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Old November 14th, 2010, 06:16 PM   #1
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Specing a laptop with Firewire

Why is it so difficult to shop for a laptop with Firewire?
Too many reviews are all gloss, and no specifics.

I'm looking to get a core I5 laptop.
It is hunt-and-peck to find specs listing input devices
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Old November 14th, 2010, 10:04 PM   #2
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Just buy the laptop you need and buy and expresscard with firewire ports...it works fine.
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Old November 15th, 2010, 12:12 PM   #3
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Well make sure that the laptop you buy has aan expresscard slot, sincec that is not a forgone conclusion. Expresscard is more versatile than firewire, since it can be used to add support for firewirre, or for eSATA or USB3, among many other things.
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