[NTLK] Connection Stopped- No Response

Amy Rose-Perkins mightyamy at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 10:44:36 EST 2010

Hi Forrest,
Thanks so much for all of your help. I've now tried connecting the emate on
three separate Macs using all the advice I've received, with absolutely no
luck. My husband even re-installed Classic on one for me, no luck there
I wonder if it isn't my serial cable?
I bought a male male 8 pin cable from Cables to Go to connect with the
Keyspan US-28. The Keyspan seems to be working- the drivers are properly
installed and I can see them using the Keyspan Assistant software. I feel
like I've narrowed down the problem to the serial cable or the emate itself.

I'll try the below, but is there some special Apple 8-pin serial cable that
I should be using?

I bought a USB-to-9-pin serial adapter by IOGear from Fry's
> Electronics...included was a CD with both Mac and Windows drivers. I
> connected the serial 9-pin cable that comes with the Newton Connection
> Utilities package to the one end--the other has a standard Mac/Apple serial
> 8-pin DIN connector that I connect to my MP2100 using the Newton dongle.
> This particular cable is meant for Newt-to-PC (Windows) connections. I plug
> it into my Mac and I'm all set.
> This is what I use--and I know I tried this setup another Mac running OSX
> 10.4.11 WITHOUT the drivers--and, nothing. I'm not familiar with the Keyspan
> cable...perhaps drivers are needed to make it function, as well? Failing
> that, there is my option...the IOGear cable is about $15--IIRC--and you
> could buy it online thru Frys.com if there's not a store nearby to you.
> Just a thought that might help you get closer to figuring it out.
> --Forrest

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