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==Video Cards==
 
==Video Cards==
 
===NuBus===
 
===NuBus===
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* [[Apple Macintosh Display Card 8-24]] - 8/24-bit color, 1MB VRAM, may require sync-on-green
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* [[MicroConversions 2124NB II]] - 24-bit color video card
 
* [[Radius PrecisionColor 8-24X]] - 24-bit color video card
 
* [[Radius PrecisionColor 8-24X]] - 24-bit color video card
 
* [[Radius PrecisionColor Pro 24X]] - 24-bit color video card
 
* [[Radius PrecisionColor Pro 24X]] - 24-bit color video card
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* [[Radius Pivot II]]
 
* [[Radius Pivot II]]
 
* [[Radius Thunder IV GX]]
 
* [[Radius Thunder IV GX]]
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* [[Radius Accelerated 8-Bit Graphics I/F]]
 
* [[RasterOps 8L]]
 
* [[RasterOps 8L]]
 
* [[SuperMac Spectrum/8 Series III]]
 
* [[SuperMac Spectrum/8 Series III]]
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===030 PDS===
 
===030 PDS===
 
* [[Micron Xceed Color 30]] - whole kit allows SE/30 to display 256 grays on original CRT, plus 8-bit color on external monitor
 
* [[Micron Xceed Color 30]] - whole kit allows SE/30 to display 256 grays on original CRT, plus 8-bit color on external monitor
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===LC PDS===
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* [[MicroConversions 1724PD]] - 24-bit color video card
  
 
===PCI===
 
===PCI===
 
* [[IXMicro Twin Turbo 128]]
 
* [[IXMicro Twin Turbo 128]]
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* [[ATI Radeon 7000]]
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* [[Radius PrecisionColor 8/1600]]
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* [[ATI Rage 128 PCI]]
  
 
==Compatibility Cards==
 
==Compatibility Cards==
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* [[MicroMac Thunder]] - Provides a [[Motorola 68030]] at 32MHz for the [[Macintosh LC]] and [[Macintosh LC II]].
 
* [[MicroMac Thunder]] - Provides a [[Motorola 68030]] at 32MHz for the [[Macintosh LC]] and [[Macintosh LC II]].
 
* [[MicroMac ThunderCache]] - Combines the [[MicroMac Thunder]] with 32KB of cache for the [[Macintosh LC]] and [[Macintosh LC II]].
 
* [[MicroMac ThunderCache]] - Combines the [[MicroMac Thunder]] with 32KB of cache for the [[Macintosh LC]] and [[Macintosh LC II]].
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* [[MicroMac ThunderCachePro]] - Adds 4 RAM slots to the [[MicroMac ThunderCache]] for up to 26MB total system memory.
  
 
===030 PDS===
 
===030 PDS===
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* [[Apple PowerPC 601 Card]] - Upgrades systems such as the [[Macintosh Quadra 700]] to a [[PowerPC 601]].
 
* [[Apple PowerPC 601 Card]] - Upgrades systems such as the [[Macintosh Quadra 700]] to a [[PowerPC 601]].
 
* [[MicroMac Cache Card]] - Provides 128KB cache via 040 PDS for systems such as [[Macintosh Quadra 700]].
 
* [[MicroMac Cache Card]] - Provides 128KB cache via 040 PDS for systems such as [[Macintosh Quadra 700]].
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===SE PDS===
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* [[Radius SE Accelerator]] - Upgrade for the [[Macintosh SE]] providing a [[Motorola 68020]] CPU.
  
 
===IIci===
 
===IIci===
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* [[PowerLogix PowerForce G3]]
 
* [[PowerLogix PowerForce G3]]
 
===Direct Socket===
 
===Direct Socket===
* [[DayStar SE/30 PowerCache]] - [[Motorola 68030]] upgrade card for the [[Macintosh SE/30]] via CPU socket
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* [[DayStar SE/30 PowerCache]] - [[Motorola 68030]] upgrade card for the [[Macintosh SE/30]] via CPU socket.
* [[MicroMac Performer]] - Provides [[Motorola 68030]] at 16MHz for [[Macintosh Plus]] and [[Macintosh Classic]] via CPU socket
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* [[MicroMac Performer]] - Provides [[Motorola 68030]] at 16MHz for [[Macintosh Plus]] and [[Macintosh Classic]] via CPU socket.
* [[MicroMac PerformerPro]] - Provides [[Motorola 68030]] at 32MHz for [[Macintosh Plus]] and [[Macintosh Classic]] via CPU socket
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* [[MicroMac PerformerPro]] - Provides [[Motorola 68030]] at 32MHz for [[Macintosh Plus]] and [[Macintosh Classic]] via CPU socket.
* [[MicroMac SpeedDoubler040]] - Doubles the speed of the [[Macintosh Quadra 700]] and [[Macintosh Quadra 900]] via CPU socket
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* [[MicroMac SpeedDoubler040]] - Doubles the speed of the [[Macintosh Quadra 700]] and [[Macintosh Quadra 900]] via CPU socket.
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* [[Sonnet QuadDoubler 50]] - Plugs into the [[Motorola 68040]] CPU socket and offers up to 50MHz.
  
 
==Graphics Accelerator Cards==
 
==Graphics Accelerator Cards==
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===NuBus===
 
===NuBus===
 
* [[SuperMac DigitalFilm]] - video editing system to be used with breakout box
 
* [[SuperMac DigitalFilm]] - video editing system to be used with breakout box
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* [[Truevision NuVista]] - some sort of video editing / presentation card
  
 
==Network Cards==
 
==Network Cards==
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* [[EMacSE30C]] - Ethernet card for the [[Macintosh SE/30]] and the [[Macintosh IIsi]]
 
* [[EMacSE30C]] - Ethernet card for the [[Macintosh SE/30]] and the [[Macintosh IIsi]]
 
* [[Kinetics EtherPort SE]] - Ethernet card for the [[Macintosh SE/30]]
 
* [[Kinetics EtherPort SE]] - Ethernet card for the [[Macintosh SE/30]]
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* [[DaynaPORT E/si30]] - As the model name suggests, this should work in both the [[Macintosh IIsi]] and [[Macintosh SE/30]].
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===NuBus===
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* [[Asante MacRing NB 16/4]] - Token ring card by Asante
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==Misc Cards==
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===NuBus===
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* [[Applied Engineering QuadraLink]] - 4 port serial card for [[NuBus]] Macs
  
 
==Direct Board Attachments==
 
==Direct Board Attachments==
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* [[MacSnap SCSI]] - Attaches directly to the [[Macintosh 512K]] board to provide SCSI.
 
* [[MacSnap SCSI]] - Attaches directly to the [[Macintosh 512K]] board to provide SCSI.
 
* [[MicroMac Speedy]] - Kit which connects to the clock oscillator for adjusting the CPU clock speed. Supports multiple models.
 
* [[MicroMac Speedy]] - Kit which connects to the clock oscillator for adjusting the CPU clock speed. Supports multiple models.
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* [[Mac Rescue]] - Attaches to the [[Macintosh 512K]] board (possibly 128K as well) and appears to offer CPU/RAM/SCSI though still a [[Motorola 68000]]
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 22:16, 17 September 2019

Video Cards

NuBus

030 PDS

  • Micron Xceed Color 30 - whole kit allows SE/30 to display 256 grays on original CRT, plus 8-bit color on external monitor

LC PDS

PCI

Compatibility Cards

NuBus

LC PDS

  • Apple IIe Card - allows LC models to run Apple II software via external disk drive

601 PDS

CPU Accelerator Cards

NuBus

LC PDS

030 PDS

040 PDS

SE PDS

IIci

CPU Daughtercard

Direct Socket

Graphics Accelerator Cards

NuBus

Multimedia Cards

NuBus

Network Cards

030 PDS

NuBus

Misc Cards

NuBus

Direct Board Attachments

See Also