But the question is: can i hook up two firewire audio interfaces (002r + profire 2626) to the same computer which has only one firewire port can i daisy-chain them you can daisy-chain two 2626's (via optical link) or you can feed your ada8000 into the 2626 for 16 analog channels. Target disk mode (tdm) is a function of the mac that was introduced back in 1999 with the slot-loading imac g3 and first supported in mac os 86 simply put, a firewire-equipped mac had a special mode that turned it into an external storage device that was accessible by connecting it to another mac using a standard firewire cable. Buy a firewire check in the shop that one end fits a mac and the other end your vaio or whatever to set it up install filezilla on the pc turn off wifi on both computers enable the firewire protocol on each computer enable ftp file sharing no need to know ip addresses or anything like that connect the cable re-boot both computers.
2 connect both macbooks with a firewire cable be aware that this is not a normal firewire cable to connect using the firewire 800 port, see that both macbooks have the 9-pin port, then purchase a 9-pin-to-9-pin firewire cable. In order to create a firewire based network with two computers one needs just a firewire cable the cable type should match the firewire connectors on your computers (four-pin or six-pin) once the connection is established it would appear as 1394 connection. The firewire cord connecting a mac and a pc can speed up the file transfer process between both machines each computer needs to have an operating system of either windows xp or mac os x or higher for this to work each computer also needs a firewire port and a specialized file-transfer client. Presonus audio does properly support the use of the approved apple thunderbolt to firewire adapters on pc and mac systems: apple's approved thunderbolt to firewire adapter if you are working with a studiolive ai mixer and you need to connect your mixer via network (ie wireless or ethernet), please click on this link.
The firewire standard supports up to 45w, although most computers, including macs, deliver 10w to 20w some bus-powered firewire devices have an optional dc power port, even if they don't include. Does this mean that both ends for these cables are the same, so i can basically just hook up both computers with one cable (where would a macbook show up on in windows explorer if i did hook it up) yes i know that usb 20 is technically faster than firewire (480mbps vs 400 mbps. I'm seeing all of these different usb and firewire cables on bestbuycom, and i got to thinking, because i wanted to transfer a bunch of songs from my brother's macbook to my new vista desktop.
Firewire is most often used to connect digital camcorders, external hard drives, and other devices that can benefit from the high transfer rates (up to 480 mbps) supported by the firewire connection the isight camera used for chatting on the mac connects using a firewire cable. How to connect an imac to another mac using a firewire cord my hard drive crashed on my imac and i wanted to use my mac book pro to see if i could save any of my data on my imac. A firewire cord i'll demonstrate how to connect to a mac from a pc using a firewire network to mix it up on the os front a bit keep in mind that mac to mac and xp to xp will work as well. First of all plug the firewire cable into both machines second, in the system preferences-network pane, select built-in firewire and then click the gear icon and make this service active click apply it should automatically set up an ip address if the defaults have not been changed it should say configure: using dhcp. Firewire is a pretty fast connection and can be used for this purpose note: such a connection between two windows xp pc's is really fast note: read the disclaimer tip: once you're done using the sharing, it's a good idea to disable the sharing of the folders.
This video shows how to transfer data from one apple mac machine to another mac machine using firewire 800 cable in this video we have shown the most popular mac machines the imac and macbook pro. Just plug a firewire cable in to the firewire ports on the computers you want to connect like you would for ethernet or thunderbolt note that if one computer has a firewire 800 port and the other has firewire 400, you will need an adaptor cable to make the connection. Apple's thunderbolt firewire adapter can connect to macs via both ends, but can only be used in one direction apple while these ideas seem reasonable and would be nice to have, unfortunately they.
To enter target disk mode, click the apple menu and select system preferences click the “startup disk” icon and click the target disk mode button to restart your mac in target disk mode you can also enter target disk mode by rebooting your mac and holding down the t key as it boots connect your macs via a firewire or thunderbolt cable. Firewire does allow you to daisy-chain devices (most firewire drives/enclosures have 2 ports) creating a network, which might allow you to simultaneously physically connect a single drive to two different computers, but afaik only one can mount the device at a time. 2 connect the two macs attach a thunderbolt cable between two macs open system preferences network and choose thunderbolt bridge in the network interface list on the left hand side of the window.
Step 1: connect both thunderbolt 3-enabled macs together with a thunderbolt 3 cable step 2: open system preferences → network on the mac you wish to connect to, and you should see a thunderbolt. The next version of thunderbolt, thunderbolt 3, will use the same usb-c connector, instead of the previous minidisplayport a usb-c port is, essentially, a souped-up usb 31 port. From my fairly limited knowledge i think that you cant network via firewire how ever i have another solution for you, there is a cable called an ethernet crossover cable used to connect 2 computers without a router.