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Any advice? [message #86753] Wed, 27 June 2018 09:24 Go to next message
natejasper is currently offline  natejasper
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Registered: March 2018
Location: Uk
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Hello people,
I'm currently using a 17" Macbook Pro that in spite of it's 5 years of age works to my full satisfaction. In particular, the FW bus power is high enough to power my MH 2882 interface. The computer has a known issue with it's graphic card so I'm sure that within the next 6 month my machine will die. Thunderbolt-to-FW adapters supply only up to 7W of bus power and from what I found on this forum it is not enough to power the device.
My question is, does anybody have a work-around to 'battery' power the MH interface on the newer Macbook Pros? Any advice is highly appreciated.
Thanks for your time,
Re: Any advice? [message #86754 is a reply to message #86753] Wed, 27 June 2018 12:18 Go to previous message
bj is currently offline  bj
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Registered: July 2011
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Well, you can actually battery power the 2882 with a battery. But none of the newer MacBook Pros provide enough bus power to power any of the MIOs, unfortunately.
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