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Started an old Apple Mac SE/30 for first time in ages

« on: 20 June, 2023, 09:54:50 AM »
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So it started up ok few days ago, but hard drive is not running, can't hear it going.
Managed to find a System 7.5 start-up disk though and I can get to the desktop, only very, very slowly.  Is there a way to check if HD is running and can you get scsi HDs anymore?

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« Reply #1 on: 20 June, 2023, 11:07:02 AM »
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Don't no much about apple macs so can't be of much help there, but you can still get scsi drives - link here >

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« Reply #2 on: 21 June, 2023, 01:32:01 AM »
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Don't no much about apple macs so can't be of much help there, but you can still get scsi drives - link here >
Great! Thanks for the link info, didn't think of googling scsi drives tbh. 

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« Reply #3 on: 21 June, 2023, 08:40:13 AM »
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Don't no much about apple macs so can't be of much help there, but you can still get scsi drives - link here >
Great! Thanks for the link info, didn't think of googling scsi drives tbh. 
At least now you'll be able to source one and connect it up, then install the os onto it.

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« Reply #4 on: 21 June, 2023, 01:43:13 PM »
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Don't no much about apple macs so can't be of much help there, but you can still get scsi drives - link here >
Great! Thanks for the link info, didn't think of googling scsi drives tbh. 
At least now you'll be able to source one and connect it up, then install the os onto it.
That's pretty much what I had in mind, so thank you. :)

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« Reply #5 on: 22 June, 2023, 03:39:23 AM »
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There's something here for installing System 7.5.5 on a Mac SE/30

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« Reply #6 on: 23 June, 2023, 01:34:03 PM »
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There's something here for installing System 7.5.5 on a Mac SE/30
Great! I am a little rusty due to some time since installing that apple mac os, so thank you! :)

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« Reply #7 on: 29 June, 2023, 11:07:07 PM »
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There's something here for installing System 7.5.5 on a Mac SE/30
Great! I am a little rusty due to some time since installing that apple mac os, so thank you! :)
Glad you got it sorted and hope my link for scsi drives helped.

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« Reply #8 on: 30 June, 2023, 12:16:22 PM »
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My uncle had one of those Apple Mac's I think that he sold on ebay some years ago.

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« Reply #9 on: 30 June, 2023, 12:50:27 PM »
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My uncle had one of those Apple Mac's I think that he sold on ebay some years ago.
They were very good systems for their time, came out in the very late 80s iirc.  If it was in good working order he may have got a fair bit for it.


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