Need some help about firewire!

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  1. vjicecool macrumors 6502

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  2. bjett92 macrumors 6502a

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    Does your Mac have FireWire 400 or 800? Or none at all?
     
  3. Lee Adama macrumors regular

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    Can you post a picture of the cable they sent? Maybe they packed the wrong cable.

    both ends.
     
  4. vjicecool thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Mine is Apple macbook pro 15inch 2011
    and i think the mac got firewire 800 and the cable i got is from acomdata
     

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  5. snaky69 macrumors 603

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    That's a regular FW400 cable.
     
  6. bjett92 macrumors 6502a

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    the 2011 MacBook pro 15inch does not have FireWire 400.
     
  7. vjicecool thread starter macrumors 6502

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    should i be buying a separate cable to fit into macbook
    please let me know
     
  8. AdrianK macrumors 68020

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    Just get a FW 400 to 800 cable and use that instead of the lead provided with the HDD.
     
  9. heisenberg123 macrumors 603

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    +1
     

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