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  1. Knez

    Garbled screen SE/30

    Alright. Do you know where can I find the schematics?
  2. Knez

    Garbled screen SE/30

    Yep. The picture is taken with everything expansion wise removed, even the SCSI2SD disconnected. So what to do? I'm terrible at hardware and soldering etc.
  3. Knez

    Garbled screen SE/30

    Hi! My SE/30 have been running just fine for over a year after recap, new RAM (128MB), ROM-inator II, DiiMo and MacCon II ethernet. One day I started the machine and got greeted by what's in the attached image as well as a garbled start chime. My first thought was that the ROM-inator had somehow lost contact in the socket despite the paperclip I had in place behind it. Tried fitting a new and more sturdy paperclip, but with the same issue. As a last resort I put back the original SE/30 ROM SIMM with the same result. So what can be wrong? The motherboard has been recapped by a guy that works daily with repairing electronics and have over 30 years of experience, so I doubt that the issue somehow is connected to the recap job acting up. Anyone got any idea? I miss coding on the SE/30
  4. Knez

    Finally got a DiiMOCache!

    Thanks everyone for the kind words. Got the topper adapter from @Bolle yesterday and finally put the MacCon, topper and DiiMoCache in the SE/30. Did a quick benchmark and sure enough, it’s quite a bit faster than it was before The benchmarks doesn’t make it justice at all though. It feels insanely fast.
  5. Knez

    Finally got a DiiMOCache!

    @BadGoldEagle I’ll benchmak my SE/30 as soon as the card is fitted. Really interested to see if there’s any difference speed wise compared to your machine. And thanks for the kind words everyone! Really a dream come true to have a insanely fast compact Mac.
  6. Knez

    Finally got a DiiMOCache!

    So after some help from some kind forum members I finally found a DiiMO accelerator for my SE/30. It arrived yesterday and got it unpacked today. Can’t wait for the adapter for it, so I can put it to some use. I wonder if it will make a noticeable difference in performance.
  7. Why not make something like the Vampire II for Amiga work with the 68k Macs? Instead of reinventing the wheel with some kind of emulation running on ARM. It's 68000, 68020, 68030, 68040, 68060 and ColdFire compatible and is allmost twice as fast as the fastest real 68060 out there. I know that they are making a stand alone version and are thinking about adding the interrupts to make it work in Atari's. Why not add some 68k Mac support as well? Im not that into 68k stuff, so I don't really know what's needed. About the Vampire FPGA core for those of you not familliar with it: http://wiki.apollo-accelerators.com/doku.php?id=apollo_core
  8. So I actually found where some kind of multiplier setting it. I tried 1.8ghz but only got a chime and black screen at boot. So I ended up going from 9.5x (1.58ghz) to 10x (1.67ghz) and it's rock solid. Too bad I can't seem to figure out how to set the multiplier to 10.5x so I can try reaching 1.75ghz. This thread might be better off in the hacks and mods forum when I think about it.
  9. I just got my hands on pictures of the 1.8ghz model. Attached them to this post. I haven't had time to sit down and compare the boards myself, but now it's at least possible to do just that. EDIT: Just compared them briefly and they look identical to me.
  10. Great! I'd still like to find where the actual PLL resistors are. Im interested to find out where the limit is for the 1.6ghz MDX What's the best way forward?
  11. Took a picture of the front of the card as well while I had it out of the MDD. On a side note; the stock aluminium apple heatsink fits perfectly over the MDX CPU board. Just switching the heatsinks lowered it's idle temperature with ~5C.
  12. A picture of the back of the 1.6ghz MDX is attached to this post
  13. Hi! Me and a friend have a bit of a project lined up and for that we need some close up's of the back of a Sonnet Encore MDX 1.8ghz. We are trying to see if it's possible to overclock the 1.6ghz version, so we need pictures of the 1.8ghz version to have something to compare the 1.6 against. Hopefully we'll find where to change the multiplier and voltage. So if someone here has a 1.8ghz MDX and feels like taking some pictures of it, please do and post them here in this thread
  14. Knez

    Pretty Great Pismo Conquest

    I have one of these in my 1GHZ TiBook: http://www.ebay.com/itm/KingSpec-PATA-IDE-44Pin-2-5-64GB-MLC-SSD-drive-for-Desktop-Laptop-IBM-Asus-A6JC-/261504082711?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3ce2dba317 Works great and the performance is very good indeed. Comparison between the old Apple branded 4200rpm 60gb Fujitsu drive and the KingSpec SSD (done in Quickbench in Mac OS 9.2.2): QuickBench™ 1.5 Test Results File ©2000 Intech Software Corp. Test file created on måndag 13 april 2015 at 10.23.11 Test Volume name: TiBook Xfer Size Sequential Read Sequential Write Random Read Random Write 1 KByte 3.411 MB/sec 2.426 MB/sec 1.857 MB/sec 312.061 KB/sec 2 KBytes 7.564 MB/sec 4.135 MB/sec 4.906 MB/sec 839.490 KB/sec 4 KBytes 13.255 MB/sec 6.229 MB/sec 9.009 MB/sec 1.542 MB/sec 8 KBytes 21.732 MB/sec 18.051 MB/sec 15.735 MB/sec 2.741 MB/sec 16 KBytes 32.363 MB/sec 22.642 MB/sec 25.173 MB/sec 4.574 MB/sec 32 KBytes 42.785 MB/sec 30.366 MB/sec 35.792 MB/sec 10.280 MB/sec 64 KBytes 50.751 MB/sec 33.986 MB/sec 45.415 MB/sec 14.562 MB/sec 128 KBytes 52.365 MB/sec 36.791 MB/sec 49.323 MB/sec 21.194 MB/sec 256 KBytes 55.020 MB/sec 39.262 MB/sec 53.337 MB/sec 28.463 MB/sec 512 KBytes 56.209 MB/sec 39.043 MB/sec 55.471 MB/sec 33.220 MB/sec 1 MByte 57.024 MB/sec 40.762 MB/sec 56.702 MB/sec 36.713 MB/sec QuickBench™ 1.5 Test Results File ©2000 Intech Software Corp. Test file created on söndag 12 april 2015 at 19.24.30 Test Volume name: PowerBook G4 Xfer Size Sequential Read Sequential Write Random Read Random Write 1 KByte 159.380 KB/sec 4.083 MB/sec 70.915 KB/sec 3.804 MB/sec 2 KBytes 9.051 MB/sec 8.906 MB/sec 8.747 MB/sec 7.936 MB/sec 4 KBytes 15.440 MB/sec 14.944 MB/sec 7.124 MB/sec 12.724 MB/sec 8 KBytes 24.293 MB/sec 24.809 MB/sec 722.198 KB/sec 21.945 MB/sec 16 KBytes 8.864 MB/sec 32.230 MB/sec 17.853 MB/sec 31.157 MB/sec 32 KBytes 16.304 MB/sec 44.270 MB/sec 2.438 MB/sec 43.223 MB/sec 64 KBytes 21.526 MB/sec 49.631 MB/sec 4.941 MB/sec 51.781 MB/sec 128 KBytes 16.207 MB/sec 52.605 MB/sec 7.980 MB/sec 52.064 MB/sec 256 KBytes 16.026 MB/sec 10.666 MB/sec 9.076 MB/sec 20.633 MB/sec 512 KBytes 15.742 MB/sec 18.357 MB/sec 12.177 MB/sec 11.653 MB/sec 1 MByte 16.050 MB/sec 16.498 MB/sec 14.389 MB/sec 12.243 MB/sec