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rdlsmith
07-05-2006, 07:55 PM
I have the Lacie Big D2 500 G drives. They can work as USB2 or Firewire. SD manuals seem to prefer Firewire but that informatio may be out of date so I thought I'd ask.

I'd prefer using USB because I can use a hub to plug into and only use one port on my MAC. I have 3 ext. drives, a printer and I will probably add a wireless USB mouse.

So is Firewire still the one and only way to go or is USB 2.0 reliable now too for use with SD and the iMac?

dnanian
07-05-2006, 08:25 PM
FireWire is absolutely still the way to go. The information is not out of date.

rdlsmith
07-05-2006, 08:53 PM
Do you ever sleep?

Thanks for all the fast responses but you do go home now and then don't you?

:)

dnanian
07-05-2006, 10:29 PM
Every so often... ;)