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post #1 of 2 Old 09-27-2001, 12:50 PM - Thread Starter
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Those forum members who own Panasonic's PV-HD1000 DVHS VCR know how loosely the supplied Firewire cables fit into the receptacles. It's real easy for them to fall out or slip out of contact.

I called Bi-Tronics (1-800-666-0996) in Hawthorne, NY and ordered two of their 10' Firewire cables (part # YD-FW4410). They sell for $19.30 each, and absolutely, positively snap securely into the Panasonic set-top box and DVCR.

No more cables slipping out. These cables do not come with chokes, BTW. (Not that you'll really need the chokes.) Bi-Tronics also has a web site at www.bi-tronics.com, and you can order cables in 6', 10', and 15' lengths.

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KC,
Had the same problem. Come home and find out that the recorder never started because the connection got loose.

Believe it or not, I bought a Firewire cable from Best Buy and fixed that problem permanently. Nice snug fit and a lot cheaper.
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