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by FryPpy
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1Cx)/X1Cx-Tablet and newer
Topic: Thinkpad X1 Hybrid questions
Replies: 9
Views: 780

Re: Thinkpad X1 Hybrid questions

If you check the 1286-2JU with our above MTM link, you get both an X1 and an X1-Hybrid Interesting, how 2 different models may have one MTM??? May be this is a hint that X1 and X1 Hybrid are almost indistinguishable? It's a long shot considering how long ago this model had been around (since 2011 ?...
by FryPpy
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1Cx)/X1Cx-Tablet and newer
Topic: Thinkpad X1 Hybrid questions
Replies: 9
Views: 780

Re: Thinkpad X1 Hybrid questions

Good luck! I will need it;) I can't find any hybrid models on sale now (on local market or ebay). Only one that sits on ebay is very strange (NOT MY UNIT AND IT IS NOT AN ADVERTISEMENT) . It have designation "X1 hybrid" on screen bezel but it have MTM = 1291-26U. And MTM lookup say that it is commo...
by FryPpy
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1Cx)/X1Cx-Tablet and newer
Topic: Thinkpad X1 Hybrid questions
Replies: 9
Views: 780

Thinkpad X1 Hybrid questions

For me Thinkpad X1 (OG) is not common as its Carbon brothers... but Hybrid model is rareity. X1 is Thinkpad so it can be tinkerd some way (even motherboard can be swapped;). But what we know about Hybrid? As i can understand Hybrid is a normal X1 with added IMM (Instant Media Mode) card instead WWAN...
by FryPpy
Thu May 30, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Thinkpad X201 Bluetooth
Replies: 10
Views: 790

Re: Thinkpad X201 Bluetooth

I'm sharing my screenshot of Device Mgr for assistance, any thoughts on what could be going wrong ? If i understand right you have Bluetooth device. "Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R)" is it. Check if Bluetooth icon is near clock on taskbar in notification area. Normally Bluetooth is USB device. In li...
by FryPpy
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: Why do people keep going back to Thinkpad?
Replies: 39
Views: 3490

Re: Why do people keep going back to Thinkpad?

I have a Sharp and a Tandy that did that BIOS thing. Really seemed neat at first until I realized that I believe with all 3 most settings will require a reboot to take into effect or immediately reboot anyway. I have a TI laptop(some later Tandys/Panasonics did this too) where you have to use a DOS...
by FryPpy
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: Why do people keep going back to Thinkpad?
Replies: 39
Views: 3490

Re: Why do people keep going back to Thinkpad?

My 0.2c to 701c ;) Old ThinkPads have good BIOS with all things in place: PM bios for older systems + ACPI for newer and EC that do all this work. All this things works right till T60 era :( may be this is Lenovo's BAD thing may be this is due transition to dualcore processors ): And what about 701c...
by FryPpy
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: IBM ThinkPad "R50" CPU Upgrade ? [HELP]
Replies: 16
Views: 1486

Re: IBM ThinkPad "R50" CPU Upgrade ? [HELP]

dr_st wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:23 am
R400 will not support the T7700 and will not support the T7200.
Not 100% sure, but R400 officially support 800MHz FSB CPUs (T5870 and T5670). And i believe that it can eat T7700.
But with 1066MHz FSB Penryn it can work better.
by FryPpy
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Unconventional TP favorites?
Replies: 12
Views: 1664

Re: Unconventional TP favorites?

Looks like you forgot the Lenovo Thinkpad Z series, the first widescreen Thinkpads: :) Ooooh.... my bad. Too bad they are just too slow for most tasks nowadays. Z61 on par with T60 - 3Gb mem and no help from GPU for video decoding:( But for me the worst feature of Z6x-series was peeling off varnish...
by FryPpy
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Unconventional TP favorites?
Replies: 12
Views: 1664

Re: Unconventional TP favorites?

Which TPs do you guys really like that generally don't get that much attention? ... TP 570(E)- X301's grandfather? Had one a long time ago but it was long since thrown out. In common it is thought that S30/S31 is 10th anniversary model... but i have found that special X30 is 10th anniversary ... Bu...
by FryPpy
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ThinkPad March Madness 2019 Bracket Tournament
Replies: 6
Views: 1414

Re: ThinkPad March Madness 2019 Bracket Tournament

dr_st wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:43 am
Or T420s/T430s. Especially with the FHD mod.
+1 interesting comparison. You can add T430u to that bracket, but it will be weakest - without classic keyboard mod and dock, with internal battery and worst display. But it is ultrabook class like TP25.
by FryPpy
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ThinkPad March Madness 2019 Bracket Tournament
Replies: 6
Views: 1414

Re: ThinkPad March Madness 2019 Bracket Tournament

Hey everyone, just posting this on a few platforms and see what ThinkPad would win. Interesting thing. I have given my votes. But have stuck between S30 and TP25 anniversary. TP25 is for sure Anniversary (collectible) model. But S30???? Looking at ThinkPad History @ ThinkWiki first ThinkPad dated a...
by FryPpy
Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Install a 1066MHz FSB CPU on T61 (including Core 2 Quad)
Replies: 294
Views: 190988

Re: Install a 1066MHz FSB CPU on T61 (including Core 2 Quad)

My turn to resurrect this great thread. ...I went to do the pin D22 GTLREF connection and realized that my board doesn't have that D22 via. It's just missing. I have dead T61 14" wide screen mobo and can confirm it have no via for D22. There is one (theoretical) workaround - interconnecting GTLREF ...
by FryPpy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 Slim DVD USB Enclosure?
Replies: 2
Views: 1278

Re: T61 Slim DVD USB Enclosure?

robert213 wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:42 pm
Would this USB Enclosure Kit be useful in making my T61's DVD Drive be used as a USB Enclosure?
NO. This is for SATA devices (found in T400, T410...) but in T4x, T6x we have IDE devices.
by FryPpy
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: My ThinkPads [WARNING: PICS]
Replies: 17
Views: 2231

Re: My ThinkPads [WARNING: PICS]

+1 Very nice collection :thumbs-UP:
zod wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:36 am
TransNote, PIII 475/192MB/10GB HDD
Is it Win XP on it? Can you install all TransNote's drivers and programs in XP?
by FryPpy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201s, to buy or not?
Replies: 17
Views: 3176

Re: X201s, to buy or not?

I gave the honor to the old friend - X61 with T8300. I have dusted and repasted it with AS MX5 and it goes to 50C!!! (but now only 28C ambient). It have one big heatpipe in HSF. X60F Core Solo U1300 Can you write couple words about your toy. What was made (have you put it in X61 body), temps and abi...
by FryPpy
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Has anyone succeeded at swapping cpus on X6x boards?
Replies: 11
Views: 3428

Re: Has anyone succeeded at swapping cpus on X6x boards?

So, the answer is a definite 'no'. +1. I haven't do BGA CPU swap. But after did FSB mod on T61 (to accept 1066MHz FSB Penryns), i did such mod on T60... and it didn't worked (fan spins, but black screen). I have checked pinout for Socket M and socket P and didn't find any showstopper differences. S...
by FryPpy
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201s, to buy or not?
Replies: 17
Views: 3176

Re: X201s, to buy or not?

The last thing to do - is to measure side by side temps on hight load - but this task for tomorrow. And the last experiment. Today it's a bit rainy and now ambient temp is 28C. I used 7-zip in benchmark mode to load CPU and get some benchmarking date. 7-zip: 4 threads, 32Mb vocabulary size. 1. "Max...
by FryPpy
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201s, to buy or not?
Replies: 17
Views: 3176

Re: X201s, to buy or not?

Either Intel messed up big time with the 620LM/640LM, or there's a design flaw in the X201 heatsink. Not Intel.... but Lenovo ;) After writing last post (yesterday) i desided to change something on the desk... Shutdown X61, put X201 (620M) on dock, copied music and TPFC and start tasks like on X61....
by FryPpy
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201s, to buy or not?
Replies: 17
Views: 3176

Re: X201s, to buy or not?

Also, I'm unable to work out what i5 processors were used on it, since the thinkwiki only lists the I7 versions There are i5 versions of X201s with 520 U M. This is ULV CPU and it should be cooler than i7 version (620LM 640LM). But and performance wise it is slowest CPU. I haven't such CPU so i can...
by FryPpy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: a T430 with a classic keyboard and FHD IPS mod
Replies: 20
Views: 5431

Re: a T430 with a classic keyboard and FHD IPS mod

+1 good work.
I have this kit too, but don't have free time for it ;(
by FryPpy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: 51nb / lcdfans waiting times
Replies: 10
Views: 3323

Re: 51nb / lcdfans waiting times

I have X62 and X210 bought from Jacky and all was correct. Delay was with X210 and mainly because Chinese New Year. I expected that he managed to send out before the holidays, but alas - it did not happen. Any way they are not a factory. They are small group of ThinkPadders and it is very probably t...
by FryPpy
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: 701c Display Cover Assembly (04H8326)
Replies: 3
Views: 806

Re: LF: 701c Display Cover Assembly (04H8326)

I might be able to hit you up in a bit, I will get back to you. You are looking for the part behind the screen? Don't hit me;) Yes i have looked for part behind LCD screen. To be honest i have found complete 701cs unit with visually good screen assembly sold as "for parts or repair". It'll come to ...
by FryPpy
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)
Replies: 28
Views: 6199

Re: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)

Great story. I just realized something... all of the cars I've bought for myself since 1974 until now have been manual transmissions. 1971 Capri 2000, 1980 Mazda RX-7 GS, 1984 Mazda 626 Touring, 2000 BMW 323i. End of an era. Yes this is end of an era. But i am so young to give my life to laptop;) An...
by FryPpy
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: 701c Display Cover Assembly (04H8326)
Replies: 3
Views: 806

LF: 701c Display Cover Assembly (04H8326)

Summer is here and and "butterflies" are fluttering here and there . ;) It's time to fix it. Mine display housing have fractures where it connects to hinges so it need to be replaced. HMM (tpvol2) says that 701C and 701CS have the same display cover assembly. I need only this part, but i can buy com...
by FryPpy
Tue May 29, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: why is sk 8855 USB keyboard so special?
Replies: 8
Views: 3433

Re: why is sk 8855 USB keyboard so special?

anybody can advice where I could get the spare buttons? I am not a mad collector , not going to pay this much... Sometimes i can see ebay listings for single keys from different thinkpad keyboards. I know that this keyboard have identical key mechanics with T410, T420 keyboards. I have transplanted...
by FryPpy
Thu May 24, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to say if Middleton flash was successful
Replies: 5
Views: 3599

Re: How to say if Middleton flash was successful

I'm wondering if ... maybe some/one "out there" with (for sure) non-Middleton BIOS T61s could see if HWiNFO32 (or 64) reports the main HDD @ 3gb/s or @ 1.5gb/s :?: :??: I have no unmodified T61's. But if i need to check BIOS for modification (without hardware tests) i use SLIC toolkit utility. Unmo...
by FryPpy
Fri May 04, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Drivers for "Options by IBM"
Replies: 0
Views: 1784

Drivers for "Options by IBM"

Yes. We have good collection of drivers for our beloved ThinkPads. But where one can find drivers for ThinkPad options made by IBM? SK-8845 (T4x-like keyboard with USB) is the main problem. There are many topics there and on other forums. I have tested many drivers and combinations but can't make it...
by FryPpy
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Replacing the depreciated ThinkWiki, Thinkba.se (by yttrium)
Replies: 6
Views: 1269

Re: Replacing the depreciated ThinkWiki, Thinkba.se (by yttrium)

Bad news:( ThinkWiki was (and currently is) my #1 bookmarked web site in ThinkPads group.

I have written to ThinkWiki admin some years ago to get editors rights. Can't get some, but my hints from that e-mail have been posted on site.
by FryPpy
Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 93
Views: 17159

Re: X210s

Count me in. Last week i have goten my X210 (mobo + UXGA kit) and have assembled it. And some questions have arise. Initially i can't start start it with normal WXGA screen. I changed swith to LVDS position but screen haven't show anything. But eDP WUXGA working well and it is beauty. The mouse ran ...
by FryPpy
Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: What are the pitfalls of an X301?
Replies: 11
Views: 4623

Re: What are the pitfalls of an X301?

I tried making the same jump - from the x6xs to an x301. Other options I tried included: x62, x200, x200s, x201, x201s, x220, T420s. And how do you think about X62 as jump from X61? Some other ThingPads to stand in line: T430u - ultrabook but with the chiclet keyboard (i don't know can it be cured ...

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