Yes, in fact, you can, I have proven it.
If the memory of the Newt is empty - and those regions you cannot access are
cleared during the first boot process having installed a different ROM - the
one and only difference between US and for instance the german version is
the ROM contents.
I am still searching a german ROM for that I could trade in my US ROM.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: newtontalk-bounce_at_newtontalk.net
> [mailto:newtontalk-bounce_at_newtontalk.net]On Behalf Of Backstage
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 9:34 PM
> To: newtontalk_at_newtontalk.net
> Subject: Re: [NTLK] Can motherboards be switched between Newt 2x00s?
> Is it possible to put a German ROM board into a US one (2100 or
> even 2000)?
> P.S.: Does the MP2000 come with ROM Version 2.1?
> > If you want to exchange the housing - I did this a few times in
> the past.
> > What you call daughter board is the system ROM board.
> > You can exchange this as well and doing this all the previously
> > system patches will be deleted.
> > The unique serial number of every motherboard is stored in a
> litte ID chip
> > on board.
> > Exchanging all the peripherals including ROM will not affect this ID.
> > Hope this answers your questions.
> > Johannes
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