[NTLK] Rebulid interconnect-db9 (pc) to ADB (Mac)
gavin83209 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 15:17:05 EDT 2012
All the Apple mice that I know of from the era used a four pin
connection called ADB, not AppleTalk. You'll need to find an eight pin
AppleTalk cable if you want to build an adapter.
On 9/7/12 10:32 AM, Mattias Ståhl wrote:
> Wow, amazing fast answers!!
> Well I don't think a standard AppleTalk cable will work because the NMP 2K uses the interconnect connector. But if I get a interconnect to DB9 (pc) I can rebuild it to mac if I have an apple mouse or AppleTalk cable I think!
> Sent from my iPhone
> Mvh: Mattias Ståhl
> 9 jul 2012 kl. 18:42 skrev Andrei Chichak <newton at chichak.ca>:
>> On 2012-July-09, at 9:51 AM, Mattias Ståhl wrote:
>>> Is there any way to rebuild a pc newton cable to be used with a Mac? I mean to replace the pc dp9 with an apple ADB connector…?
>> You want a mini-DIN to mini-DIN cable? That would be the Newton to Mac cable, or any AppleTalk cable.
>> In the end it is just a couple of connectors and a hunk of wire, so - sure - why not?
>> To rebuild a cable, look up Appletalk connectors, or just the appropriate mini-DIN, or find any of the online old Mac suppliers and get an Appletalk cable.
>> The NewtonTalk Mailing List - http://newtontalk.net/
>> The Official Newton FAQ - http://splorp.com/newton/faq/
>> The Newton Glossary - http://splorp.com/newton/glossary/
>> WikiWikiNewt - http://tools.unna.org/wikiwikinewt/
> The NewtonTalk Mailing List - http://newtontalk.net/
> The Official Newton FAQ - http://splorp.com/newton/faq/
> The Newton Glossary - http://splorp.com/newton/glossary/
> WikiWikiNewt - http://tools.unna.org/wikiwikinewt/
More information about the NewtonTalk