From: Johannes Wolf (mp2100_at_mail-gw.estec.esa.int)
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 07:36:49 PDT
I doubt it is the speaker, but nevertheless
on the back of the speaker it reads:
8 Ohms 0.3 W
So any 8 Ohms speaker with min. 0.3W would be fine to do the test.
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> Subject: [NTLK] Replacement Speaker
> Hi Folks.
> Well after Paul's email with a revision to NewtonIM, I decided to dig my
> newton out of the drawer and rip it completely apart.
> I had scratched the screen a bit (due to dirt under a NuSheild screen
> guard). I am neurotic about scratches (and dead pixels on LCDs) enough
> that one will ruin my day and completly detract from my using the device.
> So I had a better LCD I bought used on ebay. 9/10 quality, some minor
> scratches. I installed it and all is well. It has a brighter backlight,
> too! :) I also put a PocketPCTech's guard on it before installation so it
> should be protected perminantly. They're great screenguards and I use
> them on just about everything.
> However, now I am having sound issues. (ones that I thought I had solved.)
> Sound is muffled and each time a sound is played, it is ended with a
> little click or pop.
> I suspect that the speaker is bad. Easy enough to test-- get at new
> speaker and test it out before disassembling the whole thing to replace.
> Does anyone know where I can buy a replacement speaker? Or at least the
> specs on this speaker? I'm sure a modern mini speaker of the same
> impedence would work just as well, if not better. Any suggestions? J&K
> doesn't have them and nothing currently on eBay.
> If its not the speaker, I may be buying a J&K mainboard next.
> Thanks in advance.
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