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 ====== Capturing a Mac ROM Image ====== ====== Capturing a Mac ROM Image ======
  
-(updated ​January 8, 2010)+(updated ​March 20, 2010)
  
 Note:  This was written by Jim Watters as part of his now off-line (and dearly missed) "​Macintosh Emulation Station."​ Note:  This was written by Jim Watters as part of his now off-line (and dearly missed) "​Macintosh Emulation Station."​
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 ===== Step One: Buy A Mac ===== ===== Step One: Buy A Mac =====
  
-The sad fact is that legally you must own a 68k Macintosh in order to use it's ROM image with a Mac emulator. You will need a ROM image from any 68030 or 68040 Mac to use the current Mac emulators, but soon there will be Power PC emulators one of which will require a PPC ROM. [[http://​www.ebay.com|eBay]] is a good source of cheap Macs, but look around at local Mac repair shops in your area for specials (check the Yellow Pages under "​computer repair/​dealers"​ and look for an Apple Certified dealer). Remember that you want a Mac with a 68030 or 68040 processor. ​ **This guide is not for grabbing ROMs from PPC Machines. ​ Instead, check out [[sheepshaver roms|this guide]] for ideas.**+The sad fact is that legally you must own a 68k Macintosh in order to use it's ROM image with a Mac emulator. You will need a ROM image from any 68030 or 68040 Mac to use the current Mac emulators, but soon there will be Power PC emulators one of which will require a PPC ROM. [[http://​www.ebay.com|eBay]] is a good source of cheap Macs, but look around at local Mac repair shops in your area for specials (check the Yellow Pages under "​computer repair/​dealers"​ and look for an Apple Certified dealer). Remember that you want a Mac with a 68030 or 68040 processor. ​ 
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 +**Note**This guide is not for grabbing ROMs from PPC Machines. ​ Instead, check out [[sheepshaver roms|this guide]] for ideas. ​ Also consult [[http://​www.emaculation.com/​forum/​viewtopic.php?​t=6113|this forum thread]] on the subject.
  
 ===== Step Two: Make Sure That PC Exchange Is Installed On Your Mac ===== ===== Step Two: Make Sure That PC Exchange Is Installed On Your Mac =====
capturing_rom.txt · Last modified: 2010/03/19 14:21 by clockwise
 
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