[NTLK] FS: misc Newtons

Marisa Giancarla fstltna at me.com
Tue Feb 9 20:05:53 EST 2016


I would like one of the 2100's. How much with shipping to california and what is your paypal address?

Marisa

> On Feb 9, 2016, at 3:37 PM, Josh Campbell <steele.campbell at me.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hey Guys,
> 
> Looks to sell a few of my old Newton assets, especially as I just use my 2100 daily!
> 
> #1 - Clear Developer 110 Newton
> 
> $600
> 
> No major wear, includes stylus and adapter. Also includes a PCMCIA card of choice.
> 
> #2 - MessagePad 2100 (3 of them)
> 
> $150
> 
> Includes one case of your choice from my collection, original stylus, adapter, and first buyer gets the ps/2 adapter! All in very good condition. One will also have the AA battery tray.
> 
> #3 - eMate (2 of them)
> 
> $50
> 
> First sold will include original stylus. Both have an adapter. No wear. Batteries are no longer functional. 
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> 
>> On Feb 9, 2016, at 2:24 PM, Piotrowski Paweł (Newton) <newton at indigi.co.uk> wrote:
>> 
>> OT
>> 
>> Guys, could you take care about subjects? It making mess in topic tree….
>> 
>> 
>> Thank you
>> Pawel
>> 
>> 
>>> On 9 Feb 2016, at 03:53, David Arnold <davida at pobox.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi Mark,
>>> 
>>>> On 6 Feb 2016, at 20:43, Mark Crutch <mark.crutch at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> <…>
>>> 
>>>> How about making it a short cable that stops at the USB-serial bridge,
>>>> terminating with a USB type B socket? That way users could source their own
>>>> type A to type B cable (I'll bet that most of us have one or two kicking
>>>> around from old printers), letting them choose a length that's appropriate
>>>> for their setup.
>>> 
>>> I did consider this: either a type B or perhaps a Micro B.
>>> 
>>> Pros:
>>> Maybe cheaper (type-B socket vs. cable and type-A plug)
>>> You can choose the length of the cable
>>> Cons:
>>> You’re back to needing a dongle again
>>> You need to either have or obtain a suitable cable
>>> 
>>> The “need to have cable + dongle” downside was the overwhelming thing for me.
>>> 
>>>> One other idea might be to break it down entirely into two detachable leads
>>>> and an FTDI dongle in the middle. Have USB type B on one side of the
>>>> dongle, and an Apple Serial mini-DIN on the other. That way the
>>>> interconnect leads could be used to connect to a third-party USB-to-Apple
>>>> Serial adaptor, or the dongle could be used with an Apple Serial lead to
>>>> connect other Newtons to a modern machine. Of course this assumes that the
>>>> serial signal from the interconnect port is electrically compatible with
>>>> Apple Serial ports. Anyone wanting an all-in-one cable can fix the leads in
>>>> place with a bit of glue or electrical tape ;)
>>> 
>>> The Interconnect signals match old-style Apple serial exactly.
>>> 
>>> Pros:
>>> Supports OMP-MP130 Newtons
>>> Very flexible
>>> Cons:
>>> More expensive to make
>>> Requires carrying/not-losing two cables plus a dongle
>>> MP2k+ / eMate300 only
>>> Tape (yuck)
>>> 
>>> Again, for me, the real win is having a single thing to connect my Newt.
>>> 
>>> Happy to hear what others think here?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> d
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