[NTLK] Blinking emate display?
woodysmith at comcast.net
Wed May 12 23:24:03 EDT 2010
Try removing all power including battery.
Remove ROM board and memory card. Clean contacts as needed, I like a soft pencil eraser.
Carefully replace then test.
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Tomorrow marks two months since our house fire. Like any of us would
experience, there were many Newton devices lost and damaged (100,000
gallons of water put on and in the house).
So tonight, one of our daughters found a couple of her message pads
and her eMate. They seemed to be pretty dried out, although in need of
a good cleaning. When she plugged in the eMate, it seems to power up,
but other than the charge light turning on, the only other symptom is
that the display backlight will flash twice, pause, and repeat.
Does anyone else have any experience with water damaged Message Pads
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