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    Oct 03, 2008
    Fire Wire Hub/Splitter
    I am looking to purchase a hub or splitter to plug into my firewire port so that I can plug in my hard drive and a video camera at the same time. Any recommendations? (I am pretty illiterate when it comes to the technology I don't understand the difference between firewire 400 and 800, for example).

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    Member Since
    Feb 10, 2008
    Dallas, but school in Arkansas
    15" MBP 2.2 2GB
    Firewire hubs are pretty rare, but here is one on NewEgg: - GWC HF1060 6-Ports IEEE1394 Repeater Hub - Hubs

    The difference between 400 and 800 is speed, and the cables/connectors are different. That's really all you need to know about that. 800 is newer, 400 is older and slower, but still used a lot more than 800.

    Hope this helps.
    15 inch MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Core 2 Duo w/ 3GB ram and 160GB 7200 RPM HDD.
    Apple OS-X Snow Leopard / Boot Camp - Windows XP

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