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    Wifi Extension Development Thread

    That's the problem. The extension itself is over 2mb in size, and it's memory requirement is set to 4mb. On a SE/30 with 128mb of RAM that's of course not an issue, but I didn't realise the SE's maximum memory was so low! The reason the extension is so big is due to a combination of factors...
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    Wifi Extension Development Thread

    @Michael_b Attached is a version of the extension with some logging added. Before installing, please rename your primary disk to "Mac HD (68K)" (without the quotes). Solely because I was too lazy to write the code to find the primary drive... Then after rebooting, wait a few minutes and you...
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    Wifi Extension Development Thread

    @Michael_b @10001001sos I finally had some spare time and I believe I've figured out the issue with System 7. The issue was not MacTCP as I originally thought, but simply that you need to install the Thread Manager extension. I had previously only tested the extension on System 7.5, which...
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    Building a Spotify player for my Mac SE/30

    @just.in.time sorry, if I had of known the packages were different I would have made this clear on my GitHub readme  :( I also found this on the OpenWRT site: https://openwrt.org/unsupported/nand_flash Note the table at the bottom: It says must be forced into booting from NOR flash - but...
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    Wifi Extension Development Thread

    @Michael_b @10001001sos I just did a quick test via the Network Software Selector to switch from Open Transport to MacTCP - and I was able to replicate the problem. And I was using system 7.5. So I don't think it's to do with System 7.1 but MacTCP - I'm looking into it. In regard to some sites...
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    Mac SE/30 SCSI problem

    I FIXED IT!!! THANK YOU @Bolle! I started checking each connection, and I re-checked them on a known working board to ensure I was doing it correctly. I eventually found IOW on the SCSI chip was not connecting with the GLU chip, but it was connecting fine on my working board. I soldered a wire...
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    Daystar Universal PowerCache P33 in SE/30

    Hi all, I tried adding the jumper to my Twinspark to see what effect it had on my Daystar Turbo 040 - I was blown away by the improvement! The MacBench scores speak for themselves. Below I tested my SE/30 with a Daystar Turbo - one with the Jumper and one without: But scores aside, the whole...
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    Another Turbo 601 / SE/30 Failure Report

    I know a few other people have tried getting a Daystar Turbo 601 working in their SE/30, but I thought I'd share my experiences. I tried installing a 100mhz Turbo 601 in my SE/30 using a Twinspark Adapter. I experimented with various ROM's using the BMOW ROM Simm Programmer and here's the...
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    Fun with colour on my SE/30

    Thanks all for the encouraging words. I was going to pack it all in after frying my LCD controller - but you've motivated me to keep on trying. @Byrd thanks for the offer. I'm pretty happy with the results using liquid silicone rubber, but I'll keep it in mind cheers. @trag I actually included...
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    Wifi Extension Development Thread

    Hey @10001001sos sorry for the delay - please see attached PDF of my router settings. My settings are a bit of a mess - mainly because I don't know how to rename the network interfaces so they are a bit misleading. Here's what I can tell you: The first interface LAN is the Bridge between the...
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    Fun with colour on my SE/30

    Here is the only photo I took before I accidentally fried the LCD controller board... a fleeting moment of glory: It looked great - zero distortion and the curved resin panel fits the Mac perfectly. I accidentally reversed the polarity of the 12v power to the LCD controller - smoke ensued! I...
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    Fun with colour on my SE/30

    Quick update: As you can see from the broken shard of glass below, the CRT cutting was unsuccessful! But perhaps it was a blessing in disguise, because as you can see the glass is very dark, thick and has a stipple texture on the inside. It would have led to poor clarity from the LCD. But it...
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    Building a Spotify player for my Mac SE/30

    I'll keep that in mind for the next release! The current logo looks like this which is not nearly as interesting:  
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    Tantalum recap success

    Well I don't care what you all say, but recapping with tantalum capacitors is HARD! Last time I tried, I gave up and switched to electrolytics - which I found much easier. That said, this time I had success... I bought this NOS motherboard over a year ago, still in original packaging. Apart...
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    Fun with colour on my SE/30

    I've been scrounging parts for a while now to somehow upgrade an SE/30 to a colour screen. I finally started piecing it together: The Mac has a RasterOps ColorBoard 264 in its PDS slot, and I've connected it to a VGA controller via a DB-15 to VGA adapter. Thankfully the VGA controller...
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