Easily connect your Thunderbolt-equipped Mac to a FireWire device with the Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter. Small and compact, it connects to the Thunderbolt port on your Mac computer, giving you a FireWire 800 port that supplies up to 7W for bus-powered peripherals like hard drives and audio devices.
What's in the Box?
- Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter with built-in Thunderbolt cable
- OS X v10.7.4 or later
- Thunderbolt-equipped Mac computer
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Can I download from my old digital camera onto my mac book pro retina 13 which uses firewire. Don't really understand what Thunderbolt to Firewire is
- Asked by Elizabeth P from Newquay
The thunderbolt to FireWire adapter is exactly that, an adapter that allows you to connect older Fi The thunderbolt to FireWire adapter is exactly that, an adapter that allows you to connect older FireWire drives and devices to a Mac which only has thunderbolt ports... If your MBP has FireWire on it, then you don't need this adapter. Although make sure your camera is 'FireWire 800' and not 'FireWire 400' as these use slightly different connectors. …
- Answered by Steve C
Wondering why my Firewire cables don't fit into the Firewire end of the Adapter. Is there more than 1 kind of Firewire cable?
- Asked by Alan B from New York
The Firewire 400 plug has an almost rounded top; the other end being square corners. The Firewire 80 The Firewire 400 plug has an almost rounded top; the other end being square corners. The Firewire 800 plug is rectangular with square corners all around.
The 800 is also called a 9-pin, and the 400 (the big on on the back of your computer) is called a 6-pin.
There is also a mini plug that often goes with small video cameras, which is a 4-pin. I don't know if the 4-pins can be two speeds, or not. …
- Answered by Bob F from Santa Barbara
Can this be used to connect a Firepod audio interface to my iMac?
- Asked by Keith M
You will need a firewire 800 to 400 adapter. I have the same solutuion for my firewire audio interfa You will need a firewire 800 to 400 adapter. I have the same solutuion for my firewire audio interface …
- Answered by Frederick P from Temple Hills
Does this Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter connect to my Digidesign Digi 03 console which uses (male) firewire 1394-800
- Asked by Melchi J from Rochester
Does the most recent Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter also work with FireWire 400? Need it for mini DV camcorders.
- Asked by Rosemary C from Clifton Park
You would need to buy a firewire 800 to 400 adapter to get it to work.
- Answered by Jonathan S from Cincinnati