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    Mac IIci rebooting every 5 seconds

    I let it sit for 10 minutes and it started up fine, this time after about 5 minutes it started rebooting over and over.
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    Mac IIci rebooting every 5 seconds

    I have a Mac IIci that was having sound issues (really quiet, could hardly hear it) so I recapped it last night (while watching Mac84's live cast). Today I put it back together with only four 1 MB chips in bank A and left out the cache card and battery and left the top off the case. I hooked it...
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    Troubleshooting SE/30 garbled screen, no chime before and after recap

    I swapped out 4 different sets of RAM in bank A and also swapped out the ROM with my ROMinator and got the same problem. The Dead Mac Scrolls says check the ROM chip but that can't be it since the ROMinator shows the same problem. I do get a flashing "?" with the original ROM since the SCSI and...
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    Troubleshooting SE/30 garbled screen, no chime before and after recap

    That's the Dead Mac Scrolls book says. These symptoms point to a missing ROM.
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    Troubleshooting SE/30 garbled screen, no chime before and after recap

    Any ideas? I didn't replace the axials because they still look good. I have a working SE, can I put the SE/30 board in the SE to see if it works there? Are they interchangeable?
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    Questions with Mac Plus

    Yep, I have a G3 233 that I use as a bridge Mac. It has Firewire, USB and SCSI. Usually I will transfer files from my modern Mac to a USB/Firewire drive via USB. Then transfer to the G3 via Firewire. I unstuff and mount and re-package all software and files in a more compatible format. I can...
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    VCF East 2022 Swap Meet Haul

    I was there looking for some NeXT stuff and a 12" RGB for my LCII, neither of which were there. I ended up just buying some small stuff like a 5 port EtherHub, a pair of TP Link Ethernet extenders, a USB hub, etc. I did pick up a free 4:3 LCD monitor though. It works great with my Beige G3 233.
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    Questions with Mac Plus

    I have found that Toast 5.2.1 reads a lot of images that no other software will mount. I downloaded some dsk, dmg, smi, etc. files that Stuffit, Shrinkwrap, Disk Copy 4.2 or 6.x just would not read, but Toast 5.2.1 opened them right up.
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    Has anyone gotten a firewire card working on a Beige G3 running 8.6?

    I finally got it working by using 2.8.3 Firewire drivers and a drive that has a power cable. I'm using the Adaptec AFW-4300A. The self-powered drives do not work on OS 8.6 but they do work on OS 9 (weird).
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    Has anyone gotten a firewire card working on a Beige G3 running 8.6?

    I have tried 3 different cards, IOGear GIC 430F, Adaptec FireConnect AFW-4300, and Adaptec 4300A. The Adaptecs show up and and register in the System Profiler. I'm starting to think it's because I'm using 2 drives with FW800 connectors and a 800>400 cable. maybe if I bought a native FW 400 drive...
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    Has anyone gotten a firewire card working on a Beige G3 running 8.6?

    That one specifically says OS 9 and up only so that wouldn't work for me as I'm using OS 8.6.
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    Has anyone gotten a firewire card working on a Beige G3 running 8.6?

    I bought an Adaptec FireConnect 4300 on ebay, we'll see if that works when it arrives. If not, there are some LaCie FW 400s available.
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    Has anyone gotten a firewire card working on a Beige G3 running 8.6?

    The FireConnect 4300 says requirements are: \ Macintosh Mac OS 8.6 or later Power Macintosh 8600/9600 or later Available PCI slot CD-ROM drive Would the G3 266 be considered later than an 8600? I know it was released in November 97 with a PPC 750 and the 8600 was released earlier February 97...
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    Has anyone gotten a firewire card working on a Beige G3 running 8.6?

    I've tried an Adaptec AFW-4300 and an IOGear GIC430F and neither work. I've tried Firewire enabler 2.33, 2.4, 2.5 and 2.8.3. The System Profiler sees the card and Card Type, Model and Vendor ID are displayed but Card Model and ROM# are not. The IOGear says it's compatible with OS 8.6 and a Blue...
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    VCF Swap Meet Quadra 900

    Nice, I was there too. I just bought some small accessories. Glad you found something you were looking for.
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