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  1. MarNo84

    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...
  2. MarNo84

    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...
  3. MarNo84

    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...
  4. MarNo84

    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...
  5. MarNo84

    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...
  6. MarNo84

    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...
  7. MarNo84

    Apple /// startup problems - please help

    Hi there, my beloved Apple /// won't startup anymore... if I power it on, there is just the red lamp on the motherboard and the white/yellow one under the keyboard which work as usual. No check or anything from the floppy drive and the screen stays blank. The only way to get something on the...
  8. MarNo84

    Apple Lisa 2/5 defective Video Output?

    Hi, I have a special problem with a repair project...I wanted to repair a broken Lisa 2/5 motherboard. It was an victim of battery leakage...cleaned everything and fixed the broken traces on the board. I did the best/simple way: wirework - until now, it always worked like a charm. I just...
  9. MarNo84

    Mac CC InstallMeFirst Disk

    Hi, I'm not sure if this is the correct section...but I'm hardly looking for a working german Version of the Mac OS 7.1 - Spezial Installation (InstallMeFirst Disk - or Dc42 Image. My physical Disk is broken; physically, no way to read or write on it. I already swapped the magnetic inlay/inner...
  10. MarNo84

    Color Classic Recap - my first time and success :D

    Hey, Yesterday I Just did my first SMD recap ever..with great success :D Recently I got an beautiful CC - sadly in non working condition :-/ First look told me instantly that the caps were gone. Leakage all over the board... Well..not much to do that evening so I started my first Mac...
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