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by adj
Wed Dec 11, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Nostalgia for the good old days
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Re: Nostalgia for the good old days

In the "real ol' days" we used a 770x to warm our knees - still got the burn marks to show!!!
by adj
Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Questions about R50P Upgrade-QXGA and CPU
Replies: 25
Views: 4602

Re: Questions about R50P Upgrade-QXGA and CPU

I have successfully completed the upgrade and the R50p now sports a bright QXGA panel and for good measure has an upgraded M765 CPU. If you'd like to see the result please view http://picasaweb.google.com/ivories.whiteparish/ThinkPads02 When I was working with Hi-res panels many years ago, we talked...
by adj
Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel
Replies: 14
Views: 1937

Re: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel

I am sorry that this has taken a while, but I finally have a few photos of the QXGA panel in operation. When I was working on hi-res panels many years ago, we always talked of the benefits in terms of either Quantity or Quality. If you follow this link http://picasaweb.google.com/ivories.whiteparish...
by adj
Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel
Replies: 14
Views: 1937

Re: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel

Success!!

The panel has been installed and I have an R50p (QXGA) to play with.

The panel has a little light leakage, but once Windows boots up with its light background, nothing amiss is visible.

I shall look out the camera and hope to post some pictures in a few days.
by adj
Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:56 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel
Replies: 14
Views: 1937

Re: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel

Thank you for the interest in my project.

The panel has arrived and looks to be the 'real deal'. The labeling is all correct, so I'm hopeful.

The inverter and cable are now on their way from the US, so when they arrive I can get on with the upgrade.
by adj
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:57 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel
Replies: 14
Views: 1937

Re: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel

Thanks for the responses.

I have found a source for the panels in the UK.

I have bought one and it should arrive today.

The other parts are on order so I'm on track to upgrade an R50p to QXGA.
by adj
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Questions about R50P Upgrade-QXGA and CPU
Replies: 25
Views: 4602

Re: Questions about R50P Upgrade-QXGA and CPU

Thank you for the response.

I think that I now have all that is needed for the upgrade;

- R50p in-hand,

- panel should arrive today from a UK source,

- inverter and cable on order from the US.
by adj
Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Questions about R50P Upgrade-QXGA and CPU
Replies: 25
Views: 4602

Re: Questions about R50P Upgrade-QXGA and CPU

Apologies for resurrecting an old post.

I have an R50p and will hopefully have in the next few days a QXGA panel.

Would someone please point me at the post for "the QXGA upgrade on the R50P by pianowizer and others" referred to in the first post of this thread.

Thank you very much.
by adj
Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel
Replies: 14
Views: 1937

Re: Wanted Brand New QUality QXGA IPS IAX 10N or S panel

Did this result in the acquisition of a QXGA IPS panel? If so at what price?

I am interested in mod-ing a R50p from UXGA to QXGA.

Thank you.
Alan
by adj
Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A30p power management problems - Resolved
Replies: 9
Views: 2427

Re: A30p power management problems - Resolved

Thank you for the contributions which have helped to resolve these problems.

Off to find a replacement top frame, ............

Regards,
by adj
Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A30p power management problems - Resolved
Replies: 9
Views: 2427

Re: A30p power management problems

Thank you for the contributions. Success on the Catch-22 situation!!!! I am using a TP-Link861N and it was the driver supplied by TP-Link that was causing the situaton. When I updated to the chipset drivers, Atheros AR922X, all started to work. As Adda suggested, I think that I have a mechanical pro...
by adj
Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A30p power management problems - Resolved
Replies: 9
Views: 2427

Re: A30p power management problems

Thank you for the contributions. I think that I have made some progress, but have not solved what looks like a Catch-22. The only substantive hardware change I have made is to upgrade the Mini-PCI Wireless Lan Card. So I did a fresh install of WinXP but did NOT install the drivers for the upgraded c...
by adj
Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A30p power management problems - Resolved
Replies: 9
Views: 2427

Re: A30p power management problems

Please may I try a different approach to this issue.

Would someone with a A30p-WinXP system that is properly handling Power Management be willing to compare systems and identify any differences that I can learn from?

If so, please PM me to start a conversation.

Thank you.
by adj
Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A30p power management problems - Resolved
Replies: 9
Views: 2427

Re: A30p power management problems

Thank you for the reply. I tend to agree withe your analysis. I am currently using the Microsoft driver ATI Technologies Inc. 6.13.10.6278 However I have used the Lenovo when I first played with the machine. Version 7.79.7.3.3-030116a-007802C I even looked at the ATI now AMD site but couldn't find a...
by adj
Thu Aug 08, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A30p power management problems - Resolved
Replies: 9
Views: 2427

A30p power management problems - Resolved

I just acquired an A30p in very good condition. I love the UXGA screen, even better than the 770x-SXGA. So far I have - replaced the HDD with a faster, larger model - replaced the mini-PCI wireless card with a TP-Link N model (also used in my x30 with no problems) - increased the memory to 1GB - loa...
by adj
Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 560X LCD panel, is it custom or generic?
Replies: 2
Views: 2031

Re: Thinkpad 560X LCD panel, is it custom or generic?

Compgeke, What terrible bad luck for that to happen to a 560x. I have a 560x to remind me of the days when it and I traveled to the IBM Yamato Lab as part of my work. On one trip, the panel in my 560x died, so it was straight round to the flat-panel group to have it fixed. I learned that there were ...
by adj
Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Any 555BJ or 330C in the forum?
Replies: 14
Views: 4789

Re: Any 555BJ or 330C in the forum?

Jack-Zhan,

Is the 555BJ still there?

Does it have an HDD installed?

If YES, then please send me a PM.

Best wishes,
by adj
Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: [CLOSED] 701 Torex T1 screws - wanted for rebuild
Replies: 2
Views: 2619

Re: 701 Torex T1 screws - wanted for rebuild

Thank you for the most helpful reply. I have managed to get a set of original 701 screws, although I went down the remote control Helicopter route and found some Phillips head M1x3 screws as a backup. The thread (pun not intended!!) you pointed me at was interesting, particularly since I used to wor...
by adj
Thu May 23, 2013 3:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: [CLOSED] 701 Torex T1 screws - wanted for rebuild
Replies: 2
Views: 2619

[CLOSED] 701 Torex T1 screws - wanted for rebuild

Hello, Would anyone be able to help me obtain a set of the 4 tiny screws from the front of a 701? Mine have stripped and are stopping me completing the rebuild of my venerable 701c. It is of sentimental value to me, because John Karidis, the designer of the Butterfly keyboard, was a work colleague o...
by adj
Thu May 16, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: IBM or Lenovo Desktops/Workstations/ThinkStations only
Topic: HDD caddy for Japan only IBM 5538
Replies: 1
Views: 3721

Re: HDD caddy for Japan only IBM 5538

Please can one of our Japanese members help me. I am looking for the 2nd HDD caddy to go into my PC Stream (5538-VWD). This uses the same caddy as for the ThinkPad models such as M23V, C23V and TP550/555BJ. I think that these are Japan only machines. The reference says that "the caddy is almost the ...
by adj
Thu May 02, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: [CLOSED] x30 and x31/2 keyboard compatibility
Replies: 2
Views: 991

Re: x30 and x31/2 keyboard compatibility

Thank you for the quick, helpful response.
by adj
Thu May 02, 2013 9:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: [CLOSED] x30 and x31/2 keyboard compatibility
Replies: 2
Views: 991

[CLOSED] x30 and x31/2 keyboard compatibility

There are different P/Ns for the x30 and x31/2 keyboards. However the parts look identical.

Would someone like to either confirm or deny that they are indeed compatible.

Thank you in advance for your help.
by adj
Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 701c thinkpad upgrade
Replies: 18
Views: 5456

Re: 701c thinkpad upgrade

Good news!! I have managed to source a new board for my aging 701c for $17!!! The shipping costs to the UK were considerably more than this. Now looking forward to having my Butterfly back in operation as my tribute to John Karidis, the inventor and designer of the keyboard. Thank you to the board m...
by adj
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 701c thinkpad upgrade
Replies: 18
Views: 5456

Re: 701c thinkpad upgrade

Badaboom,
Just checking.
Did you get my PM?
Thanks,
by adj
Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 701c thinkpad upgrade
Replies: 18
Views: 5456

Re: 701c thinkpad upgrade

I have sent you a PM
Regards,
by adj
Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 701c thinkpad upgrade
Replies: 18
Views: 5456

Re: 701c thinkpad upgrade

Thank you for the reply.
I guess that the hunt goes on.
by adj
Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: IBM or Lenovo Desktops/Workstations/ThinkStations only
Topic: HDD caddy for Japan only IBM 5538
Replies: 1
Views: 3721

HDD caddy for Japan only IBM 5538

I have an IBM 5538 which was an IBM Japan only Desktop with an LCD screen. Details can be found at http://homepage3.nifty.com/sandy55/5538/5538.htm The machine will support a second HDD but requires a special caddy, details of which are on the web-page. Can anyone help me get one of these caddies? T...
by adj
Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 701c thinkpad upgrade
Replies: 18
Views: 5456

Re: 701c thinkpad upgrade

My 701C is slowly dying - CMOS battery failed, on-board memory giving errors, ...
Would you please tell me where you got the improved board from?
Thank you,
ADJ
by adj
Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:55 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [CLOSED] 770x inverter - WANTED
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: 770x inverter - WANTED - Solved

Thank you for the useful pointer.

I had lying around a 770 which on investigation shared the inverter with a 770x.

Problem solved, and it is nice to have that bright, high res screen back!!!!!!

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