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    Connecting 2 External Drives with FireWire 800
    I currently have one LaCie drive connected via FireWire 800 to my iMac. I am thinking of having 2 drives, one for backup with SuperDuper and one for Time Machine. How would I connect the 2 of them if I want to use FireWire 800?


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    Apr 28, 2006
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    Doesn't your LaCie drive have a FW800 port to daisy-chain the other hard drive onto it?

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    Mac pro Quad Xeon; 15" Retina Macbook Pro; macbooks (family); Macbook pro 17"; intel & G4 iMacs.
    You could buy a FW400-FW800 cable and use that port for time machine. It will be fast enough to cope but as stated above you could just daisy chain them.
    Experienced computer user, applications programmer and component level service engineer but came to the Apple platform with intro of intel!. Pro-photographer and director of electronics company.

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