[NTLK] eMate as a server

Greg Goodwin drclu at swbell.net
Wed Jul 15 09:22:12 EDT 2015

Last night I tried out the eMate as a Newton Server.

Not bad.  I have two.  One with the sprung latch and flakey screen, one 
with the memory upgrade and still working.

I ported a backup from a 2000 to the eMate and the server ran fine.   It 
bothered me at first that the eMate could not write to the linear flash 
card, but as I think about it:

I could develop most of the server setup on a Newton 2000/2100, which 
are my prime Newtons.   If I ever need to make changes, beam the notes 
back and forth (since the eMate cannot write to a linear flash apparently?)

Now just to recell a battery.   Might be worth it as the eMates are not 
a primary Newton.

Would be curious to hear of anyone that has run a server off a eMate.   
A bit slower in response I noticed, but otherwise seemed solid.  Any 
other disadvantages.  Do they possibly crash less than a Newton 2000?

Doc Clu

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