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How should I connect my Digidesign Firewire 400 interface to my Firewire 800 ONLY Macintosh?

Depending on the number of available FW800 ports use one of these methods:

1) FW800 port -> FW800 to FW400 converter cable -> Pro Tools LE FireWire audio interface

With one of the following options for recording drives:

* Internal SATA Drive(s)
* FW800 port -> FW800 Drive(s) (912 or 924 chipset)
* FW800 port -> FW800 to FW400 converter cable -> FW400 Drive(s) (911 chipset)

2) FW800 port -> FW800 Drive (912 or 924 chipset) -> Out FW400 port on Drive -> Pro Tools LE FireWire audio interface

3) FW800 port -> FW800 to FW400 converter cable -> FW400 Drive (911 chipset) -> Multiple FW400 Drives (911 chipset) as needed for maximum track count -> Pro Tools LE FireWire audio interface

4) SIIG FireWire 2-Port PCIe (internal PCIe card) -> Pro Tools LE FireWire audio interface

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