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    NuPORT nubus card

    Nope, not seen that one before. Looks fun, though! Agreed, I'd like to see what's on the ROM...
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    My Performa 400 (LCII) just died :-( !

    I've tested LC PSUs with a multimeter under no load, though it was quite a long time ago. As far as I remember, it worked fine - the voltages were a bit off relative to what it would be in circuit but I could at least check that it was producing about the right voltages.
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    Is there a diag ROM available?

    This might help you get started: https://web.archive.org/web/20140921020853/https://mac68k.info/wiki/display/mac68k/Diagnostic+Mode You don't need the VIA thingy though, just press the debug switch early in boot to trigger death chimes. That should work.
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    Macintosh IIfx conundrum

    Oops, minus one observation point for me. Sorry! Though I would personally be asking why it didn't work, and I think @David Cook might have answered that one for us
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    Macintosh IIfx conundrum

    As you've gathered already, the IIfx startup sequence is considerably more complicated than the 512k one :) . The grey raster means that the first-stage initialisation code in the video card is running. This is also the same stage that on other graphics cards draws the vendor splash screen, so...
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    Introducing (and interest check) AirTalk: Wireless plug-and-play LocalTalk dongles

    This is either the ImageWriter doing something a bit weird or the TashTalk transceiver doing something a bit weird; I hope you won't mind if I get out of the way and let you and @tashtari talk about this because at present my useful input in this conversation is going to be a bit limited!
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    IIsi vs se/30

    There is, in retrocomputing hobby land, a slightly odd cachet attached to the SE/30 because it's the fastest compact, but it's not a deity the way some people seem to speak of it. If you like the IIsi better, use the IIsi :) I find my SE/30s interesting as hardware, partly because the...
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    Upgrading Micron Xceed Color 30 to Color 30HR

    This is fun stuff. Nicely done. Appreciate the detailed writeup.
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    aladds’s G5 journey

    I've done similar to this. Interesting experience isn't it... I'm not sure I like the Underground, but it's certainly extremely impressive in a huge number of ways
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    Introducing (and interest check) AirTalk: Wireless plug-and-play LocalTalk dongles

    Glad you're enjoying it! That's really nifty. I enjoyed your blog post. Didn't know about the PocketCHIP before this, what a nice little thing. The Err light on the LocalTalk side means either that a malformed packet has been received or that a lot of handshakes have been attempted in a...
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    Lobos board (Strange Apple ROM)

    That would make sense!
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    Displaying external VGA signal on an SE/30s display

    This involves both precise timings and high voltages. If you are not already intimately familiar with working with old CRTs, I would suggest not doing this. Destroying stuff on the AB is the best outcome you can reasonably expect if you just wade into it.
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    SE/30 DiiMO accelerator cloning

    This is great fun. I'm looking forward to seeing how your cache spelunking goes
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    Startup/Boot Icons (Extensions and Control Panels)

    I think it did. One that certainly did was Symbionts, which suppressed ShowIcon somehow and did its own icon drawing.
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    Startup/Boot Icons (Extensions and Control Panels)

    This is from memory, so bear with me and verify before absolutely trusting this information. First of all, the display of the icon is under the control of the extension or control panel, not under the control of the OS. There's an agreed method for finding out where you should draw your icon...
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    And there we go! All clean and working again. Just need some screws to fix the network card...

    And there we go! All clean and working again. Just need some screws to fix the network card in, which are coming in the week
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    It lives! [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    It lives!
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    My IIfx progress

    Well done! What a nice machine to have back working again.
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    Simasimac after fitting ROMinator, even after reverting

    Yeah, the socket is probably just tired. You'll probably be fine if you get it in and then don't poke it :)
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    Introducing (and interest check) AirTalk: Wireless plug-and-play LocalTalk dongles

    Yeah, see if you get something that looks like an attempted address negotiation on the Tx pin, I think.