[NTLK] NewtonTalk Digest, Vol 49, Issue 12

Benjamin Madore cpt_tylor at mac.com
Mon Oct 21 13:08:08 EDT 2013

It's possible to upgrade the "motherboard" to a IIF or IIG board, which I believe has a new enough version of PostScript to work with OS X and has an ethernet port.

That's an easy way to justify putting an old LaserWriter back on the table for your Newton.


"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably the day they start making vacuum cleaners."
- Ernst Jan Plugge

On Oct 21, 2013, at 12:00 PM, newtontalk-request at newtontalk.net wrote:

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> Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 00:34:27 -0700
> From: Forrest <newtonphoenix at mindspring.com>
> Subject: Re: [NTLK] Imagewriter
> To: newtontalk at newtontalk.net
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> I have two LaserWriter II 's sitting comfortably in my storage unit here. Both work as new (although both could probably use new toner cartridges), but are so heavy that shipping would likely be prohibitively expensive.
> I bought them 10 years ago for $20 each at Arizona State University Surplus...they work great with older Apple products that use AppleScript--such as the Newton.
> Thanks,
> --Forrest

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