[NTLK] NewtonTalk Digest, Vol 8, Issue 21

Alex Perez aperez at alexperez.com
Fri Aug 29 19:32:42 EDT 2014


Lloyd et al,

I'd like to offer to buy your non-functioning unit (and this goes for 
everyone who got screwed over by this guy) on the off chance I may be 
able to repair it for myself. I've got the skills and equipment to make 
that happen. I bought one but it mysteriously "disappeared" in the mail. 
I did get a refund, but only after some hassle from the seller.

Contact me directly off list if you are interested. I am located in the US.

Regards,
Alex Perez

newtontalk-request at newtontalk.net wrote:
> From: Lloyd Conway<doc_retro at juno.com>
> To:newtontalk at newtontalk.net
> Subject: Re: [NTLK] NewtonSales usb
> Message-ID:<97367C55-1517-49D3-8FBE-F2F9202A73E9 at juno.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain;	charset=windows-1252
>
> Greetings, All:
>       I could never get mine to work, either, despite the seller trying to work with my via Skype.  No refold?ended up writing the project off as a dead loss, after many attempts to get it working.  That?s my two cents.
> Regards,
> -Lloyd A. Conway
>   Charlotte, Michigan
>
> "I did and it never worked. Emails with the seller were unproductive as he claimed it was in working condition when shipped. At one point, I asked folks here to inspect pictures of the circuit board and several list members concurred that the soldering was sloppy and the likely cause of the problem.
>
> Frank, at that time you offered to attempt a repair but I never got around to shipping it. I managed to get wifi working so ijust set the USB board aside and forgot about it.
>
> My experience: totally unacceptable customer service, even for a slim margin provider of parts and accessories for our beloved and commercially obsolete Newtons.
>
> Sent from my iPad


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