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I picked up a Macintosh Classic at an electronic waste roundup the other week. Despite the case being badly discoloured and giving a RAM-related Sad Mac on boot, I could tell that the Quantum HD was still spinning and the display is really sharp. The machine has its problems, and I'm wondering if it's worth refurbing. Your advice/opinions on the following are welcomed: Capacitors — I recapped the logic board and replaced the PRAM battery. The logic board caps had all leaked, and cleaning up the mess was not fun. The battery, though dead, hadn't leaked. The Fishy Smell — The analogue bo
I love my Floppy Emu from BigMessOWires.com. Specially he hard drive emulation mode. However it always bothered me that it did not have a case. I hopped that someone would at some point post cool retro design for a 3D Printer but so far no luck. So I decided to make my own. I wanted to be retro so I went through all my non working retro junk and settled on a broken Atari Cartridge. It requires some cutting so the screen shows but it fits in. Here are the pictures of how it looks. I am still hoping one day to run into a broken Apple Floppy or something to convert into a case,
Along with my PM6500, I pulled out my Q950 out of storage. I lucked out, the battery did not explode. But first thing I noticed was that the logic board was not in place properly. In looking about, there were more broken plastic pieces in the case. Removing the board, and cleaning it up of the broken pieces, I got the logic board to fit in place properly. It is obvious that somebody was as its side door was open, and for a while something moved inside. That has to be cleaned up. I'll be using an alcohol/soap mixture and a scrub brush to clean out the inside of the case in the bathtub.