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About olePigeon

  1. Thunder, Thunder, Thunder, ThunderCards... HO!

    Nice cards. I have a Thunder II GX 1600 sitting in a box because it doesn't support 4-bit color. I'd really like to get the Radius version at some point, that one does 4-bit.
  2. Carrera040 Info / Hacking Thread

    Might be the MacZone rebadge of the TokaMac, since that's the only accelerator for the IIfx that was actually released. By the way, I never heard back from Hans of Micromac. If anyone else is interested in contacting him, I can give you his contact info via PM.
  3. Carrera040 Info / Hacking Thread

    I emailed the current owner of MicroMac to see if he has the original source code for the software and would be willing to share it. Would other code be useful to ask about? The ROM on the card itself?
  4. Carrera040 Info / Hacking Thread

    If Joe's works, then it'd probably be useful to have an Adapter + '040 + Computer compatibility matrix for the II-style '040 accelerators out there (Daystar, Sonnet, MicroMac, and Applied Engineering.)
  5. Custom Bootable ROM Images for BMOW SIMM?

    Oh, nuts. Wait. This is for the original SIMM. I don't know if it'll work with the newer one. You can give it a go.
  6. Custom Bootable ROM Images for BMOW SIMM?

    Yes, I have a special ROM that Doug patched himself to work with an 040. I seem to recall it required some tinkering and disabling the memory checksum. It even has a custom "Arrrr!' startup sound, Pirate floppy (see my avatar), and Pirate IIci Mac icon (when the Daystar isn't installed.) olePigeonPatchedROM-normalchecksum_disabled.bin
  7. MicroMac Technology 632-10008 MultiSpeed Accelerator

    No, Micromac is no longer in business. I've actually talked to the now current owner of the IP of the former company. He just keeps the website up for posterity. All the "good stuff" has been sold.
  8. I'd be curious to know myself.
  9. Apple IIe Craigslist find

    I actually got mine about three weeks ago. I was watching it like a hawk for months. He sold out as I was paying for it.
  10. Apple IIe Craigslist find

    Also, check out the FastChip //e. 16MHz Apple II. Faster than a Transwarped IIGS. He also has a really nice Mockingboard clone. Unfortunately his stuff is often out of stock. He can't make it fast enough.
  11. Apple IIe Craigslist find

    Whatever you do, don't visit this website: www.a2heaven.com You'll end up spending a few hundred dollars on your Apple II.
  12. SIMMspenderâ„¢ & IIsi memory expansion hack reboot.

    I may have a 30-pin to 72-pin adapter you can have for cost of shipping if you want it.
  13. ProtoCache1.1 - IIsi/SE/30 PowerCache Adapter Prototype

    Have you tried underclocking the Turbo 040 with a slightly slower crystal? Maybe down to 30 MHz instead of 33? (Or 33 from 40?)
  14. How do I get a 32bit clean ROM for my SE?

    The software workaround is MODE32. It's an extension that enables 32-bit memory addressing. The best solution is to get one of these: https://www.bigmessowires.com/mac-rom-inator-ii/ I bet if you ask BMOW, he might be able to load it with a 32-bit clean ROM before shipping it.
  15. Glide Strips for ADB mouse?

    If you have any printers near you, give them a call. They may have sheets of 8.5x11 peel-n-stick teflon. It's used for overlays. I bet you could buy a single sheet from them for a dollar or two, then cut out some sliders.