Unibrain Fire-i™ Digital Camera on mac pro

May 20, 2011 at 10:06am

Unibrain Fire-i™ Digital Camera on mac pro

Dear all I would like to buy to Unibrain Fire-i™ Digital Camera and plug them on mac pro. So in mac pro. On a mac pro, there are two Firewire 800 ports out of one hand I was wondering if there were firewire cable 800/FireWire 600 of great length (2o meters). Furthermore, it is apparently possible to connect two cameras together, while connecting them to a single port firewiee 800, I know the maximum length of cable rating (with or without signal booster firewire)

#57222
May 20, 2011 at 10:54am

I think unibrain can supply longer cable lengths, at least fw400–don’t know about 800. Try contacting them.
T

#204949
May 23, 2011 at 4:26pm

I have 20M Datavido firewire 400 cable, which is not working with unibrain cameras on such a length (does works with dv cams).
My advice is to use 10m cable with repeater in-between two cable.
I manage to extend the cable up to 40m without any problems.
The Repeater and the cable I used ware also from unibrain.

#204950

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