Small and compact, it connects to the thunderbolt also works with thunderbolt 2, but will be limited to thunderbolt speeds port on your mac computer, giving you a firewire 800 port that supplies up to 7w for buspowered peripherals like hard drives and audio devices. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Handy little things like this help us move ahead and continue to utilize our legacy equipment. Plugged in the cables end to end into my old dv camcorder and.
For all macs that match specific usb or firewire capabilities courtesy of s ultimate mac sort click the capability of interest right column. If you have a device that doesnt connect to this port, you might be able to use an adapter to connect it these mac models have thunderbolt 3 ports. Aug 03, 2012 apples thunderbolt firewire adapter is a oneway connector. Apple firewire cables apple ieee 94 connector for sale. Firewirethunderbolt cables firewire cables scan uk. Small and compact, it connects to the thunderbolt port on your mac computer, giving you a firewire 800 port that supplies up to 7w for buspowered peripherals like hard drives and audio devices. Also known as ieee94 or ilink cables, both firewire 400 and firewire 800 cable types are available. How do i connect my saffire to my firewire 800 port. The only problem i am aware of is the possible inability to boot from a firewire to usb external hard drive. Last night, i was able to successfully connect my panther ibook to my pc via a 400 mbit firewire connection. All our firewire cables come with a 10 year warranty as standard.
Apple md464zma genuine thunderbolt to firewire adapter. Available in three different models, 4 pin to 9 pin, 6 pin to 9 pin, and 9 pin to 9 pin. If you need a high quality, reliable firewire cable please browse through our selection. The first step to using the camera is installing the firewire cable with its isight mount adapter. Some mac models dont come with firewire, while others do not. This adapter is great for users with firewire peripherals, but have no firewire port on. There are some cables that are sold as firewire 800 to 400 cables but they actually include a 9pin to 6pin adapter on one end. Connect the two computers using a 6pin to 6pin firewire cable.
We also offer pci slot brackets for internal cables needing to run to an external box. Its a little bit fiddly and doesnt seem like something apple would do today. In isochronous mode, data streams between the device. Built to last, the highest grade of materials goes into the manufacture of these works of art. For complete specs on a particular system, click on the name of the mac left column. We find the best way to connect a saffire to a firewire 800 port is with a plain firewire 400 to 800, 6pin to 9pin cable. Then, i started having mysterious connectivity and random unmounting of volumes issues with my 9 external drives. Oct 30, 2008 if you have a second mac that has a firewire port even if its not running leopard, and a firewire cable that you can connect to both computers, use this solution. The firewire cable range from lindy is made up of a wide selection of short and long firewire cables including lengths up to 20 metres. This cable can be connected to a apple approved thunderbolt to firewire adapter for our firewire interfaces, on mac and pc systems. Im intending to buy a firewire cable to xfer some files from my g5 to the macbook and was wondering what type of cable i need.
While apples new adapter can be attached to a computer by its firewire connection, it will not provide thunderbolt over firewire. Most usb3 devices can be plugged into a usb2 port and work. Blog we write a blog about questions that we normally get. The usb and firewire capabilities of each recent g3 and later mac are listed below. Apples thunderbolt firewire adapter is a oneway connector. Down side is i think it will have to be plugged into power so you do not get your freedom with this item. Easily connect your thunderboltequipped mac to a firewire device with the apple thunderbolt to firewire adapter. Jan 06, 2018 some mac models dont come with firewire, while others do not. With ieee 94 connection cables available up to 15 feet in length, you can find the perfect cable to connect to any capable device with ease. About apple thunderbolt cables and adapters apple support. Nothing else comes close to these granite firewire 800 cables. Apple can resolve this debate simply by releasing a smaller macbook pro. Connected the apple thunderbolt to firewire adapter and windows 8.
You can connect up to 63 devices to a firewire bus. For macs of these two port types, they require a 6 pin and 9 pin firewire connector respectively. Use thunderbolt 3 with displays and other devices that connect using either a thunderbolt 3 cable or usbc cable. The main difference between the two types of cables is the transfer rates. Customers sometimes encounter an issue when connecting their saffires firewire 400 connection to a firewire 800 port if they have an incompatible cable or adapter.
Thunderbolt usbc to firewire 800 adapter apple community. F005006 all together, hoping to connect my old kerosenepowered lacie external hard drive firewire 400, 6pin to my 15 macbook pro thunderbolt input. Why is a bilingual s800 to s400 firewire cable needed. Also compatible with firewire 400 using fw800 to fw400 cable or adapter. Amazonbasics mini displayport to displayport display cable. If both computers have higherspeed firewire 800 ports in addition to the standard firewire 400 ports, you can use a 9pin to 9pin cable with the firewire 800 ports to transfer data at higher speeds. Does anyone know if it can even be done due to old firewire 400 capabilities. The apple thunderbolt to firewire adapter easily connects your thunderboltequipped mac to a firewire device. This item rocketfish mac pc firewire 800 cable wadapter pasow firewire 800 to 400 9 to 6 pin cable 9pin 6pin 6ft, ieee 94 firewire 800 9pin6pin cable 6 feet9 pin to 6 pin tripp lite firewire 800 ieee 94b hispeed cable 9pin4pin 6ft. A good option, save replacing with a mbp, is a iogear usb 2.
Be careful to read the specs of the mac you are to buy. Apple firewire cable 6 pin to 30 pin original genuine apple part. Connect the camera to your mac via the firewire cable. It will start the video play back on your camera and youll see it saving the video content to disk on your mac. Learn about the apple thunderbolt cables and adapters that you can use with your thunderboltcapable mac. Presonus audio does support the use of the approved apple thunderbolt to firewire adapters on pc and mac systems. Connecting a mac and a pc via ip over firewire mac. When you attach a camcorder to a computer using firewire, the connection is amazing. Connect your thunderboltequipped mac to a firewire device with the apple thunderbolt to firewire adapter.
Setup of the firewire device on windows xp is very. Macbook air inch, early 2015 2017 macbook air 11inch, early 2015 macbook pro retina, inch, late 2012 2015 macbook pro retina, 15inch, mid 2012 2015. As far as the majority of modern external hard drives possess usb 3. Firewires macbook absenceinconvenience or fatal flaw. However, this port does support mini displayport for video output, so you can use a mini displayport cable to connect a mini displayport display. Has anyone else successfully attached usbc storage to firewire 800. They have the same shape, but use different symbols on the cable and port. Also known as ieee 94, firewire is fast the latest version achieves speeds up to 800 mbps. Dec 17, 2014 ive looked all over for a firewire 400 to thunderbolt cable or cable connector combo to use between my panasonic pvgs300 almost 10 yrs. Next, take a firewire cable and connect the mac in tdm to a running mac. Thunderbolt and thunderbolt 2 are not the same as mini displayport. Extending on a previous hint, heres how you do this. We stock both common standards of apple firewire cable 400 mbps and 800 mbps to work with any application.
Gold contacts and connectors, extra heavy gauge twisted wire and triple shielded for the cleanest signal. Apples thunderbolt to firewire adapter enables you to connect a firewire 800 device to your thunderbolt port equipped computer. Get the best deals on firewire 94 6pin female cables and adapters and find everything youll need to improve your home office setup at. Through the thunderbolt port, the adapter gives you a firewire 800 port that can work with devices such as hard drives and audio devices, supplying up to 7w. That is why some of them wonder if an adapter that would match firewire 800 port with a usb 3. Apple md464zma genuine thunderbolt to firewire 800. Firewire really shines when it comes to digital video applications. The mac in tdms disk drives should appear on the desktop of the running mac just like any other firewire volume. Turns out it was the mastering plugin on my daw, it jumped into demo mode because it detected i moved to a new mac hence the cable suspicion, and this stupid demo mode silences every 20 sec but doesnt say so, until you actually open it, dammit. Start up the first computer while holding down the t key.
Buy apple firewire cables and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. Oct 02, 2004 connect the two computers using a 6pin to 6pin firewire cable. Firewire 94 6pin female cables and adapters for sale ebay. Firewire 400 to thunderbolt cable macrumors forums. Firewire 800 and firewire 400 are both easy to interface with each other using a firewire 400 to firewire 800 adapter. I did a web search and could find nothing about this causing any over heating problems but maybe rab and nick know something i dont. The adapter is fine for asynchronus file transfers, but for realtime recording and playback all bets are off. Apples approved thunderbolt to firewire adapter you will also want to consider this adapter when utilizing thunderbolt 3 connections on pc computers with the above adapter. Oct 31, 2016 has anyone else successfully attached usbc storage to firewire 800.
About apple thunderbolt cables and adapters thunderbolt is a revolutionary io technology that supports highperformance data devices and highresolution displays through a single, compact port. Most digital video cameras or camcorders now have a firewire plug. For all your apple firewire cable needs, turn to cablewholesale. The mac will open up an import dialog when you connect the camera and ask if you want to import the video in to imovie.
As you can see here, the firewire cable adapter fits onto the stand using a simple friction system. Thus, when iomega announced their new zip 750, i took immediate notice. Firewirethunderbolt cables read more the ieee 94 interface is a serial bus interface standard for highspeed communications and isochronous realtime data transfer, frequently used by personal computers, as well as in digital audio and digital video. The connection input is mini displayport male, and. Gold connectors, ferrite beads, and perfect cable characteristics are but a few of the exclusive features offered with these 94b firewire cables. The firewire 800 port provides up to 7w for bus powering your external hard drive solutions. Apple thunderbolt to firewire adapter with builtin thunderbolt cable. Plugged in the cables end to end into my old dv camcorder and windows immediately recognized the device as a vcr.
Find great deals on ebay for firewire cable and firewire cable 6 pin to 6 pin. Firewire 400 cables are capable of transferring up to 480 mbps. Ive looked all over for a firewire 400 to thunderbolt cable or cable connector combo to use between my panasonic pvgs300 almost 10 yrs. Start your original, affected computer in target disk mode by holding the t key, and connect it to your second computer. Connecting a mac and a pc via ip over firewire mac os. Monoprice 6 9 pin4 pin bilingual firewire cable, black.
At some time in the future, that number is expected to jump to an unbelievable 3. I purchased an apple thunderbolt to firewire adapter, an elago firewire 400 to 800 adapter, and a tripp lite firewire ieee 94 cable 6pin6pin 6ft. An important element of firewire is the support of isochronous devices. Its nice if you want to have complex cable weirdness explained in plain english with hiresolution images to really help you understand, after all, a picture is worth a thousand words. Small and compact, it connects to the thunderbolt port on your mac computer, giving you a firewire 800 port that supplies up to 7w for buspowered peripherals like.1350 445 180 903 1103 281 420 366 995 1519 1386 1078 480 1641 16 100 1030 1221 786 345 1372 311 957 1293 210 267 572 1163 215 886 101 214 787 124 1565 86 196 139 1456 207 134 164 513 1054 171 1144 158 486