[NTLK] 8MB chips in a 2x00 (was: High resolution images of Newton mainboards)

Sonny Hung sonnyhung at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 00:29:05 EDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 7:09 PM, Frank Gruendel <newtontalk at pda-soft.de>wrote:

> > So, would it be possible to install, say 8MB chips instead?
> Since they are likely to have more pins, it wouldn't be possible easily,
> but
> it wouldn't be impossible. The question is whether the Newton OS would
> support them, which I doubt.

All I can do is remind everyone that there was one example where the MP2x00
had a whopping 11MB of Internal Flash.
See picture: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sonnyhung/259298109/

I'd suggest that it actually might be possible but there may be a limit on
what is seen by the Newton OS or usable.
Of course I'm not technically inclined to give advise in these matters - but
can at least point to the photo because there was a DVT that a more internal
flash than the production or other DVT units that we are aware of...

God bless,

Sonny Hung
the Hung Family

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