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3D Printed SE/30 ROM Clips

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I wasn't a big fan of the "rubber band" or "paperclip" brace solutions for the Mac ROM-inator II, so I decided to make some 3D printed clips for it. They press down over the top of the ROM-inator II and ROM SIMM slot, firmly bracing the ROM in an upright position. They use a simple friction fit.

 

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There are two ways you can get it:

 

1. Head over to Prusa Printers and get the STL, 3MF, or GCODE and print it for yourself! Enjoy!

2. Send me a DM, and I'll send you a set for $3 plus shipping. Not really interested in making money on this, but I guess this could help me fund a couple of SCSI2SD's, eventually.

 

Note: My ROM SIMM is 100 percent plastic. If yours has metal clips, it probably is a different design that won't work. I don't know if there are different designs out there or not, so considering sending me a photo before "ordering" or whatever we want to call this.

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On 6/29/2020 at 8:57 PM, BadGoldEagle said:

Nice work. Now do one for the RAM slots that’ll cover the entire length ;)

Yeah, I've considered this! I do have some RAM slot clips as well. I'll post them soon (another thread).

On 6/30/2020 at 3:31 PM, rplacd said:

Ooh, yes! DM'd – I have broken clips, and I'm not hopeful that using rubber bands are going to work in the long run.

Acknowledged! I'll get a set shipped out for you shortly.

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I've decided to start offering these on Etsy. You can find them here:

 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/840042244/macintosh-se30-rom-inator-clips

 

Currently, they are only for the Mac ROM-inator II in the white, all-plastic SIMM slot. If there is demand for the black SIMM slot with metal clips, or for versions that work with the stock ROM, let me know and I can make them.

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