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FireWire Uses Advantages Disadvantages


FireWire is a method to transfer information between digital devices like audio and video components. It is a popular connector for adding peripherals to computer.

Uses of FireWire

  • To connect digital camcorders.
  • To connect external hard drives.
  • To connect other devices that can benefit from high data transfer rate (up to 480Mbps).
  • To connect to computers to transfer files.

Advantages of FireWire

  1. To transfer power to the device through the same data transfer cable.

Disadvantages of FireWire

  1. It is more expensive.