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DO I REALLY NEED A FIREWIRE CARD?

I have been led to think i need a firewire card, i have loads of six pin ports on my tower, thing is my camera uses a four pin port, i only recently discovered that theres adapter cables out there, could it be that easy? couldnt i just get a six pin to four pin adapter cable? sounds to good to be true.

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  • gerartsmith May 12, 2009

    My computer is an acer aspire m3201, camera is a jvc digital dv, the camera has only a four pin connection, there is six firewire ports at the rear of the tower,unsure what pins they are, but they are firewire.

  • gerartsmith May 12, 2009

    acer aspire m3201-V3791A

  • jkpf May 11, 2010

    first thing first, tell me the exact brand and model number of both the motherboard and camera. from that, I can help you better

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If your camera is Firewire, iLink,or IEEE 1394, then you need Firewire support or a Firewire card.

If your camera has a USB symbol, or says USB anywhere in the manual, you can use USB for the functions it allows.

There is no USB to Firewire or Firewire to USB without the use of an advanced device.

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