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by mr.rhtuner
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Thanks RealBlackStuff, I'll check it out when I get the chance. For now something is definitely wrong. The screen has been working fine for a week, but to double check the model on the sticker I took it out of the bezel without disconnecting it, being careful not to stress the cable too much. After...
by mr.rhtuner
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Sooo what I've done is purchased the LP140QH1-SPB1 screen from the following seller. https://www.ebay.ca/itm/273094785260 Not wanting to take another risk with the AUO screen, I'm hoping that the LP140QH1 will be fine. Now the waiting game has started yet again... Why you did not choose the LP140QH...
by mr.rhtuner
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Sooo what I've done is purchased the LP140QH1-SPB1 screen from the following seller.

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/273094785260

Not wanting to take another risk with the AUO screen, I'm hoping that the LP140QH1 will be fine.

Now the waiting game has started yet again...
by mr.rhtuner
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Well I received my AUO B14QAN01.5 yesterday and decided to install it in my T430s. Overall everything was successful and I'm loving this new resolution. It completely transforms the laptop! I wrote about the mod and install on my page: http://tweakmyskills.com/category/lenovo/t420s-t430s Edit: My A...
by mr.rhtuner
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Looks good - and thanks for the tip about the Dremel - it might actually be worthwhile to get one soon, as there are quite a few things where it is impossible to use different manual tools where it could come in handy. I enlarged the mounting holes of my B140QAN01.5 with a fine, round needle file -...
by mr.rhtuner
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Well I received my AUO B14QAN01.5 yesterday and decided to install it in my T430s. Overall everything was successful and I'm loving this new resolution. It completely transforms the laptop!


I wrote about the mod and install on my page:

http://tweakmyskills.com/category/lenovo/t420s-t430s
by mr.rhtuner
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

I am having issues, too. Laptop: T430s Error: Display turns on. But there are just a few stripes on the screen, cannot read anything. What I tried: reconnecting the cables several times, making sure that the cables have a strong connection. I believe that it could be caused the eDP cable (maybe I t...
by mr.rhtuner
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

I've posted this reply on the thread for the order. ----------------------------------------- I got the kit today and finished installing with AUO B140QAN01.5 panel on my T430s. It seems like working properly, but the screen consistently and irregularly blinks. The secure boot option is turned off ...
by mr.rhtuner
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

I got the kit today and finished installing with AUO B140QAN01.5 panel on my T430s. It seems like working properly, but the screen consistently and irregularly blinks. The secure boot option is turned off (nothing appears with the option turned on). My T430s is i7 and with dGPU, NVS4200M. Is there ...
by mr.rhtuner
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Just for the record, I got today a LP140QH1-SPA2, which is working ootb in one of my T430s Though glossy the image quality is gorgeous, I haven't installed an OS yet, pics will come later. I still need to find a new xx20 keyboard and pick up a new T420s palmrest Thanks RMS again! :thumbs-UP: Can yo...
by mr.rhtuner
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Fubu, did you do all that work with disconnecting the powersource (batt/charger)? Also I would go as far as disconnecting the BIOS battery and draining the capacitors.
by mr.rhtuner
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

So looking through the screen options and aliexpress, I've contacted and had confirmed with a seller that they are selling a LG branded "LP140QH1-SPB1" http://www.aliexpress.com/item/New-Laptop-LCD-LED-Screen-Panel-Display-LP140QH1-SPB1-LP140QH1-SPB1-2560-1440-For-Lenovo-ThinkPad/32822443990.html H...
by mr.rhtuner
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Sooo I pulled the trigger on the AUO B140QAN01.5 from here: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/371940595766 I couldn't find much about the panel but found this site: http://lcdtech.info/en/data/lcd.panels.in.laptops.htm?pan=B140QAN01.5 Looks like a T470s panel and it has some pretty decent reviews on notebook ...
by mr.rhtuner
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

So I see a few posts in the RMSMajestic thread where people are buying the AUO B140QAN01.5.

Seeing as the B140QAN01.5 seems to be a new display of the T470 line (correct me if I'm wrong) but there isn't much info that I can find regarding the B140QAN01.5 and it's comparison to the B140QAN01.1 panel.
by mr.rhtuner
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

So looking through the screen options and aliexpress, I've contacted and had confirmed with a seller that they are selling a LG branded "LP140QH1-SPB1"

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/New-Lapt ... 43990.html
by mr.rhtuner
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9352

T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Hey guys, seeing as the thread started by RMSMajestic is a pre-order thread, I figured we could have a separate thread for installation support/troubleshooting and sharing images of the modification during and after. We can keep the pre-order thread specific to his sales and maybe this thread for th...
by mr.rhtuner
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

I just finished installing an AUO B140QAN01.1 in my T430s and it appears to work (Kubuntu 16.04, no coreboot). It does have the same screw hole misalignment issue reported by mithodin with his B140QAN01.5. Like mithodin, I'm relying on the screen bezel to keep the bottom portion of the screen in pl...
by mr.rhtuner
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

pathan421id wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:43 pm
mr.rhtuner wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:41 am




Can we stick to the topic at hand...the WQHD kit from RMSMajestic?

If you want to discuss FHD, why not create or add on to a previous thread?
because that thread is locked?

So create a new thread?
by mr.rhtuner
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

T420-S/T430-S FHD kit adapted for T420/T430 is available through ebay and aliexpress now. Copy of javi's FHD kit. https://www.ebay.com/itm/162887293940 https://www.aliexpress.com/item/LCD-controller-board-kit-LVDS-cable-1920X1080-IPS-1080P-FHD-Screen-Kit-for-thinkpad-T430-T420/32836668337.html?spm=...
by mr.rhtuner
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

looks like my 2 WQHD kits will be arriving soon - picked up 2x LG LP140QH1-SP-A2 from fleabay for $80USD each from a China seller - high feedback, so hopefully these are legit (listings says EXACT LG LP140QH1 (SP)(A2) and has over 99% feedback. Problem is that it'll take about a month to get to Tor...
by mr.rhtuner
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1047
Views: 199256

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

With the X230 FHD mod installed, can I use two external monitors + the FHD screen? Yes, you can. But: 1] Brightness control won't work 2] The first monitor has to be connected to the left miniDP and the second one has to be connected to DP#1 on dock Okay, understood. I'm guessing there is nothing t...
by mr.rhtuner
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1047
Views: 199256

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hey guys, I'm a bit confused at the dock situation. The FAQ outines: Q: Does this mod affect left-side DisplayPort connector? A: No. The adapter board connects to Dock DisplayPort #2. Q: Can I use docking station with this mod? A: You can use UltraBase Series 3 without any problem. However, when usi...
by mr.rhtuner
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

RMSMajestic wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:02 pm
mr.rhtuner wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:54 pm



Hello,

Could you get clarity on the screen that was used/tested? I see you listing on ebay "LP14QH1-SPB3" but that doesn't seem correct.
LP140QH1-SPB3, CORRECTED ON FEEBAY

Great, thanks!
by mr.rhtuner
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

RMSMajestic wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:30 pm
Feebay listing is up, in case if you don't trust paypal
https://www.ebay.com/itm/232586061119

Hello,

Could you get clarity on the screen that was used/tested? I see you listing on ebay "LP14QH1-SPB3" but that doesn't seem correct.
by mr.rhtuner
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

dear topic starter, if it possible, please, update main post with info about supported models of lcd screens. it'll be very helpful for all of us. I think that time to bought them is so close for us. Best regards! Yaroslav. p.s. please correct me if I'm misunderstood tmh. Sent from my MX5 using Tap...
by mr.rhtuner
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

OK, so get the WQHD kit, a 14" WQHD screen compatible with t430s (such as ...) and what is the cable spec (40 pin to ___)? Sorry for the questions, but everyone on here seems to already know what screens and cables to buy ( and I do not lol ), unless there's a thread somewhere ya'll can point me to...
by mr.rhtuner
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36146

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Hello, placed an order as well yesterday. The fact that no soldering is required is a huge benefit for me. Plus obviously the screen resolution upgrade. This will be a great addition to my NitroCaster FHD X230 :-) Just curious, are there photos of this mod complete so the buyers can see? I've seen t...
by mr.rhtuner
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1047
Views: 199256

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hey guys, I have a small issue. Q: Does this mod affect left-side DisplayPort connector? A: No. The adapter board connects to Dock DisplayPort #2. I'm running Xubuntu on my X230 with Nitro's FHD mod. I just tried to plug my laptop into our boardroom projector via VGA and I am able to detect the proj...
by mr.rhtuner
Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1047
Views: 199256

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

ANY FEDORA/LINUX USER'S WITH THE FHD MOD? My one existing issue is with fedora. When I bootup, I need to press FN+F7 to switch displays to cycle to the display showing the fedora login. When I run xrandr, I get the following output: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 8192 x 8...

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