[NTLK] Need a Backlight Update

Dennis B. Swaney romad at aol.com
Fri Apr 9 20:50:16 EDT 2010

On 09/04/10 09:38PDT, mkow1234 at aol.com wrote:
> You have reached the "Pathetic Apple iPad Fanboy and Steve Jobs' Personal Social Media Site",
> Please refer all Newton-related matters to the Newtontalk.net website.
> Thank you.
> ~~~ On 2010/04/08 04:51, Woody Smith at woodysmith at comcast.net wrote ~~~
>> In addition to Newton sales, check Frank's site for a link to a German
>   company that still makes backlights for the 2100. 'Backlight 4 you' I
>   think.
>   I believe that any of the newer backlights will last longer than the
>   original.  Personally I prefer white.
> uckily I live on the east side of the Atlantic Pond, so Frank was able not
> nly source but also to install a couple of these for me (and his
> orkmanship is far better than mine would have been).  The white really is
> he business, especially for my aging eyes.
> One other thing -- I think I mentioned it long ago, but it's worth saying
> gain:  I've discovered that viewing the Newton screen through my polarized
> unglasses intensifies the contrast and makes viewing a lot better in
> ertain lights.  In fact, in certain lights the screen seems to light up
> hen I'm wearing my shades, and the contrast is so good I can read it
> ithout m reading specs.  Not bad.
> halom.
> hristian

Ah, what part of NEWTON backlight don't you understand, mkow?

Dennis B. Swaney

Newton MP 2100
iPhone 3GS

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