Sterett Prevost said in regards to Dean S & cables pulling out:
You won't have to "downgrade" to FW400 with the Apple super-slim white FW 400 cables if you do what I did: FW400 female to FW800 male adapters I found on Amazon for a couple of bucks each. I got 4 of them; one for each end of the two cables I bought. Only weighs a couple of ounces and packs easily in any travel case I use.
I have found the quality of these adapters varies widely (mostly lous