[NTLK] Stowaway keyboard to good home

Dennis B. Swaney romad at aol.com
Sat Apr 24 11:38:44 EDT 2010

On 23/04/10 18:58PDT, James Fraser wrote:
> Hello,
> --- On Fri, 4/23/10, Matt Howe<matthowe at comcast.net>  wrote:
>> I have a brand new Stowaway keyboard for a Palm V series. Is this>compatible with the Newtaway adapters?
> Here's a list of the Palm keyboards that are known to work with the Stowaway (stolen from the splorp.com site):
>      * Stowaway Keyboard for Palm m100 (Think Outside Part No. P10713U)
>      * Stowaway Keyboard for Palm III/VII (Think Outside Part No. P170-1101)
>      * Palm Portable Keyboard m100/III/VII (Palm Part No. PCS-PDA-2112)
> The Palm V series keyboards aren't mentioned, but perhaps someone has gotten one to work with the Stowaway?  If so, that's good news for the Newton community, as the Palm V keyboards are certainly plentiful.

No. The Palm V/m505/515 series used a different "universal" docking port 
that has smaller and more contacts than the earlier port. I suppose if 
one has a pinout of each connector and the appropriate parts, they could 
make an adapter cable.

Dennis B. Swaney

Newton MP 2100
iPhone 3GS

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