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Why do I ~need~ Firewire and what the #@%*& does it do?

Discussion in 'Random Discussion' started by Kirkland, Nov 24, 2001.

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  1. Kirkland

    Kirkland Thread Starter

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    What does "Firewire" actually do?
     
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    Basically, it's USB but really fast... used for external hard drives, CD-RW, video cameras, etc...

    It's also called the 1394 standard. If you really want to get technical, check out the IEEE paper on it: http://computer.org/multimedia/articles/firewire.htm
     
  4. Kirkland

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    Thanks to both of you!
     
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