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Carlos Tomarchio
usb 2 upgrade for G4
on Sep 25, 2008 at 8:42:41 pm

Hi,
I have a 500g mybook usb hard drive that i have a lot of dv footage on it in 5g lots that i want to transfer to my G4 duall 1 g mac but it takes about 2 hours for every 5 g. When i transfer to my macbook pro which has usb 2 its takes about 6 min. Is there a upgrade to usb 2 for my G4 or any other solutions.


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Chuck Reti
Re: usb 2 upgrade for G4
on Sep 26, 2008 at 7:42:48 pm

There are a number of USB 2.0 PCI cards, roughly in the $30 range, more and less, from Sonnet, IOGear, Belkin and others. Easy to install, usually offer 3 or 4 USB 2 ports. Some cards have combo USB 2 and Firewire. Check the usual online Mac retailers for prices and varieties.


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Carlos Tomarchio
Re: usb 2 upgrade for G4
on Sep 26, 2008 at 9:02:55 pm

Thanks Chuck for your reply i will look into it.
Cheers
Carlos



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