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8" FireWire 800/400 9-Pin to 6-Pin Cable


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. Plug and Play existing digital devices such as scanners, printers, memory card readers, digital cameras, and iPods quickly and economically.

Features

  • Hot Pluggable
  • Twisted pair construction for extreme velocity data transfer rates
  • Molded strain relief and PVC overmolding to ensure a lifetime of error-free data transmissions
  • Outer shield and inner shield (foil and braid) ensures compliance with the latest IEEE 1394 standards, which reduces radio frequency and electro-magnetic interference

Product Specifications

Manufacturer Part Number

  • 1394B9608

Length

  • 8 inches

Color

  • Clear

Data Transfer Rate

  • 400 Mbps

Connections

  • 9-pin FireWire 800 (1394b)
  • 6-pin FireWire 400 (1394a)

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Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.8 / 5 7 out of 7 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: jeck Location: Washington Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 firewire 400 May 7, 2017 I couldn't believe Apple genius guys don't know this, that You can still sync your classic ipod to your latest iMac using this wire. this wire really did sync my classic iPod .

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.3 Meter (12") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: SmartStudioShopper Location: East Coast Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Simple and reasonably priced. Fast delivery. April 30, 2017 I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.9 Meter (36") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable. Customer Videos:
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Reviewer: fredster Location: New York NY Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 5-6 months
Rating: 5/5 Great Quality December 6, 2016 Well made will last a long long time!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.9 Meter (36") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: JoeT Location: Olympia, WA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Yep, it's a cable October 6, 2016 No problems.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech 0.9 Meter (36") FireWire 800/400 Cable. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: SF Bay area Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User
Rating: 5/5 Extends the use of external hardrive August 8, 2015 I ordered this cable to use my 1.0TB OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro Portable FW800&400/USB3 drive with my vintage g4 powerbook. This option doubled the value of the hardrive for me.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.3 Meter (12") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Houston, TX Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great Accessory July 4, 2015 This is a great constructed cable. I commend this company for quality products.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.3 Meter (12") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: L.A., CA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 It's a cable, what can go wrong April 29, 2015 I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.3 Meter (12") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.
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Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 5/5 Newer Tech FireWire 800/400 9 pin to 6 pin April 23, 2015 Works like it is supposed to. Have an Intel Mac Mini with 800, need to connect to a FireWire 400 external HDA.for backup. Works really well, no complaints.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.9 Meter (36") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 5-6 months
Rating: 5/5 Product - Excellent Quality January 12, 2015 All the products are of excellent quality. Extremely friendly and helpful bot Technical & customer support. I buy my needs for Macbook Pro only from OWC. Thanks

Ram Bashyam

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.3 Meter (12") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Pinehurst, NC Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 4/5 It's a short converter cable January 12, 2015 It was a while ago that I purchased this so I believe I'm right in saying that this was an add-on item, offered as I was checking out. I opted for it for at the time I was interested in these converters, FireWire 400 to 800 since my MacBook Pro had an FW800 port and all my external drives were FW400. I added it to my order without giving much thought to the dimensions. In case you haven't thought about it, 12" is not long for a cable between your computer and peripheral. I've used it primarily as a connector for a Time Machine backup drive with my MacBook Pro. It would awkward to say the least to use this with a desktop. The cable is not made for that, it's made to connect an external device that will sit close to your computer on a desk. It does what it does well and transfer speeds have been the same as they have with other more expensive cables of this sort I've used.

As of this writing, I've placed a second hard drive into my MBP and use it as an always connected backup. I've passed this cable on to a friend with her first Mac (13" MacBook Pro) which she uses at a desk where her external backup sits next to her computer. It works well

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.3 Meter (12") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: WA state Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 excellent cable, very durable November 14, 2014 I bought this years ago, to hook up firewire 400 to firewire 800. I have a fire wire 800 port on my late 2012 mac mini. I have a fire wire 400 port on my late 2008 mac book.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.9 Meter (36") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 4/5 Stiff but Durable July 16, 2014 Cables such as this have become important to me as Apple has made current Macs with Firewire 800 connectors yet my old peripherals (drives, etc) still have 400 ports. This one is durable, shielded and a good length. However, due to it's thickness it is not that flexible. This means, coming off of a port, this cable makes a wide loop as one bends it around desk and chair to peripheral. Stiff, it'll resist damage but some of its usefulness is taken away when it's just impossible to maneuver it behind a desk or simply to a device sitting next to your laptop or CPU. Worse, as bad as it sticks out of a (particularly front) port damage could come to the port from snagging or knocking the excess cable. In other words, this cable is best if it's to be installed between a computer and a peripheral that isn't going to be moved much from a back port of a desktop.

Otherwise, this is a typical cable with typical usefulness when used as an adapter piece.

This review is from 0.9 Meter (36") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Austin, TX Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 4/5 works great June 23, 2014 do what they are supposed to. are thick / good quality cables. FW400 plug on one end and FW800 on the other. have used them with my bus-powered FW800 drive connected to a FW400 audio interface with multi-track audio playback / recording with no trouble.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 72-inch NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Indianapolis, IN Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Exactly as described June 3, 2014 It works and good price.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 72-inch NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Montreal QC Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 If you have a MacBook Pro, you need this January 11, 2013 I always have used Apple computers. But they sometimes make BAD decisions. One of the worst is removing FW400 to leave place to that stupid FW800 port that causes problems to a lot of people. To be forgotten, they should include this FW800/FW400 adapter with every machine they sell !

Lucky there is OWC.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 0.3 Meter (12") NewerTech FireWire 800 9-Pin (1394B) to FireWire 400 6-Pin (1394A) Cable.

NewerTech FireWire 800/400 8" 9-Pin to 6-Pin Cable Mfr P/N: 1394B9608 OWC SKU: NWT1394B9608 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. Lifetime Newer Technology Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $3.49
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