[NTLK] MP2000 & 2 eMates up for grabs

Rod Lavington rodlavo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 20:15:05 EST 2011

Hi Doug,

How much were you thinking of a donation?  I've been searching high and low
for a 2000/2100 to get back into Newtons, plus I have two little ones who
would benefit from using the emates.  Plus I'm in scorching hot Perth!!


On Feb 27, 2011 4:59 AM, "Doug R" <gecko_dug at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> Hi,
> The time has come to pass on my Newts to someone who can use them. I
> started with a 110 in about 1994-5(?). I migrated to a Palm T5 years
> ago and now to an iPod touch - which does what I need as an on-the
> road companion to a macbook.
> So I have;
> 1x MP2000 with leather case
> 2x eMates
> 2x original chargers
> 2x original 2MB Newton flash cards
> 2x 85MB Sandisk PCMCIA flashdisks
> variety of bits and pieces that I'll dig out.
> spare MP2000 touchscreen
> I'd like them to go to someone who is still developing/supporting the
> Newton platform (for the cost of freight), failing that to anyone who
> will use them (make a reasonable offer) and not just try to make a
> quick buck on eBay from them. I'd like the lot to go together in one
> lot and what you pay for them (above freight costs) will be going
> towards the setup costs for a small solar project in a remote school
> in Vanuatu (so be generous!)
> * everything is working
> * the MP had a screen replacement years ago after I dropped it and
> cracked the LCD, but I haven't been happy with the overly firm feel of
> the new touchscreen layer. The original working touchscreen is there
> if you want to swap them back.
> * neither of the eMates have had the hinges worked on. One I did a
> battery rebuild on, the other is on the original battery. They've been
> on the shelf so long I wouldn't count on much battery life out of any
> of them.
> Cheers,
> Doug R
> Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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