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Demystifying the Bandai Pippin Developer Dongle

I’ve had my Bandai Pippin @World for years.  The Pippins were game consoles manufactured by Bandai based on the PowerPC Macintosh.  It runs a special version of Mac OS 7.x.  Pippin CDs can actually be played on PowerPC-based Macs (I’ve … Continue reading

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My Quadra 650, A/UX, and Rocket Stage II

One of my main vintage desktop machines has been a Mac LC 475.  I have it running Mac OS 7.6.1, and aside from being my main Classic box, it’s SuperDrive was previously the only practical way I was able to … Continue reading

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Portable SCSI Drives

About a week ago, I was tinkering with a few external SCSI drives. These external drives are those that draw power from one of the ports in a computer, instead of a wall wart or a direct power plug. In … Continue reading

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