Re: [NTLK] Replace speaker?

From: John Skinner (
Date: Wed Mar 27 2002 - 16:10:46 EST

Marco Mailand wrote:
>>The best and easiest place for an audio out would be the location where
> the
>>SER-001 connector sits. There you have a piece of plastic what canbe
> removed
>>easily, drilled, equipped with the connector and placed back into the
> Newt.
>>You only need to solder the connection, but this has been already
> discussed:
>>the easiest way would be to cut the internal speaker connection and insert
>>the audio out. You can also add the feature of switching off the internal
>>speaker if the external audio is plugged if the connector is equipped with
> a
> I tought of this several times but finally found it more useful to have a
> Mini-8 connector mounted into the little plastic cover. Unfortunately the
> Mini-8 is to big. What about this: Using a serial to USB adapter inside the
> Newton and having thus the Newton talking to USB? Probably is then a special
> USB driver needed and NCU will not talk to USB at all :-( But the USB could
> carry audio in/out too.

You could do this.......

John Skinner
Vanderbilt University

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