[NTLK] Frustrating cables

Rufus Kohn rufuskohn at gmail.com
Thu May 16 18:19:53 EDT 2019

Hi Martin,

I did as suggested and downloaded 302 version als in your link. I tried all
the different settings of the baudrate but no difference at all.  Ill give
it a try on my macbook tomorrow

Op do 16 mei 2019 om 23:15 schreef Martin Ossio via NewtonTalk <
newtontalk at newtontalk.net>:

> Hi Ruff,
> I bought the cable you recommended me, and for the interest of
> experimenting for the greater knowledge of  Newtonkind, I also bought the
> dongle adapter  alternative and the eBook Box Nova Pro (for Einstein
> experiments).
> I can now confirm that the Dongle works perfectly!  This one is the one I
> bought:
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BUZ0K68/ <
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BUZ0K68/>
> Although I did have some initial problems, all because of my fault and the
> 3 versions that I had on NCX installed at the moment.
> Some share the same Version 3.0.2 (67), but this is no indication at all
> of anything, since both are actually different internally.
> I was looking at a too fast version, that did not have the Newton Maximum
> speed limit of 38K as an option. But after trying another version of NCX,
> it all worked out at the end.
> Also I had to select the dongle in the options.
> I did manage to connect successfully a Newton 2100 (it looks like, one,
> but advertised is a 2000 upgraded, but no sticker to confirm this), to a
> MacBook Pro 3.1 Ghz  i7  running Mac OS X 10.14.4.
> Then I installed the speed upgrade package (and everything else) to the
> Newton, I re-configured to the next speed.
> It all worked enough, to extract my ROM file for my Einstein (in the hope
> that LunaSuite would work as well in my Eintein, that in my physical
> Newton, but it did not).
> Have you tried with a different version of NCU? What is your combination?
> Have you tried the standard version at:
> https://newtonresearch.org/connection/NCX302.dmg
> And finally, can you install the suggested packages for communication? and
> then try from there?
> if not, I will try to find the cable you suggested to try to see if I can
> replicate you problem.
> BTW: I have not modified my original Windows to Newton cable.
> Martin
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Met hartelijke groet,

Rufus Kohn

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