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by Tasurinchi
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 120
Views: 38169

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

My main question is if these WQHD kits develop the same flickering issues as (some) of the FHD ones.

I have few T420/T430 with both JaVie and EvanJoo kits and both models got the flicker issue... :|
by Tasurinchi
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad L430/L530 and later Series
Topic: Anyone here own an L440?
Replies: 10
Views: 995

Re: Anyone here own an L440?

Omineca wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:48 pm
But it had a supervisor password and computrace enabled.
That's a pity... Good luck with the next purchase...
by Tasurinchi
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad L430/L530 and later Series
Topic: Anyone here own an L440?
Replies: 10
Views: 995

Re: Anyone here own an L440?

I own few L's (A L530 and L450) and they're very nice machines. Kind of a "cost effective" T series without being so cheap like the Edge or E series. I have found some decent deals on these (under CAD $100). That seems a good price. The xx40 generation is the last line of ThinkPads where you can swa...
by Tasurinchi
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: RBS Post # 20,000
Replies: 6
Views: 4456

Re: RBS Post # 20,000

Congrats RBS!

Thanks for all the help (and also the fun) you've given us these years! :thumbs-UP:

(That Volvo is indeed really lovely, you should have kept it... :mrgreen: )
by Tasurinchi
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Swiss Keyboard for t410 t420 x220
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Re: LF: Swiss Keyboard for t410 t420 x220

German is the same, unless you need a Swiss-French keyboard. Not really, there are few differences, some of them very annoying... To the OP, I got many good keyboard out of eBay, mostly overseas (=China) sellers, shipment takes longer of course, but few sellers based in HK or Shenzen manage to send...
by Tasurinchi
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 new to Cormor99
Replies: 7
Views: 2043

Re: T430 new to Cormor99

Welcome to the forum! I think there are ways to still get the Windows 10 update from 8.1 Pro but I'm not sold on that either. You can install Win10 and it will still automatically read the built in licence and activate without any issues. Linux-wise, any Distro (as said above) will run very well on ...
by Tasurinchi
Mon May 27, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X240/250/260... differences and questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2366

Re: X240/250/260... differences and questions

X250 and X260 will support a single 16GB RAM module.
by Tasurinchi
Mon May 13, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 new RAM compatibility issue
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: X230 new RAM compatibility issue

I have few X230's in different configs (mostly i5 or i7) and they all work fine with 16GB. But I in all of them I use DDR3-1600 RAM, (I normally stick to the original specs). I have used mostly Corsair Vengeance or Kingston Hyper-X RAM modules. But never 2133MHz ones, and I personally avoid mixing 1...
by Tasurinchi
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: EDID-chip location on X230, X240, X250 and newer FHD screens
Replies: 4
Views: 1287

Re: EDID-chip location on X230, X240, X250 and newer FHD screens

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:54 pm
And get BRIGHTNESS CONTROL working!
Hats off! :thumbs-UP: :thumbs-UP:

That was some serious detective work you got done...
by Tasurinchi
Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Screen swap for T450s?
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: Screen swap for T450s?

One more thing, yesterday I got a LP140WF1-SPU1 panel and installed it in a T440p. I'm positively surprised how good this panel is.

It's glossy, but is very brilliant, has an excellent contrast and super viewing angles. If you don't mind glossy I can highly recommend this model.
by Tasurinchi
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Installtion
Replies: 7
Views: 1062

Re: Linux Mint Installtion

Linux Mint in a 600x? Which version of Mint are you planning to use? With a max RAM of 576MB you will probably need to be very selective on the version and GUI of choice...

I don't think Cinnamon will work, but I never tried myself... Keep us posted how it goes... :wink:

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by Tasurinchi
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Screen swap for T450s?
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: Screen swap for T450s?

Difficult to say... Many sellers have them sometimes, sometimes not. Lately I have bought a good amount of (different) panels from eBay seller Win0Win, located overseas. There are also few good alternatives to the AUO panels, you can also look vor the v0 to v2 models. I also have a LP140WF4 SPA1 and...
by Tasurinchi
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440s - occasion - processor&price questions
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Re: T440s - occasion - processor&price questions

That 2.9GHz is the "turbo boost" info

60 USD for a T440s is cheap IMO, a new SSD won't cost much, and with a little of patience you can get a nice FHD screen (70 to 90 USD more) :wink:

You also may want to swap the button-less trackpad with a 5 button one...
by Tasurinchi
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Screen swap for T450s?
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: Screen swap for T450s?

Yes. that's correct. The panel is plug and play.

Just make sure to contact the seller and specifically ask if she/he has that exact model in stock and not a "compatible" one...
by Tasurinchi
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T530 to W530 motherboard swap
Replies: 10
Views: 1831

Re: T530 to W530 motherboard swap

thinktwan wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:05 pm
Thanks all! Sounds like best option is to grab a motherboard with the heatsink.
And a quad! :mrgreen:

Otherwise, you will gain "only" more graphic power, but no more RAM...

Edit: Ignore my dumb comment about the quad! :oops:
by Tasurinchi
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T530 to W530 motherboard swap
Replies: 10
Views: 1831

Re: T530 to W530 motherboard swap

single/dual/quad-core Sandy Bridge or Ivy Bridge could address up to 32GB of RAM Nope, 16GB RAM modules are only supported from the 5th generation Intel CPUs onward. So although there are 16GB DDR3 RAM modules available, they will not work with the Ivy Bridge CPU's. Summarizing: Dual-core: Max 2x 8...
by Tasurinchi
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T530 to W530 motherboard swap
Replies: 10
Views: 1831

Re: T530 to W530 motherboard swap

Welcome to the forum! As far as I remember the heatsink for the W530 is different and the screw holes are in different places. So your current nVidia heatsink will not fit. The CPU will fit in the slot. However, you can only fully use the 4 slots of RAM of the mobo if you have a quad-CPU, if your cu...
by Tasurinchi
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: [Solved] T460 - Mobo connector for trackpad damaged
Replies: 6
Views: 894

Re: T460 - Mobo connector for trackpad damaged

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:36 pm
Do NOT glue it
Roger that, I'll do the paper trick tomorrow...

EDIT: And the paper trick did the work! Palmrest and Touchpoint work... (Not that I doubted RBS solution, but I wasn't sure if anything else was damaged :wink:)
by Tasurinchi
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: [Solved] T460 - Mobo connector for trackpad damaged
Replies: 6
Views: 894

Re: T460 - Mobo connector for trackpad damaged

Thanks for the hint, I'll give it a try.

Is there any glue that could work? I was searching in eBay and found some glues that are conductive, like this example: silver conductive glue. Is this an alternative? Or a totally bonkers idea?

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by Tasurinchi
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: [Solved] T460 - Mobo connector for trackpad damaged
Replies: 6
Views: 894

Re: T460 - Mobo connector for trackpad damaged

Weird... I inserted the imgur link... Let me try again...

EDIT: Done
by Tasurinchi
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: [Solved] T460 - Mobo connector for trackpad damaged
Replies: 6
Views: 894

[Solved] T460 - Mobo connector for trackpad damaged

Hi T'padders I got a 2nd hand T460 that suffered a water accident. The previous owner said that while cleaning the mobo with Isopropyl alcohol it damaged a mobo connector. I opened the T460 today and I see she/he broke the closing mechanism for the trackpad connector, as the pic below shows: https:/...
by Tasurinchi
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 120
Views: 38169

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

tdot wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:10 am
Absolutely no flickering issues.
May I ask how long you have the kit? Mine originally was not flickering either, it came after few months of usage.
by Tasurinchi
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Help - How to get drivers for Radeon x1400?
Replies: 9
Views: 1583

Re: Help - How to get drivers for Radeon x1400?

No dice. Cannot find files/asks me if I'm root. Well, in Linux, for most driver or program installations you will need to be root :wink: I'll post in the linux mint dedicated forums and see if I can get help there. Good idea, that's what Forums are for... I guess you're new to Linux, make sure to a...
by Tasurinchi
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Help - How to get drivers for Radeon x1400?
Replies: 9
Views: 1583

Re: Help - How to get drivers for Radeon x1400?

Don't the Linux Mint forums have any hints about this?

In case it helps, I have two X32 using Debian and I installed the drivers following this instructions: https://wiki.debian.org/AtiHowTo

I'm aware my X32 uses a different graphic card (ATI Mobility Radeon 7000) but the link above may help...
by Tasurinchi
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X300 mods?
Replies: 5
Views: 1684

Re: X300 mods?

stasheck wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:24 am
- however, it's no longer my daily driver because - of course - it's slooow.
I assume your X300 is already maxed out with a good SSD and 8GB RAM, right? Eventually try a lighter Linux Distro, this may speed it up, depending on what your "daily driver tasks" are...
by Tasurinchi
Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Mixing and matching X220 and X230 parts... Anyone with any experience on it?
Replies: 26
Views: 6576

Re: Mixing and matching X220 and X230 parts... Anyone with any experience on it?

as.nielo wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:46 pm
what about installing no button trackpoint from x240 to x220? I wish X220 had bigger touchpad
No way... Totally different size and connector and mechanism...
by Tasurinchi
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 120
Views: 38169

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

TPFanatic wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:34 pm
I believe the primary appeal behind the new converter kit is that they do not flicker, as opposed to the earlier versions.
I was of the opinion that only the cable was new (always speaking of the EvanJoo model, not Ja-Vie's one)
by Tasurinchi
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 120
Views: 38169

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

Welcome to the forum! Thanks a lot for your feedback, funnily enough a very similar type of mod chip is used for the "s" models, yet none of them flicker (at least until now :wink:) There is a new version of this mod with a longer cable, so that you can place it under the keyboard. But I don't think...
by Tasurinchi
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Throw me Distro suggestions!
Replies: 28
Views: 3182

Re: Throw me Distro suggestions!

I'm using LXDE in a X41 with an SSD and 2GB RAM, runs actually surprisingly snappy, but I don't know how it will look like with a conventional HDD

I'm also using Bunsen Labs in an an X30 and X24 with <1GB RAM...
by Tasurinchi
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 120
Views: 38169

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

Seems like the flickering happens when the available power is low, or something like that. Well, I'm not totally surprised it flickers. I don't know if you're aware of the history of these adapters, I previously had Ja-Vie's adapter in this very same T430 (distributed here in the forum by RMSMAjest...

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