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iMac - Connecting 2 External Drives with FireWire 800


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

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