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Check out the Side by Side comparison of an old Powerbook Duo 230 and a new 12″ Powerbook G4 here. hat tip I had a duo 230 my freshman year of college. Ah, memories… Not really. Wow, didn’t do much on it back then. Wish I […]

Check out the Side by Side comparison of an old Powerbook Duo 230 and a new 12″ Powerbook G4 here.
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I had a duo 230 my freshman year of college. Ah, memories… Not really. Wow, didn’t do much on it back then. Wish I had it now though.

I do still have my family’s Apple II+ from WAY back in the day. It’s in storage someplace. Need to get that out and play a bit I suppose.

What old Apple Computers do you still have? Got pictures?

  1. My pride and joy is my little Color Classic

    I’ve upgraded him with a 1gig SCSI HD, 64mb ram, and the L/B from an LC575 (running 7.6.1)

    it’s a great little machine, I love it
    I’m going to hang on to it for many years to come

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  2. My first Mac was an SE/30 which I used for 4 years and then sold. 6 years later the buyer bought an iMac and offered to give back the SE/30 (still working). I already had an original Fat Mac in working condition so that was the start of my personal computer museum. I now have an Atari 800, Atari ST, Commodore VIC, PB 145, Bondi Blue iMac, and Duo 2300. All working. My wife doesn’t understand.

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  3. I have a pretty good collection of old stuff that I have bought over the years, including a couple of IIe’s. I bought one for parts a few years ago and it turned out to work fine.

    I found a copy of Battleship and you could almost watch the computer think about the next move.

    My favorite Mac would have to be either my Quadra 700 or my 8600 which I found to be almost bullet proof. It still runs great. The Quadra 700 which I believe started life as a IIcx and was upgraded a couple of times eventually was my first file server with a decent size drive. Before that I had this amazing RasterOps (?) video card which I used to grab video. I can still remember leaving it running over night to finish rendering some clips. Wow, things have changed.

    The product I used to love in the Duo line was the 2300 which was the PPC version of the Duo 280c. I believe I still have one of the tiny ethernet docks that plugged into the back to let you get on the network. A number of CIOs begged Apple to come up with another sub-note book when they quit producing the Duo, but Apple kept saying the market was too small and what people really wanted was desktop replacements. Actually the market wanted both.

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  4. You inspired me to take a few shots of my old Quadra 700 and a fairly unique piece of equipment, the Apple PowerCD. Now that I see you stuck yours on Flickr I should have done the same, but they might have scared the folks who frequent my Flickr site. It would have saved some DreamWeaver hassels. Assuming I have everything right, here’s the link

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  5. I guess I goofed on the html so here’s another try.

    http://sobotta.macosx.com/SobottaDigitalComputer&MemoriesCollection.htm

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