[NTLK] FS: misc Newtons

Josh Campbell steele.campbell at me.com
Wed Feb 10 22:43:44 EST 2016


All -

My apologies for the group reply

Sent from my iPad

> On Feb 10, 2016, at 10:42 PM, Josh Campbell <steele.campbell at me.com> wrote:
> 
> Please provide me your zip code
> 
> Sent from my iPad
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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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