External hardrives

  ljstevens 14:13 02 Apr 2006
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Quick question can i link my Maxtor external hardrive to my Lacie using firewire?

  Totally-braindead 16:20 02 Apr 2006

How long is a piece of string? Without knowing if your external hard drive connects via USB only or USB and Firewire how can anyone answer this? Some have both connectors most only connect via USB.

If your external hard drive has a Firewire connector then yes you can. If not then no you can't.

  Totally-braindead 16:22 02 Apr 2006

Wait a minute I've just reread this. Lacie make hard drives, are wanting to connect 2 external hard drives together via Firewire? Is that what you are asking?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:32 02 Apr 2006

The firewire connections are for linking the hard drives to the PC.

You can not link the two hard drives together.

  ljstevens 18:52 02 Apr 2006

the maxtor is connected to my laptop with usb also on the maxtor it has 2 firewire sockets both labled the same. The lacie has 1 6pin firewire and 2 4pin firewire.

I hope that helps

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