[NTLK] Newton USB Dongle
gizmo1482 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 17:38:06 EST 2017
On Feb 5, 2017, at 4:21 PM, Jeff Sheldon <jeffsheldon at gmail.com> wrote:
> One issue I recall with the SER-001 was that people said it would cause
> slight deformation to the case and even cracking because the PCB was thick
> and pressed up against the case. I’m glad to see thinner PCBs readily
> available from DIY shops like OSH Park.
You’re correct about the SER-001 board. I have one in my 2100 and the back case is cracked. I’m not sure if it was due to the connector for the internal port plus PCB thickness being too tall or the through hole pins of the Mini-Din connector putting pressure on the case. Either way it was a common problem with the boards, but it did resolve the issue of not having a dongle.
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