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  1. From the album: Macintosh SE/30

  2. goncalo

    IMG 20160905 100732

    From the album: Macintosh SE/30 Tri-Data Systems Ethernet Interface

    Tri-Data Systems Inc. SE/30 / Mac IIsi Ethernet Interface
  3. goncalo

    IMG 20160905 100712

    From the album: Macintosh SE/30 Tri-Data Systems Ethernet Interface

    Tri-Data Systems Inc. SE/30 / Mac IIsi Ethernet Interface
  4. goncalo

    IMG 20160905 095449

    From the album: Macintosh SE/30 Tri-Data Systems Ethernet Interface

    Tri-Data Systems Inc. SE/30 / Mac IIsi Ethernet Interface
  5. BadGoldEagle

    Radius Pivot SE/30 - Monitors?

    Hey I've bought a Radius Pivot Color Card for my SE/30 a long time ago now. I also own the IIsi varient of this card, and I know it works on the SE/30 (PDS are electronically compatible) with a Samsung 17" Multisync LCD. I am using a DA-15 to VGA adapter, it has 8 switches (if memory serves) so you can set the correct resolution. I forgot what combination I used but I know I wrote it down somewhere. I think the two cards are pretty similar. So theoretically the same setup should work with the SE/30 specific card. But I'm running in a few problems. I tried installing the drivers from the MacGarden. I put these drivers there myself. I know they work since megabyte used them with his Pivot card and his SE/30 can now see the external monitor. Whereas the IIsi version didn't need any drivers to work, I think the SE/30 one does. If someone has one of these, I'd like to know which drivers you have installed. Also, I'd like to know if the "Macintosh Color Display", that's the 14 inch one, works with the Radius Pivot. The one I have at home doesn't display anything, I think it might be dead. I've bought an LCII. Does it work on the LCII without the need for a PDS video card? I'd like to test it with the LCII. Help much appreciated!
  6. From the album: Radius TPD for SE/30

    Revision A and D (1989) SE/30 Two-Page Display Cards from Radius Black PDS board is a Rev. A, Assy No: 632-0025 White PDS board is a Rev. D, Assy No. 632-006. The latter one with white PDS connector is taller and has additional mounts at top (I assume for horizontal mounting in a IIsi's 'electrically compatible' 030 PDS)
  7. Hello all, I wanted to hear your thoughts on this; I recently acquired a recapped SE/30 (which as of this past weekend is now using a CF card for solid state storage and super-fast startup!) The machine is beautiful, but what has proven a mixed blessing is the damage to the plastic of the front casing that occurred during shipping (I say this because I ended up getting the machine for free via UPS shipping insurance due to the damage and an unseated ROM SIMM which caused SimasiMac) To cut to the chase: Has anyone had any experience repaired cracked or broken off plastic on these compact macs? My plan is to reattach a piece, fill in the cracks (pictures below) with some kind of material), then sand it down so it is flush with the rest of the casing. Here's a link for a two-step plastic I found, if you have any suggestions or alternative solutions, I'm all ears. http://www.plast-aid.com/ // mdent23
  8. Hello all, I acquired a recapped SE/30 about a year ago. All was well until early this year when the notorious Quantum hard disk failed. The machine shipped with System 6.0.8 and before this failure I had already purchased a USB floppy drive and floppies to create install disks (using a TiBook with Tiger so I can format and write images / files with Mac OS Standard formatting). I successfully upgraded to System 7.0.1; shortly after this, the drive failed. Once this happened, I bought a RaizinMonster (CF to SCSI adapter) from artmix and a 4 GB SanDisk Extreme CF card. My dilemma is that the SE/30 will not recognize the CF card (using a boot disk and a patched copy of HD SC Setup 7.3.5). I downloaded Lido 7 onto the TiBook but the application is too large to fit onto my System 7 boot disk. Is it possible to create a barebones boot disk that has room for Lido? Also, what is the reason why HD SC Setup won't recognize the RaizinMonster/CF card as a SCSI device (I removed all the jumper pegs for ID=0 and Termination=ON for internal use)? Is an AztecMonster instead the way to go / is there any preliminary formatting I have to run the CF card through in order to use with Apple's utility? A lot of questions I know, but I miss using this machine. I even found an ImageWriter II to use with it for old-school word processing. Any help with this is much appreciated.
  9. As a solution to not being able to use my floppyemu in HD20 mode to transfer large files and whatnot from my modern PC to my SE/30, I picked up a bunch of PhoneNet AppleTalk adaptors and networked my SE/30, SE, and Classic II together. I connected the floppyemu to the SE, and it works great! Now I'm wondering, what else can I use my new network for besides moving files around? Any networked games worth checking out? Anything else?
  10. First post here ... hope you don't mind me asking for some help. I was lucky to get my hands on an SE/30 for free last week, but it won't boot. The fan runs, and it starts with the familiar bing in the speaker, but the screen is dead ('cept for some glow in the tube in the back) and there is no sound whatsoever from the floppy or hdd. It has a NIC which blinks green once when I switch the power on and once more when I turn the computer off. That's it. Any suggestions as to where I should start diagnosing this thing? I've gone so far as to open the cabinet and looked around. The thing is suprisingly dusty and dirty inside, but there are no specific visual give-aways. No burn marks, no bulging caps, no obvious corrosion, etc. I'm a newbie when it comes to Macs but have plenty of experience with the soldering iron and poking around in high voltage appliances (such as tube amplifiers). Thanks for any tips!
  11. CodeMonkeyZA

    Writing disk images to floppy

    Hi guys, So I've been having some trouble with my SE/30, and yesterday it finally started up! Now, I want to get some software on it using floppies. I've downloaded the disk images I want from http://macintoshgarden.org, but I can't seem to figure out how to write it to a floppy so that I can install it on the SE/30. I've tried dd (without any success), and I've tried copying the image content to a "blank" floppy on mini vMac, and then writing that to a floppy. With this method, I picked up the floppy and I could see the content, but when I wanted to install it I got an error, something like: "There is not enough memory available (zero K needed, zero K available). Try quitting "" to free memory" (I can't exactly remember the message, but that zero zero thing doesn't seem right). So after much frustration, I ask the question: is there a tried and tested way for writing disk images to floppy so that I can install the software from the floppy? I have a Mac running OSX and Windows XP for writing the floppy. Thanks very much!
  12. fyndr

    SE/30 Screen Dimness/Burn

    I'm looking to acquire an SE/30 to round off my (small) collection of 68k machines, and I saw this entry on ebay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-Macintosh-SE-30-Vintage-Computer-w-Network-Card-READ-Description-/361522568007?hash=item542c6c9b47:g:JBQAAOSwZQxW6f~h It appears to be in good condition, however the screen itself is very dim and has some burn which is a bit noticeable when turned off. I checked with the seller and confirmed that the screen is that dim in person, not just an effect of the photographic conditions. I was wondering what might be the cause of this sort of issue and whether it could be easily reversed? Alternatively, if anyone is aware of a better deal on a functional SE/30 (computer with 1.44 MB floppy drive only, no keyboard/mouse/hard drive needed) please let me know. I've seen some earlier posts here that indicate people getting these for as low as $50 but all the listings I've seen are well over $100+.
  13. From the album: Daystar Digital 33Mhz Turbo 040

    Daystar Digital Turbo 040 Box Compatibility chart on the back of the box.
  14. TimHD

    MacCon+ 30iET PDS connector

    From the album: AsanteMacConSE30

    PDS connector of MacCon+ 30iET network card See Figure 2-15 of http://www.asante.com/downloads/legacy/mcmlrb.pdf
  15. From the album: AsanteMacConSE30

    RHS of MacCon+ 30iET network card See Figure 2-15 of http://www.asante.com/downloads/legacy/mcmlrb.pdf
  16. From the album: AsanteMacConSE30

    LHS of MacCon+ 30iET network card See Figure 2-15 of http://www.asante.com/downloads/legacy/mcmlrb.pdf
  17. From the album: AsanteMacConSE30

    Rear of MacCon+ 30iET network card See Figure 2-15 of http://www.asante.com/downloads/legacy/mcmlrb.pdf
  18. TimHD

    MacCon+ 30iET Front

    From the album: AsanteMacConSE30

    Front of MacCon+ 30iET network card See Figure 2-15 of http://www.asante.com/downloads/legacy/mcmlrb.pdf
  19. hellslinger

    SE/30 Sound repair issues

    Hi Guys, just going to put it out there that I'm interested in getting an ethernet card for an SE/30 if anyone has one. I recently recapped an SE/30 and got the right sound channel working. Something to keep in mind is that I didn't have enough 47uF caps to recap the entire board, so the problems I describe later might be a result of remaining bad caps. I have already cleaned the local radio shack out of these caps, so there's no more to be had until my ebay shipment arrives. The left channel was still out, though, so I checked all the pins on the sound chips to see if the appropriate signal was getting to them. Everything appeared to be OK except for the Left Channel Sony Snd chip. It's getting power and PWM signal from the ASC chip, but isn't producing any analog signal on the SND pin. I checked to make sure this pin wasn't shorted. I think that if a CMOS part has died, the power supply of the circuit is suspect. It is possible that this chip was damaged due to static while connecting headphones. I decided to continue anyway. I have a dead SE/30 Motherboard due to corrosion of the RTC battery. Fortunately there was no corrosion near these sound chips, so I was able to desolder and remove these through-hole chips with some considerable effort. Using tinning flux and a soldering gun, I was able to get most of the solder off the pins for removal, but it still needed a bit of prying and heat. The tinning flux worked, but boy is it messy. I bought a solder sucker and cleaner flux from ebay as a result of the work. I soldered a DIP socket to the good board so that I could try all 3 Sony chips (2 from bad motherboard). I also wanted to be able to verify that the old chip was actually bad. I messed up by severing the trace connecting pin 3 of the internal speaker op amp (TLO71) on the negative input terminal. I patched this trace easily with some wire-wrap wire. So here's where it gets interesting. The old Sony chip was bad. The two chips from the bad board work -- but not exactly right. When the machine is booted the sound works perfectly with both channels. I checked full volume range to see if there was distortion and there isn't. However, the boot chime is distorted, like it is overdriven and clipping. This happens on reboot or power off just the same. The older damaged board has a slightly different layout than the good one, theres a few surface mount parts in slighty different spots. The good board has a socketed 68030RC and the bad board has it soldered in. Accordingly, the Sony sound chips have slightly different numbers on them between the board revisions. The resistor values in the sound circuit on the good board are a bit different than the schematic. R1 and R2 appear to be 150 ohms on this board and are supposed to be 50 in the schematic. Could it be the Sony Snd chips are a different revision between these boards?
  20. Hi I've been having some issues with trying to replace the old IDE HDD on my 630CD with a Compact Flash drive. I acquired the following hardware: - IDE 2 CF adapter: http://www.sybausa.com/productInfo.php?iid=384(supports UDMA) - 4GB SanDisk Ultra Compact Flash card (works fine in DSLR camera and via USB to iMac). - 4 pin Molex (HDD->FDD) cable (to supply power to the adapter board). On the software side, I have used Apple's (IDE) Drive Setup software from my 7.5.3 install CD (and other versions). This will recognise the "IDE" or "ATA" bus and the attached compact flash card is 4GB in size, and let me set the drive's partitions (went for 1 and then 2 at less that 2GB size each, if that could be an issue). However, whenever I try to initialize the drive (with or without a low level format first), it gets through the process (quite long when formatting 4GB!!), but at the end it says it's failed to initialise and thus won't mount the new drive(s). I have tried formatting the CF flash card on my iMac G3 via a USB-CF adapter (OS 10.4.1 Tiger, formatted HFS not HFS+). This worked fine and I was able to transfer files to the CF drive and back (so the hardware looks good) but when I attached this to my 630CD's IDE interface , it was not recognised. (NB: the IDE drive works fine, so it's not a cabling issue in the 630CD side). Any ideas? NB: I have read the various links here and elsewhere on related issues, (i.e. this is not a dual CF adapter, etc), though most of the other threads seem to be focussed on SCSI-CF adapters (is there a problem with IDE-CF I am not aware of?).
  21. I recently recapped and refurbished an SE/30 to the point where the sound is loud and clear, and everything else seems to work great except for the display itself. During my refurbish process I replaced the CRT, as the old one had severe burn-in. Things appear much clearer on the new one, but random artifacts appear on the screen. As you can see in the photo, there are some white pixels right by the mouse pointer, the MacintoshHD window (and its icon) and other places on the screen. As I move the mouse pointer or drag the window elsewhere, the pixel artifacts follow the movement. I also get flickering pixels (not visible in the photo) that get worse the longer I have the machine powered on. It kind of looks like there is some kind of interference, but I don't have any other electronics powered on nearby. I'm pretty sure something is faulty on either the analog board or the yoke/CRT, or both. I have a working SE/30 that I've used to test this machine's logic board, and it works great. I haven't replaced any components or done anything else on the analog board--it's in the same state as when I received this machine. I did try adjusting the focus, cut-off, height, etc. No change. I've visually inspected the analog board, and there are no obvious smoking guns (leakings caps, cracked solder joints, residue, etc.). I've read up on other posts where replacing the flyback transformer fixed certain display issues (but none of the issues I can find are exactly like mine). Can someone confirm that this might be my problem? Any other ideas where I should start as far checking/replacing components?
  22. Hi; I'm in the process of saving some old macs; I've encountered a difficult issue: only a specific MiniScribe 20mb hard drive works on a se/30. If I try another drive that boots fine on a IIcx (a 8gb maxtor ide drive with an acard adapter), or any other drive, it does not work. SE/30 is recapped, I've checked the traces and tried replacing the scsi chip on the motherboard. Also tried booting from another disk ID. (also something weird on this mac: opening "Config PPP" program gives an error, either from a boot disk or any system version, can this be hardware related as the drive problem ?) I run out of ideas
  23. I'm hoping for some SE/30 expertise. I installed a 32-bit, third-party ROM into my SE/30. The system powered on and I heard the chime, but it was very staticky. The system booted just fine, but the speakers continued to put out static, and the real sound faded down to almost nothing. I quickly powered off the system and replaced the third-party ROM SIMM with the original. Unfortunately the static continued and got progressively worse. The sound is now gone completely... Before installing the third-party ROM SIMM, I had recapped the board, and the sound was loud and clear (and static free). I recapped the board again after the sound died, still no change. I can no longer hear the startup chime or get any sound whatsoever, and I still hear a lot of static from the speakers. The system boots and functions perfectly otherwise (no SCSI, LocalTalk or any other issues I've noticed). I tried installing the board in my other SE/30, and same issues (eliminating the analog board from the problem). Any ideas? Thanks in advance! BTW, great forum!
  24. Hi, got this card off ebay, but without the connecting cable: Anyone know where I can get a second hand cable? Would the cable be the same as the Radius Pivot IIsi interface ( http://www.applefritter.com/node/4347)?Does anyone know where I can get this parts so that I can make my own connector? (see http://maclassic.com/wiki/Radius_Pivot_030_Video_Card - refers to these connectors as MTA 640620 or MTA 643814 but the link seems to not sell these).