RE: NTLK Using a Stowaway Keyboard with a Newton

From: Bradley Smith (
Date: Mon Jul 31 2000 - 03:31:04 CDT

You can get a serial dock for the Visor and you can get a serial cable for
the Palm AND you can get a USB dock for the palm too. However, if Handspring
can transfer faster across USB that a Palm can across USB then the Visor
must have a faster port on it and likely one which is some form of USB.

> Considering the fact that it is possible to get a USB cable,
> but a serial
> connection requires a dock, I am almost certain that the
> Visor uses a USB
> port. On the Palm lists, there has been discussion about the
> electronics in
> the serial port. As well, the Stowaway specifically says that
> it is for
> Handsprings only, and claims to be a USB device. At least
> mine does ... ;-)
> Ben
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