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Hi there,

I've recently bought a MacBook Pro and was about to plug my digital video camera in to download some footage and realised that my Firewire DV cable does not have a port on the Mac. I know this is pretty dumb but what cable should I be using?

Thanks

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There is indeed a FireWire port on your MBP, a 6-pin.
Your cable is probably the smaller 4-pin. All you would have to do is find either a 4-6 pin cable, or an adapter for your existing cable.
 
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You could get one of these...


4 to 6

And I don't think they make a FW800 to FW400(4-pin) cable
 
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This is what you need. I made the exact same mistake.
Here's a link
 

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