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by agarza
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T480 Batteries Compatibility with old T4xx Series
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: T480 Batteries Compatibility with old T4xx Series

Yeah I know, I'll have to call Lenovo Mexico and see if they handle 3-cell batteries for T480, can't see it on their MX site
by agarza
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T480 Batteries Compatibility with old T4xx Series
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: T480 Batteries Compatibility with old T4xx Series

That's what I was looking for, thanks.
Good thing on the T480 is you can run on internal battery only if you don't need to use it, i.e at home. The bulge is not comfortable when using the laptop on your lap
by agarza
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T480 Batteries Compatibility with old T4xx Series
Replies: 4
Views: 154

T480 Batteries Compatibility with old T4xx Series

I've ordered a new T480 which is yet to arrive. Ordered it with the 72Wh battery. Also have a T460p using the slim 3-cell battery FRU 45N1775 According to this page https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/accessories-and-monitors/chargers-and-batteries/batteries/BATT-BO-ThinkPad-Battery-61/p/4X50M08810 The par...
by agarza
Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s Keyboard recommendation on where to get it
Replies: 4
Views: 442

Re: T420s Keyboard recommendation on where to get it

OK, so that's reassuring to know.

Reason of asking is whether to get the used NMB or the other brand new, I'd hate having shiny keys even though it's an NMB keyboard, seller didn't offer too much explanation when asked if the keys were shiny or not.
by agarza
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s Keyboard recommendation on where to get it
Replies: 4
Views: 442

Re: T420s Keyboard recommendation on where to get it

For example on this Amazon listing: https://www.amazon.com/Original-IBM-Keyboard-45N2141-Warranty/dp/B00CJ1ZH56#customerReviews One of the buyers noted: Do not believe for a moment that this is an original Lenovo keyboard identical to the one that came with your notebook. I have owned a series of Th...
by agarza
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s Keyboard recommendation on where to get it
Replies: 4
Views: 442

T420s Keyboard recommendation on where to get it

I'm in the process of gathering the parts to perform the classic T420s keyboard installation to a T430s. I've already ordered the palmrest which is still yet to arrive, and now I'm looking to get a decent keyboard that is not compatible . I've found a seller who claims it sells Original, 90% new NMB...
by agarza
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440p upgrades/palmrest compatibility
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Re: T440p upgrades/palmrest compatibility

Regarding the Windows 7 issue, I think you should be able to activate W7 using the OEM method described here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XRWRZT0GUA
by agarza
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440p upgrades/palmrest compatibility
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Re: T440p upgrades/palmrest compatibility

1. I don't think the fingerprint reader are interchangeably but I might be wrong 2. Yes, FHD and regular lower resolutions use the same eDP 2-lane cable, brightness should work unless you have a T450 in which you need specific Lenovo FRU LCD's in order for brightness to work under Windows 3. Power M...
by agarza
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T460p Different Bezels depending on screen
Replies: 0
Views: 213

T460p Different Bezels depending on screen

I'm wondering if anyone knows the difference in the bezels for the T460p, there's 2, one for FHD and another WQHD. More than a year ago I installed a Panasonic WQHD to my T460p that came with FHD screen, I noticed that when reassembling the front LCD bezel there's some gap on the bottom left corner ...
by agarza
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Add internal bluetooth card to T460p
Replies: 6
Views: 747

Re: Add internal bluetooth card to T460p

Thanks RealBlackStuff , that did the trick
by agarza
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Add internal bluetooth card to T460p
Replies: 6
Views: 747

Re: Add internal bluetooth card to T460p

It was disabled on the BIOS, but still it is not showing up in Device Manager, Fn+F5 does nothing, I think that combination was on the older 7 row keyboards.
by agarza
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Add internal bluetooth card to T460p
Replies: 6
Views: 747

Re: Add internal bluetooth card to T460p

That's funny, I have the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC-8260, I think that card does have Bluetooth but I see no entries under Device Manager
by agarza
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Add internal bluetooth card to T460p
Replies: 6
Views: 747

Add internal bluetooth card to T460p

Does anyone knows if it's possible to add an internal bluetooth module to a T460p?

Regards
by agarza
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s FHD/WQHD upgrade kits pre-order (paused)
Replies: 294
Views: 77487

Re: T420s/T430s FHD/WQHD upgrade kits pre-order (paused)

Any date when the WQHD kit will become available?
by agarza
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T450 VS T460 what to buy
Replies: 6
Views: 2427

Re: T450 VS T460 what to buy

You can swap the panel on the T460 for any Full HD you'd like, on the T450 you can but unless you use Linux you will not be able to lower the brightness, it will be stuck at 100%, supposedly there's a new EDID override to make the brightness work but couldn't figure out when I had a T450 on my hands...
by agarza
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: T25 keyboard bezel to make T470 a 7-row?
Replies: 15
Views: 4189

Re: T25 keyboard bezel to make T470 a 7-row?

Is it worth it to go to such lengths just for the quad core CPU on the T470p? cause thats literally the only advantage the T470p has over the TP25. I don't get the incessant need for a quad core cpu on the tp25 its not designed to be a heavy workstation. I think it would be a better idea to get a P...
by agarza
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X240: cannot change EDID. Intel's own EDID Registry override does NOT work.
Replies: 14
Views: 3033

Re: Wanted: W7 Registry entry for Display 12.5" FHD *LEN40E4*

I think Intel implemented the EDID override on a newer version for the T450 models, some info on this thread:
http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads ... 01/page-22

Not sure if the EDID would make the brightness work.
by agarza
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T450s ebay Touchpad - no ultranav
Replies: 1
Views: 1037

Re: T450s ebay Touchpad - no ultranav

I'm guessing the hardware is Alps and not Synaptics, that's what happened when I bought a T450 trackpad to use on my T440p, the Synaptics driver didn't work.

I'm using this version:
8.216.1616.114
Driver Date: 11/7/2014

Google it and try installing it
by agarza
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Cheapest FHD IPS ThinkPad?
Replies: 3
Views: 1170

Re: Cheapest FHD IPS ThinkPad?

A used T440/T450 or even T440p with FHD panel
by agarza
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Thinkpad X270 turn off LCD shortcut?
Replies: 2
Views: 856

Re: Thinkpad X270 turn off LCD shortcut?

Lenovo again, remove that nice features on the new machines, but there's still hope. Download nircmd: http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd.html Then place a shortcut of the executable with this command: C:\nircmd\nircmd.exe cmdwait 1000 monitor off you can assign a shortcut hotkey, I chose F7, now ju...
by agarza
Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: t440s upgrades
Replies: 6
Views: 1741

Re: t440s upgrades

If they confirmed you the model number then you will be fine, I've bought 2 AUO B140HAN01.2 from AliExpress from two different sellers and the displays have been flawless, one is on my T440p and I've the other as backup.
by agarza
Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Best Value
Replies: 2
Views: 815

Re: Best Value

I think a T420 or T430 would be fine, run it with 8GB of RAM and a SSD and the system would be good for more years down the road, CPU wise the newer laptops offer savings when used in battery mode but performance-wise they are very similar. You won't get a nice IPS Full HD Screen on the aforemention...
by agarza
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Interview with David Hill
Replies: 28
Views: 3918

Re: Interview with David Hill

I'm a millenial and didn't like the route Lenovo took on the T25 Retro, seemed ludicrous trying to profit just by putting the 'classic' 7 row keyboard. Now to me a high resolution panel LCD is more important than having the classic 7 row keyboard, you can't have a cake and eat it too. We should just...
by agarza
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: CPU choice for T440p
Replies: 8
Views: 2108

Re: CPU choice for T440p

Have you tried running the games you want to play with your current CPU? The T440p tends to run hot on Quad i7's, I own one with the 4710MQ and I have to use it on battery mode to avoid uncomfortable temperatures, also the SSD is placed on the Ultrabay since the left side of the machine tends to get...
by agarza
Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1C)/X1C-Tablet
Topic: Carbon X1 5th gen WQHD display
Replies: 5
Views: 2641

Re: Carbon X1 5th gen WQHD display

If you have good eyes you will have no problem getting used to the high resolution. I also went from FHD to WQHD and I find it very pleasing to use, actually going back and forth to FHD, the latter now feels like low resolution. FWIW I'm using it with no scaling, the text looks smaller from distance...
by agarza
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: 4k T570 screen in T540p
Replies: 7
Views: 3571

Re: 4k T570 screen in T540p

I don't think it's possible. Those machines at that time were not designed to drive a 4K display, at least that's my theory, what was the maximum resolution on the T540p? At one point in the past I wondered the same thing but on a T460, to put a WQHD panel. In the end is not possible since the mothe...
by agarza
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: My New T440p
Replies: 5
Views: 2128

Re: My New T440p

Yeah, performance-cost ratio is very good, heck the 4710MQ is faster than the Skylake i5-6300HQ on my T460p. Just be aware that changing the processor to quad core you will see the temps spike very noticeably, even just idling, as an illustration, I've set my T440p power policy to use only 5% of it'...
by agarza
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: My New T440p
Replies: 5
Views: 2128

Re: My New T440p

The T440p is a nice machine, I dislike it a bit due to the poor heat dissipation, I have the i7 4710MQ version so it has a higher TDP of 47watts vs 35W on the i5's. You can put a nice AUO IPS FHD panel on it, can do the proper trackpad mod of the T450. It's a bulky machine, kinda similar on thicknes...
by agarza
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: T4x, T6x, R6x, parts, new and refurb
Replies: 17
Views: 6452

Re: FS: T4x, T6x, R6x, parts, new and refurb

What's the price of:
41V9905 3 IBM Lenovo ThinkPad T60 palmrest w/o fngr print reader NIB 20

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