Re: [NTLK] Newton 130 problems

From: Sonny Hung (
Date: Wed Dec 29 2004 - 07:01:01 PST


On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 12:47:11 +0000, Benedek Gergely <> wrote:
> The newton wont power on unless its in a specific orientation, or
> slightly upsideown.
1) Power the unit it on which ever way it will turn on.
2) Try changing th ephysical orientation to see if it will power off
or screen will disappear/gets flaky.
3) If screen disappears/gets flaky it maybe a problem with the
contacts. I haven't heard anything from you that would suggest this.
4) If the unit powers off then it could mean a bad power connection somewhere.
This would mean you or someone would need to check the connections.
5) If it turns out it's a problem with orientation and turning on the
unit - well then it would likely be the switch and/or the cable to the

These are just guesses by what you describe as your problem. You may
need to send this to someone like Frank to figure this out if you deem
it needed.

HTH and it's picky behaviour is corrected. :)

God bless,
Sonny Hung
the Hung Family
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