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11 Nov 2007
It's been awhile since I've frequented this forum, but I am coming around to the fact that my Z is gathering dust as of late.
1 SL-C1000 with screen protector installed
1 Japanese compact AC adapter
1 US bulkier adapter
Decent battery. Currently is running with Cacko. I bought it that way about 1.5 years ago and though I have added apps I have never reflashed or anything like that. I will do my best to depersonalize the device, but I am leaving that particular OS on there.
Some scuffs and minor scratches on the lid from regular use. The screen looks great as it has always had a protector on it. There is a small dimple in the lid top on one side. It does not affect motion and swivel of the lid and the screen is fine. It's been like that since I bought it.
I'd like to get $225 plus shipping to the US. No international buyers please. It's too much of a hassle. The unit will ship in it's original box as well. I'd like to see someone get some use out of it rather than have it sit in a drawer. I've actually been using my Newton more than anything else of late!
11 Aug 2006
Lately I have noticed that my speaker is intermittently on and off when I use my Z. If I press a bit with my thumb right next to the speaker grille the sound comes back. When I let up, it's gone again.
I get the feeling that there's a loose connection at the speaker itself, probably something that just needs a good crimp. Is disassembly a pain for this? Am I on the right diagnostic track here?
I'd hate to be soundless. The headphone jack works great. Without the speaker I can't use my Z as a reliable alarm clock or pager pest.
1 May 2006
Recently I tried to mount the Z's SD card portion of it's storage as a disk on my PowerBook's Desktop. I am running OS 10.4.x. When I set up the Z (under Cacko) and hook it up using the appropriate cable I get visual feedback on the Z's screen that communication is in progress, but on the Mac end of things all Hell breaks loose.
After a lot of spinning beachball time, I end up with at least a dozen mounted HD's representing my Z....And it does not stop. It keeps mounting volume after volume. I can eventually horn in and open one of the disk and slowly copy everything at USB 1.1. Then I have to either restart, or try to unmount all of these rogue volumes.
So, what am I doing wrong, or is this something unique to Macs, or Cacko?
25 Dec 2005
What do you all think? It's chock full of specs!
Compatible out of the box with the C series or Cacko?
Is it a good buy? Any other possibilities?
7 Dec 2005
Just got a secondhand SL-C1000 in the mail 2 days ago. At first all was well.
Love my Z to pieces...I used it all day yesterday. Off and on, some reading, some games, music, movies, etc. The batteries crapped out late last night so I gave it a charge. Now today, the unit doesn't seem to hold a charge for me for more than a minute.
I have tried rebooting, and playing around with the power and MHz settings to no avail. I have also plugged it in and inspected, and reinserted the battery.
All of a sudden, my Z cannot hold a charge. What's going on? Why would this happen out of the blue after HOURS of battery use?
I would hate to thing that I have a lemon. First Googling results in little info about bad batteries on the SL-C1000 series. Just the usual stuff about SL-C5500's.
I am currently running Cacko 1.23.
All works fine on AC. The adapter is EA-72.
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