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    LC 475 won't startup after recap...why?

    Hi :) yes the LC475 board is up and running again. My very thanks goes to @Bolle he helped me with that little bugger. The End result looks like this now and I'm very happy. There was a bad/broken (literally) resistor and a little wirework was needed due bad traces/contacts :D To be true...
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    LC 475 won't startup after recap...why?

    Hi friends, I just recently recapped a LC 475 logic board. Usually it's nothing fancy about - did it dozen of times. But this particular one won't talk to me, even afte a good recap. It just had bad caps, no battery leakage or so... If I turn on the machine, the fan will start and the hdd...
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    Mac10 ext. HDD Pinout & drivers needed :D

    Hi Friends, I just dig out my old MAC10 (by Paradise Systems Inc.) external serial hard drive. It once came with my Macintosh 512k. Sadly I can't find it's serial data cable anymore after our last moving in 2019 :(   Does somebody has the same drive and/or can tell me the serial pinout/wiring...
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    Need some serious Help with Apple Lisa/Mac XL & H-ROMs

    OMG!!! My Life-Savior :D  just see what you did to me ;)  This was such a happy moment ... unbelievable... I tried several official and inofficial sources - all corrupt - thank you so much :D ...even my Mac Works/Macintosh OS is booting just fine from it's widget drive ;)  last step will...
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    Need some serious Help with Apple Lisa/Mac XL & H-ROMs

    Hi friends :D what do I miss here? :( ... I just burned me the last Lisa ROMS, the H-ROMs (341-0175-H & 341-0176-H) on suitable 2764 ROMs but I only get such gibberish on the screen when I plug them onto the CPU-Board.  Here's also a short video of my Mac XL/Lisa showing what I...
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    Apple Lisa Widget Drive Repair - need some advise ;)

    Hi my friends :lisa2: I'm actually on a very special project here...I've got several Apple Widget Drives - all drives need some "service" and have different main issues. There are two drives that seem to work on the technical part -they easily spin up, open their brake thing and well, they...
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    MarNo84's Collection & finds

    Yeah :D fun fact, I really tried on that Classic board :/ even restored some traces and CPU pins with wires...but didn't help much - now it's a 'classy' art thing on the wall ;) I did the same with some of my Lisa boards and an early Macintosh 128k board too - but good thing here is, they...
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    MarNo84's Collection & finds

    Well it's sadly no Sanyo - it's a 286 AT clone computer I got in parts a while ago ;)
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    MarNo84's Collection & finds

    Hi friends, as I just discovered this area here on 68kmla - I felt that I need to give my input too :p My actual collection consists mostly of Apple stuff, followed by NeXT and a few other nice things. You can always keep an eye on my webpage and/or my small YouTube channel...
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    3D-Printed Objects

    Hi, sadly I couldn't find my fine measurement tools :( I just tried my best on some pictures :/ maybe someone also has a CC and could make it much better than I did ;)
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    3D-Printed Objects

    Hi friends :) silly question... does someone already modeled the Color Classic front badge/logo? I really would like to print me a personalized insert logo for my Mystic & Takky upgrades .. I don't want to repaint or destroy their originals. I can print these myself (but I'm way too...
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    Macintosh Floppy Drive to PC Controller?

    Hey folks, I'm thinking about a new project to start...and therefore I wanted to use a Apple Macintosh floppy FDHD a.k.a. superdrive on a regular PC mainboard/floppy controller. I've got some of these drives around in a box. Is this even possible? I know it's kinda different...
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    Apple Lisa 2/5 defective Video Output?

    Final Update:  I also did repair every left bad trace on this motherboard - I also did the first wireowrk again - now it looks better, more professional ;) After I tested everything again, I did use some Urethan 71 (plastic based isolating lacquer) to finish and safe the polished traces from...
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    Apple Lisa 2/5 defective Video Output?

    JUST A QUICK UPDATE: it's alive and running again [ :D ]  I finally found the bugger...it was just a broken trace between the lines R1 to C15/R15. I measured every part and trace again and finally found a missing signal - so d*mn easy at the end - no parts needed to swap, Did a quick solder...
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    Apple Lisa 2/5 defective Video Output?

    Yep, I did the same here - I did it with my 100% working setup in first place and second, with the defective motherboard... surprise, surprise  [:D] ]'>   as I can see on the external display, everything works like a charme - even booting up from the external ProFile into LISA OS. Now I'm...
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