Features: 1. Shielded twisted-pair construction protected by a sturdy black outer jacket. 2. This specific cable features FireWire 4-pin connectors on either end, suitable for most connections to computers or other devices, such as digital cameras, network attached storage devices, external hard drives, and printers which use the original IEEE-1394a. 3. Capacity of this FireWire cable (e. g. transferring digital video files from a DV camcorder to a computer, etc. ), with no data loss, interference or crosstalk issues. And the plug and play/hot swap compatible design allows you to switch out cables at will, without having to worry about your computer or outboard device shutting down on you.