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FireWire 800 and FireWire 400 Cable Converter and Adapter Plugs

CAB-FW8-6-9-CONV Converter plugs for FireWire cables allow changing the cable plug type at the very end to match that of the port it's being plugged into. For FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394a) ports, there are converter plugs allowing 9-pin cables to plug into 6-pin ports and converter plugs allowing 6-pin cables to plug into 4-pin ports. For FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b) there is an adapter plug allowing 6-pin cables to plug into 9-pin ports. For more information please see Synchrotech's informative Bridging FireWire 400 to FireWire 800 document or email us at support@everythinghereplus.com.

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CAB-FW8-6-9-CONV
CAB-FW8-6-9-CONV FireWire 800 IEEE1394b 6pin (female) to 9pin (male) Converter Plug
Accepts 6 pin male cable end
Attaches 9 pin female host or peripheral port
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2008) Ready!
New Mac 2009 Ready!
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2008) and all new Mac (post 2009) Ready! An inexpensive alternative to using 6 to 9 Pin FireWire cables with the latest Macs which feature FireWire 800 ports. Allows use of 6-Pin FireWire 400 devices and cables on any 9-Pin FireWire 800 port, including those on MacBook Pros, iMac, Mac Mini, and Mac Pro.
Features
  • Allows use of 6-pin cables with 9-pin ports on devices or hosts
  • Plug and play operation installs easily without drivers
Specifications
  • Placing a 6-pin connection anywhere on a FireWire 800 cable run reduces connection speeds to those of FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394a)
  • Transfer Rate: up to 400Mbps
CAB-FW4-4-6-CONV
CAB-FW4-4-6-CONV FireWire 400 IEEE1394a 6pin (female) to 4pin (male) Converter Plug
Accepts 6 pin male cable end
Attaches 4 pin female host or peripheral port
Features
  • Allows use of 6-pin cables with 4-pin ports on devices or hosts
  • Plug and play operation installs easily without drivers
Specifications
  • Placing a 4-pin connection anywhere on a FireWire cable run elimates bus power capabilities
  • Transfer Rate: up to 400Mbps
CAB-FW8-9-6-CONV
CAB-FW8-9-6-CONV FireWire 800 IEEE1394b 9pin (female) to 6pin (male) Converter Plug
Accepts 9 pin male cable end
Attaches 6 pin female host or peripheral port
Features
  • Allows use of 9-pin cables with 6-pin ports on devices or hosts
  • Plug and play operation installs easily without drivers
  • Allows use of CFFire800 Pro FireWire 800 to CompactFlash Drive Read-Writer with FireWire 400 based hosts like the MacBook or iMac G5
Specifications
  • Placing a 6-pin connection anywhere on a FireWire 800 cable run reduces connection speeds to those of FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394a)
  • Transfer Rate: up to 400Mbps

Support

W3 Document Bridging FireWire 400 to FireWire 800
FAQ and product solutions for connecting between FireWire 800 and FireWire 400. Addresses 9, 6, and 4-pin scenarios.

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