Re: [NTLK] Bling on powerup?

From: SbM (
Date: Thu Mar 17 2005 - 13:58:18 PST

Le 17 mars 2005, =E0 13:46, Jeff Mitchell a =E9crit :

> After inserting fresh batteries, the unit makes a nice bling =
> but no display comes up; I'm guessing its just letting me know its=20
> alive,
> but that somethign else is wrong.. like perhaps the backup battery (in=20=

> the
> battery tray under a clip) is dead and so it refuses to awaken? Or is=20=

> this
> some other issue? (I'd think it'd come up without the backup =

A dead backup battery should not prevent your Newton from "awakening".=20=

In such cases, the unit powers up as usual, but displays a window=20
telling you the battery is dead.

My guess would be: 1/ contrast slider turned all the way down (good=20
news); or 2/ dead screen (bad news).

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