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Logic 8 OT: usb2 vs FW400 vs FW800...w/ a 7200 bus powered drive?

Discussion in 'Logic 8' started by tvpnyc, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. tvpnyc

    tvpnyc New Member

    i need a bus-powered drive (7200rpm) to use for samples playback on my macbook pro... what results will each of these different interfaces produce?
  3. I think there's no buspowered 7200RPM drives using USB.

    - Sascha
  4. tvpnyc

    tvpnyc New Member

  5. Wow, that's news to me. But seriously, it's incredibly expensive. For a "plain" buspowered USB drive, let's say an ICY case and a 500 GB (5400 RPM) quality drive, I'll pay like 100 Euros quid.

    Anyway, I think that for your endeavours, a FW800 case with a proper drive in it would be the best choice, leaving one of the rare USB ports free for other things (MIDI keyboards, mice, data sticks, etc.).

    - Sascha

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