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LocalTalk-to-Ethernet bridge - Wikipedia
A LocalTalk-to-Ethernet Bridge is a network bridge that joins the physical layer of the AppleTalk networking used by previous generations of Apple Computer products to an Ethernet network. This was an important class of products in the late 1980s and early 1990s, before Ethernet support became universal on the Mac lineup.

Some LocalTalk-to-Ethernet Bridges only performed Appletalk bridging. Others were also able to bridge other protocols using ad-hoc standards. One example was the MacIP system that allowed LocalTalk-based Macs to send and receive TCP/IP (internet) packets using the bridges as a go-between.
retrocomputing  apple  mac  classic 
5 weeks ago by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Previous (software) - Wikipedia
Previous is an open source emulator of the proprietary 68k-based NeXT computer system family, aiming at emulating the original 68030-based NeXT Computer and the 68040-based NeXTstation and NeXTcube computers.
68k  nextstep  retrocomputing 
10 weeks ago by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Hidden Agenda : TRANS Fiction Systems : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive
The game is set in the fictional country Chimerica which has been recently liberated from the rule of the corrupt dictator Farsante and his ruling clique. The player takes the part of the newly elected president of Chimerica.
game  retrocomputing  simulation 
august 2017 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Repair Mac
Simasima means a zebra-like stripe pattern in Japanese. OYU!(HHD00612@niftyserve.ne.jp) and Shunsuke Suzuki(VZD03711@niftyserve.ne.jp) nicely named Macintosh SE/30 with this problem SimasiMac. We SE/30ers in Japan call it SimasiMac.
mac  retrocomputing  mac68k 
august 2017 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
HFSFromScratch - code/src wiki
Goal: To install Macintosh System 7.5.3 from scratch using only 1 SCSI2SD and a Linux PC with an SD card reader.
se30  mac  retrocomputing 
august 2017 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Retr0bright - Wikipedia
Retrobright (Stylized as Retr0bright) is a chemical mixture used to remove yellowing from ABS plastic computer and electronics cases, including computers that were manufactured by Commodore and Apple in the 1980s and 1990s, and various video game consoles and cartridges.
retrocomputing  m68k  todo  chemistry 
july 2017 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Mac SE/30 with Upgraded ROM | Big Mess o' Wires
This page describes a small set of patches to Mac OS System 7.5 or later. These patches are required when using System 7.5 – 8.1 on certain Macintosh models with an upgraded ROM, such as a Mac ROM-inator II or a borrowed IIsi or IIfx ROM SIMM. The information below was taken from Gamba’s Macintosh web page and is preserved here to help ensure it doesn’t disappear from the web.
macintosh  retrocomputing  m68k 
june 2017 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
About the simulator | taiganet.com
The WS4000 simulator is a free application written in C# which displays weather information in the same visual presentation as the WeatherSTAR 4000 cable headend unit did.
retrocomputing  simulator  weather 
february 2017 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Motorcycle disk drive – Yesterbits
A quick glance at it revealed that, indeed, it is code that is designed to make your disk drive sound like a motorcycle.
apple2  retrocomputing 
november 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
SCSI2SD Mounting Bracket for SE/30 - Peripherals - 68kMLA Forums
I printed out one of bbraun's, but the side holes didn't line up with an SE/30's HDD chassis.
3d  model  scsi2sd  mac  retrocomputing 
april 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
MacX - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
MacX is a display server implementation supporting the X11 display server protocol that ran on System 7, Mac OS 8, and Mac OS 9.
x11  mac  networking  retrocomputing 
april 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
68k Mac HTTP Disk
This is a Control Panel that lets you use a file on an HTTP server as a disk.
68k  mac  retrocomputing 
april 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Mac68k AppleTalk Network - mac68k - Confluence
The mac68k AppleTalk Network is an AppleTalk network over UDP/IP to a mac68k.info server.  Nearly any Mac running OpenTransport or pre-OpenTransport AppleTalk version 58 or later from System 7 through OS 9.2.2 can connect.  When you connect, it's as if you're on the same LocalTalk network as everyone else!  Recreate the old LocalTalk LAN feel over the internet.
retrocomputing  mac  appletalk 
april 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
68k Mac ROM Boot Disk
The IIsi ROM was chosen as the basis of this modification mainly because it has usable space. The IIx ROM is 256KB and fairly dense. The IIsi ROM is 512KB and has unused drivers, and extra padding all over the place, which makes it easy to add code. The IIsi ROM is also frequently used by IIx and SE/30 owners to get a 32bit clean ROM and not need MODE32.
diy  retrocomputing  mac  rom 
april 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Downtown Doug Brown » Mac ROM SIMMs
You can also replace the ROM in your SE/30 with a IIsi ROM, then it will have HD20 support
retrocomputing  mac 
april 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Burgerlib: The only low level library you need
Burgerlib can be built from MacOS and Win32 hosts. The library targets MacOS (68k), MacOS Classic, MacOS Carbon, MacOSX, Win32, MSDos with the Dos4gw dos extender, MSDos with the FlashTek X32 Dos extender, XBox, Playstation 2, GameCube, Gameboy Advance. Other platforms are planned in the near future depending on demand and whether I can get my hands on development kits.
programming  retrocomputing 
april 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Floodgap's Power MachTen Hacking Page @ Retrotech: Getting Mach Ten and Classic Mac Unix into the 21st Century!
MachTen is a Mach-based environment that runs as an application under the classic Mac OS (I run it under OS 9.2.2, but it will happily run under Systems as old as 7.x). Much like Mac OS X, Mach operates as the system's kernel and a BSD userland (in this case based on BSD4.4) sits on top; unlike OS X, however, the Mach kernel runs as a regular Mac application and implements a virtual machine which manages the pre-emptive multitasking of processes running within MachTen. In effect, it's OS X turned inside out: in OS X Tiger, the classic MacOS runs as an app within Mach, whereas under MachTen, Mach runs as an app within the classic MacOS.
mac  mach  retrocomputing 
march 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
9track.net
9track.net is a source of information/resources for the computers systems produced by Digital Equipment Corp. (often refered to as DEC).
retrocomputing  simh  pdp11  dec  vax 
march 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
TheB0ardside.com
What caught my eye on the wiki page was this line - “Bootable images for V7 can still be downloaded today, and can be run on modern hosts using PDP-11 emulators such as SIMH.”Yeah! So, this is my step-by-step instructions for compiling SIMH on OS X (Snow Leopard 10.6.7), running the PDP-11 emulator and getting a V7 Unix image up and running on it
simh  retrocomputing  unix 
march 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
KryoFlux Products & Services Ltd.
Welcome to the home of KryoFlux, the renowned forensic floppy controller available today. KryoFlux is a USB-based device designed specifically for the reliability and precision needed to acquire reliable low-level reads suitable for software preservation. This is the official hardware developed by The Software Preservation Society, an authority in authentic floppy disk imaging and preservation. SPS experts are industry veterans with more than 25 years of experience in computers and media archival, also including film restoration, transfer and archival. The chances are you've used one of their applications (e.g. X-Copy and Cyclone) or played one of their games (e.g. Abandoned Places) in the past. Code designed by our engineers is being used in millions of industrial and consumer products, including some next-gen game consoles.
usb  tools  hardware  floppy  amiga  retrocomputing 
march 2016 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Millennial Mainframer
As like most Millennials, technology and IT came easy to me, but the mainframe and specifically the z/OS operating system initially offered a more challenging and very daunting learning curve. Green screens, TSO, ISPF, JES, OPC/E (now TWS), NVAS, JCL, master consoles, backup consoles, tape drives, Parallel Sysplex…
retrocomputing  blog  mainframe 
december 2012 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
GNO/ME - UNIX for the Apple IIgs
GNO is the UNIX-like environment for the Apple IIgs
retrocomputing  os  apple 
october 2012 by WIZARDISHUNGRY
Forth Dimensions
The Forth Interest Group's bi-monthly, hard-copy magazine with an international circulation was founded in 1978. The owner of one of Silicon Valley's most successful computer bookstores called it, "The best special-interest technical magazine ever". Forth Dimensions is no longer published.
forth  retrocomputing  magazine  archive  article  programming  reference  scans  design  layout  hobby 
june 2009 by WIZARDISHUNGRY

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