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  1. MacCon IIsi SE/30 Not Working. Any Ideas?

    So that didn't work, either I've got two power supplies that have the same issue or something else is going on. The picture is a bit crooked on this one as well, I think I bumped the video board or something. I'll have to figure out how to fix that later.
  2. MacCon IIsi SE/30 Not Working. Any Ideas?

    Hmm, I have another SE/30 missing a logic board. Maybe I'll try putting everything in there to test it before I recap the PSU.
  3. MacCon IIsi SE/30 Not Working. Any Ideas?

    I can't remember the IDs off the top of my head now, but first I had it set to both jumpers on (how it came), then I changed it to both jumpers off because I saw someone else using it that way, but neither way seemed to work. Gauge Series SlotInfo did not see the card.
  4. I recently acquired an Asante MacCon IIsi SE/30 network card, but I can't seem to get it to work. When attempting to install the Asante drivers, it fails to detect the card. When I try to run the Asante Troubleshooter, the system crashes with a "bus error". The troubleshooter runs with extensions disabled, but does not detect the card. TattleTech does not detect the card. The card is fully seated, the back panel is connected properly, the card appears undamaged and has no residue on it. I can't say for sure the card was functional when I got it, but I have no reason to believe it shouldn't have been. I'm not entirely sure if the SE/30 is the problem either, since I don't have another functional one to test it with. It also gives me a bus error if I try to use the MultiModule screensaver in After Dark or start a game in SimCity 1.0, if those are an indicator of anything. Any ideas?
  5. Here's a new one...

    Yep, I've been searching eBay for them for the past month but never found any. Discovered this one was included in the SE/30 but wasn't in the description. Sadly it doesn't have 10Base-T, only 10Base2 and AUI. Hopefully that AUI adapter I ordered works for it.
  6. Here's a new one...

    So I ordered an SE/30 off eBay last week, and it just got today. Opened it up, looked to be in pretty good condition. Fully sealed in bubble wrap, no damage from shipping (although the FedEx guy was putting the note on the door as he knocked, didn't even bring the package with him). The Apple badge on the front was missing, but that's fine, I have plenty of those. Boot it up, got vertical lines and no chime. I popped open the case and began to remove the network card (the reason I bought it mostly) and found it was a MacCon IIsi SE/30. Mystery solved there. I fully removed the network card for now, then I removed the logic board. I looked over the board a bit. It's my first SE/30 board with a socketed processor, and the caps were interesting as well. They didn't appear to be visibly leaking yet. It also had a patch wire on the bottom that looked standard. I swapped the RAM out with known working SIMMs just to see if the solution was as easy as that. I go to put the logic board back in to test and right as I'm putting it back in some sort of wasp/hornet comes peeking out of the place where I'm about to put the logic board. I have no idea how it got in there. My only theory is that it crawled in through the floppy drive and has been there for a while. Maybe I'll get over my childhood fear and go back into the room someday.
  7. AOX DoubleTime 16 - Info needed

    Well I'm guessing it only happens if you have the extension installed, additionally most users were reporting that it completely broke AppleTalk, so you might test that as well, although you probably still need the extension.
  8. AOX DoubleTime 16 - Info needed

    It's possible that the 12 pin H202 header could be for video - I've seen it before - but it seems like the card alone isn't capable of it. MacWorld didn't make any mention of it in their review, and neither did InfoWorld in their brief mentions of it. Users on an old forum mentioned a video connection, but that was as far as it went. Additionally they mentioned a software version (v2.32), as well as issues using the card with System 7 (possibly not related to the software version I mentioned prior).
  9. SE/30 SCSI Not Detected

    So I gave a good washing, but it didn't seem to do any good. Actually I thought I ruined it at first, since I was getting simasimac when I booted it up, but then I found some unseated RAM when I opened it back up (and then more the second time I opened it back up). I ordered a replacement SCSI chip that should be here by the end of the week, just in case that's the issue. Can anyone help me a little with testing connections against the schematic? I've looked over the BOMARC and the Apple versions of the schematic and tried testing a few points, but I guess I'm having trouble making sense of the schematics.
  10. Branching PowerKey ADB Cable?

    Does anyone know anything about the PowerKey Classic's ADB cable? Here's the diagram they show from the manual: I've got one coming in a few weeks, but it doesn't appear to include the cable. Would just using a simple passive S-Video splitter work?
  11. SE/30 SCSI Not Detected

    It had a Tandiran battery in it when I got it (looks like it's dated 1990), and I replaced it with a Tenergy battery (the only thing I could find at Fry's, almost missed it too. Hopefully it's not as bad as the Maxell battery, but I was considering some way to get it further away from the board or protect it. I sprayed it pretty well with electrical contact cleaner spray, I'm not sure if that quite did the job though. Maybe I'll try fully washing it. I went back and pulled the SCSI cable from the Classic II today, didn't solve the problem unfortunately. Yep, I tried Lido, it doesn't give any errors but it doesn't detect any drives. Hmm, I might try that if I don't have luck with anything else. I'll probably try to order a rework station first, probably a bit easier than my heat gun. The fuses are F1, F2, and F3 right? They aren't like any fuses I've ever seen. I checked them with a multimeter in resistance mode (my multimeter with continuity mode needs new batteries) and all the fuses seemed fine. Hmm. That's an idea. I'll have to see if I can make sense of these schematics I found online.
  12. SE/30 SCSI Not Detected

    I have an SE/30 that works great, except I can't get it to detect the internal SCSI hard drive. Booting from a 7.0.1 Disk Tools disk, I can run HD SC Setup but it tells me that no suitable SCSI devices were found. The drive spins up fine, but the activity light never blinks. I tried pulling a working 42 S drive from a Classic II, but it does the exact same thing as the 80 S originally in the SE/30. I thought the issue might be the caps, so I did a full recap of the logic board using the following: 1x 1uf 50v Radial Electrolytic 1x 220uf 16v Axial Electrolytic 1x 470uf 50v Axial Electrolytic 10x 47uf 16v Radial Non-Polarized Electrolytic I used SMD291 in removing the SMD Electrolytic caps and in replacing them. I also replaced the PRAM battery. Once everything was back together, I flipped the switch and... exact same issue. Except the sound works now. I forgot it was even broken. So I'm pretty much back in the same spot. There's always a chance I did something wrong, since this is the first recap I've ever done. At what points could the issue be?
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