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by BrainStorm
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: IRIX/Software
Topic: Space Balls.....
Replies: 6
Views: 366

Re: Space Balls.....

Anyone actually using one in a product rather than spinning that demo cube around? Not personally and perhaps also a little off topic, but they're (still) using those in the future ;-): i.e. in The Expanse series - at least on the Rocinante - for thruster control I assume: https://www.youtube.com/w...
by BrainStorm
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Digital/HP/Compaq
Topic: AlphaStation 200 - PSU acting weird
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: AlphaStation 200 - PSU acting weird

Educated guess would be bad caps in the PSU. On SGIs, Sun, etc., I usually just replace all the electrolytic caps in one shot, so I know it's reliable and way cheaper than buying an iffy second hand unit.
by BrainStorm
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Apple/NeXT
Topic: Which Apple computer do you use daily?
Replies: 11
Views: 372

Re: Which Apple computer do you use daily?

Love it! Wish I had one of those... Eventually, right?
Suggestion, you should have a G4 Cube (tissue dispenser) near the Mac Pro (trash can) lol!
by BrainStorm
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Apple/NeXT
Topic: What Apple Hardware do you have?
Replies: 12
Views: 469

Re: What Apple Hardware do you have?

My first was a Mac IIcx (25MHz [?] MC68030), and the snowball started after that. I eventually opened a surplus computer store recycling Mac, SGI, Sun, etc. (no PCs), and started to amass a collection. I now have, hitting only high points here, everything from an Apple IIGS Woz Edition to Mac 128, M...