An IEEE 1394-to-PCI adapter board that simplifies high-performance digital video capture using a PC, Meteor-II/1394 adapter board provides a connection to industrial/scientific digital video cameras using the 1394 serial link. Offering functionality equivalent to existing cameras, IEEE 1394-based cameras provide higher-quality video than analog counterparts as well as simpler cabling than existing digital counterparts. This board is well suited for machine vision, medical imaging and security applications. The IEEE 1394 standard supports data transfer rates up to 400 Mbps. Price is $195.