Re: [NTLK] Changing language on newton?

From: matthiasm <>
Date: Tue Dec 05 2006 - 03:47:59 EST

On Dec 4, 2006, at 4:11 PM, Oliver Brose wrote:

>> Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 09:13:45 -0500
>> From: Victor Rehorst <>
>> Subject: Re: [NTLK] Changing language on newton?
>> Joshua Snape wrote:
>>> I was wondering if it was possible to change the language
>>> onanewton (i
>>> want to buy a newton from Germany and it is in german) any help
>>> apprecated; i am a newbe.
>> You can't just switch it in software: if it's German, then the
>> entire OS is
>> german and only german. MP120s have pluggable ROMs so you could
>> (if you got
>> an english ROM) swap that around. Other models, no.
> Right, if an English unit is what you desire, try and get one
> straight away.
> I once wasted a full semester in the futile attempt of
> teaching a German Newt's HWR a workable amount of English.

Or simply learn German yourself. It's easy: "Sprechen Sie deutsch?"


But seriously, exchanging the ROM is the only way. It'll probably be
hard to find a 130 board though. Even though I am German, I much
prefer my English MP.

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