Re: [LAU] Anyone used a Firewire-to-USB3 or ESATA adapter?

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Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 12:41 pm

david wrote:

Internally, there's more than one device involved, and the actual
FireWire controller is only the last one. What particular device did
Windows complain about?

>>> So I thought, maybe a Firewire<->USB adaptor would work.

There is partial degree of reliability. Either the port has been
constructed to be a FireWire port with a USB jack (where the adapter
just maps the pins back), or it doesn't work at all.

>>> Unfair: There's an Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter!

Because SATA is a completely different protocol. This could work only
with FireWire hard disks.

Regards,
Clemens
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Re: [LAU] Anyone used a Firewire-to-USB3 or ESATA adapter?, Clemens Ladisch, (Wed Apr 16, 9:46 am)
Re: [LAU] Anyone used a Firewire-to-USB3 or ESATA adapter?, Clemens Ladisch, (Thu Apr 17, 12:41 pm)