Anyone using Firewire extensions?

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Anyone using Firewire extensions?

Postby Tom12 » Fri Nov 11, 2005 4:48 am

Hi I am wondering if anyone is using a fire wire \"repeater\" or an extension cable to gain more distance from the computer? And if so how is it working?
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Postby Joris1 » Fri Nov 11, 2005 6:40 am

Hi,

I use a 9 meter fire wire from Calumet - works fine. Were you thinking of even longer distances to your computer?
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Postby Ulf » Fri Nov 11, 2005 10:44 am

I have been on multiple installations with this configuration also done internal tests.
Start out with 4.5 meter and then repeater, add 10meter new repeater etc.
I believe the limit is about 3 or 4 repeaters.
What we recommend is ofcourse the Phase One Power Pack solution which is a combind repeater and power conditioner.
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