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Is there a thunderbolt to firewire 400 adaptor available?

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Jul 20, 2013 10:28 AM

I have an old Sony handycam (connects using firewire 400) with heaps of footage on it from years of overseas travel. When I buy my new Macbook Pro, I want to load my video into iMovie. I see there is a thunderbolt to firewire 800 adaptor, but that's no use to me.

 

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Ros

  • mende1 Level 10 Level 10 (89,490 points)
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    Jul 20, 2013 10:34 AM (in response to Ros)

    I'm sorry but there isn't a Thunderbolt to FireWire 400 adapter. In your case, what you can try is to buy a Thunderbolt to FireWire 800 adapter, and a FireWire 400 to 800 cable, so it should work.

     

    Also, have you got a MacBook Pro with Retina display? If not, your MacBook should have a FireWire 800 port, so you just need the FireWire 400 to 800 cable

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