I don't think it makes any difference. If you're using an adapter you're
basically making a USB connection with (theoretically!) is hot-plugable and
un-plugable. Anyway I just connect mine whenever I'm ready. I never power
down my computer. 'Course it could blow up tomorrow but I don't think so.
Maybe one of our engineer-types can shed some more light. Anyone? Bueller?
> From: "Dan" <dan_at_dbdigitalweb.com>
> Reply-To: newtontalk_at_newtontalk.net
> Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 16:47:59 -0500
> To: <newtontalk_at_newtontalk.net>
> Subject: [NTLK] connecting a newton, powered or no?
> Hello all,
> I have been hearing many different views on this so I thought I would ask
> again and get the "latest" conclusions. Should the computer be powered down
> before connecting the newton for backup etc? I always have the newton in
> sleep mode, but does it really make a difference either way? I have heard
> both sides.
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