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by Cunha
Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X240 Keyboard is actually smaller, hmm...
Replies: 6
Views: 5106

Re: X240 Keyboard is actually smaller, hmm...

I think this particular sacrifice was reasonable. I love my X61s keyboard, and have no problem switching back to it, my pinky is real precise with the shrunken backspace and enter keys. The destruction of the earlier highly functional keyboard layout to copy apple's minimalist style, and the loss of...
by Cunha
Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Upgrade Display on X240?
Replies: 65
Views: 46457

Re: Upgrade Display on X240?

I have not ever looked into that specific model, but such a swap is very seldom a plug and play affair. I would not expect it to work without extensive modification, sadly.

Someone with more experience may chime in though.
by Cunha
Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61s Wifi must be disconnected and re connected at start
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

Re: X61s Wifi must be disconnected and re connected at start

Just coming back to confirm that this did not fix my problem.

I'm pretty sure I found a way to deal with this in the past on another machine (T61 4:3) but I can't remember what the solution was.
by Cunha
Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ThinkPad X200/X201 Original 6-cell Battery
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: FS: ThinkPad X200/X201 Original 6-cell Battery

Pop it in your machine and when you open the battery manager you can see the MFG date, first use date, and the Battery capacity (current) and the design capacity.
by Cunha
Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:50 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61s Wifi must be disconnected and re connected at start
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

Re: X61s Wifi must be disconnected and re connected at start

I attempted that quickly and it didn't seem to be effective. I have been too busy to spend more time on it, but in the next few days I will be able to report whether or not this worked for me. Thanks for the response regardless, I appreciate the time it took you to help me.
by Cunha
Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61s Wifi must be disconnected and re connected at start
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

X61s Wifi must be disconnected and re connected at start

I recently did a factory restore on my X61s and now whenever I boot my system, the wifi will first appear to connect successfully to my network, and then will give me the following error: "Wireless Network connection 2, this connection has limited or no connectivity, you might be able to access the ...
by Cunha
Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:32 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Stocking Stuffers -- Genuine IBM/Lenovo Batteries
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Re: FS: Stocking Stuffers -- Genuine IBM/Lenovo Batteries

Hiya. Is the Z60t/Z61t battery actually a 7 cell? I believe they made 3 cell and 7 cell batteries for those. I think they made 6 cell batteries for the Z60 / Z61 non T models.
by Cunha
Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: When ThinkPads take a shower...
Replies: 21
Views: 14600

Re: When ThinkPads take a shower...

I've seen a single droplet of water run down inside the bezel of a thinkpad and damage the display.

Spills on the keyboard are no problem though.

I'm surprised your display didn't get damaged.
by Cunha
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s Ultralite, two 8 cell batteries 1 new one good, 4gb ram
Replies: 0
Views: 403

X61s Ultralite, two 8 cell batteries 1 new one good, 4gb ram

It is a 7668-CTO Upgraded to 2x2gb sticks of ram Includes 320gb Western Digital Scorpio Blue hard drive Original fully validated windows XP installed Ultralite Screen was replaced about a year or two ago. My sister in law stepped on the machine once and destroyed the display. I purchased a brand new...
by Cunha
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x201 screen mod, can I put an x61 1400x1050 screen on it
Replies: 22
Views: 3385

Re: x201 screen mod, can I put an x61 1400x1050 screen on it

The height of the X200 lid is exactly the same as the X61 lid.

But nothing about an X200 is compatible with a 12 inch 4:3 screen except the raw physical dimensions of the machine.
by Cunha
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X301/8gb RAM/128gb SSD - is is worthy?
Replies: 11
Views: 2573

Re: X301/8gb RAM/128gb SSD - is is worthy?

I think the X300 series is a really nice laptop and was quite wonderful in its heydey. They only thing that held them back was a display that didn't match apples and a battery life that didn't match what an X series should be capable of.

It just depends on what machine you want to be using.
by Cunha
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:37 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ThinkPad W520 [Photo]
Replies: 6
Views: 2061

Re: FS: ThinkPad W520 [Photo]

That is one nice machine. Last ones with good keyboard.
by Cunha
Sat Nov 16, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPads in the movie Gravity
Replies: 60
Views: 12758

Re: ThinkPads in the movie Gravity

You got that right :( Not a fun thing to agree on though.
by Cunha
Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo @ CES 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 5002

Re: Lenovo @ CES 2013

I like the idea of a better charger design. Unfortunately a unidirectional male plug is not really welcome. The main problem I have is when people (that are not me) pull on their charger socket and make it loose over time and eventually break. This will probably be less prone to wearing out in that ...
by Cunha
Wed May 15, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [FS]: T420, 16 GB RAM, SSD, on-site warranty, 499 USD
Replies: 8
Views: 1969

Re: [FS]: T420, 16 GB RAM, SSD, on-site warranty, 529 USD

Does this machine include a licensed copy of windows 7?
by Cunha
Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wanted - mostly or all the way dead 4 cell X6X battery +z61t
Replies: 1
Views: 741

Wanted - mostly or all the way dead 4 cell X6X battery +z61t

This is for a NON tablet. I need a mostly dead battery. I want to experiment with cell replacement, and also have a space filler if I was going to go being basically plugged in all the time. So I'm looking for a really cheap one of these batteries. I would not like one that has been damaged other th...
by Cunha
Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: What do you use to clean the screen?
Replies: 16
Views: 3017

Re: What do you use to clean the screen?

For those interested in alcohol...

It doesn't matter if you buy 70% or 99%...you are watering it down heavily anyways. Just get whatever is available.
by Cunha
Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Rant about 16:9, and maybe switching back to X60t from T520
Replies: 92
Views: 16087

Re: Rant about 16:9, and maybe switching back to X60t from T520

A laptop that doesn't have reasonably flash functionality. I have an Ipad2 and love it, but it is a far cry from a real laptop. Its a great machine for watching netflix, viewing and tinkering with your photos of videos a little bit...playing games. But you will occasionally run into compatibility is...
by Cunha
Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X220 to replace X60s?
Replies: 15
Views: 4249

Re: X220 to replace X60s?

EOMtp wrote:+1. Further, the battery life is at a minimum double that of the X60s for a similarly-sized battery.
16 hours out of 8 cells?? :|
by Cunha
Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [FS/FT] Anyone interested in aThinkpad Reserve Edition?
Replies: 8
Views: 1966

Re: [FS/FT] Anyone interested in aThinkpad Reserve Edition?

In some respects 1200 might be a fair price for such a machine, but I don't think you are going to find a buyer at that price. Recently one sold on ebay, I cant remember the exact price it went for, but it was significantly cheaper. Still its a rare machine and I'd almost pay money just to see some ...
by Cunha
Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Picture Warning - X61s with Ultralight and BT price drop
Replies: 16
Views: 4442

Re: Picture Warning - X61s with Ultralight and Bluetooth +

If anyone needs any newer photos I dont mind snapping some off. Nothing has really changed though. I've been using the new keyboard so it is becoming less than new but still obviously in great shape.
by Cunha
Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Picture Warning - X61s with Ultralight and BT price drop
Replies: 16
Views: 4442

Re: Picture Warning - X61s with Ultralight and Bluetooth +

I can sell this for 325 shipped if it happens soon. Semester is just about over so its a good time to transition.
by Cunha
Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: retrofitting x201 motherboard into an x200
Replies: 16
Views: 11574

Re: retrofitting x201 motherboard into an x200

Its mainly too bad x200 machines don't have any digitalvideo out.
by Cunha
Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:44 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61s 15 Anniversary Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 5302

Re: X61s 15 Anniversary Edition

I re read my post and found it was confusing. I assumed the Reserve edition just had a normal 8 cell covered by the reserve edition leather case that covers the whole lap top. Seems pointless to have a special battery for it. Thanks for the link. That is so weird. Is the non extended part of the bat...
by Cunha
Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [WTB] X60/X60s/X61/X61s 8 cell Battery
Replies: 19
Views: 3706

Re: [WTB] X60/X60s/X61/X61s 8 cell Battery

New batteries are still around from what I've seen but I haven't seen a 2011 mfg date as I havent bought or encountered a recently purchased X61 battery, so that is a good question whether or not production of these batteries has stopped or not. I use an X61s basically every single day and on the ba...
by Cunha
Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61s 15 Anniversary Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 5302

Re: X61s 15 Anniversary Edition

What's the difference between the reserve edition battery and the normal? I cant imagine the didnt anything other than wrap a normal 8 cell in leather? Or is that what you mean by looks better?

And yeah RBS - I followed the auction to that conclusion..wish I didn't miss out.
by Cunha
Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: why is my x200s so heavy?
Replies: 11
Views: 2185

Re: why is my x200s so heavy?

Yeah. I'm still using my X61s every day. I got my wife an X200 and I could easily get used to that resolution. Havent encountered an X220 yet though. I like all the X series honestly.
by Cunha
Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: why is my x200s so heavy?
Replies: 11
Views: 2185

Re: why is my x200s so heavy?

16:10 is on its way out for good..we aren't going to see another small laptop with that format I don't think.
by Cunha
Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:16 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [WTB] X60/X60s/X61/X61s 8 cell Battery
Replies: 19
Views: 3706

Re: [WTB] X60/X60s/X61/X61s 8 cell Battery

How much are you offering since its something so specific you need?

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