[NTLK] ANN: USB-001 Pre-Order Opportunity
Berthe M. Willumsen
bmw at bio.ku.dk
Sat Dec 11 11:50:14 EST 2010
I downloaded and watched the movie.
It would be very useful, KnowledgeNavigator, if you filmed the actual
plugging in of the two connectors, with no other leads in the
I realize that it will need a friend with two more hands, as
>The email address had a spelling error it should of course be:
>Knowledgenavigator at gmail.com.
>I also received a comment that one user believed he had to sign up
>to a website to download the video which is incorrect. You are able
>to download the video without signing up to media fire. I believe
>the option is there to sign up in order to download faster.
>On 11 dec 2010, at 12.54, Knowledge Navigator
><knowledgenavigator at gmail.com> 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
>> 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:
>> 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.
> > www.newtonsales.com
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