New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Other Hardware and Peripherals Other Apple systems and peripherals discussion.

Firewire drive and camera conflicts


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
solap

 
Member Since: Dec 22, 2007
Posts: 1
solap is on a distinguished road

solap is offline
Hello.

I'm using a newer Mac tower with an Intel 2x2 GHz Dual-Core Xeon. OS 10.5.1.

I'm trying to use two external hard drives (Lacie and WD). When I plug them both into fire wire (one in the back and one in the front) I can't see them both.

Also, When I try to plug one of the hard drives into firewire in the back and a camera in the front, the computer won't see the camera.

Any ideas? Is my machine bogus or am I trying to use firewire wrong?

Should I just be using USB2 for my hard drivers and reserving firewire for my camera?

Thanks in advance!
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Is the iMate USB to ADB converter really compatible with OS 10.4? | Apple Store Run. »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Exteranal Hard Drive not recognized through firewire dbennett642 Other Hardware and Peripherals 12 11-05-2007 07:32 PM
Cant connect to usb key camera hard drive etc derek.nagle OS X - Operating System 0 11-02-2007 02:42 PM
Mount camera SD card as drive jakenoble Switcher Hangout 4 10-11-2007 02:46 PM
final cut pro compatible hard drive camera kamala Movies and Video 0 06-01-2007 06:50 AM
Digital Hard Drive Video Camera...What should I buy? Signman Movies and Video 9 02-13-2007 10:24 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:20 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?