[NTLK] ANN: USB-001 Pre-Order Opportunity

Doug Denby ddenby at rogers.com
Sat Dec 11 09:20:25 EST 2010

This is damn annoying.

Being very interested in this new USB solution, I clicked on the link provided to see the demo. That took me to a site that wants me to join them before downloading. I refuse to do so.

Please put the demo on a site I can access without cluttering up my system.

Doug Denby

On 2010-12-11, at 6:54 AM, Knowledge Navigator wrote:

> Hello Newtontalkers,
> It is my  pleasure to present the announcement of the completed 
> production of an internal fitting USB solution for the Newton 2000 and 
> 2100 Model MessagePads.  This project has been on my shelf for years and 
> is long overdue.
> This board is similar to the 'Dongle Destroyer' Internal Serial Board 
> that was produced by NewtonSales several years ago and functions to 
> remove the need for any type of adaptors to connect your Newton 2000 or 
> 2100 unit to a Mac or Windows computer through USB.
> No more need for Interconnect Port Adaptor,
> No more need for serial cables, and finally
> No more need for USB to serial adaptors.
> A demonstration of the functioning board is available at the following 
> link as a video download:
> http://www.mediafire.com/?bux8mm82wn4jgb3
> The board is literally plug and play, simple to install requiring only 
> that one removes the rear housing on your Newton unit.  The board 
> outputs its connection next to the interconnect port in the space 
> reserved for the internal serial modem.
> The board will be selling for $49.95 (plus S&H) and will be available at 
> www.newtonsales.com.
> However, as a special offer for the long time Newton users that are part 
> of Newtontalk the first 25 boards will be sold at $39.99 inclusive of 
> all S&H charges.  In order to get this special price, an email must be 
> sent to knowlegeNavigator at gmail.com with the subject line reading: 
> USB-001 NewtonTalk Discount Purchase.  Orders will be processed on a 
> first come first served basis.  An email will be sent to the list when 
> the first 25 boards have been sold.  Quantities are limited.
> Due to the holiday rush, orders will start shipping early January.
> Payment is by paypal, or bank transfer (valid for Europeans or those in 
> the US/Canada).
> Payment details will be sent to those who have purchased a board.
> Please email us with any questions.
> Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.
> Sincerely,
> KnowlegeNavigator
> www.newtonsales.com
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