Original Mac software and lots of early games

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  1. 0megman, Jul 8, 2011
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    0megman macrumors newbie

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    Here is my complete Macintosh 128k system

    I have collected early Macintosh systems for a long time and have a HUGH collection of software for Mac 128k, 512K, Plus, and Classic

    Also I have about 50 blank double sided diskettes that can be formatted for single sided 400k

    What would be best for them?

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  2. 0megman thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Macintosh 512k

    Here is my Macintosh 512k

    400k floppy
    HD20 20MB serial hard drive
    1200 baud modem
    Image 1 printer

    Lots of games

    And Macplaymate...

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  3. LimeiBook86 macrumors 604

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    Very cool Mac 512k setup! Having everything setup like that is sick! :D I have the matching audio cassette and a T-Shirt somewhere.

    LOL I found a copy of MacPlaymate in a box of disks my brother brought home form school a few years back. The image depicted on the screen is bar far the least 'naughty' image on the whole program... if you don't count the panic screen's fake Excel style spreadsheet. :p

    BTW it may be nicer to just have the 'attached' instead of showing the full-resolution image & the attached version.
     
  4. MacTech68 macrumors 68000

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    I'd be keeping the Double Sided disks to make backups of what you have. I'd also use one of the recommended programs to make disk images of them on a later Mac.

    Nice collection. I'd not seen the Trackball before. Is that a genuine Apple product?

    I especially love the matching phone on top of the Apple Modem (I'm a bit of phone collector too :eek: ). Can't quite see it but I assume that's a HD20 under the 512K ?

    And I do remember MacPlaymate. Pretty bad but I'd never seen anything like it on the Mac before or since. :cool:

    Now, do you have the genuine Apple power cords with the embossed Apple logo?
     
  5. dmr727 macrumors G3

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    Very nice setup - I love the old Imagewriter!

    And like MacTech68 said, I'd definitely hang on to the disks - those are getting harder and harder to find.
     
  6. 0megman thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Absolutely I have all the correct power cords and the carrying bag. The 128k has the original box and packing

    The trackball is a Kensington as is the cooler fan on the 512k

    All software is backed up on several hard drives

    I have some rare programs like the PEPSI bottle caps application that Andy Hertzfeld wrote as a desktop demo in 1982 and the original Alice program

    I bought large lots of software when it was available from dealers who moved on

    I have some Mac Classics also that I use to test software and store programs

    All my Macs talk except the earliest 128k that did not have the hardware

    I am pretty good at repairs too
     
  7. MacTech68 macrumors 68000

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    Cool. I'm impressed. Anybody who has a working MacClassic must be more than reasonably good with a soldering iron.

    I'd seen the ADB Kensington Trackball but not the earlier one. I'm glad that people are keen on collecting these and keeping them going. :)
     
  8. Bwa macrumors 6502

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    Power user! :) Very nice!
     

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