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About Sonnet

The 6-Pin FireWire-400 to 9-Pin FireWire-800 Adapter from Sonnet allows you to plug a 6-Pin FireWire-400 device into a 9-Pin FireWire-800 port. This is a great option for anyone who would like to connect a FireWire-400 device to an available FireWire-800 port on their computer. Sonnet's FireWire 400-to-800 adapter features a 9-pin male connector that plugs into your computer's FireWire 800 port. The other end of the adapter features a 6-pin female FireWire connector that any standard 6-pin male FireWire 400 cable can plug into. Fully IEEE 1394 compliant, this adapter allows you to avoid the hassles of new cables and computer upgrades.

Sonnet Features

  • Provides a simple way to connect FireWire 400 devices to the latest Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, iMac and all other computers with a FireWire 800 port
  • Works with onboard FireWire 800 ports, as well as those on adapter cards like Sonnet's Allegro FireWire 800
  • 9-pin male (FW800) to 6-pin female (FW400) connector adapter works with standard 6-pin male FW400 cables
  • IEEE 1394 compliant

Sonnet Specifications

Male Connector
9-Pin FireWire-800
Female Connector
6-Pin FireWire-400

Reviews about this item

Reviewed by 2 customers


Saved Myself $125!


from Syracuse, NY  -  Quality Oriented

I needed to connect a Leaf Digital Back to a new Mac, and a new firewire cable was going to cost $125. This adapter allows me to use my existing 6pin to 6pin cable.


Did the job great !


from Ny  -  Value Oriented

Worked to connect old cord and old Sony camcorder perfectly.


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Shopper  i have a thunderbolt cable.. is this the adapter to make it work with my firewire connector?
WILLIE C  Apple makes a thunderbolt to firewire 800 adapter. If you need firewire 400 then you will need this as well
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