This IEEE 1394 male female adapter is used to convert a 9P connection to a 6P connection. It can be used with IEEE-1394 compliant devices.Devices include: digital camcorder, digital camera, DV recorders, PC cameras, IEEE-1394 HDDs, CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs, MOs, digital set top boxes, scanners, printers, and other IEEE-1394 compliant devices. This 1394 male female adapter can be used For high end and high speed video editing, streaming video, Data Transfer, Digital Camera s & Recorders. With an advantage design and construction that include corrosion-resistant, this 1394 adapter has a high performance connection.
Other Thoughts:Very simple product and quality is fine. Using this as a cheaper alternative for connecting a new computer to an existing device and wire (cheaper that getting a 9/6-pin cable. Regarding some other comments on no power: No, 6-pin firewire connections do not provide power, that's what a 9-pin firewire connections do.