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    Jan 16, 2008
    Looking for a eSATA to Firewire converter?
    I am buying an external Blu-Ray drive and have been looking at one by OWC that has USB 2.0, Firewire 400, 800, and eSATA connectors. I've really become interested in a drive that is made by Buffalo Technologies and has a USB 2.0 and eSATA connector. The issues are as follows:

    -Will USB 2.0 handle the bandwith well or do I really need something such as Firewire or eSATA?

    -Most of all, is there an adapter to convert an eSATA connector such as on the Blu-Ray drive to a Firewire connector that I could plug in the front of my Mac Pro?

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    Mar 17, 2008
    Tucson, AZ
    Way... way too many specs to list.
    You're looking at base level protocol changes, not a simple cable swap.
    This machine kills fascists
    Got # ? phear the command line!

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