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    SCSI2SD Setup for Mac OS 8 (Power Mac G3)

    SCSI2SD behaves like a physical drive, not an image based drive emulator like some others. You need to configure it (configure volumes on the SD card, while connected to the scsi2sd via usb) using the scsi2sd-util software that you can find on the codesrc website. Writing data to those volumes...
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    The Mysteriously reanimated floppy drive...

    That's about the only possibility. I was by necessity quite rough with the read heads, the build up on them was very difficult to remove. It's rare for things to fix themselves!
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    The Mysteriously reanimated floppy drive...

    Here's a weird one. 6-ish years ago when I bought my Quadra 700 the floppy drive was totally solid with years of caked on dust, and incapable of injecting or ejecting a disk. I stripped, cleaned, lubricated, just the usual, and it worked great afterwards. Fast forward to a couple of years ago...
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    PowerMac G4 no internet

    Can't help with your question directly, but my default solution for all my vintage machines is one of the very cheap wifi bridges linked below connected via ethernet to the computer in question. Connect it via ethernet, log in to it's admin interface, put it in Repeater mode and connect it to...
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    TCP/IP settings on Mac OS 7.6.1

    OpenTransport works at least back 7.1 Pro because that's what I'm running on my Q700. Connected to my wifi network using a AAUI-10BaseT tranceiver connected via ethernet to one of those super cheap amazon/ebay chinese wifi bridges. You have to be careful which version of OT and use the version...
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    Anyone know what this NuBUS card might be?

    Now that is really interesting! I had no idea such a nubus card existed. The sparse info available on the internet seems to only mention Presenter* and Infini-D as compatible renderers, were there others. *IIRC the full title of this product was VIDI Presenter Professional? I distinctly recall...
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    Best bridge machine?

    I guess I'm the exception to the rule, but I don't really use a bridge machine. Navigator 3 on a Quadra downloads files just fine from the Garden. It struggles with the Repository, but I notice the owner of that site has made a pretty cool little downloader app for old Macs for that site...
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    Help identifying bin full of NUBUS cards

    Lots of potential purposes for GPIB - commonly found on old computer controlled industrial equipment in applications where RS232 was too slow.
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    Are any of these NUBUS graphics cards any good?

    Have you seen any review or benchmark data that includes the Lightning? As best as I can remember, I haven't seen any. Initially I confused the Paintboard Lightning with the Paintboard Li which does appear in those old MacUser benchmarks, but they are not the same card. You're not doing the...
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    Are any of these NUBUS graphics cards any good?

    I have a Paintboard Lightning in my Q700 and a Thunder II GX in my Q800. As an example, scrolling the homepage on the garden in Netscape in 16 or 24bit is quite good on both, much faster than onboard video. Finder window redraws are faster on the TIIGX, but not massively so. I guess both...
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    Using Magneto Optical drives on vintage 68k Macs

    That's interesting. I don't have any currently but a nice MO drive is on my list, so I have been quietly following this thread. What kit did you use and what did the process entail to clean the disks?
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    What System/mac Os version are you nostalgic for.

    My (as in personally mine) first Mac was an SE with 6.0.8 and 7.0, so I am super nostalgic for both of those. My first Mac experience was when my aunt bought a new Performa 630 bundle (she was a primary school teacher and there was a promotion for those at that time) and I spent countless hours...
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    What's the fastest drive option for a SCSI Mac?

    Those benchmarks posted by @Paulie have got me wondering... No experience with the ZuluSCSI here, but using the same benchmark, my SCSI2SD v6 benched somewhat faster on the internal bus (Also a Quadra 650/800, but stock clocks) compared to his, reaching 2.8something MB/S. I'm curious to know...
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    Simple revive of a dead Nubus Jackhammer...

    Much appreciated, I will experiment with this hopefully this evening. Have you experienced the corrupted ROM issue before on the Jackhammer?
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    Simple revive of a dead Nubus Jackhammer...

    Thanks, 3.0.2 "PE" is on the garden. Is that good to go, or is "PE" some cut down "lite" thing?
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    Simple revive of a dead Nubus Jackhammer...

    I recently bought a nubus Jackhammer on ebay, and tried it for the first time this evening. I was extremely disappointed to find that in both my nubus macs (Quadra 700 and 800) it was totally DOA. Didn't show in the Jackhammer CDEV, totally AWOL in Tattletech; I tried the usual swapping...
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    FOUND: Hippo C

    Really nice find, congratulations!
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    Cube Owners: Artmix VRM II available, slightly updated

    Until herd chimes in, I would mention that I have almost the same configuration and it works fine - artmix vrm, stock heatsink (some minor work done to it), 1.7GHz Encore ST. The fan runs and is audible, but quite quiet really. It does not run too hot (as I would consider it), it's very cool...
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    Macintosh 12” RGB Display (M1299 / M1296) with Vertical Linearity issue?

    For that sort of fault, my money is still on capacitors. Note that ESR testing is not 100% reliable! I work with CNC machines, some of them old, bad caps are fact of life for me. My typical approach when I suspect bad caps and have no schematic is just to brute force replace them all, but I...
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    Period displays for Quadra 700?

    I have a 16” Colour Display (currently dismantled in boxes waiting for a recap that has never happened) and a 17” Multiple Scan that I use as my daily driver on my Quadras. These two are almost identical form factors and both look great next to any Quadra or early powermac. The 16 is quite badly...
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