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Powerlink Presentor - a Duo microdock with composite (TV) video out

An IR wireless ADB keyboard with an integrated pointing device.

Set of 3 upgrades for the original tray load G3 iMac that give serial, ADB and video output

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Rarity is subjective. If you live in silicon valley, a Mac 128K is not rare. But everywhere else is different. A few favourites:

 

Dove MacSnap RAM/SCSI upgrade for the 128K/512K -- there were loads of RAM/SCSI upgrade makers, but this was one of the best.

 

MacCharlie box, of course. Weird and brilliant, but possibly rare.

 

Orange PC cards. Great fun to play with because you have to refresh both your old Mac and old DOS skills. Note: I'm looking for the Windows 95/98 and NT driver packages for the Pentium PC cards.

 

Mac Recorder -- sound input for 68K Macs. Interesting to use for about five minutes unless you have a project that requires it.

 

Accelerators that use the IIci cache slot (or via an adapter). Thank you to DayStar and others for delivering some storming fast 68K Macs.

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None of my things are incredibly rare but they are not commonplace either:-

 

2 x Apple remotes for TV/video cards in 6xx, 6xxx and 5xxx machines

 

Dayna etherprint adaptor - I use this to hook up my LocalTalk LaserWriter Select to my home network

 

ALPS Glidepoint ADB trackpad

 

Plusware numeric ADB PowerBook keypad

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The old Kingston(?) ADB trackballs for the Mac

 

That funny scanner add-on for the ImageWriter - the "scanner" dropped in in place of the printer ribbon and scanned the page (badly) in bands. I think it was called "Thunder Scan" or something like that. Quite ingenious and popular in the day, but I don't think there would be many left now.

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I have a Brainstorm 16MHz accelerator for the Mac Plus which I haven't installed since I doubt my soldering skills are up to the task.

 

I also have a NewerTech MicroDock, which seems to be fairly rare, though not terribly interesting.

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... A few favourites:

 

Dove MacSnap RAM/SCSI upgrade for the 128K/512K -- there were loads of RAM/SCSI upgrade makers, but this was one of the best.

 

Orange PC cards. Great fun to play with because you have to refresh both your old Mac and old DOS skills. Note: I'm looking for the Windows 95/98 and NT driver packages for the Pentium PC cards.

 

Mac Recorder -- sound input for 68K Macs. Interesting to use for about five minutes unless you have a project that requires it.

 

Accelerators that use the IIci cache slot (or via an adapter). Thank you to DayStar and others for delivering some storming fast 68K Macs.

Snap!

 

Separate Dove 2MB MacSnap and SCSI kits

Orange, Apple and Radius/Reply DOS compatibilty cards

Farallon MacRecorder 2 and SoundEdit Pro Sound Systems (same gear; different owners)

Multiple DayStar PowerCache cards. My IIci/IIcx Macs gallop!

Divers EN/SC and LT/EN bridges

Classic II PDS FPU card

Switchable serial- and ADB/video-sharing boxes

Radius Rocket 68040/33MHz cards

 

and other bits that don't readily spring to mind.

 

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Powerlink Presentor - a Duo microdock with composite (TV) video out

An IR wireless ADB keyboard with an integrated pointing device.

Set of 3 upgrades for the original tray load G3 iMac that give serial, ADB and video output

 

Can you tell us some more about the G3 cards, thanks.

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MacEnhancer from Microsoft. Adds a paralle port & two serial ports through one of the Mac's serial ports.

 

Inside Macintosh, PHONEBOOK edition

 

Mac Rescue 6 MB & SCSI upgrade board for 128 & 512K Macs.

 

Through The Looking Glass original disk and box

 

MacBasic

 

Jasmine Direct Drive 20 (20mb hard drive; now holds a 2 gig SCSI!)

 

Charlieman, the MacCharlie is rare! I've been looking for one for years. Hang on to it!

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A kilometre (give or take) of RJ45 network cables. In 5ft lengths.

 

A similar amount of phone cables for use with the phonenet adapters I'm sure I still have here somewhere.

 

A slot-loading 50-pin SCSI DVDROM drive that I put into an external case and used with my Powerbook 5300 (and later on with my Sparcstations 10, 20, and IPX).

 

An Orange Micro Firewire Cardbus card that actually included the drivers.

 

An original System 7 Japanese Language Support CD.

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Well, considering that I live in rural Queensland, EVERYTHING I have is rare! :p

 

But aaanyway....

 

- Greyscale Connectix QuickCam (with box and everything)

- PowerCD

- "Getting Started With Apple Computers" VHS tape for the Performas

- "Echo II" speech synth card for Apple IIs

- working AppleVision 1710AV (not sure for how long though :()

- Teac 6x24 SCSI CD-R

- External SCSI HDD case that is done to look like a Q8xx/PM8x00, though much smaller, can take two 3.5" drives, made by some long-gone company called "MacPower"

- Apple Presentation System

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Several Outbound Model 125 Laptops (Laptop, not the more common Notebook) with external floppy drive and SCSI adapters. Spare parts and most of the components I need to clone the external floppy drive. I still need an affordable supply of WD92C32 chips. When sold, these laptops are usually separated from their external floppy, and they have no internal floppy, making software installation, especially OS re-loading problematical.

 

Daystar adapter to put PowerCache or Turbo040 in Macs with an LC-style PDS slot.

 

Daystar adapter to put PowerCache or Turbo040 in a Mac IIcx. I hope to some day clone this thing so that it will physically fit in an SE/30. It should already be electrically compatible.

 

Video Vision Telecast system, but I've never actually used it. I'm a bit embarrassed by that.

 

Ten sets of four 16MB SIMMs for the IIfx sitting on my desk waiting to be assembled (chips and boards).

 

Several Power Computing Power 80/100/120 machines--the 8100 clone. These have spots for 5 NuBus slots on the motherboard, but one would need to steal the Fat-AMIC chip from a 9150 to implement the two uninstalled slots. I will probably never get around to this project.

 

Applied Engineering FDHD+, IIRC. I know I have the drive, just not sure if I correctly remember the name. The one that let's you use a 1.44 MB floppy on the Plus.

 

Three HD20 hard drives. The 20 MB Apple drive that connects by the floppy port.

 

Newlife Upgrade which installs in a Mac 128KE or 512KE and provides SCSI and 8 SIMM slots. That's right, 8 SIMM slots. In a Mac 512KE, one could install two 1MB SIMMs and six inexpensive 256K SIMMs and get a total of 4 MB (512K on motherboard). Back then it was a significant savings, since 1 MB SIMMs were upwards of $100 each.

 

Lapis Display Server Plus, external video upgrade for the Mac Plus. Clips over the CPU and actually provides a second display.

 

5 Brainstorm accelerators.

 

Microspot MacPalette II software, this is a print driver (extension) for the ImageWriter II which causes it to dither using the four color ribbon such that it can print in millions of colors. The output is surprisingly good, given that it's coming from a 72/144 dpi output device.

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The old Kingston(?) ADB trackballs for the Mac
Kensington. I have two. They rock.

 

Also snap on the following:

Gravis Mac Gamepad.

Apple remotes for TV/video cards

ALPS Glidepoint ADB trackpad {x2}

numeric ADB keypad {x2, one with an integrated trackball}

50 pin SCSI DVD drives {x7 in a storage tower}

Radius Rocket 68040/33MHz card

Through The Looking Glass original disk

Daystar adapter to put PowerCache or Turbo040 in a Mac IIcx.

Some of the above thanks to members here!

 

Others that come to mind:

 

Digidesign Nubus Audiomedia II and Samplecell II cards

PCI Samplecell II

Supermac Video Spigot capture card for the IIsi PDS }:)

Dual IIsi/SE/30 PDS adapter for above

Radius Pivot video card for IIsi/SE/30

A /edit/ Grand Vimage LC PDS video card - I couldn't find drivers for this anywhere.

PowerComputing ADB keyboard and mouse

Black ADB Apple Extended Keyboard II

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