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  1. Welp, Techtool reports it as having no FPU. I guess I can't really complain for the price I bought it for - unfortunately I have no other 040s at all. I just picked up a full 40 MHz 040, will report back. It does look like there was a model without FPU, so I still find it strange that there's still a lot of incompatibility.
  2. Yeah, exact same symptoms without the Turbo panel. I haven't tried a new system install but I'll give it a shot! It is a relatively fresh install, but yes I only installed "software recommended for this Macintosh" so I do think you have a point. Thanks Bolle! EDIT: I haven't checked, but I'm pretty sure it's a full 040. I'll do so soon though. Dumb question but is the T040 heatsink easy to take off?
  3. @Bolle Unfortunately I can't even figure out what firmware is installed as the CP crashes with an F-line error when i try to click get info. https://imgur.com/a/R48KWhB I am running 2.3 of the CP (from LEM) Re: software causing the errors, I was thinking this too, but on the IIci I get the same F-line errors on software that should definitely be 040 compatible (Aldus Pagemaker 5.0, ClarisWorks 2.0, among others)
  4. Hey all, I recently purchased a Turbo040 + Twinspark adapter (bundled) and I am having weird issues. The Turbo040 seems to work great but I get a "bad F-line instruction" error on about 90% of all of the things I've tried to run. The SE/30 was recapped by me and had no prior problems before recapping. I have not done the analog board though yet - I do not have these issues without the 040. The Turbo040 works great in a IIci (also recapped). But it also has these F-line errors at a smaller degree. Specs: Stock ROM 7.1 32 MB RAM
  5. I posted on your Reddit post, but nice grab and welcome! You should save the cards and MB in the Performa though, based on the picture you posted it did look like it had some upgrades even if it isn't salvageable otherwise.
  6. JRL

    JRL's Conquests

    More of a "re-conquest" of sorts but I had to share as I'm pretty happy! So some of you might recall when I picked up a huge lot of PowerBooks, including 7 2400s (technically 6 complete units (1 Mighty Cat and 1 boxed Japanese 2400c/180) and 1 fully disassembled one), for a pretty great deal. I sold one of the working ones to @jonpurdy recently and now with the stay-at-home order finally got a chance to look at one of the dead ones (GLOD when reset button was pressed). It wound up having a bad CPU - I put in the spare G3 that I got in the same bulk deal and it booted ri
  7. There are also a few traces that physically look bad (black) but they test fine for continuity. Only one of them is anywhere near the SWIM though, the rest are in the power circuit. Should I just run wires through them anyways?
  8. So I recapped a IIcx recently (all SMTs and all axials) and it works great, with one exception. All floppy drives behave in the same odd manner. When I place a floppy, the drive simply whirs. Pretty much sounds like a hard drive spinning up (loudly), and the floppy drive doesn't even seem to begin the normal read operation/sound before I get a "disk unreadable" error. In addition, no drives eject properly (they all eject as normal on another Mac). The floppy drive cable in this IIcx also works as normal. I've tried multiple floppy drives that were all regreased and wor
  9. JRL

    JRL's Conquests

    Now that I'm actively collecting again, I figured I'd post an active conquests thread. I've been slowly picking up the majority of one of my good friend's collections for free, with the understanding that I'd help him recap the machines that he is keeping in exchange. Here's what I've picked up so far that I haven't posted about in previous conquest threads (not included in this post were some machines that I gave away to @68krazy, it was great meeting you again!) Previous related conquest threads: Classic II Physically really clean, but has a
  10. While there is a chance that it’s an analog issue, I still think you should recap your logic board first before doing anything else. My CC had a few weird symptoms before I recapped it.
  11. Yes. Just follow the pictures in Dog Cow's article and you'll be fine. The Classic board is 8.75 in by 5.25 in.
  12. You won't need to do any jiggling at all if you follow the method Dog Cow posted. Just push down on one of the case underside screws with your driver and pull the back case up in the opposite direction. The other methods that were posted aren't incorrect by any means but Dog Cow's method is the easiest and takes only about 30 seconds.
  13. Reviving this thread to say that I picked up a Plus with this set of upgrades recently as well (MegaMath + MegaScreen). Mine was disassembled at some point (I have the MegaScreen and board with the MegaMath installed) but I'm putting it back together now. EDIT: Mine boots up with Sad Mac code 0f002 right when the floppy disk icon appears.
  14. Hi all, I got these a bit back and was wondering if anybody knew what these cards do. They do not have any external ports, and I can't find much online either. Thank you for any advice as usual! https://imgur.com/a/vso2PoV -J
  15. I just picked up a complete working NextStation Mono Turbo (slab, monitor, KB, mouse) from the same friend who I picked up quite a few Power Macs and non-working Compacts for free. This cost me $400 though (the most I've paid for a single machine), but I was pretty happy considering that I picked up a sizable amount of stuff from him for free. Pretty excited to set this up!
  16. Thanks Bolle! Yeah the connector is too tall for me to flex the top frame unfortunately - there are some screwed on standoffs on the Radius 16 as well. Ahh, now I feel silly - thanks JT! I see that the TPD connector is part of the accelerator now. Looking into trying to pry the chassis right now, sounds like a tough/annoying process though x_x
  17. So I picked up a dual floppy SE with a Radius Accelerator 16 and a Radius TPD card (along with the TPD monitor) several weeks ago. Right now it's not booting so I am attempting to check the card to see if it's fitted ok (the two boards seem to be a tight fit currently) The problem is that I can't slide out the SE motherboard because the MagicBus card connector is in the way of the frame. What would be the best way to remove it? I have a hunch the answer is obvious but I am genuinely stumped. Thanks! -J
  18. Thanks guys! And thank you LaPorte, I read through it earlier! Waiting on a new desoldering gun to come in before I go further. I still am having trouble getting some of the white capacitor residue off of the board though, some of it scrapes off with a small flathead but i don't want to be too harsh on the board (already scrubbed at it with IPA a lot). Has anybody dealt with a similar thing? I think if it's safe I'll try some acetone next.
  19. So I picked up a non-working SE FDHD for free last Sunday as part of a larger free score. I anticipated that it would have the exploding Maxell syndrome and it indeed did. The actual acid damage doesn't seem to be terrible (it did disintegrate one pin on the scsi chip, I have a replacement on the way) but the cap directly to the next exploded dramatically as well. Haven't had time to do a detailed wash just yet but the cap leakage seems to have left white stains on the board that aren't coming off with a IPA/toothbrush scrub - would anybody have any ideas on what I could use? This
  20. No problem! I do still have the Rhapsody disks from Dan, so I think I will try my hand at installing it soon =) It also only has 64 MB of RAM, unfortunately, but I think that's an easy upgrade. Also just realized that this Daystar is actually the Genesis MP 800+ whoops. The Rhapsody disks (the release labeled as Mac OS X Server 1.0) came in an interesting NFR stickered mailer:
  21. Some pics of the Daystar - I have the top bezel, it just needs to be superglued back. Unfortunately the Rhapsody install seems to be corrupt so I had to erase it and reinstall a fresh copy of 8.5. Otherwise, it seems to be running great and the 4x200 MHz card seems to be running nicely. Also the Daystar didn't come with any proper HD brackets unfortunately - if anybody has any leads to one please let me know!
  22. I just got these guys on Sunday from a local guy/downsizing collector who I've known for years now (I most recently picked up a bunch of his Power Macs a few months ago) The Genesis MP 600 was once one of the servers for Low End Mac in the early days of the site (my friend did some web work for Dan Knight - it's still running OS X Server 1.0), and the WGS 60 is in a pretty standard configuration. The MP 600 is unfortunately a little weathered (the power button panel screw posts cracked at some point) but I think it should clean up fine. In addition to the two Macs, I a
  23. Great scores! That 2400c is arguably nicer than my own boxed one.
  24. Met up with a guy who I originally got a bunch of stuff from almost 7 years ago, and he kindly gave this all for free. Haven't powered up anything yet, but apparently the non G3 computers do have G3 upgrades in them. Will definitely report back with what they have :o
  25. So due to monetary restraints, I unfortunately wasn't able to get *all* of the massive Part 2 lot that I posted about earlier. I did walk away with a number of neat things, including a NIB Newton 130 and boxed Newton OMP (more on those later) The best thing I picked up though was this guy, and I didn't have to order from YAJ to get it :P Got it locally (urbana, IL) from the same collector purging their stuff. I paid around $150 for it - not like I got *that* much of a steal, but I'm thrilled. The PB and box is in solid condition all around, just has some ol
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