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Old Feb 9, 2007, 06:36 PM   #1
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Daisy Chain external hard drives, how?

I have an OWC external HD and if i get another i know i get 'daisy chain'. Simply put, that just means- since there are 2 FW800 ports i can connect the new external HD to the second FW800 port on the initial HD that is connected to my computer, right?
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Old Feb 9, 2007, 06:43 PM   #2
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I have an OWC external HD and if i get another i know i get 'daisy chain'. Simply put, that just means- since there are 2 FW800 ports i can connect the new external HD to the second FW800 port on the initial HD that is connected to my computer, right?
Right.
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Old Feb 9, 2007, 06:44 PM   #3
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I have an OWC external HD and if i get another i know i get 'daisy chain'. Simply put, that just means- since there are 2 FW800 ports i can connect the new external HD to the second FW800 port on the initial HD that is connected to my computer, right?
Yup
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Old Feb 9, 2007, 06:51 PM   #4
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Yup
would i still need to use the second additional power source for the new hard drive or would 1 power both?
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would i still need to use the second additional power source for the new hard drive or would 1 power both?
Nope, one power adapter per drive. Unless it is a 2.5" drive and the firewire enclosure supports bus power.
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