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  1. OleLila

    Powerbook 180 LCD ribbon cable repair

    I still haven't gotten back too it, have the parts .....but need a clear day and some better magnifying glasses and right out look before attempt; the couple of times I have looked at it, it's not hard to imagine getting it all hooked up and then not being able to get the cable folded and back...
  2. OleLila

    RaSCSI and Maintosh Plus

    Has anyone other gotten their Plus to boot from a RaSCSI? I've created and formatted multiple disks and installed System 6.0.8, I can see it if I boot from another disk but cannot boot form the RaSCSI alone. Have tried formatting/new drivers with Special HD SC Setup 7.3.5, PLI, Blue Disc...
  3. OleLila

    Arduino SCSI device - Work in Progress

    Lost in the June crash of 2021 were several posts regarding construction of "Poor man's" blueSCSI. Though it does work, by the time you get all of the materials, board, SD holder, you might as well have just ordered the kit. Its a good project though. Multiple trouble shooting posts, wiring...
  4. OleLila

    Cheap USB mouse adapter for 128k/512k/Plus?

    Hello, This is information from thread that was lost in the June 2021 server crash. It relates to this post so adding it here. It is more information regarding the building of a mouse compatible with Mac Plus and earlier compact macintoshes. The original post indicated with the right Logitech...
  5. OleLila

    Soldering success

    Not apple but Atari related, but a conquest, at least for me. It may give additional motivation to attempt (again) a reconstruction of the LCD ribbon for a 180c. Anyway...aside from the center ground of the FPGA (which I couldn't see but assumed I melted with a heat gun), this was all...
  6. OleLila

    MacPro 8 Core Cheese Grater

    I have this machine and use it a lot; its been great; running OS Catalina with dosDude patch and windows 10 from SSD's. Upgraded the video card with Radeon 580....no boot screen but works great.
  7. OleLila

    Color Classic speed

    Wow...its interesting, I even owned an LC way back when and I do not remember it being this slow, maybe just happy to have color at that point.....
  8. OleLila

    Color Classic speed

    I had increased the memory on my color classic today to 8 MB hoping for a speed bump. It's running System 7.1.1 and 32 bit addressing is on, on reading System 7.1.1 has 32 bit quickdraw built in. Abuse and Prince of Persia 2 are not playable secondary to the lag. I thought at least POP would...
  9. OleLila

    128k - new addition to the fleet

    Wait a second....isn't there a boot disc for the 128 K that lets you access the HD-20 (or HD-20 emulator) on the Floppy emu?
  10. OleLila

    Not a Mac but 68k

    That's awesome.....still looking for my barn find Amiga.
  11. OleLila

    Basket Case PowerBook 180c

    The other thing here is the distances and bends in the cable., the right length to bend, flex and close the screen .....Do you have a picture of the back of the lcd w cable in place?
  12. OleLila

    Basket Case PowerBook 180c

    Yeah! Great job and good eyes....So there is hope...I would try the same except for the part about "be careful plugging and unplugging the tab connector as they (the tab contacts) can  (eventually) displace"........its pretty cramped in there but looking at taking the header off of the inverter...
  13. OleLila

    Basket Case PowerBook 180c

    Nice...be careful plugging and unplugging the tab connector as they can  (eventually) displace especially after you solder to it. I tried some of this but not as clean as you are to this point, it semi worked but it was so tedious I haven't gotten back to it. Still kicking myself for not being...
  14. OleLila

    G4 MDD PSU

    Thanks for the link it was very helpful, sorry to repeat  up information that is already out there. ....I have the same video card that you have and it inspired me to reassess and I found that I can shut the case with the 500 watt power supply mounted in that area. So the power supply swap...
  15. OleLila

    G4 MDD PSU

    My video card is full length, it’s looking like the largest power supply I’m going to be able to put in and get the case closed (and keep cost under 40 bucks)  is 350 watts. Searches say this if ok if you are not using adc to power a monitor. Still have to build the cable and test it on a 500...
  16. OleLila

    G4 MDD PSU

    Going to try this https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NBU2C64/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and this http://atxg4.com/mdd.html To any electricians out there, if I used a separate DC power supply of 25 volts to pin 14 in parallel with the atx power supply could I...
  17. OleLila

    G4 MDD PSU

    Any news or follow up on the silver door G4 power supply repair or replacement successes?
  18. OleLila

    twenty one pilots - level of concern - new lyric video

    Thats fun, awesome detail and work there
  19. OleLila

    A Bit Of A Rarity

    I had never known of the Twiggy Mac before this thread. Looking forward to the rest. Thanks.