Firewire cables how long?
I'm about to buy a RME Fireface 800 but would like to konw the experiences with long firewire cable. I need about 6 meters. If you know where to buy??
Re: Firewire cables how long?
The spec for Firewire is a maximum of 4.5m (about 14 ft.) cables. The options are to
Originally Posted by stigc56
1) use two cables and a device with two or more ports in the middle, or
2) Get two POF (plastic optical fiber) converters, and a POF cable.
For 6 meters, choose option 1. Option 2 is expensive, but can run something like 200 meters, maybe more.