come in several
double speed upgrade
- An upgraded motherboard
kits : Crystal plus 8MB PCMCIA boot card with drivers
- 4MB memory diy upgrades on
your own motherboard - ask Daniel
Hertrich at his website.
- 32MB upgrades - only at Thaddeus
and very much subject to availability. Contact them directly.
A double speed upgrade
crystal kit contains of a new specially made 32.000 Mhz
high-quality crystal, plus a used 8MB PCMCIA ATA memory card containing
the double-speed drivers and example config.sys
files. It has most of the 8MB left for storage.
The original 15.8 MHz crystal has to be unsoldered, and a new 32 Mhz
crystal is then soldered in.
Your 200LX will then be slightly over twice as fast as
cylindrical 3x9mm 32Mhz fundamental mode crystal
card with Double Speed drivers
The kit has a special base price of USD 42.00, which includes
shipping in a bubble envelope.
Additional crystals can be added a USD 20.00 each.
Below is a picture of a motherboard upgraded to double speed
showing the position of
the replaced crystal:
The mentioned 'Double Speed Driver' is necessary to adapt the
screen, system clock and serial port to the double speed. In some cases
the screen may be visible even without the drivers, but data
communication may not work.
will need a fine-pointed soldering iron and fair soldering skills. When
in doubt, consider an upgraded motherboard, as we are not responsible
for no longer working boards due to your upgrade efforts.
motherboard allows you to upgrade your
LX to more memory and/or double speed, or replace a defective one.
You keep your old motherboard as well. The only tool you need is a
motherboard with 1MB onboard memory
motherboard with memory upgrade board
Upgrading with another
four rubber feet
and four torx 6 screws
- carefully opening the case,
detaching the battery clips from the
- detaching the screen
flatcable from the motherboard
- taking out the motherboard,
putting the new one in
- reattaching the screen
- reattaching the case bottom
- putting back the screws and
Details are on Daniel
The following motherboards are for sale, only the amount of
All larger size boards are also available as single speed versions for
longer battery life.
2MB double speed
4MB double speed
5MB double speed
6MB double speed
8MB double speed
card 8MB with drivers
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