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  1. Something got shipped. The tracking showed it...

    Something got shipped. The tracking showed it leaving his place in GRAYSLAKE, IL 60030 and getting to the Global shipping centre at Erlanger, KY 41025 and then being classed as Overweight.
    Anyway,...
  2. Well, what a sorry saga my attempted purchase of...

    Well, what a sorry saga my attempted purchase of an ASR33 turned out to be.

    I'll never get the thing I purchased via Ebay - after 6 weeks of delay, the seller eventually shipped it using the...
  3. Well, I have now been able to test with a second...

    Well, I have now been able to test with a second Macintosh Plus and have the same problem - It cannot properly interact with either of the Zip drives I have, so I doubt both have defective SCSI...
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    Yes, thanks Brian, I followed the guide in...

    Yes, thanks Brian,

    I followed the guide in this excellent video for stripping and cleaning the drive - YouTube

    I tried printing a gear but my low end Flashforge print resolution is just not...
  5. I have managed to find a set now - thanks to...

    I have managed to find a set now - thanks to those that have helped.
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    Right. Have now completely disassembled the Sony...

    Right. Have now completely disassembled the Sony floppy drive, cleaned and lubricated so its mechanically sound. New problem is that the plastic gears inside the eject motor mechanism have lost...
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    Well I seem to have fixed most of the problems...

    Well I seem to have fixed most of the problems with this board now.

    I have reflowed a number of dodgy looking solder joints on the yoke connector and the flyback transformer base and now the...
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    Macintosh Plus analogue board problem

    Hi Folks,

    I have a non booting Macintosh Plus with an analogue board problem.

    With everything (other than flyback lead) disconnected, applying power results in the clicking sound in this video....
  9. Yes, I have tried with termination off and on but...

    Yes, I have tried with termination off and on but no difference with any of the drives I have. I'm beginning to thing I have a problem with the SCSI interface of the Macintosh Plus or its REALLY...
  10. I note that some of the older (pre version 3)...

    I note that some of the older (pre version 3) ROM's had SCSI bugs in them - I'll check version of ROM that I have but does anyone know the nature of these 'bugs' ?
  11. There is utility called Apple SC disk setup that...

    There is utility called Apple SC disk setup that came on one of the OS disks called Disk Tools - I tried that and it scans the SCSI bus but does not find any of the devices I have attached so far.
  12. Thanks. We'll the boot floppies turned up and...

    Thanks.

    We'll the boot floppies turned up and I can confirm that the machine boots from floppy just fine. I ran the disk tools and the machine still won't recognise either of the Zip drives or a...
  13. Bah. Tried with 2nd Zip drive - this time a...

    Bah. Tried with 2nd Zip drive - this time a zip250 model that has selectable termination - still no joy.
    I have managed to order a full set of original System 7 800k floppies on Ebay - should be...
  14. The zip drive was never mounted on the PC - I...

    The zip drive was never mounted on the PC - I dd'd the image within from Linux direct to the drive. I have another options with a SCSI Jaz drive I have too.

    I bootable floppy should sort me out...
  15. The machine looks fab. I have already been outbid...

    The machine looks fab. I have already been outbid so good luck with the sale.
  16. Well the 40SC external drive has a dead Sony...

    Well the 40SC external drive has a dead Sony drive inside so its never going to boot again.

    I have connected it up to the SCSI interface on my PC and and its just not happy. I need to find another...
  17. Thanks - I need to change my requirement after it...

    Thanks - I need to change my requirement after it has been pointed out that System 7 will struggle on this machine.

    I'm now looking for a version of System 6 please.
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    Yes, that's right, its a useful intro to the 8800...

    Yes, that's right, its a useful intro to the 8800 and the front PCB can be swapped out for the 8800c front panel mash up which can then interface with an S100 backplane deployed into the space at a...
  19. Thanks - does it have to be set to 0 - I thought...

    Thanks - does it have to be set to 0 - I thought it could be anything other than 7 ?
  20. Building a bootable external hard drive for a Macintosh Plus

    So I got a Macintosh Plus and it appears to work (gets to the floppy question mark) but I have no bootable media.
    I do have an external SCSI drive (40SC) which does not currently seem bootable.

    I...
  21. Yes, thanks - I broke one of those rear plastic...

    Yes, thanks - I broke one of those rear plastic tabs - very brittle after all the years.
  22. 800K macintosh System 7 installation floppy disks please

    For a Macintosh plus.

    Thanks.
  23. Never mind - found this document ...

    Never mind - found this document

    https://www.applerepairmanuals.com/the_manuals_are_in_here/External_Hard_Drive_SC.pdf
  24. Anyone know how to open an Apple 40SC external drive enclosure ?

    No idea how to get into this enclosure

    Don't want to start prising the lid unless thats the only way.

    Thanks
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    Indeed - I now have two of them - they are...

    Indeed - I now have two of them - they are wonderful.
    In my case both were purchased used units. The first also had a nice fast PC also built inside running Windows 10 from the previous (sadly no...
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