[NTLK] Connect Newton 2100 with NCX via TCP/IP with WiFi only ; )

Matthias Melcher mm at matthiasm.com
Sat Mar 18 10:49:23 EDT 2017

> On Mar 18, 2017, at 11:41 AM, Piotrowski Paweł (Newton) <newton at indigi.co.uk> wrote:
> I’m not sure if it is not obvious, but I just discover that I can connect my Newton 2100 with NCX (on iMac with Mac OS Sierra) via TCP/IP! ;) I don’t need any cables!!! No RS422, any USB to RS, or other cables needed ;)
> On Newton I have WiFi card and I choose TCP/IP in Dock. On iMac O just star NCX. That is all ;)

> I’m not sure how it works, because in NCX there is no option to choose that kind of connection. Any hint about it?

NCX always listens for incoming connections over TCP/IP. It just does. No action required on the user side.

> Of course there is no rose without a thorn. Sometimes Newton loses connection, and after this MUST be rebooted to see computer again.

It should be enough to just restart NCX. If that doesn't work, maybe Simon has a way to fix it.

 - Matthias

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