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I have a black and white Mac Classic in my basement. I had a Starmax 603e clone, but I tossed it. I think there's an Apple IIe down there somewhere. I have the receipt for it ($3000).

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I have an iBook Clamshell of 1999 with 6GB hard drive and 320 MB of main memory. I want to sell it to my sister and buy a new macbook in about 3 weeks.

Oh, I've also an old Macintosh Quadra 840AV, but I haven't a video adaptor.

Sherry Haibara

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The only Mac that I have. Its an iBook G3 500MHZ, 256MB, 10GB, Combo Drive. Its my second Apple computer, but the first Apple computer ive had that runs OSX. It currently has OSX 10.3.9. Before it, I had an iBook G4, 933MHZ, 640MB, 40GB, Combo Drive. I traded some PC for it, the iBook had a bad hard drive. So took it home, took a 40gig I had laying around, and put it in there. Solved, it worked, but no OSX, and no money. So I put Linux on it. Then the combo drive ate a CD, reset the PRAM to get it out, and messed up the operating system. Then realized the combo drived was done. Since I really got it for free, I traded it for the iBook G3. The guy says the G4 has more issues than the combo drive, but he is looking foward to fixing it, and I am happy I now have a Mac to play with.

 

A couple years ago, I got rid of my IBM XT that my uncle gave to me.

 

Now i'm deciding... I can save up money and buy a used Powerbook G4, at least 1GHZ. Or I can save up money and buy a cheaper widescreen laptop and throw OSX86 on it. It would just have to be something thats fully compatable and would do everything that OSX on the Powerbook can do(photoshop, garageband, that kind of {censored}).

 

Hey de-rail, do you still have the Mac Plus? Id like a nice Micro ITX project for OSX86. :)

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oh geez, i used to have an old Performa 6200CD running a PowerPC 603e@75 Mhz, 8 MB of RAM, 1 MB of VRAM, 1GB HD, 8X CD-ROM, 15in CRT. All I got running on was System 7.5.5. on its final days after it kept giving me that stupid Logic Board crash and the Bomb. (does anybody remember the bomb). I should have grabbed one of those processor upgrade boards (if i could find one), maxed out the ram and made it a server but its probably being used for scraped parts now. Should have saved the cds though. Now where is that old copy of system 7.5.3....

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I have a Color Classic and a G3 333 iMac running OS X 10.2.8 and OS 9.2.2.

 

I'm frustrated right now though - the mac won't boot from CD-Rs (no problem reading them in OS X) so I can't install Panther. I need to find some original Panther CDs.

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Hee hee. I had a Macintosh SE/30 for two weeks. The motherboard on it failed and I had to send it to the dumpster. I did salvage any of the guts of the computer such as the puny 40 MB harddisk.

 

:(

Guru

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I have a Powerbook 180c, a PowerBook Duo 280c, a PowerBook 540c, PowerBook 5300c, and a iBook Clamshell Special edition Graphite.

 

I also have a 333 MHz iMac G3, and a B&W G3 Special Edition.

 

I used to have about 7 or 8 Classic macs.

 

Now im using a iBook G4 14 in :(

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Macs

 

which are still stored all over my home and in order of purchase...

 

-a Clone: Gravision 200MT with 144MB of RAM, running 9.2.2

-PowerBook 5300cs with 9.2.1 (still working with it if i'm on a journey throughout Senegal)

-beige G3 266MT@300, 348MB of RAM, 10.4.5 via XPostFacto, naturally running 9.0.4

 

Non-Macs

-P4 1,8, 768 Ram, running XP SP2 (running sometimes for gaming)

-Hackint0sh: P4 3,0GHz, 512 RAM, JaS 10.4.7, GeForce 2 MX 4000 PCI passive....etc.pp.

 

My next purchase will be the standard-MacBook

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Macs, in order of age:

 

• MacBook Pro 17" (2.16GHz)

• iMac Core Duo 17" (1.83GHz)

• PowerBook G4 17" (1.5GHz)

• PowerBook G4 15" (800MHz)

• PowerMac G4 Digital Audio (533MHz)

• PowerMac G4 AGP (400MHz)

• iMac Indigo (350MHz)

• PowerMac G3 (400MHz)

• iMac Bondi Blue (333MHz)

• PowerMac G3 Tower (300MHz)

• PowerBook 1400cs (133Mhz)

• PowerMac 8200/100 (100MHz)

• Mac IIsi (20Mhz)

• Mac Classic (8MHz)

• Apple IIe (1MHz)

 

I used have some others, but not anymore

 

(PowerMac 9500, two PowerMac 7200s, one PowerMac 4400, Mac IIcx, Mac II ci... think that's it)

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Macs, in order of age:

 

• MacBook Pro 17" (2.16GHz)

• iMac Core Duo 17" (1.83GHz)

• PowerBook G4 17" (1.5GHz)

• PowerBook G4 15" (800MHz)

• PowerMac G4 Digital Audio (533MHz)

• PowerMac G4 AGP (400MHz)

• iMac Indigo (350MHz)

• PowerMac G3 (400MHz)

• iMac Bondi Blue (333MHz)

• PowerMac G3 Tower (300MHz)

• PowerBook 1400cs (133Mhz)

• PowerMac 8200/100 (100MHz)

• Mac IIsi (20Mhz)

• Mac Classic (8MHz)

• Apple IIe (1MHz)

 

I used have some others, but not anymore

 

(PowerMac 9500, two PowerMac 7200s, one PowerMac 4400, Mac IIcx, Mac II ci... think that's it)

 

 

Sounds like an Apple Museum...what is the price for a one-day ticket?

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Sounds like an Apple Museum...what is the price for a one-day ticket?

 

Hehe. I don't like to throw stuff out. I don't have any G5 machines though. Anyone care to donate one? :(

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I grew up using an Apple IIe. Good memories.

 

In the early 90's I bought an LC secondhand... not the best introduction to the Macintosh, but at least I learned a lot. The day I upgraded from 2 mb to 4 mb of ram..... oh man that was the day. I was finally able to play Civilization on the whole screen!!

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Ive got quite a few,

2 Powerbook 1400's, one a 133 doesnt boot, the other a 166 does boot

A Lombard G3 Powerbook - needs a new battery, but otherwise ok

A Beige G3 - works, but sitting in a box not being used

A Blue and White G3 overclocked to 400mhz.

A Graphite Sawtooth G4 - Flashed nvidia card for QE/CI and a quicksilver 933mhz Cpu, running at 700mhz. Had to break off an ide chain for that. but totally worth it!

And my hackintosh..

 

I used to have an LC3 and a all in one of some sort i think it was an lc575 but i cant recall, i was only young!

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Lying around... Not much. In the past I have owned:

 

apple IIe,

Mac plus 1 mb,

mac II ci,

mac lc II,

 

The only mac that I currently own is a iBook G3 800.

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Oh jesus, I had to come across this thread...

 

Performa 637

PowerBook 3400

PowerMac 7600

PowerMac 9100

PowerMac G4

 

Not really a Mac-persay...

 

Apple eMate 300

Newton MessagePad 130

Newton MessagePad 2100

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I still have my old Powerbook 3400c 180MHz (upgraded to 48MB of ram, and 4GB hard drive) in perfect working order! Unbelievable how long these machines last...

 

Currently I have my 2nd Mac computer I ever owned, a Macbook 2GHz :D

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Hehe. I don't like to throw stuff out. I don't have any G5 machines though. Anyone care to donate one? :D

 

If I where you I'd get one asap as they'll soon be collectors items. Then your collection is complete :-)

 

 

I used to have these apple systems:

 

Mac 9600 (Mach5)

Beige G3

 

Non-apple systems nowadays (still) in my possesion

 

Sinclair ZX spectrum 48K (Z80)

Oric Atmos 48K (6502)

Tanburry Newbrain (Z80)

Sinclair QL (with various extra bits like diskinterface etc...) (68008)

Acorn Archimedes 410 (upgraded with ARM3, VIDC enhancer etc...)(ARM3 now)

Acorn Risc PC 700 (upgraded to StrongARM Risc PC; still in use) (Twin CPU system very advanced at its release in 1994. StrongARM 110 + IBM/Cyrix 5x86 PC cpu, I sold the 5x86-2nd processor later because I'd gotten that Duron PC)

Compaq Deskpro2000 (I think it has AMDK6)

Psion Series 5 8MB (ARM7100)

ECS I-buddy 901, notebook-like desktop PC (the one with Celeron 1GHz; my mom uses this ATM)

Homebuild PC P4 3GHz s478 (win xp machine)

Homebuild PC P4 3GHz s775 (OSX86 machine)

 

I occasionally collect 80's systems when I have some cash to spare.

 

I used to have these systems as well

 

Homebuild PC PII 400MHz (used to be my Linux Suse 6-server, router) replaced with small ADSL-router.

Homebuild AMD XP2400 system s-A

Homebuild AMD Duron system (cpu got replaced with Thunderbird 1200)

several homebuild 386SX, 486SX, 486DX-33 systems (I avoided PC's throughout the 90's until I got that AMD duron system)

 

Acorn Archimedes A305 (the original Arthur machine, I later replaced the Arthur ROMS with RISC OS 2, ARM2 12MHz)

Acorn A3010 (Amiga 500 look-a-like Acorn system, ARM250)

Acorn A4000 (A3010/3020 in desktop case, ARM250 cpu)

Acorn A5000 (Acorn's topmodel before Risc PC release, ARM3 25MHz Later models contained ARM3 33MHz)

Acorn Risc PC 600 MK1 (ARM610) (Early models had RISC OS on disk instead of in ROM; 8-bit audio user upgradable to 16-bit, MK2 models had OS in ROMs and 16-bit audio standard)

 

Commodore 64 (6510)

Amiga 500 (68000, replaced with 68010)

Amiga 2000 (upgraded to Amiga 2500 model with 68030 cpu, twin SCSI HDD etc...)

Amiga 600 (68000)

 

Atari 130XE (6502)

Atari PC4 (80286 AT clone from Atari, it was one o/t fastest 286 at 16MHz while most where 12MHz)

 

Sinclair ZX81 (Z80)

 

Psion II LZ (Hitachi HD6303X)

Psion Series 5MX (ARM7100 33MHz, my dad got this for his birthday from me)

 

Oric 1 16K (6502)

 

HP Jornada 568 (StrongARM-1110 the model right before XScale got release. The last HP model safter that they took over Compaq and ditched Jornada models over Ipaq) (My stepsister uses this now with GPS-antenna)

 

Asus 620 BT (Xscale PXA255) Used this as my main GPS system until I threw it out the window (display was broken afterwards :) )

 

 

To Bart... and your wife thinks YOU have a problem? Sure.

 

I probably have forgotten one or two systems but this the majority of them.

 

Regards.

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Apple:

Macintosh IIcx -storage-

Macintosh IIci -storage- (upgraded to 68040 at 25 MHz)

Macintosh IIsi, System 7.1

Macintosh IIvx -storage-

Macintosh LC II -storage-

Macintosh Quadra 700, A/UX 3.0.1

Macintosh Quadra 950
, Mac OS 8.1 (upgraded to PowerPC 601 at 66 MHz)

Power Macintosh 7100AV/66 -storage- (upgraded to G3 at 266 MHz)

Power Macintosh 8100AV/80
, Mac OS 8.6 (upgraded to G3 at 500 MHz)

Power Macintosh 7500/100 -storage- (upgraded to PowerPC 604e at 210 MHz)

Power Macintosh 8500/132 -storage-

Power Macintosh 8600/300
, Mac OS 8.6 (upgraded to G3 at 450 MHz)

Power Macintosh 8600/300
, Rhapsody 5.6

Power Macintosh G3/233 Mini Tower -storage-

Power Macintosh G3/266 Mini Tower
, Mac OS X v10.3.9 (upgraded to G4 at 533 MHz)

iMac G3/350
, Mac OS X v10.2.8

iMac DV G3/400 -storgae-

PowerBook Duo 280 -storgae-

PowerBook Duo 2300c/100, Mac OS 8.6

PowerBook 3400c/200, Mac OS 8.6

PowerBook G3/266
(Wallstreet), Mac OS X v10.2.8 (upgraded to G4 at 500 MHz)

PowerBook G3/400
(Lombard), Mac OS X v10.3.9

PowerBook G3/400
(Pismo), Mac OS X v10.3.9

Others:

PowerComputing PowerTower Pro 225
, Rhapsody 5.5

IBM ThinkPad 760ED
, Rhapsody 5.1 and OPENSTEP 4.2

non-Apple related systems:

SGI Indy Workstation
, IRIX 6.2 (with Indy Video and Cosmo Compression cards)

SGI IRIS Indigo Workstation (2), IRIX 5.3 (one in storage)

Sun SPARCclassic (2), Solaris 7

DEC Celeris XL5133, -storage- (formerly running Rhapsody 5.1)

Systems in bold are still in regular use. This is what my computer area looks like currently...

 

mission_control2-sm.jpg

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Here is the floor plan.

 

And seeing as people around here are so interested in Rhapsody, here are a couple screen shots of my 8600...

 

05162006_riemann-sm.jpg

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General shot of the system.

 

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Shot of the system at work.

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WOW

 

That's all I can say...

 

A few years ago I used to have an old Quadra 605, running System 7.something, but somehow it accidentally got donated to charity when I was cleaning old stuff (Got put in the wrong box...) I wish I still had it...

 

Now I've got my MacBook, and my PC, and I'm very interested in Classic and A/UX emulation, so I use SheepShaver and Basilisk II and Mini vMac. I haven't had any luck with A/UX yet though... I may want to try it in SheepShaver (does it run on PPC?) I already tried the other two.

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I've got an iMac 333, which is currently trashed (Bad Linux bootloader accident), which I haven't gotten to fix, my Powerbook G4 (final edition - the better screened model).

 

PS - This thread has officially made me go to my iMac and get to work on it xD!

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