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Paul's Old Crap is a video series filmed by Paul Lezica and showcases some of the old computing hardware in the [https://museum.preterhuman.net Higher Intellect Technology Museum]. See below for links to individual episodes of the show.
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Paul's Old Crap is a video series filmed by Paul Lezica and showcases some of the old computing hardware in the [https://museum.preterhuman.net Higher Intellect Technology Museum] (or see [[Higher Intellect Technology Museum]]). See below for links to individual episodes of the show.
    
=== Purpose ===
 
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=== Donations ===
 
=== Donations ===
Due to space availability we might not be able to accommodate large system donations, but we would welcome donations of components which could be used to upgrade systems in our collections. If you're interested in helping out, drop us a line at admin(at)preterhuman.net. Some items we're always looking for: big box PC software from the 80s/90s (also Mac software), SCSI2SD boards, Silicon Graphics hardware (MIPS or 68K era), Sun workstations (SPARC or older), NeXT hardware and software, 386/486 laptops.
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Due to space availability we might not be able to accommodate large system donations, but we would welcome donations of components which could be used to upgrade systems in our collections. If you're interested in helping out, drop us a line at admin(at)preterhuman.net. Some items we're always looking for: big box PC software from the 80s/90s (also Mac software), [[SCSI2SD]] boards, IDE SSDs, 50-pin SCSI drives, [[Silicon Graphics]] hardware ([[MIPS]] or 68K era), Sun workstations (SPARC or older), [[NeXT]] hardware and software, 386/486 laptops.
    
== Episodes ==
 
== Episodes ==
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|SGI Indy & IRIX
 
|SGI Indy & IRIX
|This video will discuss the SGI Indy and IRIX operating system. We will cover aspects of the Indy hardware, simple usage of IRIX and topics about keeping these old systems running (SCSI2SD, upgrades, etc).
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|This video will discuss the [[SGI Indy]] and [[IRIX]] operating system. We will cover aspects of the Indy hardware, simple usage of IRIX and topics about keeping these old systems running (SCSI2SD, upgrades, etc).
 
|January 11, 2018
 
|January 11, 2018
 
|https://youtu.be/Jy90tmEayjo
 
|https://youtu.be/Jy90tmEayjo
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|Apple UNIX (A/UX) on a Mac SE/30
 
|Apple UNIX (A/UX) on a Mac SE/30
|In this video I demonstrate the installation and limited usage of Apple UNIX (A/UX) 3.0.1 on a Macintosh SE/30. I'll cover a few talking points about A/UX in general and some of the issues I encountered.
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|In this video I demonstrate the installation and limited usage of [[Apple UNIX]] (A/UX) 3.0.1 on a Macintosh SE/30. I'll cover a few talking points about A/UX in general and some of the issues I encountered.
 
|February 1, 2018
 
|February 1, 2018
 
|https://youtu.be/veOLuYgWkls
 
|https://youtu.be/veOLuYgWkls
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|February 22, 2018
 
|February 22, 2018
 
|https://youtu.be/ED2I6uBjxiU
 
|https://youtu.be/ED2I6uBjxiU
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|Apple & Macintosh Manuals of the 80s/90s
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|In this video I'll be going through a pile of Apple manuals from the 1980s and 1990s. These are mostly user guides for Macintosh computers, Apple software, system accessories and HyperCard.
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|October 14, 2018
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|https://youtu.be/qGBeTG5Okgc (Part 1/2), https://youtu.be/lOptdv-w9cM (Part 2/2)
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|NeXTSTEP 3.3 on a SPARCstation 5 (Install/Tour)
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|I will demonstrate the installation and some usage of the [[NeXTSTEP]] 3.3 operating system using a Sun [[SPARCstation 5]]. This will cover some required information for installing the OS on a [[SPARCstation]] and getting some applications loaded.
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|November 25, 2018
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|https://youtu.be/nB5ehcQ4j88
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|Mac OS X Server 1.2 (Rhapsody 5.6) on a PowerMac G3
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|In this video I'll install [[Mac OS X Server]] 1.2, code named Rhapsody 5.6, onto a [[Power Macintosh G3]] old world ROM system. This operating system is the PowerPC port of [[OPENSTEP]] and was released prior to the Mac OS X 10.0 average consumer operating system.
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|December 10, 2018
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|https://youtu.be/5I3BWaMa-Fk
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|Apple's Copland OS (Info/Tour)
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|In this video I will demonstrate a few different developer pre-release versions of the [[Apple Copland]] operating system on a [[Power Macintosh 6100]]. Mac users in the mid-1990s had high hopes for Copland until it was revealed the project would realistically never be completed. This software is very unstable and only runs on a select few Macintosh models.
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|June 5, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/9VpTu5c8I_w
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|Motorola Atlas 604 (PReP) and Windows NT 4.0 PowerPC
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|The [[Motorola Atlas]] is a PowerPC board based on the [[PowerPC Reference Platform]] (PReP) and features the IBM 604 processor. In this video we'll take a close look at the board and also install [[Windows NT 4.0]], discussing all the strange things you'd need to know about this type of setup.
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|January 31, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/ddOBOBZu_bg
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|Revisiting Apple Copland (D7E1 Build) Info/Tour
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|This is my second video about [[Apple Copland]] and today we jump into build D7E1 which I only recently managed to get running due to the very specific boot requirements. This is a very unstable system and not much of it is actually usable.
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|October 16, 2020
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|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoVEZb2ropk
 
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== Reviews ==
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== Games/Edutainment ==
 
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|September 23, 2018
 
|September 23, 2018
 
|https://youtu.be/dqPv8fj7uhY
 
|https://youtu.be/dqPv8fj7uhY
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|Mac Arcade Pak (1994)
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|Showing the following games which come in the [[Mac Arcade Pak]]: Macman Pro, Movod II, HemiRoids, Patriot Command, Bricklayer.
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|January 17, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/TYsieugAcYQ
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|Escape Velocity (1996)
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|In this video I take a look at the space simulator game [[Escape Velocity]] from Ambrosia Software. This is one of my favorites from my early Mac days in the 1990s.
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|February 7, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/wZYwh9vLn8w
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|The Oregon Trail (1991)
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|Playing a bit of the Macintosh version of The Oregon Trail from 1991. This game was fairly popular in schools and playable on black & white compact Macs.
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|March 13, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/svO87FOygA4
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|SimTower (1994)
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|Playing a bit of the Macintosh version of SimTower, released by Maxis in 1994. In this video I discuss my tower building method and cover the basics of the game.
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|September 18, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/IHVzt5ZSsb8
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== General Videos ==
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These will usually be shorter than the full episode videos.
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=== Computer Hardware/Software ===
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|Unboxing & Installing Netscape Navigator 3.0
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|In this video we will open a sealed copy of [[Netscape Navigator]] 3.0 and install onto a 486 running Windows 3.11.
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|October 26, 2018
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|https://youtu.be/WlljD5BkoHw
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|Tour of Apple's At Ease
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|This video takes you on a tour of the Apple At Ease 3.0.3 software running on a [[Macintosh LC 475]] with System Software 7.5.3.
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|November 6, 2018
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|https://youtu.be/FCHpbWWM8Tc
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|Beige G3 or G4 Tower for MacOS 9
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|Taking a look at the beige G3 desktop and a G4 tower to compare features which might be important for a MacOS 9 workstation.
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|December 6, 2018
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|https://youtu.be/lnglNgC7fEo
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|Recapping A Macintosh LC Power Supply
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|I'll demonstrate my process for replacing the capacitors in the power supply from my [[Macintosh LC 475]]. Should cover everything you'd need to know to do the job yourself.
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|November 8, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/fsGDqM8Hq3E
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|Recapping A Macintosh IIsi Power Supply
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|Similar to my video on LC PSU recapping, I'll take apart the power supply from a [[Macintosh IIsi]] and replace the bad capacitors.
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|November 29, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/Tknr_9UdsIc
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|Recapping A Macintosh IIci Power Supply
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|In this video we'll replace the aluminum and film capacitors in the power supply from a [[Macintosh IIci]]. These aren't currently known for leaking/failure at this time but it's a good idea to replace capacitors before they cause problems.
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|December 7, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/3XtVbPbzPis
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|Recapping A Macintosh SE/30 analog board & PSU
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|Trying to fix a video glitch issue in my [[Macintosh SE/30]] so this video covers the capacitor replacement on the analog board and the power supply.
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|December 12, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/MXuuY4DPc28
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|My Big Box Software Collection (Jan 2020)
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|In this video we take a tour of the big box software titles I keep on display in my house. This collection includes various games and operating systems for Macintosh and DOS/Windows.
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|January 3, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/yI1yvt5JNfg
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|Microsoft Bob (Unboxing & Installing)
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|Today we open a sealed copy of Microsoft Bob and install it onto my 486 PC under Windows 3.11. We spend a little bit of time checking out a few areas of Microsoft Bob until it becomes just too annoying to keep using.
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|January 19, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/PVYgZk5Qmwg
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|Logitech ScanMan 256 (Unboxing/Installing/Demo)
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|Today we'll unbox the Logitech ScanMan 256 grayscale handheld scanner and demonstrate the installation and first usage. This version of the ScanMan requires a free ISA slot for the bus card, and a 386 or up with Windows 3.1.
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|February 18, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/VGBuDOhkMRA
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|What is a PhoneNET adapter? (Vintage Macintosh Networking)
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|Today we're going to talk about the [[Farallon PhoneNET]] adapter released by [[Farallon Computing]] as a competitor to Apple's own LocalTalk adapter. These adapters allowed for AppleTalk connectivity over conventional telephone cables.
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|April 1, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/M7SuQ2tAGCQ
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|Wang Professional Computer (Hardware/Software Tour)
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|Today we take a look inside the [[Wang Professional Computer]] hardware components and see what kind of software applications were bundled from the factory. This system is interesting in its proprietary nature instead of trying to be compatible with IBM, which seemed to end up being the wrong decision.
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|April 25, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/SZEvD7j-taE
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|Connectix RAM Doubler (Unboxing/Install)
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|In this video we'll unbox a copy of RAM Doubler by Connectix and install it onto one of my vintage Macs. RAM Doubler was a popular utility for those of us who couldn't afford actual memory upgrades.
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|May 8, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/LH2PJajqyJQ
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|Earth Explorer from Apple Home Learning (Unboxing/Install)
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|Today we unbox and install a copy of [[Earth Explorer]] which seems to be an "edutainment" type software title under the Apple Home Learning series in 1995. This is part of my permanent Apple boxed software collection.
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|May 25, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/Alb1oJfSQx4
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|Installing Windows 95 on a Macintosh! (Apple PC Compatibility Card)
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|Today we're going to take a look at the Apple PC Compatibility Card which gives us a Pentium 166 processor on a PCI card, letting us run PC operating systems such as Microsoft Windows 95 at pretty much full speed on our Macintosh. We'll cover the Windows 95 install and getting the custom drivers working.
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|July 2, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/UzDLRfrGT2c
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|AST Advantage! Explorer 486SX/33 Laptop Tour/Repair
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|I recently bought this AST Advantage! Explorer 486 laptop which needed a bit of work to restore it to a functional state. We'll take a look at the internal components of the laptop, the repair work I performed and do a simple Internet test with Windows 3.11.
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|August 5, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/4S2DIfLy2Gg
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|Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Calendar for Mac (1994) Unboxing/Install
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|I'll be doing an unboxing and installation of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Calendar software for Macintosh from 1994.
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|September 23, 2020
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|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVVYotYjZHY
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|The Great Highland Bagpipe (Weird Old Software - Unboxing/Install)
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|Today we experience the joy of bagpipes as we explore this random boxed software title I found for cheap at a thrift store.
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|October 9, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/uDGlwdtlCok
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|Microsoft TrueType Master Set (Macintosh Fonts - Unboxing/Install)
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|Today we take a look at a Microsoft TrueType font pack from the 1990s and install these fonts onto a Macintosh computer.
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|October 13, 2020
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|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaizHCgtj0g
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|Apple's Original Copland (Mac OS 8) Promo Tour CD
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|This is a 1996 promotional presentation from [[Apple Computer]] going over the planned features of Mac OS 8 which at the time was still under the Copland project name. After Copland was scrapped, some of the items featured in this tour did make their way into Mac OS releases while others never did. A later 1997 copy of the "Mac OS 8 Tour" shows what ended up becoming Mac OS 8 under codename Tempo.
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|October 30, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/kQigoV-MmzE
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|Overclocking a PowerMac 8500 with the PowerClip 604
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|Today we take my stock [[Power Macintosh 8500]]/120 system and attach the [[Newer Technology PowerClip 604]] overclock kit to see if we can make the system run at 150MHz instead of 120. Quick test of the capabilities using MacBench show a performance boost from the kit.
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|November 26, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/UX3MmVP17lY
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|Why the Macintosh LC 475 is one of my favorite Macs
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|The Apple [[Macintosh LC 475]] had a pretty big impact on me as a kid and it is quite likely one of the main reasons why I became a Mac user in the 90s. I'll talk a bit about my history with the LC 475 and do a hardware tour of the one I've owned for years.
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|December 12, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/Ox-WM_khZw0
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|Aldus SuperPaint 3.5 for Macintosh (Unboxing/Demo)
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|In this video I'll unbox a copy of [[Aldus SuperPaint]] 3.5 for the Macintosh and demonstrate some basic usage on my LC 475. This is a software program I remember using back in the early 90s in school.
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|January 29, 2021
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|https://youtu.be/fULBoBMkPhY
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|ClarisWorks (1991) Basic Tour
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|We'll take a look inside a boxed copy of [[ClarisWorks]] version 1.0 and take a basic tour of the software. I first got to use ClarisWorks in my school during the 1990s and I'm happy to have this copy in my collection.
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|February 26, 2021
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|https://youtu.be/T3tYcioRCJk
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|Robert's Day with the Mac OS (1995)
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|This is an odd bit of [[Apple Computer]] marketing history from 1995 which I stumbled across while browsing eBay. Not having seen this before, I bought it just to make a video about it. You can also find a link to the archive.org post if you'd like to download this yourself.
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|May 26, 2021
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|https://youtu.be/tnXL-dygeo8
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|Creative NOMAD MP3 Player (Unboxing/Demo)
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|Unboxing and demonstrating usage of the 64MB NOMAD MP3 player from Creative Labs. This particular music player has a special place in my heart as I owned one in high school 20 years ago.
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|September 15, 2021
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|https://youtu.be/hzNApiBkKhI
 
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=== Networking ===
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|Cisco 7200 VXR Series Router
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|In this video we will take a tour of my fully loaded Cisco 7204 VXR router. This covers discussion about the different chassis sizes, network processing engines and types of modules available.
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|January 15, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/vLw6_aZ8QyY
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|Riverstone Networks RS 8000
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|Today we're going to take a tour of the Riverstone Networks RS 8000 router/switch and run a configuration demonstration. We'll also discuss a brief history of [[Riverstone Networks]] and how I ended up with this particular unit.
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|June 17, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/74So2aouKM4
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|December 2017 Update
 
|December 2017 Update
|Discussing the new additions to Paul's Old Crap including an Apple IIgs, SCSI2SD and Ethernet card for the Mac SE/30.
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|Discussing the new additions to Paul's Old Crap including an [[Apple IIgs]], SCSI2SD and Ethernet card for the Mac SE/30.
 
|December 12, 2017
 
|December 12, 2017
 
|https://youtu.be/AM00G5zYGQs
 
|https://youtu.be/AM00G5zYGQs
 
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|January 2018 Update
 
|January 2018 Update
|Discussing January's plans and recent parts arriving for the SGI Indy and Mac board re-capping project.
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|Discussing January's plans and recent parts arriving for the [[SGI Indy]] and Mac board re-capping project.
 
|January 9, 2018
 
|January 9, 2018
 
|https://youtu.be/HAZ_F7OaVwQ
 
|https://youtu.be/HAZ_F7OaVwQ
 
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|February 2018 Update
 
|February 2018 Update
|PATA to SATA adapters, more parts for Amiga CD32 recap, Mac LC Ethernet cards, SGI Indy PSU and CPU upgrade, software thrifting and a Grandstream ATA for my next project.
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|PATA to SATA adapters, more parts for [[Amiga CD32]] recap, Mac LC Ethernet cards, SGI Indy PSU and CPU upgrade, software thrifting and a Grandstream ATA for my next project.
 
|February 8, 2018
 
|February 8, 2018
 
|https://youtu.be/c5wOqBfBXxs
 
|https://youtu.be/c5wOqBfBXxs
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|May 21, 2018
 
|https://youtu.be/qodgTcNyFt4
 
|https://youtu.be/qodgTcNyFt4
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|September 2018 Update
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|In this video I'll go through a bunch of software I've purchased from thrift stores, a PowerBook Duo 210, ThinkPad 600X, PAS16 sound card, and some misc items.
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|September 30, 2018
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|https://youtu.be/_rydu5RVpHM
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|August 2019 Update
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|I haven't done a general update video in a while so we'll take a quick look at some of the recent developments in my vintage computing collection and what projects I've got in the works.
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|August 1, 2019
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|https://youtu.be/O4YO4vej1Zc
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|March 2020 Update
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|Talking about some of the new (old) Macs I've picked up recently and a few other random items.
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|March 4, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/6lMcnzqAWLk
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|November 2020 Update
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|Quick update for what projects I've got in the works over the winter.
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|November 9, 2020
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|https://youtu.be/Qx6GK8JBnmA
 
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== Further Details ==
 
== Further Details ==
Filmed in our Kelowna, BC office using a Canon XH-A1. Parts/upgrades were purchased from the following sellers:
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Filmed in our Kelowna, BC office using the following equipment:
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* Canon XH-A1 (legacy studio camera)
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* Canon XF100 (studio camera)
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* Nikon D7200 (photo camera)
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* Panasonic GH5 (4k primary video camera)
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* AverMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 PLUS (primary video capture)
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* AverMedia Live Gamer Portable (secondary video capture)
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* VGA2USB (secondary video capture)
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Parts/upgrades were purchased from the following sellers:
 
* Apple IIgs compact flash storage system from ReActive Micro
 
* Apple IIgs compact flash storage system from ReActive Micro
* SCSI2SD v5 microSD storage system from Inertial Computing
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* SCSI2SD v5/v6 SD storage system from Inertial Computing
 
* SGI 24-bit video, R4400 CPU, R5000 CPU and Sony power supply from Herb Johnson (retrotechnology.com)
 
* SGI 24-bit video, R4400 CPU, R5000 CPU and Sony power supply from Herb Johnson (retrotechnology.com)
 
* Capacitors and soldering tools for Mac board repair from Digi-key
 
* Capacitors and soldering tools for Mac board repair from Digi-key
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* Numerous Macintosh systems and components from Disappearing Inc
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* New 30-pin Macintosh RAM and IIgs RAM card from Garrett's Workshop
    
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