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Franklin ACE 1000 keyboard EPROM dump

A fellow on the Vintage Computer Federation forum needed the EPROM image for a Franklin ACE 1000 keyboard. It doesn’t look like anyone has dumped it before, so I desoldered the EPROM from the keyboard and dumped the image. It’s … Continue reading

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Franklin ACE 1000 emulation added to MAME

Over the past few months, I’ve been refurbishing a pair of Franklin ACE 1000s. I plan to write a series of articles documenting the things I’ve learned along the way; despite the popularity of these Apple ][+ clones in the … Continue reading

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netatalk-classic-20200921 released

I’ve been repairing old 68030- and 68040-class Macintoshes for the past few years. It’s a fun hobby, and allows me to reconnect to an Apple era that was long-gone by the time I joined Apple. At this point, we have … Continue reading

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Making MacSSH work with current OpenSSH servers

The OpenSSH team has a habit of turning off ciphers/features every few releases. The rationale behind this decision is open to debate (this breaks compatibility with Cisco switches, for example), but so far they are only disabling by default rather … Continue reading

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Refurbishing a Quadra 700

I picked up a Quadra 700 on eBay. Although it powered on out-of-the-box, it needed a bit of upgrading to be useful. I pulled together information from a number of external resources, and am writing it up here in the … Continue reading

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