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    At the moment, collecting old Mac software, taking apart my Macs, putting them together again and trying to run them at their optimum configuration.
    As well as that, playing Armor Alley, Civ I, Marathon and Deus Ex.

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  1. ArmorAlley

    Possible Micro Xceed card?

    I have one of those (well, the back panel anyway) and mine is an XCEED SE/306-48. It's not of the magic 3 cards required to support internal greyscale. I haven't tried mine out yet but since there is no internal port for video, I assume that you can either view the external monitor or view the internal B&W screen in the SE/30.
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    Scored a IIfx lot with extras

    Congratulations. It really is great to get your hands on a haul like this.
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    Quadra 610 PDS slot

    I'll give the P475 a go tonight with the stock 68LC040 and see if it works. Charles did the motherboard only and upped the bus-speed to 33MHz (if I remember correctly). It worked until earlier on this week.
  4. ArmorAlley

    Quadra 610 PDS slot

    Thanks for this everybody!
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    Quadra 610 PDS slot

    Out of curiosity, what cards can be safely used in the Quadra 610 PDS slot? There is an elusive NuBus adaptor (Part 661-1718), a PPC upgrade and some class of an AV-card that converts the machine into a 660AV. What else can be used there? Also, what other machines share this slot? I'm assuming the Quadra 660AV. Are there others? Lastly, on a note of confirmation, the NewerTech QuadDoubler (50MHz 68040) for the Quadra 605 works in the Quadra 610. My beloved Performa 475 needs some love and attention. There is no more bong and the fan has stopped working. The PSU boots another LC III so I don't think that this is to blame. And it was recapped by Maccaps only a few ago. Sniff. The QuadDoubler essentially blocks the use of the PDS slot, but it would be nice to what possibilities are. Thanks! quadra.centris_610.ws_60.pdf
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    7.1 vs 7.5.3 on a Color Classic

    Have you taken out everything you don't need out of the System Folder?
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    Visioneer PaperPort Vx SCSI Drivers?

    Hi GuidoB, Would you be so good as to make DiskCopy 4.2 images of the disks and put them up on to Macintosh Garden, Cory's VTools or somewhere where they can be easily accessed please? I can imagine myself stumbling upon this thread in 8 years' time looking for these drivers hoping to find for a link to them.
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    SSD for Powermac G3 beige minitower

    If I remember correctly, U320 cards don't work on Mac OS 9.2.2 or lower (although I'll be very happy to be corrected). They require Mac OS X. I don't think Adaptec made an APD-29320 card and ATTOs UL4x cards have no Mac OS 9 driver or firmware.
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    Fun with colour on my SE/30

    I reckoned that had it been even halfway feasible, it would have been done by now. And since I've read nothing about it, it mustn't be feasible. But the two monitors don't look all that different side by side. Of course, I hadn't considered depth at all. Thanks for this.
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    Are these computers worth getting?

    I'd spend $50 on all three if you can get them, and if not, the Beige G3 is a great all-round mac, easily expanded and very useful as a bridge mac (as has already been mentioned).
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    G4 processor swaps

    That's a good reason. Thanks for this.
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    G4 processor swaps

    It would be really great if it were possible to stick an MDD processor into a QS. I've read that it doesn't work, but I'm not sure why: bus-speed incompatibility (133MHz vs 166MHz), physical incompatibility (processor & heatsink is simply the wrong shape), pin/processor incompatibility (this shouldn't be, they both PPC 7455s).
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    SE/30 with an as-yet unidentified expansion

    Theses aren't the drivers from Nakamichi but they may help: http://macintoshgarden.org/apps/driver-d2-440 I seem to remember FWB's CDROM-Toolkit having a jukebox option and some support for Nakamichi drives. Gambare ne!
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    Getting a Jaz drive to work

    I thionk the way to go is to modify Drive Setip with ResEdit but I don't know what the volume would be resgistered as. Have you tried Lido, SilverLining, HDT Toolkit or even a later version of the Iomega Toolkit? The Jaz 2GB came out reasonably late (1997?) so it my only be supported by the corresponding Iomega driver.
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    Best ROM disk for ROMinator / GGLabs?

    While you already have MountImage, I would recommend the Virtual CD/DVD Utility [http://macintoshgarden.org/apps/virtual-dvd-romcd-utility]. Locked floppies with HDT Toolkit, Norton Utilities 3.2.1 & Virex are good to have handy too.
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