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    how to connect 23' cinema display (firewire port) to MBP 13' 2017 thunderbolt 3 port?
    Hello everyone, just replaced my 2011 MBP (with firewire port) to 2017 MBP (with thunderbolt 3 port)
    How to connect my old cinema display??? Couldn't find any adapter like firewire female to usb3 male...
    Any idea very welcome...

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    how to connect 23' cinema display (firewire port) to MBP 13' 2017 thunderbolt 3 port?
    chscag's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaktimage View Post
    would this adapter works?
    https://www.apple.com/shop/product/M...rewire-adapter
    so confusing...
    Yes, that should work. Which Cinema display do you have?

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    how to connect 23' cinema display (firewire port) to MBP 13' 2017 thunderbolt 3 port?
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    You're probably going to need this one as well, Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter. You can look for a Thunderbolt 3 to Firewire cord?
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    Quote Originally Posted by chscag View Post
    Yes, that should work. Which Cinema display do you have?
    sorry it took me a while to connect
    not sure witch cinema display i have (i use it in india where i volunteer. going there soon)
    All i can tell is an old cinema display, i guess it is this one
    https://everymac.com/monitors/apple/...play_20_2.html
    aluminum, 20 or 23

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