Yet another FloppyEmu enclosure: 3D printing approach

Sorry for creating another "Custom FloppyEmu Enclosure" thread. I didn't want to hijack the original thread. If you're looking for Dave's original thread on his perfectly original Disk II enclosure conversion, look here.

I did use his wonderful idea, but followed a slightly different approach. This going to be a lengthy posting – I hope you don’t mind. I’ll split it into several posts, so you can skip along…


Outbound Systems Card for Mac Plus

First post. Tom asked me to upload some images here of this card. I have been an Outbound 125 owner for many years, specifically a 125 owned by Don Crabb which I belive may have been a review unit. Since he has passed, I poked around and it appears he used it for several months. When I bought it I inquired about any Mac that may have been with the laptop, sadly no one knew and Don's wife was not doing well. So I pushed no further. Since then I have been looking for the host card. They seems to be incredibly ellusive. A few weeks ago I was selling some Outbound stuff on eBay and Tom and I ended up messaging back and forth, discussing the card which of course at the time I lacked. Coincidentaly about week later I saw some compact Macs for sale locally and noticed a cable coming out of one. The end connector looked all too familiar, just like an Outbound SCSI host cable. I decided to take the gamble and scoop it up, another Plus (like I dont have enough of those already). I had no clue if the cable was Outbound related or even if the card it was connected to was still inside. Well, I lucked out! Intact cable and card! I have not had a chance to test it yet but I will this weekend. Of note, there is more than just a card and cable. The proper setup will also include a bracket to support the cable which attaches to the metal chasis of the Mac and a pressure pad that goes between the Outbound board and chasis - presumably to prevent the card from lifting off the motherboard.

Printable Apple Disk II Sleeves

Here are the "production ready" Disk II sleeves for your 5 1/4" Disks!

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