Re: New owner needs help

From: Dr. Helmut Post <helmut_post_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 09:55:31 +0200

Hello Adam!

I think, macmoni has given you the wrong answer. look at the attached pictures showing my own SUN 20 controller with a Kalok Oktagon model 320 (20MB).
Is this the same controller and hard disk found in your Lisa?

If your answer is yes, then I can help you further.


Helmut Post

on 28.07.2005 5:54 Uhr, Adam Vaughn at AdamAnt316_at_email.domain.hidden wrote:

> Hello everyone. I recently lucked into a Lisa. It appears to be a original
> Lisa 1 converted by Sun Remarketing into a Macintosh XL, since it has a
> parallel port on the back, but a 3.5" floppy drive of some sort in the front.
> It also has an internal 20MB HD, whose interface appears to connect to said
> parallel port. When I first got it, it actually managed to boot into MacWorks
> Plus 1.x.x, and then into System 6.0.2. Unfortunately, since then, the
> internal HD refuses to spin up anymore. I might have a source for a
> replacement hard drive of the same type (3.5" MFM), but I'm unsure as of yet

> where I'd get software for this thing, or how I'd go about formatting the
> replacement hard drive to be readable/bootable by the Lisa. Any ideas? Thanks
> in advance.
> -Adam
> --
> Adam Vaughn
> Collector of old computers, video game systems, radios and other electronic

> equipment...
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