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 Re: Color Classic booster
PowerBook 100 Batteries
Re: MacTCP on 7.0.1
French-Canadian system 6.0x- where?
Mac Classic Accellerator

Subject: Re: Color Classic booster
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 1997 23:48:14 -0400
From: Kent Fulmer

PeDrO wrote:

I've just bought a Color Classic. 10/80, FPU, VRAM.
Nice. Are there any *cheap* booster cards with faster
CPU? 040 prefferably? And where to buy it. I live in
Poland, so UK or Germany would be nice. It is really
hard to transfer money from here to US without a credit
card. I do not have such toy... TIA

Sonnet <> offers an accelerator for the Color
Classic. It is called the Presto 040 LC. It includes a 68040 chip and
optional FPU and I think some simm slots. The advertised price is $199
U.S. for the LC version or $249 with the FPU. Their snail mail address
Sonnet Technologies, Inc.
18004 Sky Park Circle, MS 260
Irvine, CA 92614

I also recall seeing an ad for a company that offers a mother board
upgrade (I think) for the Color Classic that would turn it into a Color
Classic 2 (?) The ad stands out in my mind because I had never heard of
a Color Classic 2. So there is at least one other option out there. I
saw the product advertised last October or November on the Web site of
one of the companies that specializes in older Macs, but was not able to
find it tonight.


Subject: PowerBook 100 Batteries
From: Fabian Fang
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 1997 20:56:32 -0800

Since there has been some discussion of the Powerbook
100's batteries, does anyone know if they can be
reconditioned/repaired. I have one which gives a max of
30 mins, and one that lasts about 30 seconds, so I am
willing to experiment if necessary.

Judging from the several messages about batteries for the PowerBook
100, it seems that not everyone is aware that exact replacements of the
original lead-acid battery, with its faults and all, are still readily
available from Apple through the usual channels. Earlier this week I
bought one through our University Bookstore ($42 with exchange), and it
came in one day. I have noticed that some mail-order dealers charge
$99 or even more for the same thing (presumably without exchange).

Fabian Fang, California State University, Bakersfield

Subject: Re: MacTCP on 7.0.1
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997 05:02:17 -0500
From: "Earl D. Robinson"

Date sent: Fri, 21 Mar 97 00:32:15 -0400
From: Arye Guggenheim
Subject: PPP Connection On Sys7.0.1

I'd like to first offer my thanks to the several people
who have been aiding me thusfar in my attempt to get my
LC on the web, particularly Andiamo. It seems that I
have MacTCP in order, but both FreePPP and its ancestor
Mac PPP 2.5 require a minimum of System 7.1, while my
software is at 7.0.1. Do earlier versions accomodate my
OS version?

I have been silently struggling to get MacTCP working on my 2 SE's. I
was really starting to think that there was something essential that I
was missing. Apparently this is it (System 7.1). Now that I have my
answer, I am curious to know how many of you own CD's of both 7.5.5 and
7.6? I think that most of us 68000-series owners would be willing to
shell out a fair amount of $ for those excess system software cd's. Any
7.5.5 owners who are willing to part with their software cheap please
speak up.

Subject: French-Canadian system 6.0x- where?
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997 12:42:44 -0500
From: Pierre Olivier

Hello there good people!

Would anyone know where to find images of French-Canadian System 6.07
or 08?

I have looked around, and so far only found American 6.08. The
"worldwide" section of the Mac archives only go from 7.01, and only in

Pierre Olivier

Subject: Mac Classic Accellerator
From: Midianite1
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997

I own a Classic and have purchased a "performer pro" accellerator from
MicroMac. I have been searching with no success, the little program called
"Compact Virtual". I am trying to get this board to recognize more than my 4
meg of ram. Since Compact Virtual is not being manufactured any more, I am
sure there is no reason why someone should not be able to give me a copy of
it. Does anyone have it, or know of another utility that will produce the
same result?

Thanks, a frustrated old macer.

Craig Perkins

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