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It seems the new macbook pro does not support the firewire connector. Is there a different wire available? It looks like the macbook pro has a firewire connection but it is much smaller than the original connector of the smartdisk drive. Do I have to get a new backup drive?

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The problem lies in your cable!

The new macbook pro still uses firewire and will be compatable with your drive. It just uses a 4-pin instead of a 6-pin connector. You can get an adapter or new cable that goes from 6 to 4-pins.

They did take away firewire from the new line of plain macbooks though (shakes fist at steve jobs)

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