THIS reply was given about a monthy ago regarding the door clasp.
The door clasp is held in place by a slightly flexing "D" shaped
piece of plastic with a nub in the middle, which fits into a rectanglar
well on the back cover - the slot is on the inside - the depth facing
the outside. The D shaped piee is on the inner side of the clasp, away
from the "longer" end of the visiblecurved clasp. there are two L
shaped pegs pointing up from the visible clasp. These pop into the two
slots below the well on the back cover - toward the middle of the Newt.
To extract the old clasp, push the two L-pegs inward from the sides,
and it will slide out. To put the new one in, make sure to set the D
shaped flex part in it's slot toward the top of the Newton (for the top
clasp) before inserting the L-pegs.
>From: "Caitlyn L. Antrim" <caitlyn.antrim_at_verizon.net>
>Subject: [NTLK] Latches on back of MP2X00
>Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 13:16:55 -0400
>I need to replace one of the two door latches on the back of my
>MP2100. I have another MP2X00 from which I want to take one of the
>First, how do I get one of the latches out of its spot on the back of
>the MessagePad (without damaging it or the MessagePad)?
>Second, (and it may be obvious from the answer tot he first question)
>how do I install the latch in the other MessagePad?
>Caitlyn L. Antrim
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