[NTLK] Backlight Replacement

Lord Groundhog LordGroundhog at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 05:04:25 EST 2009

~~~ On 2009/12/22 07:24, Joseph at bender_2982 at yahoo.com wrote ~~~

> Speaking of backlight replacement, has anyone used a backlight replacement kit
> that isn't the original green, like the ones sold by Newton Sales?  My
> backlight is starting to grow dim, and I found some of the other color options
> interesting, but didn't want to end up with something that wasn't as useful as
> the original.

I've had the white one put in by Frank Gruendel of this list (Tim refers to
him; see <http://www.pda-soft.de/>)and I'm happier than a cat with two
tails, as they say.  I admit I still miss the green glow, but I have a Newt
with its original green still intact for when I get nostalgic.  I went for
the white because I hoped for slightly better contrast -- important now that
my eyes aren't what they used to be.  I've been happy with the choice.  Try
to look at one first, to be sure you like it.


~~~ ~~~ ~~~

³Any sufficiently advanced magic is indistinguishable from a Newton.²
            -- what Arthur C. Clarke meant

(With thanks to Chod Lang)

~~~ ~~~ ~~~
Fight Spam.  Join EuroCAUCE: http://www.euro.cauce.org/
Get MUGged and love it: http://www.oxmug.org/
Join today: http://www.newtontalk.net/

More information about the NewtonTalk mailing list