Re: [NTLK] advice on network cards for Newton 2100

From: Kate Brooks <>
Date: Fri Dec 22 2006 - 16:19:48 EST

Thanks Adam, just what I was hoping to hear... I hate dongles too so
this was great news.

  I just picked up a 3CXE589ET on ebay for $8.99 (nice savings
compared to the $30 odd that most of the listed cards were going for).

Thanks again,


>On 22/12/2006, at 5:41 AM, Kate Brooks wrote:
>> I've looked at the FAQ and have been searching ebay for a listed
>> card, but they're hard to find and often surprisingly expensive ...
>> any suggestions of other cards that work? Also, of the cards listed,
>> do any work better (ie: easier and more stable) than others?
>I hate cards with dongles, so I picked up a few 3com's, model numbers
>3CXE589ET and 3CXE589EC. The EC has the extra port for a dongle if you
>so wish, but both have the pop out x-jack port for a standard RJ-45
>connection. The ET model is the ideal one to go for, and I picked them
>up for about US$4-5 each on ebay. Do a search for "3com Xjack" or the
>individual model numbers.
> - Adam Goddard
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