[NTLK] Newton cable

Dennis Swaney romad at nvwisp.com
Tue Sep 18 20:14:04 EDT 2018

Oops, you're right, Frank. Here is the pinout for that DBK-103 cable from
Hosa: http://hosatech.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/DBK-100_Pinout.pdf

Interestingly, the link to the cable was one that Google gave me when I was
searching for a cable that would work with an USA-19hs.

Dennis B. Swaney

"I think, therefore I Mac"

On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 4:33 PM, NewtonTalk <newtontalk at pda-soft.de> wrote:

> > If the USB adapter you have has a DB9M connector on it then you need a
> MiniDIN 8 to DB9F cable like this one:
> >
> https://www.adorama.com/hodbk103.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIivLcxMy73QIVhshkCh
> 2y
> Be aware that the Newton cable has a special wiring. I'd be surprised if
> the
> cable above has this wiring. I'm inclined to think it is wired like an old
> Mac modem or printer cable, which will not work.
> The correct wiring is described here:
> http://www.nsbasic.com/newton/info/technotes/cable.html
> http://www.jneuhaus.com/applserl.html
> Frank
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