[NTLK] FS: misc Newtons

Josh Campbell steele.campbell at me.com
Wed Feb 10 22:42:38 EST 2016


Please provide me your zip code

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> On Feb 9, 2016, at 8:05 PM, Marisa Giancarla <fstltna at me.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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