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by brucehe
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Free Box .. ALL GONE
Replies: 1
Views: 626

Free Box .. ALL GONE

I have a few parts free for the shipping else I will recycle if possible: • Ultra bay adapter serial for t60 or older, aftermarket • Fan and heat sink, FRU O4W1774, for X220, X230, X230T and ? very good conition • Speakers for X201 pair • LED board X201 FRU 63Y1594 , good as far as I know • LED subc...
by brucehe
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: T60p board more info
Replies: 0
Views: 469

LF: T60p board more info

Looking for a T60p motherboard to go into a T60.

Edit: OK, I am looking for a board to put into a 14" T60 4:3 XGA to replace a sick t60p board. It could be a T61 Intel board or a T60p ATI FireGL or maybe even a T61 NVIDIA board. I do not want an ATI X1300 or X1400.

Thanks,

Bruce
by brucehe
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: X200s SOLD!
Replies: 2
Views: 951

FS: X200s SOLD!

Here are some pics, https://imgur.com/a/6HZyWAg X200s Intel Core Duo CPU L9400 @1.86 GHz 4.00 GB RAM Hitachi 160GB 7200 rpm will be wiped COA for Vista Business Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Intel WiFi Link 5300 AGN 1440 X 900 LED backlit display Fingerprint Reader Battery: Good condition: F...
by brucehe
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD!: T420, nvidia, 1600x900, very good condition
Replies: 4
Views: 904

Re: FS: T420, nvidia, 1600x900, very good condition

George,

How is the display?

Is it a genuine battery, if so how much capacity?

thanks,

Bruce
by brucehe
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

Re: T430 shut down problem

I purchased a new system board on Ebay for $40. Pretty easy install. Seems to run fine, no shutdowns or glitches when going between battery and AC. Also tested without RAM or HD and it exhibited none of the previous symptoms. I am very curious what happened on this board. The T430 is like new, not a...
by brucehe
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

Re: T430 shut down problem

As I mentioned in my earlier response CPU temperatures are fine so I do not believe overheating is causing this problem. When I change the system board thermal paste will be renewed. I would not dare trying updating the BIOS as the unit must be on AC to do so and as noted the system is unstable on A...
by brucehe
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

Re: T430 shut down problem

Thanks, yes in theory the problem I am seeing was identified without any RAM on the board so not much left except system board.

The Computrace info is interesting. The X230T I picked up at our University surplus has a Computrace label on it. I will take a look at the BIOS.

Thanks again,

Bruce
by brucehe
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

Re: T430 shut down problem

Just went ahead and ordered a new system board.

Bruce
by brucehe
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

Re: T430 shut down problem

I was looking at the HMM and see there is a DC in sub card. I am wondering if a problem on this board could be causing the power outages?

EDIT: Oops, that DC sub card is only in the T430s.

Bruce
by brucehe
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

Re: T430 shut down problem.. I know someone out there knows..

I know someone out there in Forum land probably knows the answer... I hope. Is it new system board time...

Bruce
by brucehe
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

Re: T430 shut down problem

Here is my guess. The shutdown problems I am seeing with no RAM in the machine seems to tell me it is hardware related. These shutdowns when RAM is reinstalled and running W7 are causing the Kernel Power errors.

What do you all think? Should I just order a new system board?

Bruce
by brucehe
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

Re: T430 shut down problem

Yes, did a search and did the easy checks. I am running TPFC so I can watch the temperature. It runs very cool 35-50 C. If there was a way to interpret the Event ID 41 info that would be helpful. At this point it seems to be some kind of charging circuit problem and I assume that is all on the syste...
by brucehe
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 shut down problem
Replies: 27
Views: 2788

T430 shut down problem

Here what it does: A t430 with an 8GB and 2GB RAM, SSD, Intel HD graphics running W7. Started randomly shutting down, seems to becoming more frequent. Checked Event log and now have at least 6 Event 41 shutdowns. Tried a new used battery. The unit would run on battery or AC then shutdown Event ID 41...
by brucehe
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: battery - ac power transition problem
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Re: battery - ac power transition problem

I tried a new used battery and the transition problem cleared up however the unit still has shutdown issues. I will start a new thread.

Bruce
by brucehe
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Opinion Poll: Did I pay too much?
Replies: 4
Views: 1284

Re: Opinion Poll: Did I pay too much?

I purchased a T430 a few months ago on Ebay for a local nonprofit I support. it was a 1600X900, 4GB 500GB drive and cost $175. I got lucky, unit is perfect, OEM battery has 37 cycles and is 90% of design. By the time I put in the 256GB SSD and got 8GB RAM and dock it was about $300. I have been in t...
by brucehe
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: battery - ac power transition problem
Replies: 2
Views: 591

battery - ac power transition problem

This is regards to a T430 integrated graphics, W7. When switching between battery and AC power the display goes blank for 1 second or so then comes back, This happens going from AC to battery and battery to AC. Is this hardware or software?

Thanks,

Bruce
by brucehe
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Stick with my T420 & T430?
Replies: 20
Views: 3906

Re: Stick with my T420 & T430?

I have also been considering the longevity of these models. I take care of my daughter's computer that she and her partner use for their farm business in VT. They need to stay up for managing their 100 person customer base spreadsheet for orders and Quick books. They have a T400, 8GB 250GB Samsung S...
by brucehe
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Random vertical lines on display
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Re: Random vertical lines on display

LCD is brand new. Pics can happen if the problem occurs again.

Bruce
by brucehe
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Random vertical lines on display
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Random vertical lines on display

This is on a T400 with LED backlight and integrated Intel graphics (no Nvidia gpu). Problem started with a vertical red line on the display a day after replacing keyboard. Replaced LCD with new. When first assembled and tried, display was all good, then restarted and a series of vertical lines appea...
by brucehe
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Bluetooth not working X220T
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Re: Bluetooth not working X220T

That was it, hidden in the BIOS menu!

Thanks a bunch!!

Bruce
by brucehe
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Bluetooth not working X220T
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Bluetooth not working X220T

I have a X220T and the Bluetooth card is not recognized. I tried another card that works in a X230T and it also does not work however the card from the X220T does work in the X230T. The Lenovo driver does not see the card. I also cannot see any reference in the BIOS to a Bluetooth card. Also checked...
by brucehe
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Digitizer screen X220t: Gone
Replies: 2
Views: 723

Digitizer screen X220t: Gone

Free for postage. I pulled this from a X220t screen that had no backlight. It probably works but no guarantees, just thought I would offer before I tossed. I can post pics if interested.

Bruce
by brucehe
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Display problem X220i Tablet
Replies: 67
Views: 7976

Re: Display problem X220i Tablet

Update: got another I5 board and it works fine with the used display I purchased, what I expected. I tried it with the original display and no back light. So, now I have enough parts to put together a good X220T and the X230T. I put together a working X220T with the I5 board and a new used display....
by brucehe
Tue May 29, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p board into T60 14"
Replies: 2
Views: 1100

Re: T60p board into T60 14"

Thanks, great to have you all as a resource!

Bruce
by brucehe
Tue May 29, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p board into T60 14"
Replies: 2
Views: 1100

T60p board into T60 14"

I am sure I read about this but cannot find it on the forum. When I built the Frankenpad I removed the t60p board and was hoping to put it into my wife's 14" T60. That should work, correct?

Thanks,

Bruce
by brucehe
Wed May 23, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Display problem X220i Tablet
Replies: 67
Views: 7976

Re: Display problem X220i Tablet

Update: got another I5 board and it works fine with the used display I purchased, what I expected. I tried it with the original display and no back light. So, now I have enough parts to put together a good X220T and the X230T. I am unclear how to trouble shoot the original display. Can the LED backl...
by brucehe
Wed May 23, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Frankenpad value?
Replies: 6
Views: 1910

Re: Frankenpad value?

Well, I guess we have some more info regarding it's value. I posted it for $250 and had 4 offers in 8 hours so it seems there is still demand for these units at least at the price I posted.

Bruce
by brucehe
Tue May 22, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD FS: T60p 15" Frankenpad
Replies: 4
Views: 1036

SOLD Re: FS: T60p 15" Frankenpad

Thanks for all the interest, sold to a Forum member.

Bruce
by brucehe
Mon May 21, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD FS: T60p 15" Frankenpad
Replies: 4
Views: 1036

SOLD FS: T60p 15" Frankenpad

This machine has a great display and runs well, but I am selling as I need a bit more powerful graphics for 3D CAD and fewer computers. I have a 15” T60P I finally turned into a Frankenpad with a Quadra NVS140 new old stock mother board I purchased from TuuS on the Forum. It has a FlexView high dens...
by brucehe
Mon May 21, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Frankenpad value?
Replies: 6
Views: 1910

Re: Frankenpad value?

Well... depends. these systems are really hard to calculate; there is a frankie on the marketplace that stands around $150 and did not sell yet - I'd personally ask ~$250 for system like yours, BUT: 1. it is important whether it has BOE-Hydis or ID-Tech LCD (the latter is not led-moddable) 2. T500 ...

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