Newer Technology, the leading developer of PC, Macintosh, iPod, and iPhone performance upgrades and accessories, announced today the NewerTech FireWire 800-400 Adapter to provide simple, Plug and Play connection of FireWire 400 devices to the latest Mac Pro, MacBook Pro 17", Mac mini, iMac, and other computers with FireWire 800 only support.
The NewerTech FireWire 800-400 Adapter solves the dilemma of how to use existing FireWire 400 devices with the latest Macs as well as eliminates the hassle of determining which cable type and length to buy. The NewerTech Adapter plugs into a computer’s FireWire 800 port via a 9-pin male (FW800) connector. The other end of the Adapter features a 6-pin female FireWire 400 connector for use with any standard 6-pin male FireWire 400 cable to provide a fast data connection for FireWire 400 devices like printers, memory card readers, digital cameras, and iPods.
The NewerTech FireWire 800-400 Adapter is available immediately for $12.99 MSRP from NewerTech’s exclusive distributor, Other World Computing (OWC(r)), as well as through the retail channel.
"While NewerTech has a storied history of performance upgrades, we’re also becoming known for unique accessories that maximize the usefulness of your technology investment," said Grant Dahlke, Brand Manager, NewerTech. "This adapter embodies NewerTech’s slogan by making the latest Macs ‘better than new’ by giving them FireWire 400 connectivity."
Use your existing FireWire 400 devices with the latest Mac mini, iMac, and MacBook Pro 17" models, which only come equipped with FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 interfaces. No need to buy extra cables! Plug and Play existing digital devices such as scanners, printers, memory card readers, digital cameras, and iPods quickly and economically.
- Provides a simple way to connect FireWire 400 devices to the latest Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac and all other computers with a FireWire 800 port
- 9-pin male (FW800) to 6-pin female (FW400) connector adapter works with standard 6-pin male FW400 cables
- IEEE 1394 compliant