Faulty firewire attachments destroying port?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Empr, Jul 6, 2009.

  1. Empr macrumors member

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    I have heard that your firewire port can get fried by using certain faulty pieces of gear. It hasn't happened to me, but the thought kind of scares me.
    Does anyone know if there is a way of preventing this from happening? If it did, would AppleCare cover it?
     
  2. iBookG4user macrumors 604

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  3. alphaod macrumors Core

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    That would be really bad. :p

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