Apple Thunderbolt Male to FireWire Female Adapter

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About this product


  • Thunderbolt to Firewire Adapter
  • Male Thunderbolt connector
  • Female Firewire 800 connector

Product overview

  • Thunderbolt to Firewire Adapter
  • Male Thunderbolt connector
  • Female Firewire 800 connector
  • Cable colour white
  • Apple Part number: MD464ZM/A

Easily connect your Thunderbolt-equipped Mac to a FireWire device with the Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter. Small and compact, it connects to the Thunderbolt port on your Mac computer, giving you a FireWire 800 port that supplies up to 7W for bus-powered peripherals like hard drives and audio devices.

Is this for thunderbolt 2?

Asked by: Benn
As Thunderbolt 2 is backwards compatible, this should work fine in either Thunderbolt specification socket.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-05-26

I'm looking for a adapter or connector to transfer video from a Sony camcorder to a laptop with USB 3 and usb-c ports. I was under the impression that thunderbolt and usb-c were effectively the same? If this one won't work, is there one available please

Asked by: Griff
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item with please check directly with Sony what type of cable is needed.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-04-10

Hi, will this connect a camcorder (firewire) to USB type c port on a laptop?

Asked by: Griff
No, this would not be suitable.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-04-10

will this work in a minidisplay port to give firewire to a pc

Asked by: adam
No, this is a thunderbolt adapter
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-12-07

Is the FireWire a 3 pin. Thanks

Asked by: Sandra
No it's a 9 pin firewire 800 connector.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-15

Will this work for video transfer?

Asked by: Anonymous
If thunderbolt supports this then Yes this will work fine in your intended application. You may need to check with Apple for this.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-10-12

What adapter do I use to connect thunderbolt tu firewire400 and how much will this slow down the process?

Asked by: Murray
you would use this adaptor plus The connection will only operate at firewire 400 speeds.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-04-18

Hello Maplin, is this a 6 pin female firewire to male thunderbolt? Thank you in advance.

Asked by: Sarah
Yes it is.
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2016-04-05
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