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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 4
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 3
A cable that shouldnot be! – USB to 4-Pin 1394 FireWire Adapter Cable (1.8M) Reviews

posted by Shannoes on 01/19/2011 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

Pros:
An unusual cable combination that isn't something you would expect to see in everyday computing. The price is certainly right, though.
Cons:
Build quality feels a bit thin, but I haven't had to use it yet so I don't really if this is an issue.
Other:
What would you use it for? I got it because I honestly thought I need a FireWire-to-USB connector for an odd model of video camera. Turns out I just needed a different FireWire cable. (Those darn ports look similar in fuzzy photographs...)
Bottomline:
I'm still looking for a use for it. But, hey, at this price I'm not complaining. I've just added it to my collection of 'one day I will use these' cables. Eventually, I almost always find a use for every one of them. This cable's turn will come!

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