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by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 Bluetooth Settings in BIOS - do they exist?
Replies: 3
Views: 478

Re: T61 Bluetooth Settings in BIOS - do they exist?

In T61 BIOS / Security / I/O Access there is a setting for BT Enabled/Disabled.
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Looking T-61 14.1" PCMCIA/ExpressCard Bezels 42W2510
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Re: Looking T-61 14.1" PCMCIA/ExpressCard Bezels 42W2510

If you mean flaps like these, I have those.
No FRU or P/N on them.
by RealBlackStuff
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: [x240] Upgrade IPS 720p touch to 1080p no-touch
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: [x240] Upgrade IPS 720p touch to 1080p no-touch

You can NOT remove that digitizer from one screen and put it on another screen. That is utter BS!
And make sure that seller CONFIRMS that you get the EXACT screen you order, and NOT a "compatible".
You have all the info now,
by RealBlackStuff
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: [x240] Upgrade IPS 720p touch to 1080p no-touch
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: [x240] Upgrade IPS 720p touch to 1080p no-touch

That touch-screen would be an LG LP125WF2-SPB2, FRU 00HN747.
Expensive hobby, if you go that way!
by RealBlackStuff
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Refinishing a W530 case?
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Refinishing a W530 case?

Or put on a vinyl skin cover, such as from this colorful selection

Or buy a new T530/W530 lid.
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: [x240] about trackpad replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: [x240] about trackpad replacement

Any X250 touchpad+buttons fits in the X240.
Make sure to get a Synaptics unit, check in the T430 section (T440/p Clunkpad etc.) at the top to see how.
Linux supports natively both Synaptics and Alps.
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X250 CL, upgrade to FullHD Touch
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: X250 CL, upgrade to FullHD Touch

For touch-option you need a completely different, complete lid with different hinges and different wiring, as in X240.
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x61s L7500 overclock by installing dell 1705 wifi card
Replies: 20
Views: 1753

Re: x61s L7500 overclock by installing dell 1705 wifi card

Install Middleton's BIOS to bypass whitelist etc.
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1C)/X1C-Tablet
Topic: X1 Carbon M2 SSD problem help!
Replies: 8
Views: 312

Re: X1 Carbon M2 SSD problem help!

X1C2 needs an M.2 SSD with "B & M key", common enough.
The X1C2 frubom lists 9 options. Since then many more must have appeared on the market.
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by RealBlackStuff
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Lenovo T430 Black Screen / Blank Screen but monitor works
Replies: 11
Views: 1008

Re: Lenovo T430 Black Screen / Blank Screen but monitor works

The backlight fuse is F3 (ERBRD3R00X), near the LCD connector.
According to schematics, going to pins 2, 3 and 4 of above connector.
Fuse is 3A, 32V, fast-acting, (P printed on it).
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430s screen upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: T430s screen upgrade

Maybe look for a T450s, they have an IPS FHD option ex factory, resp. can be updated cheap enough, without any kit.
by RealBlackStuff
Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430s screen upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: T430s screen upgrade

You can even get FHD (1920x1080) and WQHD (2560x1440) screens!
See this: viewtopic.php?f=45&t=122224
by RealBlackStuff
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Bluetooth Lenovo Keyboard with Trackpoint, KT-1255
Replies: 2
Views: 148

SOLD: Bluetooth Lenovo Keyboard with Trackpoint, KT-1255

FOR SALE: BT Keyboard Due to non-use here's a lovely Lenovo Bluetooth Keyboard with Trackpoint , Model KT-1255, FRU: 03X8697, US-English layout. https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91ZzMvLUNmL._SX355_.jpg For Details please see here: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd026744 ...
by RealBlackStuff
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: ThinkPad R400/R500 Series
Topic: My Thinkpad R500
Replies: 16
Views: 2581

Re: My Thinkpad R500

If you ever want a WUXGA (1920x1200) screen in your R500, have a look at the Sharp LQ154M1LW2A or LQ154M1LW02.
They need a few mounting eyelets cut off (you can leave up to about 2-3mm), but are otherwise a drop-in replacement.
Best screen ever for any 15.4" Lenovo (and Dell).
by RealBlackStuff
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: [HELP] T570 Display Issues
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: [HELP] T570 Display Issues

Over the years I have replaced many backlight fuses, all were of that same type as above: 3A, 32V, fast, printed letter P on them.
But they come in various sizes, some of them tiny!
If you can't remove them easily, just piggyback-solder the new fuse on top of it.
by RealBlackStuff
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Keyboard choice/reccomendations
Replies: 3
Views: 762

Re: Keyboard choice/reccomendations

Have a look at DREVO Their various KBs come with all sorts of different switches, Cherry MX, Outemu, Gateron, etc. I'm using their mechanical 88-key Tenkeyless Drevo Tyrving V2 with Outemu brown switches and UK-English layout. Obviously I have switched off the Xmas lights (don't need those), but tha...
by RealBlackStuff
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?

You need to remove the LCD bezel first, and then put the "pressure-material" (paper or carton) between the edge of the LCD and whatever space is there above it. I don't think that between LCD and bezel works. But this is only guesswork. For that LCD price from Israel you could buy a whole other mach...
by RealBlackStuff
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?

The Ultralight screen is the 13N7092, made by TMD (Toshiba Mobile Display).

The purple problem seems to be a faulty column-driver.
You can try to carefully/gently rub the top of the screen above that spot, or even put a piece of paper/carton there.
No guarantee though...
by RealBlackStuff
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Finally the correct description of what Americans call football.
Replies: 12
Views: 315

Re: Finally the correct description of what Americans call football.

axur-delmeria wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:13 am
This reminds me of John Cleese's rant about American football.
Thank you for posting that!
I totally agree with him!
Couldn't have said it better myself! :mrgreen:
by RealBlackStuff
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: X61s, X61s, X60s all working
Replies: 4
Views: 281

Re: FS: X61s, X51s, X60s all working .. $75 OBO

Most people think there is only one Vancouver , and that it's in British Columbia, Canada. Other cities have similar problems, e.g. there are at least 10 (ten) cities of Dublin worldwide. The only real one (my hometown) is Dublin in Ireland, the others are mostly in USA. Berlin is worse, there are d...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: How to fix Burn marks on the palmrest X240 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 260

Re: How to fix Burn marks on the palmrest X240 ?

OCD comes to mind?
Hard to wash down with IPA...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Finally the correct description of what Americans call football.
Replies: 12
Views: 315

Finally the correct description of what Americans call football.

Finally! The correct description of what Americans call "football" . It would be pedantic to go into all the ways football is one of the worst athletic contrivances in history, falling just under boxing and a few notches below those Roman blood orgies fought between slaves when it comes to health ou...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: [x240] Upgrade IPS 720p touch to 1080p no-touch
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: [x240] Upgrade IPS 720p touch to 1080p no-touch

You may stiil need an FHD LCD-cable (00HM134 or 00HM135 or OC46007), but try your 'old' cable first.
You won't damage the screen with the wrong cable.
But DISCONNECT both internal and external battery before you swap the LCD!
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 compatible parts
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Re: T60 compatible parts

There are only a few T60 models: 14.1" 4:3, 14.1" widescreen 16:10 15" 4:3 , 15.4" widescreen 16:10 Yours is the 15" 4:3. When those HMMs were printed, not all models were known/listed, so ignore the missing ones. If it's a 15" 4:3 model, every 15" 4:3 part will fit (except fans for either integrate...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 compatible parts
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Re: T60 compatible parts

Ex factory it looked like this: T60 1951-V5X Based on 1951-CTO: T5500(1.66GHz), 1GB RAM, 40GB 5400rpm HD, 15in 1024x768 LCD, Intel 950, CDRW/DVDRW, Intel 802.11abg wireless, Bluetooth/Modem, 1Gb Ethernet, UltraNav, Secure chip, Fingerprint reader, 6c Li-Ion batt, WinXP Home Note the highlighted (by ...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: [x240] Upgrade IPS 720p touch to 1080p no-touch
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: [x240] Upgrade IPS 720p touch to 1080p no-touch

From T430/T530/W530/X230 onwards you also need to download the partslist, also called a frubom list. For X240 go here: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd029323 It will be easier (and cheaper) to look for a complete lid (or even a whole defective X240). Check these lids (without LCD): http...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: HP Thin Client T5700, **PICS**
Replies: 0
Views: 76

FS: HP Thin Client T5700, **PICS**

FOR SALE: HP Thin Client T5700 1GHz 6GB/256MB 6GB Hitachi Microdrive 256MB DDR SODIMM http://www.parkytowers.me.uk/thin/hp/t5710/imgs/t5710.jpg Includes the following: The unit with stand Power supply with power cord (autosensing 100-220V worldwide compatible) Ethernet cable OS/Software/Programs In...

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