Thread: firewire 800 compatability
03-19-2004, 05:49 PM #1jp_tixGuestfirewire 800 compatability
I need to connect my 3gen iPod to the 9-pin Firewire 800 port on my Powerbook. It says in the manual I need a third-party adapter.
Anyone know who makes these? All of my music is stored on an external firewire HD, so i need to have both connected to transfer the music...
Any disadvantages connecting the iPod to the 800 port?
I think I can make this work without the adapter if I connect the iPod to
one of the ports on the external firewire HD, are there any disadvantages to this ?
03-20-2004, 08:54 PM #2
03-20-2004, 09:11 PM #3jp_tixGuest
Originally Posted by witeshark
transfer speed seems to be the same as before. so i probably won't need the adapter...
03-20-2004, 09:28 PM #4
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