firewire cable keeps coming out

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by oomanamemni, Dec 20, 2006.

  1. oomanamemni macrumors newbie

    Nov 5, 2006
    i was wondering if anyone else had this problem, I have a motu traveler hooked up to my macbook pro via firewire and it pops out whenever I move ever so slightly.
  2. Anonymous Freak macrumors 603

    Anonymous Freak

    Dec 12, 2002
    That happens for me with certain cables. If the plug is thick, try pushing it in pretty hard, or try a different cable. The thin Apple cables work flawlessly.
  3. pjarvi macrumors 65816


    Jan 11, 2006
    Round Lake, IL
    I was shocked at just how hard I had to push in the firewire cable that came with the My Book external hard drive. I thought I was gonna break something, but it was just as hard trying to plug it in to the drive itself. :eek:

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