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Does anyone make a firewire to USB cord?

My new MacBook that I picked up last April lacks a firewire port. I used to like to use my external iSight camera instead of the built-in camera back when I used my iBook G4 as my daily driver.

How can I hook this up again? Is there a wire that goes from firewire to USB? Can I cut a USB and a firewire and splice them together?

Once I find the cable, will my iSight work on my MacBook plugged into the USB port?

Thanks

Frank

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This is only one of those I could find. There are many others. Good luck. Ralph

http://www.dinodirect.com/Tronixin-USB-T...

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Thanks. Incidentally, where is that DC-3 gate guard?

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That was an Air Canada bird that was turned into the windsock for the Whitehorse Airport in the Yukon after its third forced winter landing on a lake. Ralph

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Crazy follow up question -- could I use an adapter like that to plug into a Firewire port on my computer, then put a female to female USB adapter on it and plug in a USB peripheral? Or is the adapter only good for plugging firewire peripherals into a USB port?

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It looks to me like it can be used either way. They do make specific cables for your purpose but they are expensive. Ralph

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Wow, would one of these work for Migration Assistant to transfer stuff to a new, firewireless MacBook?

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take a look at http://www.super-e-world.com

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do you even know if they have something? If they do please post a link. Something like this: http://www.bizrate.com/computer-cables-a...

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