Due to a change in the power protection circuit, the new Mac Book Pro laptop computers will not supply sufficient power over the FireWire bus to initially boot older Saffire and Saffire LE units. Once the Saffire has powered up with the included external power supply attached, the power supply can be disconnected if required. the Saffire can then be bus-powered.
All units above these serial numbers will have no problem booting from the MacBook Pro's firewire bus power.
Plugging in a Saffire causes my mac to power down.
Certain Apple Macs are more sensitive to power issues than others.
If you find that when the Saffire boots up, your mac turns itself off then this is because the mac sees 'too much' power being...
What are the Power Supply Specs for my Saffire?
The Saffire's Power Supply has the following specifications:
Output Voltage: 12 Volts
Output Current: 1.5 Amps, Alternating Current (AC)
Model Numbers: Begin with "SY-1215" and then depends on...
What are the Power Supply Specs for my Saffire PRO?
The Saffire PRO's Power Supply has the following specifications:
Output Voltage: 15 Volts
Output Current: 0.6/1.4 Amps, Alternating Current (AC)
Below are pictures of the Saffire PRO's Power...