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PowerBook 160 Specs

Upgrades

Check out my Mac store for parts!
Born Again allows you to run OS 8 on most 030 Macs
Chipping the PowerBoook
Memory - download my Get Your Compact Mac On the Web Tutorial for info on memory and system upgrades.
Ram Guide for Macs
Asante EN/SC - converts SCSI port to ethernet.
PowerBook history

Repairs

You must format the internal drive with Apple's Drive Setup or HD SC Swtupo or it will not boot.
There is no internal SCSI termination on the 150 whihc means you'll need to terminate the last item on your SCSI chain.

Internet

Get Your Compact Mac On the Web - everything you need.
Worldshare has free internet for 68k Macs - Mac Plus or up. No banners, no proprietary software to download. (Requires minimum $10 donation to the charity of your choice, also requires filling out 1 survey a month. Not available in all cities).
Tips For Browsing On Older Macs
Info About Browsers On Older Macs
Surf the web through another Mac - Mac Plus or up
Surf the web through another Mac - Mac Plus or up
ZTerm HOW-TO. Connect to Unix hosts or Macs and PC's with this terminal emulation program.
Tips on using Eudora on older Macs
Sue Korlan's Internet FAQ - tips and tricks on getting online and staying online

Software

See my software page

Uses

Word Processing
Web server
Slow and limited web browsing
Email
HyperCard programming for kids
Learn How To Type
Play old games
Learn Unix
Play network games
Paint programs for kids
Animation creation with HyperCard, Director, VideoWorks (last two are out of print)
Clock
Datase, mailing list, recipes with Filemaker 1-3, HyperCard

 

Other

56k modem throughput
Networking a Mac to a Linux Box - includes details on how to instaoill Linux on an SE/30.
Networking A 68k Mac to an iMac While Booted Off A Floppy
Home Automation Links (Mac Plus or up)
Networking a 68k and USB Macs.
Scanning With A Classic Mac - tips and suggestions.
Using A Zip Drive On A 160
Turning your dead Mac into a
MacQuarium.

 

 

 

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