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      What's going down in the barracks.

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      Discuss your latest vintage Mac finds!

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    3. Trading Post

      Feel free to trade all of your Mac goodies here with all honest intentions. The website provider assumes NO liability, so buyer beware! Please see this topic for more information.

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    1. RetroChallenge

      What can you do given only one month and strictly "retro" hardware? Find out with RetroChallenge!
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    1. Compact Mac

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    2. Mac II, Quadra & Centris

      Just think, having a Quadra 950 in 1992 would be like having a Mac Pro today… except with more slots, more expandability, and on-board SCSI!

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    3. 68k LC & Performa

      Ah, the consumer computers!

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    4. 68k PowerBook

      From the Portable to the 190cs.

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  5. PowerPC Model Forums

    1. NuBus Power Mac, LC & Performa

      The NuBus architecture gets a new brain!

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    2. PCI Power Mac & Performa

      The PPC comes of age and adopts the industry standard expansion slot.

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    3. G3/G4/G5 Power Mac, iMac & eMac

      From the Beige G3 to the quad-core G5, via various iMacs!

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    4. PPC PowerBook & iBook

      All that power in a laptop? Never…

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  6. Everything Else…

    1. Apple I, ][, /// & Lisa

      Not really 68k Macs, but certainly Vintage!

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    2. Newton

      The best PDA ever finally gets its own forum!

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    3. Software

      Includes system stuff, productivity, emulation, design, and games for pre-OS X Macs!

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    4. Hacks & Development

      Yes, it's back! Hardware hacks/modifications and software development for Mac OS.

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    5. Peripherals

      Anything you can hook up to your Mac or stuff into it as an interface!

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  • Posts

    • Can you tell just by the serial number if an Apple Lisa mouse was made for the Lisa 1 or was made during it’s time? They’re probably all look the same for all versions of Lisa but I just want to know. 
    • The paths open up in AI9, but the nice type devolves into simple paths. This is doable, below is only a screen shot. Components and connectors on yours are missing, bitmap overlays? line weights and colors are easily fixed. Which pages line up in what order to left and right of this page?       Three layers showing control signals on one layer with data and address buses on the other two for viewing individually might be helpful?
    • Made a major purchase that I wanted ever since I first heard about the 550c from the Cult of Mac book years ago -   I picked up a Powerbook 550c with the box and manuals for a grayscale 520 for $350 shipped from Japan.   It had some minor cosmetic damage to the screen from a leaking PRAM battery ("vinegar syndrome"), unfortunately, but otherwise is in pretty great shape! Already upgraded it to 40MB of RAM and the original 750 MB HD works great.    
    • As mentioned it was an official upgrade, replacing the ROMs and the IWM for a SWIM, usually replacing one of the floppy drives with an FDHD unit (complete with a sticker to go on the case) and leaving the other as an 800k.   They rearranged the acronym with the FDHD system: originally an Integrated Woz Machine, it became the Super Woz Integrated Machine. I guess it flowed better than SIWM would have.
    • I used to have the 72-pin to 30-pin expanders, but I gave them away (don't remember who.)   However, I have a bunch of the 30-pin to 30-pin expanders so you can use lower capacity SIMMs.  I also have a set of SIMM doublers for the IIfx that lets you use 2 SIMMs per slot.
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