Used this to connect an Iomega hard drive with a FireWire port to the USB port on my new MacBook (which doesn't have FireWire). Could no longer "wake" the MacBook from sleep mode, so I took it to Apple who said the battery was blown and they replaced it for $129.00.
Brought the MacBook home, connected the Iomega again via this adapter, and it blew the battery a second time.
Just put this adapter in the trash.
0 stars is not possible, apparently. This converter blew up a laptop. The interface should not even be legal. 6-pin firewire is rated at ~1.5 Amps, whereas USB 2 is rated up to 900 milliAmps. This is, essentially, far far worse than plugging a 120v device into a 220v outlet.
DO NOT buy this product.
Just used this to connect my laptop to my audio interface and when I plugged it into my laptop, my speakers popped and now my laptop speakers and headphone out don't work. This thing blew my laptop audio chip/card. Would not recommend this!!!!!!
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