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Firelite connection Hi, I have a FireLite 60GB external hard drive, and I don't see where to connect it to my PC. I have a dell. Looks like there are only USB ports.... can you please help?

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  • samarooleo Mar 09, 2008


    Yep, it's a Dell Dimension 8400

  • samarooleo Mar 09, 2008

    So, I would need to purchase something additional to use this Firelite?

  • samarooleo Mar 09, 2008

    Cool.. thanks buddy!

  • samarooleo Mar 09, 2008

    :-) How do I vote?

  • samarooleo Mar 09, 2008

    You bet I will... thanks for all the good info!



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    Patrick Michaels Mar 09, 2008

    got a model number on that or serial number? sounds like it's a fire wire version from here

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    Patrick Michaels Mar 09, 2008

    thanks...let me check, but I'm almost sure that Dell does NOT have a Firewire connector. Would need a special board.

    according to that's a firewire disk, hence no USB support.

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    Patrick Michaels Mar 09, 2008

    by the way, here's a link to the 8400 service manual, in case you need it later.

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    Patrick Michaels Mar 09, 2008's called a firewire update..I suspect your 8400 will have an open PCI slot for that..get the fastest one that uP and memory configuration will handle.

    thanks for using Fixya..and remember to close this one, by voting for who Fixesya, baby.

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    Patrick Michaels Mar 09, 2008

    you just did..thanks for using Fixya. Let us/me know how this turned out, willya?



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