file transfer from ext HD to Ext H

  bbmf474 10:07 15 Apr 2010

I have 2 external HD each with firewire.
Is there an safe/easy way to transfer files from one to the other using a firewire lead ?
Thanks BBMF

  mgmcc 12:00 15 Apr 2010

If you mean connecting the two drives directly by Firewire cable, then "No" because there is no software running to run the file transfers. You still need to connect both drives to a computer, whether by Firewire or USB 2.0, in order to transfer files between them.

  bbmf474 12:37 15 Apr 2010

Thanks very much mgmcc I will do as you suggest but why do both HD have two firewire ports?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:55 15 Apr 2010

Becasuse you can "daisy chain" firewire devices together.

i.e. PC to first HDD the cadble from first HDD to second HDD.

click here

  bbmf474 15:58 15 Apr 2010

thanks very much

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