[NTLK] MessagePad 2x00 Interconnect plugs

Jake Bordens jake at allaboutjake.com
Thu Apr 22 09:28:18 PDT 2021

If anyone wants to do a group buy of these connectors, I’m in for some! :)

From: NewtonTalk <newtontalk-bounces at newtontalk.net> on behalf of Ionos: robowerk.de <m.melcher at robowerk.de>
Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:19:47 AM
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Subject: Re: [NTLK] MessagePad 2x00 Interconnect plugs

On 4/22/2021 1:26 AM, Forrest wrote:
> Excellent, Matthias! Your list of contributions just keeps growing and growing.
> So, allow to me ask what likely are questions with obvious answers:
> —We have the pin outs for the Interconnect connector;

Yes, the details or in the documentation files on UNNA.

> —The FTDI FT232R chip (or compatible) is available, so we could create our own USB adapter cable, as you suggested?

Yes, I will try that over the weekend. Everything is boxed for moving to
another "playroom' in July. Hope to find the soldering iron somehow.

> I’m usually always up for an electronics construction challenge, as long as it isn’t too involved.

Nah, it should be easy. I will have a bunch of breakout boards made for
the serial port and the modem port for experimenting. Nothing fancy ;-).



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