Re: NTLK Urgent MP2100 entry problems

From: Bill Davis (
Date: Tue Jul 04 2000 - 23:21:09 CDT

On 7/4/00 12:47 PM, David Tise [] wrote:

>MP 2100
>When I am writing the input all of a sudden becomes squiggly, making the
>recognition impossible. Its as if I am touching the screen at another
>place at the same time, but I am not.
>And the contact point for the pen changes often, to the left usually but
>sometimes to the right, making it difficult to push small buttons etc.
>I have to go to set up and redo the X's. That seems to solve it for a
>short while.
>Any ideas on what the problem is? Almost to the point of getting a palm
>Thanks very

You've got grains of grit stuck under the edges of your MP's screen and
when you hold it your hands are applying enough pressure for the grains
to press into the screen and look like pen tap.

Run a THIN card around the edges of your Newton screen and clean out the

You may also have a hardware problem with the screen. If the above
doesn't solve your problem, Apple can repair it.

 - Bill

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