[NTLK] Newton-compaible WiFi router FS/FT?

Morgan Aldridge morgant at makkintosshu.com
Wed Apr 26 12:37:17 EDT 2017


The "snow" AirPort is 802.11b only, the first AirPort Extremes were the
ones to add support for 802.11g as well.

Morgan

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 04:28 Fundamental Learning - Rob Moody <
robmoody at fundamental-learning.com> wrote:

> Morgan- are you using the Airport Snow as an access point? Is this guest
> network running from the Snow? And how are you getting it to run on 802.11b
> only?
> Rob
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On 26 Apr 2017, at 01:22, Piotrowski Paweł (Newton) <newton at indigi.co.uk>
> wrote:
> >
> > OK, about AP for Newton. Officially I must admit that there is some
> issue with AP’s for Newton. I just tested my AirPortExtreme. Is not
> working. It’s strange, because WiFi connection is established (AirPort see
> Newton WiFi card. Router even give IP address), but there is some issue
> with DNS (like Robs problem).
> >
> > My Time Capsule (working fine with Newton) is 1st generation Time
> Capsule. Working fine.
> > AirPort Extreme 2nd generation - won’t work…
> > AirPort Express N 1st generation - won’t work…
> >
> > What I discovered: Lucent (orinoco) Silver won’t even work with my
> TimeCapsule… ELSA and Intel card working fine… Very very weird…
> >
> > Morgan, It is not about configuration, because on all my setups I have
> the same manual IP etc. Must be something with establishing a connection.
> I’m not expert, but maybe ’N’ option is problem…
> > But in second hand, why Intel card working fine and Lucent won’t work? I
> don’t know...
> >
> > Tomorrow I will do couple other tests with other AP’s and WiFi cards.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Pawel Piotrowski
> >
> > NPDS Server: http://newton1.applenewton.co.uk:8079 (powered by Newton
> 2100)
> > NPDS Tracker Server: http://tracker.applenewton.co.uk:3680 <
> http://tracker.applenewton.co.uk:3680/> (powered by Raspberry Pi)
> >
> > Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indigi_newton/ <
> https://www.instagram.com/indigi_newton/>
> > Twitter: https://twitter.com/indigi_newton/ <
> https://twitter.com/indigi_newton/>
> >
> >
> >> On 26 Apr 2017, at 00:07, Morgan Aldridge <morgant at makkintosshu.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> I have used my Apple AirPort "Snow" with my Newton MessagePad 2100 and
> >> Buffalo/Melco 802.11b card. I'm now using them with a NetGear Zing quite
> >> successfully (though you have to disable auth and force the guest
> network
> >> to 802.11b).
> >>
> >> The trick is manual IP addresses. Easy for me to say, but know your IPs,
> >> subnet, and DNS.
> >>
> >> Morgan
> >>
> >> On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 14:04 Fundamental Learning - Rob Moody <
> >> robmoody at fundamental-learning.com <mailto:
> robmoody at fundamental-learning.com>> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Dan- this may very well be the issue I've been facing...
> >>>
> http://myapplenewton.blogspot.co.uk/2009/07/apple-newton-2x00-wifi-hardware.html?m=1
> >>> My airport snow dome & snow dome extreme have not worked...and do not
> >>> appear on this list...
> >>>
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>
> >>>> On 25 Apr 2017, at 17:14, Dan <dan at dbdigitalweb.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> May I suggest getting something that can do Wifi B only as an
> option?  I
> >>>> would also try to avoid routers that have the N class (several people
> >>>> have had problems with N class routers and Newton's).  But my
> suggestion
> >>>> would be to try an wrt model (the kind that you can reflash with
> DD-Wrt
> >>>> or Tomato) as I have had good luck with those.
> >>>>
> >>>> But I really think getting a older model that doesn't have the N
> >>>> class/speed and setting it to B only will work.  If you haven't tried
> >>>> the B ONLY setting that on your current router (if it has one), I
> would
> >>>> giving that a shot.
> >>>>
> >>>> -Dan
> >>>>
> >>>>> On 4/25/2017 8:13 AM, Fundamental Learning - Rob Moody wrote:
> >>>>> I am close to concluding that this may have been the issue all along
> in
> >>> my longstanding problem of going wireless on the Newt...compatible
> access
> >>> point...although I'm having probs getting connected to my Powerbook so
> I
> >>> can connect wirelessly to NCX...!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> On 25 Apr 2017, at 12:43, Marisa Giancarla <fstltna at me.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Im looking for a newton compatible wifi router/airport device.
> Anyone
> >>> have one for sale or trade?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Marisa
> >>>
> >> <http://newtontalk.net/>
> >>>
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