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Raspberry Pi and Mini V Mac
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Thinking of trying this, but am confused about getting the software on the Pi.Do you connect a usb floppy drive to the Pi to load the software?Does it get loaded onto the SD card?ThanksContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Aug 3, 2015.

Apple II experience
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Since my first exposure to computers was a Mac 512ke, I never experienced using an Apple II.Is there anyway, other than buying an Apple II, to see one in action?There wasn't much on youtube about it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Jul 21, 2014.

Imagewriter II only printing lower half of letters

Broke out my IWII which has been stored for years. Ran a test page and the upper half of the letters are not showing up.Tried to gently clean the pins and no change. Is this a different hardware…Continue

Tags: II, Imagewriter

Started Apr 25, 2014

What size torx screws?
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I'm in the process of recapping my SE30 and found the two torx screws are missing from the top of the case. Does anyone know the length and thread size?Thanks,SteveContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Apr 20, 2014.

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Stephen replied to Stephen's discussion Raspberry Pi and Mini V Mac
"Ahh. That would make things a lot easier!"
Aug 3, 2015
John replied to Stephen's discussion Raspberry Pi and Mini V Mac
"Well to be perfectly honest, even though I own several MacPluses, I took the easy route and downloaded the ROM. IF you do a google search it's pretty easy to find. That way you can downloaded it directly to the pi!"
Aug 3, 2015
Stephen replied to Stephen's discussion Raspberry Pi and Mini V Mac
"In planning stages. Need to get the rom from one of my Pluses. I assume I would download the mini v Mac software onto the Pi. But to get the ROM copied to the Pi, it needs to be copied onto a 800k floppy, then transferred to a 1.4 floppy so the Pi…"
Apr 5, 2015
John replied to Stephen's discussion Raspberry Pi and Mini V Mac
"Just to clarify, do you already have the pi booting mini vMac and are looking to get mac software on it?"
Apr 5, 2015
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Raspberry Pi and Mini V Mac

Thinking of trying this, but am confused about getting the software on the Pi.Do you connect a usb floppy drive to the Pi to load the software?Does it get loaded onto the SD card?ThanksSee More
Apr 4, 2015
Stephen commented on John's blog post Honey I Shrunk the Computer
"Sounds great. Never experienced an apple II. That might be a way for me to see what it's like. What version of linux/Unix did you use?"
Aug 24, 2014
Stephen commented on John's blog post Honey I Shrunk the Computer
"John!! I haven't caught up to the episode where you talk about this beauty, but this is just too cool for words! Just ordered a raspberry pi. Wouldn't dare try to copy yours, but would love to have a portable emulator for classic mac…"
Aug 22, 2014
Stephen replied to Stephen's discussion Apple II experience
"Thanks. That is very interesting."
Jul 21, 2014
applefreak replied to Stephen's discussion Apple II experience
Jul 21, 2014
Stephen posted a discussion

Apple II experience

Since my first exposure to computers was a Mac 512ke, I never experienced using an Apple II.Is there anyway, other than buying an Apple II, to see one in action?There wasn't much on youtube about it I could find.I know there are emulators, but believe they require a copy of the rom.Saw one video on youtube of an emulator working on the plus, which would be fine for me.Just want to see if an Apple II would be something I would be interested in.ThanksSee More
Jul 18, 2014
Stephen replied to Erin Fowler's discussion Macintosh SE/30 having issues. Please help
"True. I've recapped 2 SE30's. The caps on the logic board definitely need replacing. I was lucky in that the old caps came off clean and no traces were broken. There are also some caps on the analog board that should be replaced. As long…"
Jun 12, 2014
Stephen replied to Erin Fowler's discussion Macintosh SE/30 having issues. Please help
"No problem. They've helped me a lot."
Jun 8, 2014
Stephen replied to Erin Fowler's discussion Macintosh SE/30 having issues. Please help
"I would post on 68kmla website. There are a bunch of great guys willing to help. They should be able to point you in the right direction."
Jun 8, 2014
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May 25, 2014
Stephen replied to George's discussion Upgraded the hard drive in my SE/30 using SCSI2SD
"Thanks for the post on terminal commands. If I didn't see this post, I never would have figured out exactly what to type. Waiting to install mine in a SE/30 and SE. Hopefully, the rest will go smoothly when I connect it up."
May 25, 2014
Stephen commented on James Wages's blog post Compact Mac Analog Board Components
"Thanks for the info. Connected the caps to my SE and SE30 and both fired up! I've seen your user name on the 68klma. I wasn't very clever and used my name, Stephen Morimoto. Have had several questions and help on the other forum. Everyone…"
May 17, 2014

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When did you get your first Mac?
1989
How many Macs do you own?
5
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
512k
How did you hear about RetroMacCast?
Found on iTunes

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