Wednesday, February 10, 2010

technology musings: FireWire 800 to FireWire 400 Cable Tip

Did you know FireWire 9-pin to 6-pin cables are the same as FireWire 6-pin to 6-pin cables? You simply flip the cable!

FireWire CablesFor an inexpensive solution for existing FireWire cables, using FireWire 800 and FireWire 400 Cable Converters and Adapter Plugs including our CAB-FW8-9-6-CONV and the CAB-FW8-6-9-CONV are fine.

On the other hand, the best solution for bridging between 6 pin FireWire 400 Ports and 9 pin FireWire 800 ports in terms of electrical and signal shielding are 9-pin to 6-pin FireWire cables. features 2M (6.6F), 4.5M (14.8F), 10M (32.8F) versions of FireWire 9-pin to 6-pin cables.

Be sure to check out our full range of FireWire 800 Cables and FireWire 400 Cables at in the shopping cart section on any of our FireWire Product Pages.

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