Re: [NTLK] smoking Newt

From: Raymond Kloss (
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 11:53:26 PDT

How do I get a diode for my eMate?

 This same thing happened to me, and my eMate has just been sitting around. I am pretty good with a solder - does it need a special low-power solder of anything? Any specifics on the diode so I can order one?



On Monday, June 20, 2005, at 10:05AM, Johannes Wolf <> wrote:

>you were quiet desperate but lucky at the end to connect the ac adaptor to
>your other Newt.
>But knowing that the adaptor works with the other Newt and that the source
>of heat / smoke was near the power port of the Newton I rather think that
>the zener diode to protect the Newt is gone and producing that heat and
>This should be replaceable easily.

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