Is there a firewire adaptor for firewire 800?

i'm just about to buy the pro tools MBox pro but am concerned because the firewire connection is the older type, how can i get round this?

Well, I haven't had a problem with several 6 ft and 10 ft FW cables coming in from 5 different devices (three external hard drives, one external burner, one FW hub) - I have a cable for each one (and they are all marked properly)  so I can simply plug in whichever one I need (or daisy chain if necessary).

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