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  1. Hello there. I think I've been messaging you directly on eBay about Outbound stuff but in case this post helps others... What I've learned from Vintage Mac Museum is that a perfect (and cheap) replacement for the original Outbound Notebook power supply is the iRobot Roomba model 10556 power supply. I've personally tested it. The original Outbound power supplies I now have are both 22V DC, Center positive, .82 Amp so it matches almost perfectly with the iRobot 10556 specs. Even the connector is the right size. I also have the original Outbound manuals, diskettes, th
  2. I removed my original hard drives and bought SCSI2SD units from Inertial Computing - a 5.1 internal model and a 5.5 external model - and they worked out of the box on my Color Classic and Color Classic II. Later, I went in with the tools to change the SCSI ID and things but mine worked out of the box. I used balenaEtcher in Windows to copy a 1GB System 7.5.5 minimal boot image I found online to the MicroSD Card then booted from it and did an install full installation from CD-ROM. I did notice some weirdness about which MicroSD card I used - the SCSI2SD adapter seemed to be a bit particular
  3. I know this reply comes several months after the original post, but in case it is helpful to you or others... I had a board come across my desk last week where I suspect that a capacitor had been installed with incorrect polarity and all sound is missing - both from the headphone jack and the internal speaker. During boot, you only hear a "click" from the speaker. If this had happened after a fresh recapping I had done, I would assume the board is dirty with electrolytic capacitor gunk and I'd wash it again and again. But, since I knew this was a previously recapped and working
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