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    • You probably saw the early 4400-specific model. Those were huge, roughly 2x taller than the later 64*54 models, and AFAIK only available at 240MHz. The 64*54 would probably work in a 4400 or other Tanzania clone but it's designed to be smaller to fit comfortably in the Alchemy models. They're a good choice to use in a Power Color Classic mod since they don't require you to cut away the chassis to fit unlike the taller Sonnet cards.
    • @max1zzz, @waynestewart, @archer174 Thanks a lot for the encouraging feedback. I shall give it a go.  
    • Alright so the 2300dn definitely works with 8.6. I’m gonna use it over a network though so not sure that even matters. As far as I know there is a ppd file for it which works with the LaserWriter 8 driver. 
      I’ve always disabled all printing extensions on my systems so now I wonder which of them I’ll need to enable. I’ll be printing over a network, if that helps.
    • It's something in the soft power circuitry that is supposed to have a combination of semiconductors to pass off the power on signal voltage from the 6v PRAM battery to the PSU Power On pin until it's turned off, when the computer sends a "power off" signal to it and cuts the voltage from the PSU to the PSU Power On pin.
    • I’m also looking at a cheaper 2300dn that Cory mentioned. That’ll save me some $$$. Gonna do some research and see if I can find out if they’ll work with OS8.6. It’ll work with OS9 for sure but I run OS8.6. I guess that compatibility is only if you intend to use the provided software though, and I believe I’ll be doing it differently. Never printed stuff on an old Mac yet, still have a little to learn.  But as long as I can print two-sided pages over a network to a 2300 series from OS8.6 I’ll be happy.
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