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.
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.