[NTLK] Upgrade ram board for 2000
rodlavo at gmail.com
Sun Feb 27 23:41:24 EST 2011
Thank you Forrest and Woody :)
I think finding a 2000U or 2100 that may have a broken screen or missing
bits might be the easy option. Just got to keep my eyes open!
I still have a 1400 Powerbook in my study that has all the software I used
to install on the last 2100 I had :)
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 5:03 AM, Forrest <newtonphoenix at mindspring.com>wrote:
> On Feb 27, 2011, at 10:00 AM, Smith Woody <woodysmith at me.com> wrote:
> > Welcome to the Newton world. You should be able to to do quite a bit
> > with your Newton as it is, but the 1 mg system ram and 4 mg storage
> > ram is a set up for problems. The problem is simply a system shutdown
> > when you ask the Newton to do more than it has the RAM to do. In my
> > case it was having too man apps installed and going from icon view to
> > list view in the Extras drawer. Even the 2100 can be overloaded,
> > editing a very large document like a 600 page book with too many
> > packages installed can do it. There are freeze utilities which can
> > freeze unused applications and extensions. A separate issue is 6100
> > error which occurs on both I believe. Click on Newtontalk link at
> > bottom of email, select archives, select searchable archives and
> > search '2100 upgrade' for some discussion.
> > Your upgrade options are to find the a 2100 logic board and swap
> > logic boards, easy.
> > Franks site <http://www.pda-soft.de/2x00_disassemble.html>
> > See also <http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Apple-Tablet-Teardown/2153/1>
> > Find the two ram chips which replace the two on your 2000 logic board
> > and swap them, very difficult. You will find them under the ROM board.
> Congratulations on your new entry into the world of Newton!
> As Woody said...much easier to just find an upgraded 2000 or a 2100 and
> just swap boards. If you are hesitant to look online (eBay etc.) give Frank
> a try ( http://www.pda-soft.de/index.html ).
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