Working from home on the //c+

In honor of Apple's 44th birthday today, I decided to set up my //c+ as a terminal using my homebuilt wifi modem. Getting modem.mgr going was not fun, but once I read the manual and figured it out, I was good to go. The vt220 emulation didn't give me …

Assembling my Floppy Emu from Big Mess O' Wires

Back on February 1st I ordered a Floppy Emu from Big Mess O' Wires. The Floppy Emu emulates a floppy disk drive. Floppy disk images can be stored on the SD card and mounted from the Floppy Emu itself. This makes it a lot easier to transfer and...

I now have 128MB of RAM in my SE/30!

Well, I couldn't find my long handle T-15 Torx screwdriver, but it turns out I didn't have to. Apparently, when I installed the SCSI2SD, I never put the screws back in by the handle. While that works in my favor now, I'm going to need to dig...

Upgrading my SE/30 to 128MB of RAM

My trusty Macintosh SE/30 has had 5MB of RAM in it since I installed the SCSI2SD and System 7.1. Now that I have a [modem/ppp] device available, I want to upgrade to System 7.5. From what I've been able to find, I really need at least …

Getting online with my Macintosh SE/30

One of my goals for creating the CHIP wifi modem was to use it as a networking device with my SE/30. Today I tried it out as a modem. My first issue was the fact I didn't have any communication software on the SE/30. Well, I take that …

Setting up a wifi modem with the CHIP computer

I was a backer of the original Kickstarter project for the $9 CHIP computer. Over the past several years I accumulated 8 CHIPs and 3 PocketCHIPs. Suffice to say, I'm sitting pretty with CHIPs. My first project with the CHIP computers was setting...

Visiting Vintage Computer Fest Midwest 14 (2019)

This past September I had the opportunity to make it to my second Vintage ComputerFest - Midwest. It was a great opportunity to not only see a lot of great hardware and software, but to also hang out with others that are as passionate about retro...

Long time no post

I haven't posted since January, and that's just sad. My new shell server is set up now at home, so I can write more geeky Atari articles!