using 2012 Thunberbolt to FW adapter on new MBA ?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by macchiato2009, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. macchiato2009 macrumors 65816

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    Hi

    i was wondering

    as the Thunderbolt to Ethernet seems to be working on the upcoming MBP and MBA

    does it mean that the TB to Firewire adapters will work on the MBA too ?
     
  2. waloshin macrumors 68040

    waloshin

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    Never heard of a TB to Firewire, do you mean Thunderbolt to express card?
     
  3. MJedi macrumors 6502a

    MJedi

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    They announced a Thunderbolt to Firewire adapter, along with a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter:

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    I haven't seen the TB to FW adapter in the Apple Store Online yet though. It should work. I hope so. I have a lot of Firewire external drives and would prefer to using an adapter, rather than buying a brand new MBA just to get USB 3.0.

    Maybe... ;)
     
  4. Stetrain macrumors 68040

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    Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet and Thunderbolt to Firewire 800 adapters were announced today at WWDC.

    It looks like the Firewire model isn't in the store yet, but the Ethernet one is:

    http://store.apple.com/us/product/MD463ZM/A?fnode=MTY1NDA3Ng

    I would expect the same from the Firewire adapter.
     

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