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terry007
Jun 25, 2013, 10:42 PM
hi i just purchased an Imac 2.9 , 21.5 only to realize that it has USB3 and all my hard drive and gear use FireWire , what can i I do about it? Am I screwed ?
Thank ou
Ty



pdjudd
Jun 25, 2013, 11:14 PM
Pretty much from a USB standpoint, you cannot convert USB to Firewire. However your iMac should have Thunderbolt, so you are not totally screwed. You can convert Thunderbolt to Firewire (I think 800), using a converter such as this:

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MD464ZM/A/apple-thunderbolt-to-firewire-adapter

terry007
Jun 25, 2013, 11:57 PM
Thank you.