Re: [NTLK] Can't connect Newton 2000 to PowerBook 5300

From: Jon Glass (
Date: Fri Mar 29 2002 - 15:50:11 EST

on 3/29/02 12:27 PM, Marco Mailand at wrote:

> Oh yes, of course! But he will need to use two AppleTalk Interface boxes and
> an AppleTalk (4-wire) cable or the respective things for PhoneNet (including
> two end-termination resistors) and I don't know whether he wants to get
> these things or has a chance of getting them cheap. The direct serial
> (8-wire) cable with two Mini8 connectors will NOT work for AppleTalk.

A standard mac printer cable, like you get with your Newton works great for
LocalTalk for me. I have never had problems doing LocalTalk through mine.

-Jon Glass
Krakow, Poland

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