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by yak
Sun Feb 09, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: x240 vs x220
Replies: 6
Views: 6313

Re: x240 vs x220

Much bigger problem for me is with PgUp and PgDn keys which I am pressing by accident when I am using arrows and in my spreadsheet I am on different place I would like to be. I hope next generation x240 will not have the keyboard from the new X1. I got used to the PgUp/PgDn position on my T440s but...
by yak
Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: FS or B/O Several "Merry Christmas" greetings *rare*
Replies: 15
Views: 1563

Re: FS or B/O Several "Merry Christmas" greetings *rare*

You've got a PM ;)

I'll have 1 pcs too, please.

As soon as I receive it I'll post in the positive feedback for fair traders thread.

Here's my payment:
Merry Christmas!
by yak
Sat Dec 21, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: What has Lenovo Done to the TP Keyboard, and WHY!!??
Replies: 32
Views: 5585

Re: What has Lenovo Done to the TP Keyboard, and WHY!!??

The last bit is hilarious though, no more CapsLock huh? please, PLEASE show me someone complaining about that pesky CapsLock key being in the way. Unless Lenovo is just making up excuses, a lot of people must be bothered by that key right? I am surprised as well but to be honest, I can't remeber wh...
by yak
Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: My full ThinkPad T440s video review
Replies: 5
Views: 1505

Re: My full ThinkPad T440s video review

Well, it's kind of easier to swipe your finger instead of typing your password. Unfortunately you cannot power on the machine using it. That used to be possible on previous generations of ThinkPads but then Apple acquired AuthenTec, the company that was making the readers for Lenovo and they had to ...
by yak
Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: My full ThinkPad T440s video review
Replies: 5
Views: 1505

Re: My full ThinkPad T440s video review

Cool. Maybe one thing that you didn't mention is the fingerprint reader which I think you do have but aren't using. Any reason for that?
by yak
Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: TrackPoint on the T440p compared to "old" models?
Replies: 16
Views: 4165

Re: TrackPoint on the T440p compared to "old" models?

But the trackpoint is annoying as hell. the way my hand naturally uses the trackpoint, I ended up clicking the scroll (middle part) for a left click. I have to train my hand to bend so that my thumb hits the left side more.. feels awkward and less natural than with the buttons being there. Keep in ...
by yak
Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: My full ThinkPad T440s video review
Replies: 5
Views: 1505

Re: My full ThinkPad T440s video review

Nice review. Thanks.

Do you always use such big fonts or was it only for the review?
by yak
Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: 45W or 65W power adapter for T440s
Replies: 5
Views: 4566

Re: 45W or 65W power adapter for T440s

I think there are two because outside of US/Canada, the T440s can be configured with dedicated graphics. I ordered such a model here in Germany and they will ship a 65W adapter with it. I remeber seeing somewhere that models with just the integrated GPU ship with a 45W adapter.
by yak
Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: X3 Carbon vs. T440s
Replies: 4
Views: 1241

Re: X3 Carbon vs. T440s

why are they not considered ThinkPads? The fans of the classic ThinkPads are really displeased with the changes Lenovo introduced in the T430 (and other *30 models), mainly the switch from the 7-row keyboard to 6-row chicklet keyboard. The fact that they removed the dedicated TrackPoint buttons in ...
by yak
Mon Dec 02, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: X3 is coming...
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Re: X3 is coming...

TrackPoint buttons?
by yak
Fri Nov 29, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*
Replies: 71
Views: 59906

Re: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*

@Lockhead IMO, OP's thinking is something like this: The laptop doesn't work. Attempting a fix will be temporary at best and may destroy it completely. Therefore, he decides that he needs a new laptop (the fact that it will be better/faster helps his decision). What to do with the T61? Throw it away...
by yak
Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Another successful X200 -> X201 transformation.
Replies: 30
Views: 32491

Re: Another successful X200 -> X201 transformation.

Hey all, Im on my way to do the same thing that you all already do, my simple question is can someone can confirm that this http://www.ebay.com/itm/360611934286?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 MB will fit in x200 Unfortunately this seems to be an X201T (Tablet) board which will n...
by yak
Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:29 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: WTH! Serial Parallel Ultra Bay
Replies: 7
Views: 1431

Re: WTH! Serial Parallel Ultra Bay

Are you saying the ultrabay adapter didn't provide native ports? No, those were native. Ultrabay in T60 had a special connector just for this adapter.
by yak
Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Thinkpad T440s Ultrabook up on Lenovo website?
Replies: 72
Views: 17560

Re: Thinkpad T440s Ultrabook up on Lenovo website?

Very well put...my sentiments exactly. Mabe T420 with T440's display mod ? Lets wait ... :) I wouldn't count on this. All new ThinkPads will use eDP (Embedded Display Port) as the interface between the system board and the panel. This is incompatible with LVDS used in previous generations. This is ...
by yak
Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201/X220 owners, can you see if these HD clips are playable
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Re: X201/X220 owners, can you see if these HD clips are playable

Thanks for taking the time to test and upload the video. Good to hear the older x201 is capable of fluid 1080p video playback. When you ran the test, did you stream the video from the net or play them off your drive? Also, what video chipset is in your x201. If possible, can you run the free HD pla...
by yak
Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201/X220 owners, can you see if these HD clips are playable
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Re: X201/X220 owners, can you see if these HD clips are playable

No problems on my X201 (i5-560M 2.67Ghz, first gen Intel HD Graphics, 8GB RAM). I played using VLC, full screen. Running on Win 8 Pro 64-bit. Uploaded a video to youtube: http://youtu.be/pJp5CLU1UkE I see some small hiccups in the youtube video that weren't there when I played the files. Also note, ...
by yak
Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Removing touch panel from AFFS screen
Replies: 6
Views: 1458

Re: Removing touch panel from AFFS screen

There's a thread here about the swap. You should be able to find some pointers there:
http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=84941
by yak
Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X200 Bluetooth
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

Re: X200 Bluetooth

For comparison, here is BT related stuff I got on my X201 from dmesg on Ubuntu 12.04 live. I can also see a BT icon on the top of the screen and it finds my devices when I click it. [ 4.336472] usb 1-1.4: Product: ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate II [ 75.724584] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.16 [ ...
by yak
Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X200 Bluetooth
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

Re: X200 Bluetooth

As for where the hardware is, the Bluetooth module is in the LCD assembly.

It's the small board under the LCD on this picture, to the left of the ribbon cable.
http://www.justsoo.com/images/b93.jpg

Maybe you don't have it?

I guess it should be somewhere in dmesg. It's an USB device.
by yak
Wed Jun 05, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Something new you've got! *PICS*
Replies: 184
Views: 57022

Re: Something new you've got! *PICS*

ATH-M50 cans + FiiO E10 USB DAC / headphone amp

Image
by yak
Mon Jun 03, 2013 11:38 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Connect classic ThinkPad charger to IdeaPad U310
Replies: 2
Views: 1420

Re: Connect classic ThinkPad charger to IdeaPad U310

Thanks, RBS.

Time to do some shopping on eBay then.
I'll update the thread if I end up doing it.
by yak
Mon Jun 03, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Connect classic ThinkPad charger to IdeaPad U310
Replies: 2
Views: 1420

Connect classic ThinkPad charger to IdeaPad U310

My brother has 3 ThinkPads and many ThinkPad chargers (65W and 90W) scattered around the house. Now they also bought an IdeaPad U310 but it has a different charger connector. It uses the same voltage as the ThinkPads, 20V, and its charger is very small, only 40W, so even the small ThinkPad charger (...
by yak
Wed May 29, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: How to tell if X220 has IPS screen, in general?
Replies: 14
Views: 9253

Re: How to tell if X220 has IPS screen, in general?

I don't get it. Isn't this as simple as pushing the screen back and looking if the colors start to invert? Viewing angles is the most obvious difference between IPS and TN.
by yak
Wed May 29, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Thinkpad USB Keyboard 55Y9003: YAY or NAY?
Replies: 4
Views: 1649

Re: Thinkpad USB Keyboard 55Y9003: YAY or NAY?

This keyboard is basically a case for a T400s/Tx10/Tx20 keyboard so the key mechanism/travel is the same. I even replaced it with a T410 keyboard at one point to get rid of shining keys. The problem is that in a ThinkPad, the keyboard is supported by the whole machine whereas here it's just a rather...
by yak
Wed May 22, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: ThinkPad Compact USB Keyboard With TrackPoint
Replies: 4
Views: 2153

Re: ThinkPad Compact USB Keyboard With TrackPoint

I plan to buy the USB version when it comes to Germany. I hope it's more robust than the current ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint. The latter is not reinforced very well and flexes quite easily. I haven't tried the keyboards on any of the new ThinkPads yet. If I like it and lenovo releases some...
by yak
Wed May 22, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: When ThinkPads take a shower...
Replies: 21
Views: 13771

Re: When ThinkPads take a shower...

OH
MY
GOD
by yak
Tue May 21, 2013 7:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: What is the keyboard's connector type?
Replies: 23
Views: 6090

Re: What is the keyboard's connector type?

Cool!

Let us know how your USB adapter project goes.
by yak
Wed May 15, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: What is the keyboard's connector type?
Replies: 23
Views: 6090

Re: What is the keyboard's connector type?

How about lifting it from a dead T60 system board? Here's one for 10 bucks: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-ThinkPad-T60-15-4-Intel-Motherboard-44C3716-w-Base-AS-IS-READ-/360608152751?pt=Motherboards&hash=item53f5ebbcaf Edit: Just saw that you're in Australia and this is from US eBay but maybe you ca...
by yak
Fri May 10, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 display mod with 12.5" FHD IPS panel from Dell XPS 12 ?
Replies: 115
Views: 116197

Re: X220 display mod with 12.5" FHD IPS panel from Dell XPS 12 ?

Apparently there are problems with the interface, this screen doesn't use LVDS.
http://forum.51nb.com/viewthread.php?tid=1343342
by yak
Wed May 08, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: What is the keyboard's connector type?
Replies: 23
Views: 6090

Re: What is the keyboard's connector type?

The "ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint" has a small board inside that has this connector and converts it to USB. It uses the T400s/T410 keyboard but the connector is the same as in T60 keyboards. I posted some pictures couple of years ago... http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=86096 ...

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