Peter wrote: > There's still FW400 on the base MacBook & the MacBook Pro(s) have > FW400 or/and FW800 depending on model. > > Most of the folks I sell Macs to don't even know what FireWire is, let > alone use it... Of course the pro models will have the tools a pro needs-- at a price. An irony here is that iMove that ships with the Aluminum MB is now limited to input from USB camcoders only, severely crippling its usability. I guess I shouldn't become so bothered about a low-end consumer product, but I know I'll be called on to fix them down the road and what was once as simple as mounting in Target mode will become a major chore. A few weeks ago in an extended phone call I helped a user on this list recover from a major system problem and save and transfer all his FB archives thanks to being able to link old Mac and new one in Target mode. I just hate to see a cheapening of the platform I love.