[NTLK] eMate death question

Alan Grassia alan.grassia at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 16:44:21 PDT 2021

Hello Newton Friends,

Yup, that happened to me just this past weekend. There was a good amount of panic over possibly having killed an eMate that survived all these years only to be killed in two weeks in my care. 

Thankfully, it was just a slider to motherboard alignment issue.

Alan Grassia
MessagePad 2000, MessagePad 2100, eMate 300
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Sent from my Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

> On Apr 27, 2021, at 4:33 PM, Woody Smith via NewtonTalk <newtontalk at newtontalk.net> wrote:
> The first time I did a hinge repair, I failed to get the sliders on the logic board into the sliders in the keyboard. I reduced both the sound and contrast to minimum. Panic.
> Found problem when I dissembled to see what I did wrong. 
> Woody
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Apr 26, 2021, at 3:42 PM, L.W. Brown via NewtonTalk <newtontalk at newtontalk.net> wrote:
>> i did it myself once w/out realizing it - caused a lot of upset til someone here set me right!
>> Sent from ProPad
>>>> On Apr 26, 2021, at 2:08 PM, Peter Fraser <pjfraser at mac.com> wrote:
>>> This might be a dumb comment, but I remember that sometimes folks would inadvertently move the brightness or contrast slider to a position where the screen was dark, and think that the whole thing was dead. 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> -- Peter
>>> pjfraser at mac.com
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