www.firewire-1394.com/firewire-usb-combo.htm Also, there are different sizes of PCI cards available. You have to shop around to find an apropriate size.

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