[NTLK] MP 2100 connection options

Boyer Jason jasonandrewboyer at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 21:29:35 EST 2009

I never realized the pin out was the same on those things.  Kind of funny that my Lombard has a rather useless S-Video when what I really need in it's place is a serial.  Oh well.

On Nov 17, 2009, at 2:04 PM, Dennis B. Swaney wrote:

> Jason Boyer wrote:
>> Right now it appears a newtontalk member has been kind enough to sell me an
>> extra serial dongle.  I'll need to pick up a keyspan usb to mac serial
>> dongle, and then the serial cable itself.  Is there anything special about
>> the newton cables I see being sold?  I have a box full of old mac stuff that
>> I'm sure has a keyboard cable or other in it.
> You need the 8 pin Mac serial printer cable, not the 4 pin ADB cable 
> used for old Mac keyboards and mice.
> BTW, did you know that ADB and S-Video cables use the same connectors? 
> So in a pinch you can use an ADB cable for S-Video until you can buy a 
> high quality S-Video cable.
> -- 
> Sincerely,
> Dennis B. Swaney
> Newton MP 2100
> iPhone 3GS
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