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Firewire Adapter Best Buy


Your JVC camcorder will be the 4 pin side. Now you need to find out if your computer has the port. If you have a laptop- it may or it may not. If it does on a laptop, chances are you have a 4 pin port on your laptop. [therefore you need a 4-4 firewire cable] IF you have a tower and it does have a port, chances are it's a 6 pin..[therefore you need a 6-4 firewire cable.] If your tower does not, you can buy an adapter to install into your tower [by removing the side of the tower [the cover] and knocking out one of those metal plates at the bottom and attaching it] this will create a 6 pin firewire port.




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Since serial ports are not present on most new computers, I needed to get an adapter to go from a usb port on a computer to a serial port on another device. These are available all over by dozens of companies. I went into the Fargo, ND store and after looking around for a bit, ended up at the sales desk in computers. The 3 people there asked if I needed help and when I told them what I was looking for they actually asked "what is a serial port?".


Being dumbfounded that a computer sales person would ask this, I tried to explain that they have been around for about 40 years. Before I could get anything else out, the sales people started a game of naming other stuff like "is it like sata or hdmi?". I couldnt believe that Best Buy had these people working for them. Then, before I could finish collecting my thoughts to try to explain something so basic, I get told "have a nice day sir!" (basically being told off). I ended up going out to the car after complaining to the store manager and pointing out 2 serial ports on the back of his cash register and pull out my ipad and went to amazon where I purchased one right in the best buy parking lot.


This is now the 2nd time I have had to do this at this store. About 2 months ago I was looking for a firewire expansion card and was told by the computer alley staff that they dont carry those and "what is firewire?" Back then, I did the same thing, I went to my car, brought up amazon and ordered it there. Except in that case, a week later when I went back to this store, they actually had firewire adapters in stock and on the clearance shelves so they must have been there when I stopped in before.


There are several choices available through the BestBuy.com website, and a couple of choices available in store for you as well. It looks like someone already mentioned the Dynex Brand of Serial to USB adapter and that is one option. However I am a strong believer that you get what you pay for and that the cheap items sometimes fail within weeks. Best Buy stands by their product warranties on their in house brands and I have seen people go into the stores after the return period is over and get an exchange on their in house brand item under warranty before..


I worked at Best Buy over half a decade ago and back then - every so often but not on a regular basis - people did come in and ask for those. I remember one was for a PDA, another was for some specialized device (a lot of automotive tech devices used in shops used to use the old serial ports as did a lot of field devices for various on-site technical work occupations like land surveying), and another was for a card reader. Banks still use the old serial ports for check and credit card processors but those are fast being replaced by USB. One thing to keep in mind about the serial to USB cables is that they DO NOT work with all devices, even though one might think they would. The best thing to do is to simply get a serial port card - they cost $5-$10 - and just forego any USB connection.


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The Thunderbolt ports in the current Mac Studio, 24-inch iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air work with USB-C devices, which have the same connector shape. If you want to use a USB-C device, you can just plug it into one of the Thunderbolt ports. No adapter is necessary.


Anker makes a USB-C to Lightning adapter for $33/27 on Amazon. This adapter has a female Lightning connector on one end, so you can plug in your Lightning earphones. The other side is a standard USB-C connector that you plug into your Mac.


To connect to a DisplayPort display, you need a USB-C to DisplayPort cable or adapter. Amazon sells the Cable Matters USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter cable for $19 (18 on Amazon UK), and it supports 4K video at 60Hz.


If you use a DLSR or other type of stand-alone camera, it might have a way to transfer your files wirelessly. If not, you need an adapter to access the SD card, like the SanDisk Extreme PRO SD UHS-II USB-C Card Reader ($21 on Amazon or 21 on Amazon UK).


if(typeof ez_ad_units != 'undefined')ez_ad_units.push([[728,90],'planethifi_com-box-3','ezslot_4',189,'0','0']);__ez_fad_position('div-gpt-ad-planethifi_com-box-3-0');We discuss here the connection of Firewire to HDMI cable, adapter, or converter (3). Firewire, iLink, and 1394 are the different names for a bus for serial data transfer (2) (4). 1394 is the name of the IEEE standard (1). FireWire is the corresponding trademark of Apple (9), while ILink is the trademark of Sony (10). Firewire was mostly used in audio and video technology (professional audio and video cards) (5), but also to connect external mass storage devices (8) such as DVD burners (7), hard drives or to connect consumer electronics components (6). On the other hand, HDMI is an interface developed since mid-2002 (11) for digital image and sound transmission in entertainment electronics (12). It standardizes existing procedures, can produce higher quality, and also has a coherent copy protection concept through DRM (13). Therefore, is there something like a Firewire to HDMI connection?


This adapter will perform a conversion of the FireWire digital video to the input HDMI format that is understood by the Smart TV or television. It looks similar to a cable but it is called an adapter.


A Firewire Expresscard is the best solution for old cameras. I recommend an FW800 card right away because it is twice as fast as USB 2.0 and is compatible with FW400. You then only need a cable that goes from FW800 to FW400 with 4Pin.


Sort of as an aside, but perhaps the optimal thing to do is to buy a firewire 800 cable, and then buy one of the little firewire 800-400 adapters for one end. That way you would have a cable for the currently used Firewire 800 standard, and just use the adapter for connecting to FireWire 400 ports as needed (the little cable-end adapters from Sonnet, Moshi or others are in the $15-$20 range).


If you're looking for a large amount of storage, faster transfer speeds, and don't mind a large form factor and higher cost, an external drive is the best option. For smaller amounts of data in the most portable size available (and even greater plug and play convenience), check out our list of the best USB flash drives.


For long term backup, traditional HDDs, including external options, are the best solution, providing the most data stability and capacity for the price (or for a faster solution at a higher price tag, an SSD, possibly an SSD in an external enclosure).


FireWire CableThis handy little cable will allow you to adapt a FireWire 800 connectionand turn it into a FireWire 400 (6pin) connection. The solidconnection will surprise you and make you think you're not using anadapter!Quality is firstCarry high quality cables has been our goal from the outset. We wantto make sure that you're completely happy with your purchase; not justnow, but also a year, two years, three years from now. Ourproducts are built 'like they used to make them', but with today'stechnology. Don't be fooled by any other maker. We are thebest.


After researching more than 50 different cables, we bought the 15 best USB-C cables currently available and tested them head-to-head. We charged device after device and moved file after file, ranking and scoring each cable's charging performance and data transfer capabilities. We also evaluated the material and strain relief for each connector, as well as repeatedly flexing and bending each cable to assess durability. Check out our complete side-by-side review to see which USB-C cable came out on top, which is the best bargain buy, and which earns the highest durability points.


Your electronics needs might extend past a simple USB cable. If you prefer to go cordless, check out these top wireless chargers. We've also tested items like USB wall chargers, lightning cables, and USB flash drives. If you need more storage, we have you covered with the best microSD cards, and flash drives as well as office supplies from the top paper shredders to the best keyboards.


This cable doesn't have the maximum data transfer rates with the USB 3.1 standard, which we don't think will be an issue for most people that are just focused on charging. We also noticed that while the jacket and overmolds are very durable, the lighter colors can discolor and show dirt and grime. However, this is our favorite cable by far in all our years of USB-C cable testing, and we highly recommend it to anyone shopping for the best.


This cable is a bit on the shorter side, which can make it a bit more inconvenient if you are someone who uses their phone while it's on the charger. While this cable has a reinforced jacketing and overmolds, we found it a bit less durable than some of the braided or silicone options. Nonetheless, we feel this is your best bet if you place the most focus on data transfer or Thunderbolt compatibility.


If you're tired of keeping track of a cacophony of cables for all of your different devices, then the Anker Powerline II 3-in-1 cable is a fantastic option. This cable has a USB-C charging connector and a Lightning connector for iPhones, and a micro-USB port for other Android phones or accessory devices. This makes it invaluable for traveling or situations where you need to charge a wide spectrum of devices but don't want to carry multiple cables. It is still capable of "Fast Charging" a Samsung S8 using a QC 3.0 wall adapter as well, so you aren't going to be making too many concessions when it comes to charging performance. 041b061a72


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