Re: [NTLK] Serial board installation

From: James Nichols <>
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 18:27:48 EDT

As a counterpoint, I've had an SER-001 in my mp2100 for over 2 years
now. Yes, I have a slight bulge in my case, but so far no crack. I
did leave out the plastic spacer that one is supposed to use with the
screw, as leaving it in made for a larger bulge. No need to file away
any plastics from the case, nor did I have to shorten any of the thru-
hole pins on the SER-001 itself. I'm very happy with this product, so
I guess the lesson here is that, as always, Your Mileage May Vary.

Good luck to those who are considering this upgrade!


On May 21, 2006, at 3:07 PM, Tony Kan wrote:

> James
> Oh, the earlier message made it sound like it was a tradeoff
> between getting
> the SER-001 or risking a crack in the case. The raison-d'etre for
> a SER-001
> is to avoid using the built-in serial connection as it is reputed
> to come
> away from the mother board with repeated usage.
> Consequently the tradeoff is really between having a reliable serial
> connection versus a cosmetic crack in the case.
> I hope this clarifies things
> Warm regards
> Tony Kan

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