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Networking Color Classic and PowerBook 3400c
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Hello everyone -- I'm new to the forum and hoping that someone might be able to assist me.  I'm working on resurrecting my Color Classic (with Mystic upgrade) and am trying to easily transfer/install…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathaniel Kanner Apr 4, 2014.

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Nathaniel Kanner replied to Nathaniel Kanner's discussion Networking Color Classic and PowerBook 3400c
"Success!  I was able to connect a PhoneNet connection to the Geoport connector from the Powerbook to the printer port on my Color Classic..Worked like a charm and was able to install several updates downloaded on the PowerBook on to the CC.…"
Apr 4, 2014
Nathaniel Kanner replied to Nathaniel Kanner's discussion Networking Color Classic and PowerBook 3400c
"Thanks for the reply.. regarding the SCSI hard drive, I assume I have to format it as HFS then connect it to a modern Mac?  If so, I assume I'd need some kind of SCSI to USB adapter to transfer software from the modern Mac?  I'm…"
Apr 1, 2014
applefreak replied to Nathaniel Kanner's discussion Networking Color Classic and PowerBook 3400c
"external scsi HD, easy way to transfer software or data between scsi-compatible macs - no need to setup a network Powerbook 3400c - ADB port not usable for localtalk - ethernet-localtalk…"
Mar 30, 2014
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Networking Color Classic and PowerBook 3400c

Hello everyone -- I'm new to the forum and hoping that someone might be able to assist me.  I'm working on resurrecting my Color Classic (with Mystic upgrade) and am trying to easily transfer/install new software on it -- not an easy task considering my modern Mac Mini and Win7 machines don't even recognize floppy disks!I bought a PowerBook 3400c on eBay, only to now realize that it features a Geoport serial port, not standard serial port like on the CC.  I'd like to network the CC to the…See More
Mar 30, 2014
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When did you get your first Mac?
2008, though I first used them in the late 80s
How many Macs do you own?
5
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
Color Classic
How did you hear about RetroMacCast?
iTunes

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