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Wiki/Pages article ideas


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Article idea: dip-switch settings for VGA adapters:

Beyond the simple tables of “dip switch settings XYZ correspond to WxH” I wish I had some understanding of what particular dip-switches actually mean, in terms of tying together sense pins and sync pulses.



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How about 

  • ROM-inator ROM images for writing to SIMMs with various configurations and sizes (e.g., w/ Turbo 040 driver, w/ RAM check disabled, ROM disk, regular vs. MEGA SIMM)
  • STL files for 3D-printed case/chassis parts, bezels, etc. (i.e., true parts and not a Mac Plus Apple Watch holder) 

I've seen both of these topics scattered across posts and it might be a good thing to have them all on the same page - it would probably encourage others to contribute.



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I agree. If we all make a central repository for these, we could go and access, say, 3D printed SCSI2SD brackets and such easily.



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Yes! And any PCB designs folks have put together, like this cool Mac Plus internal scsi mod. 



Daring Pioneer of the Future
Staff member
Zip drive information in general. Probably structured in a couple ways:

  • General overview of what removable storage technologies existed, properties of the different ones.
  • Reference pages for each media with how-to/guides/recommendations and additional details
  • a page detailing why Zip drives are the way they are
  • any repair findings or troubleshooting suggestions we fine


Daring Pioneer of the Future
Staff member
lol, whoops. Most of my posts here that don't make sense are based on the way the old software built links internally.

Anyway, two new guide ideas:
  • What discs to I use for this machine? (esp w/re newer machines)
    • based on discussion about the emac'03 9.2.2 CD vs. others, in theory using a retail 9.2.1 disc then doing the 9.2.2 patch separately may be better than using the emac cd or a "universal" CD)
    • desired: part numbers and reasoning behind each machine (e.g. QS'02 ethernet PHY driver updates)
    • potential research: when does the emac cd work and not work, and why
  • How to image media
    • using imgburn or a similar ISO tool on a windows system to image CDs
    • DC 4.2 vs. 6
    • doing conversions on things already imaged
    • not using tools that weren't public
    • virtual cd imager/mounter may be a resolution for ISOs on system 7 machines