Ed Kummel tech_ed at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 19 17:42:24 EDT 2010

Here is my page that shows close-ups of the PC card slots on the Newton and the problem I had.

Note, I was still not able to get the other slot working...Oh well...

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--- On Thu, 8/19/10, Chris Chapman <chrisc30 at me.com> wrote:

From: Chris Chapman <chrisc30 at me.com>
Subject: Re: [NTLK] PCMCIA Issues
To: "newtontalk at newtontalk.net" <newtontalk at newtontalk.net>
Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010, 5:33 PM

Opened the case for the heck of it with battery out, reinserted both cards and it's working for now. Was able to jump on to unna and grab a package of Ethernet. Thanks guys. My newton lives to see another day!

Sent from my iPhone 4

On Aug 19, 2010, at 1:56 PM, Tony Kan <tonykan at xtra.co.nz> wrote:

> I had this problem a while ago. I took the batteries out, put it on the shelf
> and a few days later got around to organising for Frank Gruendel to have a look
> at it.  While I was putting bubble wrap around it, I just got a nagging feeling
> to try it one more time before sending it away. Well whaddayaknow, it worked.
> No problems ever since.  Still no clue as to what happened.
> Cheers
> Tony Kan
> Christchurch
> New Zealand
> [snip]
>> Hey guys my trusty 2100 has a non functioning PCMCIA slot. Is there
>> an easy fix? Memory cards and nics do not show up or light up, but
>> work just fine in the remaining slot. The non functioning slot is the
>> upper one near the speaker.
>> Sent from my iPhone 4
> [snip]

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