Re: [NTLK] Dead Newton

From: Frank Gruendel (
Date: Sun Jun 01 2003 - 12:55:36 PDT

>Three things to check:
>1) of course, the ROM card. A sudden jolt or bump may
>have dislodged it. If it isn't completly seated, it
>could be the culprit
>2) the power wires. While extremly difficult to
>disconnect if you want them disconnected, they have an
>uncanny ability to do just the oposite when you least
>expect. (I dabbed a little hot-melt glue on all my

The 2000 and 2100 do not have power wires. They have
metal springs that contact the battery on one end and
are soldered directly to the mainboard on the other
end. While it is of course possible that their
soldering joints break, as yet I haven't seen a single
2x00 Newton where this had happened.


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