|Dec 24, 2012, 05:57 AM||#1|
FireWire 800 or 400 and what to get
I have this cable for my Sony camcorder. I want to capture video from it. I have the new iMac 2012 without FireWire. I looked at the FireWire to thunderbolt adapter. Doesn't seem the same FireWire connector. What do I need to buy to capture video from it and what type of FireWire is mine see pic below.
|Dec 24, 2012, 06:03 AM||#2|
As you can see, you have a Firewire 4-pin to 6-pin cable, thus you would need an adapter from Firewire 6-pin to Firewire 9-pin (do not know the price) or get a Firewire 4-pin to 9-pin cable (should cost around 10 USD), but know, that some have reported problems with Firewire 4-pin devices (Mini DV camcorders and such) to be recognised via Firewire 800 ports.
FREEdomly passports. Circumwent bürocrazy.
|Dec 24, 2012, 09:49 AM||#6|
I had exactly the same issue with my new mid-2012 MacBook Pro, although that does have one FW800 port, but my Camcorder (Sony) had a FW400 cable (four pin to FW400).
I just bought a cheap cable from eBay, tried it, and it worked.
some stuff with an logo on them.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Sony PD150 > FW 400 > 800 > TB ... Okay?||smoking monkey||Digital Video||4||Nov 10, 2013 11:10 PM|
|Is it Posible Daisy Chain Ex. HDD with Ex. SoundCard 800/400 - 1394?||JOYLGORY||MacBook Pro||3||Nov 18, 2012 06:53 AM|
|Mac Mini 2011 firewire 800 to 400||m1kygarcia||Mac mini||13||Aug 19, 2012 07:01 AM|
|Firewire 800-400 Adapter or PICe Card?||Garnick||Mac Pro||3||Aug 4, 2012 06:35 PM|
|Firewire 400 to 800 converter iMovie issue||JavaWizKid||Digital Video||2||Jul 2, 2012 12:29 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:43 AM.