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  1. Sonnet FireWire 400 to 800 Adapter (FAD-824)
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  2. Sonnet FireWire 400 to 800 Adapter (FAD-824)

    [B0000CDJPQ]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (168 reviews)
    Price R496.00

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Product Description

  • 9-pin male (FW800) to 6-pin female (FW400) connector adapter
  • Works with standard 6-pin male FW400 cables
  • Connect legacy FireWire 400 devices to FireWire 800 ports
  • IEEE 1394 compliant
  • Take advantage of the latest peripheral devices with data transfer rates up to 800 Mbps
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Additional Information

The Sonnet FAD-824 FireWire 400 to 800 Adapter allows you to use your old FireWire 400 devices with newer FireWire 800 ports.

Avoid Hassles--Just Adapt!
Which cable should you get? What length? Why bother? Use your existing FireWire 400 cables with this FireWire adapter from Sonnet to connect FireWire 400 devices to a FireWire 800 port, without going through the trouble of purchasing yet another cable. Just plug it in between a FireWire 800 port and a standard FireWire 400 cable's 6-pin male connector (the other end of the FW400 cable plugs into your FireWire device). It can't get any simpler.

Key Benefits:

  • 9-pin male (FW800) to 6-pin female (FW400) connector adapter
  • Works with standard 6-pin male FW400 cables
  • Connect legacy FireWire 400 devices to FireWire 800 ports used on the Allegro FW800, as well as the latest computers that feature FireWire 800
  • IEEE 1394 compliant
The Sonnet FAD-824 FireWire 400 to 800 Adapter is compatible with any Mac or Windows computer with FireWire 800 ports and is backed by a 1-year limited warranty.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Personal Computers
Brand
Sonnet Technologies
Color
Black
EAN
0172302730050
Format
CD-ROM
HardwarePlatform
Mac
IsAutographed
IsMemorabilia
Label
Sonnet Technologies
LegalDisclaimer
Manufacturers warranty 1 year
Manufacturer
Sonnet Technologies
Model
FAD-824
MPN
FAD-824
NumberOfItems
1
OperatingSystem
Macintosh
PartNumber
FAD-824
Platform
Mac
Publisher
Sonnet Technologies
Studio
Sonnet Technologies
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I have two scanners (both at least 5 years old) with Firewire 400 cables that plug into ports in the back of the Apple Display that I bought with my 2008-era Mac Pro. The new Mac Mini has a single Firewire 800 port and without an adapter like this, I could only connect 2 of the 3 cables from the monitor (USB, and DVI using the supplied DVI-to-MiniDVI converter that came with the computer), to the Mini. I'm using the 400-to-800 converter to connect the 3rd cable (Firewire 400) from my 2008 Apple Display, which in turn lets me continue to use the pair of Firewire 400 ports on the back of the monitor, for the two scanners.

At first, I didn't think this converter was working because I couldn't detect either scanner from the Print & Scan option of the Mac's 'System Preferences' screen. (Both scanners are too old to have updated drivers for recent versions of OSX including 10.8; I imagine that's why the system doesn't see them.) However, after downloading Vuescan, which... Read more
This great Sonnet adapter is the second one in a month that I bought to allow my FireWire 400 devices to live on. I may even buy a third. My new iMac is USB 3 and Thunderbolt capable only. With this FW 400 to FW 800 device coupled to an Apple FW 800 to Thunderbolt adapter, I'm good to go, both with a years-old Epson flatbed scanner, and a FW 400 Canon video camera, from which I can now upload movies into OS X Sierra's iMovie 10. Very satisfied.
A Mac user for several years I've collected several FireWire devices and cables. Through those years the ports have changed: 400 was prevalent, now 800 is all that's left. Adapters like this one are perfect for repurposing the connectors. Originally gotten for an older iPod which still supports FireWire. Battery shot, I couldn't add any extra media to it, needed FireWire to power it while syncing. My current Mac only has 800 connectors which made my cable useless. This adapter was perfect. I also find it useful with 400-to-400 cables for external drives when using with newer connectors.

Without such an adapter, legacy devices and cables would be inaccessible, unusable. While it only permits 400 Mb/s throughput, it at least allows connection. Tight fit in ports, it's a great solution at a better price than on most sites.
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