Re: [NTLK] Repair a newton

From: Frank Gruendel <>
Date: Thu Jan 10 2008 - 18:15:40 EST

> It's an upgraded 2000

Follow the resurrection procedure outlined at the top of
this page

exactly. Doing anything differently, regardless of how
unimportant the change might seem, can well be the
difference between success and failure.

If this does not fix things, remove the back of the case
and check if the ROM board is still properly seated.
Occasionally dropping a 2x00 can result in a damaged
ROM card holder. If this is the case, the easiest and
cheapest "fix" is to put a couple of layers of cardboard
between the ROM board and the back part of the case
to keep it in place.

If the ROM board is still seated correctly, check all
connectors. If e. g. the display cable has a faulty
connection, the Newton will not turn on at all.

Maybe a picture or two from the inside might help.

If you can't fix it and don't shy away from spending
the cost of shipping to Germany and back, you are
welcome to send it my way to have a look at it. If
I can't fix it, it'll only cost you what it costs
me to send it back.


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