[NTLK] Serial Cable for New Newton 2000
woodysmith at comcast.net
Wed Aug 18 11:51:55 EDT 2010
On Aug 18, 2010, at 10:42 AM, Michael Carey wrote:
> I just purchased a Newton 2000, I am also new to the newtontalk net.
> So here is my question.
> I will obviously need to connect my newton to my Macbook. So here
> is my
> Would I better to buy a serial connector for a PC with a dongle and
> that to connection to Keyspan USB to serial since it has the pc
> connector on it?
This is a good combination for what you need to physically connect to
your Mac or PC.
If you hope to use a Newton keyboard there are adapters but these are
hard to find.
> After I get my Newton connectable, I think then I should be able to
> download and transfer all the needed software.
> One more quickie question. I found an old 3Com wired network card,
> I have trouble getting that to work.
Many 3Com cards worked but the Newton cannot read cardbus cards. I
have had good luck with cards from the 589 series.
> Michael Carey, KD7GHZ
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