Re: [NTLK] Highs and lows (slots)

From: Martin Joseph <>
Date: Fri Jul 27 2007 - 01:35:58 EDT

On Jul 26, 2007, at 9:13 PM, Douglas Johnston wrote:

> I had been wondering why I was having such a hard time getting my
> PCMCIA cards to work. My wired card, my wireless card, and my
> Bluetooth weren't able to connect. I'm not *completely* clueless when
> it comes to these things, so I was becoming increasingly frustrated.
> In setting up my Bluetooth, I decided to insert the card in the
> bottom slot of my 2100, and was amazed when the light came on. Sure
> enough, my top slot is non-functional. It won't recognise my 16MB
> card either. I finally managed to get Bluetooth working in the bottom
> slot, and even got the network set up in less than 10 minutes (thanks
> to Stephen Frank's advice in the wiki), but now I'm heartbroken that
> I can only use one card at a time.
> The slot *feels* solid when I insert a card, and the little "ejection
> button" works perfectly. It's just that nothing happens when I insert
> a card. Does anyone have any advice? (Keeping in mind that I don't
> know a diode from a cathode ray tube?)

You might want to search the archives for other horror stories of a
similar nature. This kind of issue is rare, but not unheard of in
the MP2000 family. I would recommend sending your little buddy on a
visit to germany to see how Frank is doing. He can most likely
repair or replace the faulty part for an absurdly low price
(seriously) that makes the shipping worth it. Try emailing him and
see what he has to say about this.

Good luck,

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