FireWire Cables, PSUs and Interface Boards - Part 4

Published on October 30, 2008

Please Note: This blog post is part of a series of five posts altogether.
The posts include: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5.

Connecting laptops with a 6-pin FireWire interface

If the laptop does NOT supply the FireWire socket with power, you will need the following:

Connect them as the image illustrates below.

If the laptop does supply the FireWire socket with power (usually not in battery mode), you just need one 6-pin to 6-pin FireWire cable to directly connect the laptop and the camera:

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Post published by TIS Marketing on October 30, 2008.

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