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by Fusion
Mon May 07, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: How do I enable 5ghz WiFi on X220?
Replies: 4
Views: 947

Re: How do I enable 5ghz WiFi on X220?

Or the Azurewave CE-123H, also with the BIOS update, which is a Broadcom card.
by Fusion
Sat May 05, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220t insane temps
Replies: 9
Views: 1028

Re: x220t insane temps

This is normal under max load. Imo, you'll have a hard time getting it under 90deg. I suspect you have an i7 cpu, correct? They run a little hotter than the i5s in my experience. But it's not much to worry about. Some laptops don't thermal throttle until 95-100deg. Download TPFanControl and set it t...
by Fusion
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74939

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Sooo VCC3B is shorted to ground. What I don't understand is at first it was 4R to ground, now it's 25R to ground. Can the change in resistance mean anything? The motherboard runs fine without errors via the display port. Baffles me. Is it likely to short VCC3B while hot swapping the ribbon cable? Th...
by Fusion
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74939

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Edit double post.
by Fusion
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

@nictrocaster: Could you post the part number of the FPC cable connector? I broke off the black latch so I want to order one and see if I can replace the latch. It's FH19-28S-0.5SH . It seems quality for that connector went down from rev 3 to 4. I had 2 pins sticking out of the gate, no way to put ...
by Fusion
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Fusion wrote:
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:40 am
Now I have a more serious problem possibly related to breaking off the latch.
When the FPC cable is inserted, the fuse gets very hot. There's a short from AUX to GND (4.5Ohm) for no apparent reason.
Edit: It's the STM chip that's getting very hot and probably shorted.
by Fusion
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Are you saying you're holding it without the latch ? I wouldn't do that. It seems quality for that connector went down from rev 3 to 4. I had 2 pins sticking out of the gate, no way to put them back. I bent it outwards until the center snapped. You might be able to take it out in 1 piece but it's a...
by Fusion
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Now I have a more serious problem possibly related to breaking off the latch.
When the FPC cable is inserted, the fuse gets very hot. There's a short from AUX to GND (4.5Ohm) for no apparent reason.
by Fusion
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

@nictrocaster: Could you post the part number of the FPC cable connector?
I broke off the black latch so I want to order one and see if I can replace the latch.
by Fusion
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 portuguese keyboard compatibility
Replies: 3
Views: 845

Re: X220 portuguese keyboard compatibility

Yep. Even the ones on aliexpress are good quality. It's hard to find genuine "new in box" ones nowadays, but not impossible.
by Fusion
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 portuguese keyboard compatibility
Replies: 3
Views: 845

Re: X220 portuguese keyboard compatibility

T410, 420, W510, 520, X220 are all the same part number.
by Fusion
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Seasonshu: Try touching the FHD board slightly with your finger when the computer is on. If you get any sign of lines/glitches/flicker than the soldering to the pins is insufficient.



Has anyone successfully got the display to work in High Sierra?
by Fusion
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Display problem X220i Tablet
Replies: 67
Views: 3475

Re: Dispaly problem X220i Tablet

To check if it’s the backlight, shine a cell phone flash at the screen during boot. If you see a faint Lenovo logo, it’s the backlight (could just be the backlight fuse). Otherwise the cable or something wrong on the motherboard. You can try partially removing the keyboard (leave the flex cable plug...
by Fusion
Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

AUX is connected to VCC3B, but if this was not providing power, there'd probably be more things not working. Check F6, which is located on the bottom (RAM slot) side of the board, right above the large docking connector. Images https://imgur.com/a/hH4IJ Don't try measuring voltages, as this can be t...
by Fusion
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Anyone got Ubuntu working? Backlight control doesn't work for me and upon boot, the login screen is on "the other monitor" so I blindly enter the password and then have to press Fn+F7 three times to switch over to the "external" monitor.
by Fusion
Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: metal polish to remove scratches from IPS screen X220 tablet
Replies: 3
Views: 2428

Re: metal polish to remove scratches from IPS screen X220 tablet

Don't try to polish it. What you'll end up with are bright polished spots that'll look much worse. The screen is likely matte, so polishing it would create glossy spots like right after wiping with water. Try taking some rubbing (clean) alcohol and cleaning it up a bit with a soft microfiber towel o...
by Fusion
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Sierra/High Sierra on the x220/x230 with nitrocaster's FHD Mod
Replies: 9
Views: 2894

Re: Sierra/High Sierra on the x220/x230 with nitrocaster's FHD Mod

I think I may be daft, but I still don't get which value I should put into edidreader.
Here's a Win display properties screengrab https://imgur.com/a/qsrbz.
by Fusion
Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Sierra/High Sierra on the x220/x230 with nitrocaster's FHD Mod
Replies: 9
Views: 2894

Re: Sierra/High Sierra on the x220/x230 with nitrocaster's FHD Mod

Here's my IOreg AppleDisplay https://imgur.com/a/j1chS

I have tried setting the Intel platform ID as 0x00020000 or 0x00010000 (HD3000), checking Inject EDID, didn't work.

Which value from IOreg do I copy into edidreader.com?
by Fusion
Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 I7-2640M?
Replies: 3
Views: 2473

Re: X220 I7-2640M?

I recently bought one (just the mobo) and I can say they’re are AF (compared to i5).
Until I got it (thought I bought a 2620), I thought laptops were only 2620, because the 2640 are way more common in the tablets, but some lack USB3.0.
by Fusion
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Merging two SSD's into one - Boot three OS's
Replies: 4
Views: 614

Merging two SSD's into one - Boot three OS's

I have a weird situation I've never had to solve before. I have two SSD's with the following configurations: 1] Boots MacOS only via Clover (choice of MacOS HD or Recovery HD) 2] Boots Win7 or Linux via GRUB (choice of Linux or Win7) What I want to do is merge these two disks into one double the siz...
by Fusion
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Yep. The aux wire used to be soldered to one of the 4 neighboring pads in the bottom middle. Rev 4 and 5 has a pad on the very left bottom, which you solder the white aux wire to.
by Fusion
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Sierra/High Sierra on the x220/x230 with nitrocaster's FHD Mod
Replies: 9
Views: 2894

Re: Sierra/High Sierra on the x220/x230 with nitrocaster's FHD Mod

So I was able to boot using Boot Options and the above EDID + duallink=1, but I get these weird artifacts upon mouseover and white flashes right after login. https://imgur.com/a/Wj9F2 Edit: Just noticed that in computer info it says “Intel HD3000 7MB” and that should be 512MB. Going to investigate f...
by Fusion
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

jmill wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:09 am
enable duallink=1 and injecting the EDID of the dummy screen
Can this be done in Clover boot, before getting into MacOS?
by Fusion
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hackintosh users out there - How’d you get it working?
My screen works grest, but turns off at login. Seems like MacOS isn’t expecting an “external monitor”.
by Fusion
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X230 Keyboard on an X220?
Replies: 16
Views: 5193

Re: X230 Keyboard on an X220?

Found one on ebay a bit after my post.
Afaik, local Lenovo has sold them out and the last price they had online was ridiculous.
by Fusion
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X230 Keyboard on an X220?
Replies: 16
Views: 5193

Re: X230 Keyboard on an X220?

Anyone get any further with this?
The reason I ask is that it is very hard to find a xx20 keyboard in my localisation, but there are some xx30 keyboards being sold.
by Fusion
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181345

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Any idea when these might be shipping? I need to know so that I can plan ordering the screen and hopefully have both parts by Xmas.
by Fusion
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Power button lights for one second, no fan, no boot ... shorted USB 3.0
Replies: 9
Views: 2052

Re: Power button lights for one second, no fan, boot

So it turns out it was indeed the USB3 controller chip. It is internally shorted to ground.
After removal, the power button doesn't light up. I now have permanent 5V and 3V3 on some power lines.
Can anyone confirm that the laptop cannot boot without the chip in place?
by Fusion
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Power button lights for one second, no fan, no boot ... shorted USB 3.0
Replies: 9
Views: 2052

Re: Power button lights for one second, no fan, boot

Swapped the EEPROMs i3/i7 today after reading up on the problems in the past, but still no good.

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