Re: [NTLK] key shortcut on Frank's web page

From: Jon Glass <>
Date: Tue May 30 2006 - 08:10:39 EDT

On 5/30/06, James Fraser <> wrote:
> there seems to be a reference to the power supply:
> >Newton - oder anderes 7V-Netzteil

Well, Frank finally got back with me, and he thinks he used the 9v
supply when he had it, and it worked....

> >Actually, no, it's an older, ADB keyboard, which the FreeKey is
> >supposed to support natively. It's a honkin' big keyboard, with
> >beautiful, tactile keys, but it's ADB, not USB.
> Ah, do you mean the *Extended* II? Is the model number on the back "M3501?"
> With a production date of 1990 or so?

That's the one!

> If so, "honkin' big keyboard" is a pretty apt description. IIRC, the
> original Extended was codenamed "Saratoga" and the II was nicknamed "NImitz"
> after the aircraft carriers of the same names. @_@

LOL! And it's certainly understandable!

> Still, the stand contrasts nicely with the Newton. There's always something
> nice about seeing high-tech products used in conjunction with natural
> materials like wood.

thanks. I agree with you. I like the juxtaposition of the two. Now, to
get a wood-grained Pismo!


 -Jon Glass
Krakow, Poland
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