[vcf-midatlantic] Mac SE coming to Workshop
billdegnan at gmail.com
Fri Aug 11 13:57:46 EDT 2017
I have about 10 SE variants, I like them because they're small. The only
Mac's I support. That's basically the line I draw Apple-wise, age wise.
On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 1:52 PM, Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> Certain early brand new SE hard drives (I want to say Quantum 40s and 80s,
> but my memory is fuzzy) were prone to so-called "stiction" even back in the
> day when they were new. Back in the day we would drop the computer from a
> few inches and often fix them.
> My understanding is that if that works these days your drive is on
> borrowed time (maybe even back then!).
> On 8/11/2017 1:42 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> I'm interested in compact macs. I have an SE/30 that I used in college and
>> loved the machine!
>> Besides replacing the sticker, I also found that kicking computers helps
>> too. Sometimes these old machines are just grouch old computers. If in
>> doubt kick it!
>> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:34 AM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> I am picking up a MAC SE model 5011 with a bad SCSi HD (I am told) on the
>>> way to the workshop Saturday to play around with. Not sure if anyone is
>>> into these I think the hard drive is bad because it needs a new Apple
>>> sticker on the side. I have found if you replace the sticker the
>>> fixes itself.
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