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Does “quality” of FireWire cables matter?

I need to connect an old yet very powerful Focusrite Saffire 24pro DPS to my machine and need to buy a new 2m firewire 800 to 400 cable. I tried to search Amazon and Google but cost is in range ...
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ADAT - S/PDIF I/O optical connectivity

I have a sound interface, M-Audio - Profire 2626, that uses FireWire. I can't convert FireWire to USB, but the interface has ADAT I/O so I'm thinking about routing the M-Audio signal in something ...
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Thunderbolt-Firewire adapter: latency

I'm interested in using an old Firewire multichannel audio interface with a very recent Macbook that does not have Firewire but does have Thunderbolt. Apple sells a $30 Firewire-Thunderbolt adapter. ...
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FireWire on MacBook Air - Help!

I've got an M-Audio FireWire Solo and just bought a new Macbook Air so I could run Pro Tools. Didn't think to notice whether the Air would have a Firewire port (it does not). So now I've got a brand ...
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FireWire or USB

Which is better for audio recording? FireWire or USB audio interfaces? I've used USB quite a bit and struggled with a few latency issues (which have since been resolved) but the speeds of FireWire ...