Thread: Fire Wire Hub/Splitter
10-12-2009, 06:33 AM #1
Fire Wire Hub/Splitter
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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).
10-12-2009, 06:53 AM #2
I am not 100% sure but I believe that FW technology does not cater for hubs ( like USB ) but FW devices can be daisy-chained one after the other.
Am sure there will be technical limitations to this, but I have 2 external disks chained like that so I assume it might work with a disk and a camera as well.
There are other ( more knowledgable ) members on the forum, so give them some time to respond and you will have a solution.
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10-12-2009, 10:49 AM #3
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