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  1. dochilli

    Connecting a ZIP drive to a Macintosh Plus

    Here is a website that may solve your problems: https://web.archive.org/web/20061016105753/http://www.jagshouse.com/zipMacPlus.html I have got bootable Zip-disks by formatting them with Lido.
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    SE/30 can't recognize SCSI HDD

    There seem to be some broken traces. You have to solder some small isolated wires to replace the traces. I would buy a SCSI2SD. All old SCSI drives will fail some day. I have about 10 compact macs and 6 drives are broken. Some drives can be revived, so you can save the software, but sometimes they will fail too.
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    Proper Mac Plus ROM split HI/LO

    I did not recap any of my plus LBs. Leaking caps are often a problem of the compact macs after the SE. Did you check the voltages?
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    Proper Mac Plus ROM split HI/LO

    Your ROMs are identical to the 0341-342 C and 0342-342 B and this is Rev. 3. I think you should recap your analog board. The voltages may be unstable because the caps have leaked. Check the voltages at the floppy port! Must be 5V, 12V and -12V.
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    Proper Mac Plus ROM split HI/LO

    I am not sure, if I am right, but your Hi looks like a file that is named low on my computer and your low looks like my Hi. What is the chiptext on the roms where you got the hi and low from (0342-341 c and 0342-342 b) ? Can you attach the files? Then I can test them to differences with my ROM-Files.
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    Fitting a SCSI2SD in a 68k Mac

    On my Plus I used these configuration. If I remember right, I had the same problem that there were only 20 MB formatted with Apples HD formatter. I do not remember right, how I got the 2GB formatted, but as far as I remember, I used Lido afterwords or I formatted it from the Special menue (Erase Disk). Here is the information of a post I made in this thread: I used the description of MOS8_030. The vendor etc. were Seagate and ST225N. Device Size: 8 GB; HD SC Setup formated 20 MB. OS 6.0.8 Then I was able to format the 8 GB SD with Lido 7.56. I installed 4 Partitions (First 1 GB; 2-4: 2GB). Formatting and partitioning was done in Lido. Now I have 4 drives mounted and the plus booted from the first partition. For me Lido worked and produced a bootable SCSI2SD. When I tried this some weeks ago, it did not work. My SCSI2SD has firmware 4.8 (former was 4.7) and I use the newest software. I think the settings in the general settings tab are very important for creating bootable SCSI2SD for a Mac plus. Hope this will help...
  7. dochilli

    Fitting a SCSI2SD in a 68k Mac

    @BL! General settings are ok. My Device 1 is configured as shown in the picture. This works on my SE/30 with OS 7.5.3. I formated the disk with this configuration with Lido and had success. In Lido I divided it in 4 drives with 2 GB.
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    Classic II over and under volt. Help

    I would replace DP3, DP4, CP4, CP5, TDA4605, IRFB40 and CNY17G-3. These are often defect.
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    Newly acquired Mac SE with screen issue

    Thats an upgraded SE with a SE/30 mainboard.
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    ASANTE MacCon+ TK/TP problem

    OK, I looked at my networkcard: The switch is in position TPL. I use OS 7.5.3 and Open Transport 1.1.2. I connect my SE/30 to a 10MBit hub and this is connected to my router. The green led lights up and the yellow will light up, when there is traffic (with the green led off). My settings in TCPIP can be seen in the attachement. With these settings I can browse in the internet. I do not know which asante driver I am using, because I can not see any asante program on my SE/30. Perhaps it would be a good idea to use OS 7.1 or 7.5.3.
  11. dochilli

    ASANTE MacCon+ TK/TP problem

    I think you need the 5.6 driver. Can you show the settings in OpenTransport or MacTcp? Perhaps we can find an error there. The little switch must be set to the right position (RJ45 or AUI). TPL= Twisted Pair, Link integrity enabled TPN= Twisted Pair, Link Integrity not enabled Tk=Thick Ethernet (10 Base 5) Tn=Thin Ethernet (10 Base 2) I can look at my SE/30 where the switch is positioned. I think it should be Tn. Do you use a 10Mbit Hub to connect to your router? Modern router may have problems with the direct connection of old networkcards.
  12. dochilli

    File/disk exchange Windows <-> Macintosh

    I do the same like MuOn but with Mini VMac and HFVExplorer with Windows 7 and the .dsk files. I copy the files in MiniVMac to an empty 1.4MB .dsk file. Then I open this file in HFVExplorer and copy it physically to a disk. This was the only way for me to get software on my SE/30. Then I copied DiskCopy 4.2, 6 and Stuffit 5.5 to the mac. Today I use my Networkcard in the SE/30 to get Software from the internet. This is the easiest way to get files uncorrupted to the mac. For networkcards in the SE/30 you may not use automatic DNS. I had to use manual installation of IP adress an so on. It may be necessary to use an old 10Mbit Hub when you want to connect to a modern DSL router.
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    Macintosh Classic II Restoration

    AB of classic I and II are different. You can change the AB and the screen from one to another, but not only the AB.
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    Mac SE - checkerboard and repeated chimes

    Could be an instable voltage. Can you use a scope to check the voltages?
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    Mac SE - checkerboard and repeated chimes

    You have to check the voltages at the floppy port (5 and 12V). If they are to low you get a checkerboard or multiple rebooting. The analog board and the psu should be recapped. There is a potentiometer where you can regulate the voltages, but that can result in more problems.
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