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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:54 am 
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http://www.applefritter.com/content/mac ... iggy-drive


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:38 pm 
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WOW! That's incredible.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:40 pm 
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Awesome - goes along very well with reading Steve Jobs' biography.

Take a look at the high-res images on his link... I LOVE the signatures inside!!!


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:14 pm 
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Whew! :)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:15 pm 
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The Mac Plus also had the signatures. I don't remember which other models did since I never worked inside a 512 (which I'm sure had them) and the SE was just sort of forgettable.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:27 pm 
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SE/30 was the first Mac released without signatures inside the case.

I once opened up a prototype SE that had flat slabs of plastic inside the case, not textured at all, and zero signatures. But production SEs had them.

Man, I wonder whatever happened to all those prototypes.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:17 pm 
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I had no idea the prototype machine had a 5 1/4" floppy drive. Pretty neato find!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:34 pm 
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get it on ebay for $100K

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BEYOND-RARE-PRO ... 992wt_1190


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:44 pm 
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No bids yet, & only $1,500 for shipping!


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:27 am 
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well here's part 2 of this story, interesting read

http://www.cultofmac.com/239280/twiggy- ... macintosh/


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:16 am 
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Thanks MC, great read! :)


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I miss SoundEdit. Sure, it came later, and from a third party, but it was definitely a Mac application.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:28 pm 
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MonkeyBoy wrote:
I miss SoundEdit. Sure, it came later, and from a third party, but it was definitely a Mac application.


SoundEdit was GOLD. 8-) Pure gold! Coupled with the MacNifty audio digitizer and Super Studio Session (an eight-track piece of music composition software of which to this day I STILL haven’t found an equivalent on modern day Macs!!!) I was producing music back in the mid to late 1980s. Managed to make around $200.00 selling my “albums” (ok, so they were recorded onto 46-minute Maxell UD-XLII cassette tapes) to friends and friends of friends. If anyone finds a suitable successor to Super Studio Session (Garbageband doesn’t count, it is MAJORLY LACKING where a 1986 piece of software still trumps it) please let me know.

Oh, and some of my repetitive Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode influenced music can be heard in this awesome-oh mountain biking video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vb5e1ZrExNU

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Every time I use Audacity, I keep wondering why I can't buy SoundEdit for OS X instead.

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ps - That's a sweet beat Leo! Did I hear a bit of the scientist from Blinded By Science near the end?

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The closest I've found to SoundEdit for modern Macs (the very last version of SoundEdit was a Carbon app, and as I recall it worked until 10.4 or so) is Sound Studio.

It's not the same but the interface is similar.


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That's a sweet beat Leo! Did I hear a bit of the scientist from Blinded By Science near the end?


Thanks. The ending was two different drum solos from Rush. I hadn’t actually put them in the music back in the 1980s, rather, I added them to the end of the movie in iMovie in 2013.

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The Mac Plus also had the signatures. I don't remember which other models did since I never worked inside a 512 (which I'm sure had them) and the SE was just sort of forgettable.

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The SE and SE/30 had the programmers' pictures in its ROM. Later Macs like the Quadra line had the QuickTime programmers' pictures in the ROM.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:52 pm 
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At least the IIci also had a photo of the dev team in ROM, and supposedly had the signatures under the motherboard, although I can't confirm this from firsthand experience.

The Classic, probably the least illustrious compact Mac ever made, had a built-in copy of System 6.0.3, which I can't recall ever attempting to boot from.

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Actually I did boot off that once. I don't remember what OS version it was, but I remember reading about it then doing it.


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