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Old 02-02-2010, 01:26 PM
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Default Which Firewire Cable 6 or 4 pin? to iMac

I have a new iMac and realize it has a 800 Firewire, and my Digi 003r has a 400 Firewire. Which of these cables do I need? or recommend something else?

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Old 02-02-2010, 01:34 PM
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Default Re: Which Firewire Cable 6 or 4 pin? to iMac

The first. 9 pin to 6 pin.
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Old 02-02-2010, 01:36 PM
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Default Re: Which Firewire Cable 6 or 4 pin? to iMac

It's the 9 pin to 6 pin you will need. Just got an imac and 003 factory myself :)
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You won't be sorry.
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Old 02-02-2010, 03:44 PM
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Thx, just ordered the FW cable and a G-Tech drive. Two days, I should have them to give it a whirl...... jazzed!

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Old 02-02-2010, 11:04 PM
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Default Re: Which Firewire Cable 6 or 4 pin? to iMac

Stupidly I didn't check this out earlier, am about to head home from work with my iMac and my new 003 Factory is waiting at home for me without the right connection. Damn! Just have to be patient I guess :)
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Old 02-02-2010, 11:15 PM
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Actually, a stopin at a local electronics store on the way might suit me better :)
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Old 02-03-2010, 02:36 PM
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Old 02-03-2010, 04:57 PM
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In Australia, at least, these cables are surprisingly difficult to find. I've only been able to find one physical store that stocks them: DickSmithElectronics.
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Old 04-16-2010, 07:49 PM
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I noticed that the new macs are shipping only with FW 800. Has anyone had any problems (track count,etc) using the cabling in question on a 003 or other Pro Tools FW 400 system? I'm thinking about getting a MacPro laptop and wondering how Pro Tools will function using the 800... or is this not a big deal?!??!
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