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  1. #1

    Join Date
    Oct 2004


    Hi all,

    I dont have 6pin firewire on my pc nor usb2 so was using the usb cable under 1.1 and it was very slow.

    Just in case others had the same problems, i found the adapter required to use the same original Apple Firewire cable while only having firewire 4pin.

    It is available at https://www.lindy.com.au/online/arrshop.exe...az=1&ai=1034637

    Check it out it is only $10.99, i just ordered it now. USB1.1 takes too long to upload songs to the iPod, so hopefully this will fix the problem.


  2. #2

    Join Date
    Sep 2004


    It's weird not having a 6-pin connector on your machine, the extra two pins provide power, so you can use external HDDs and charge your iPod without needing a power adapter.

    I would say go for a combo PCI card that gives you some 6-pin firewire ports and a couple of USB 2.0 ports. It's a cheap way to future-proof your machine. Have a look on eBay or Google for "PCI USB Firewire"

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