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  1. I got it working by pasting this into the root/config.txt file: hdmi_force_hotplug=1 hdmi_group=2 hdmi_drive=1 hdmi_mode=87 hdmi_cvt=1280 1024 60 4
  2. Hi, I have a 17" Studio Display with a DVI to ADC adapter. It works fine on my 2015 Macbook Pro plugged into the HDMI port. I'm using a DVI to HDMI converter. When I plug it in to my Retro Pi it gets no signal at all. The monitor power comes on when the Pi turns on so I know its recognizing it. I set the config.txt on the Pi to 1280x1024 and force HDMI still no luck. Does anyone have a ADC studio display running on their Ras Pi?
  3. That's a pretty pragmatic set of rules. Usually I like to go with the system version it came in the box with just for authenticity. I put these rules in my Apple Notes for reference, Thanks!
  4. You could use a 2 or 3 second sample and play the full sample for each disk access, even it it were just a split second. If the files were a couple hundred Megs and it took say 10 seconds, you could play the sample 3 times or as many times as would fill the transfer time.I don't think the sound would have to match the disk access time precisely to bring pleasure to the user.
  5. I just went with 7 pro (7.1.1). That's what the cc came with anyway. If I can find a logic board I'll make it a mystic. 640x 480 sounds pretty enticing and will allow me to play better games on it.
  6. Yea, I went with 7.1. I'm searching for a copy of 7 Pro (7.1.1) Can't find it anywhere. 7.1.1 has AppleScript so I can run Dragthing.
  7. Some of the prices aren't bad really. I looked at the SuperMac video cards but there's no way to tell what card it really is. The part numbers mean nothing and not "Google-able"
  8. Hi all, I'm setting up my new Color Classic and it came with 7.1 on it so I copied 7.5.3 to my SCSI2SD and replaced the OS with the newer one. I immediately noticed a significant slow down in boot time and general response. Is 7.5.3 that much slower than 7.1? or is there something I'm missing? I have it on a 350MB spindle drive with 10MB of RAM, 32bit is on, 256k disk cache, virtual memory at 20M, no RAM disk, monitor at 256 colors.
  9. I just followed the Savage Taylor guide on a Mac and it worked fine. I understand you're on Windows though. I'm on Mojave running Basilisk II. I imaged my Basilisk drive to with Disk Copy 4.2 and saved it to my shared Basilisk drive. I then used dd in the terminal to copy it to my SD card.
  10. They are SCSI devices so they would use a 25 pin SCSI cable and a power supply, just like a hard drive.
  11. It's a RetroPie. Raspberry Pie with emulators for just about every retro system that ever was. Really inexpensive to build and fairly easy to learn the basics. The convenience of having almost every console game of the 70s, 80s and 90s in one unit is priceless! The CC is from ebay. I picked it up for 203 bucks, a steal! It looks and works great. It has a whiney 350MB hard drive that I'll end up replacing with a SCSI2SD. I'm thinking of getting a Raspberry Pie Zero and configuring it to be a router so I can place it inside the CC and hook up to the network wireless. Anyone done that
  12. Got it running, it was the fact I was using a NeXT keyboard and the switch is wired different. I hooked up an Apple ADB keyboard, hit the power switch and Voila!
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