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by vavet
Wed May 13, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Connecting Sharp 14" 1600x1200 UXGA LQ141U1LH02
Replies: 1
Views: 282

Connecting Sharp 14" 1600x1200 UXGA LQ141U1LH02

Hi guys, I am going to resurrect an old topic that has been discussed a lot. I did searched a lot to find my answers, but unfortunately still can not resolve the problem. So here is my situation: Finally managed to find this rare screen (Sharp 14" 1600x1200 UXGA LQ141U1LH02) to mount on my 14" t601....
by vavet
Tue May 05, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 175
Views: 50798

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

ieure wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:55 am
I picked up a 3rd batch X62 semi-recently and it's very nice, aside from the palmrest heat.

For the WiFi, can someone confirm that this is a good replacement card that will run cooler than the stock one?
yes it is
by vavet
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: 1600x1200 resolution on x62!
Replies: 2
Views: 981

1600x1200 resolution on x62!

Turns out due to the fact that x62 boards use edp instead of lvds you can actually scale your sxga+ panel to show uxga. It works and works well! Frankly, maybe its my eyes, but I can not tell noticeable degradation on image quality. Of course if I could compare with native 12.1 inch uxga screen I mi...
by vavet
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: 3x2 lcd on x230 doable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1693

Re: 3x2 lcd on x230 doable?

axur-delmeria wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:45 am

Didn't those 51nb guys find unused eDP circuit traces on the X201 which they used for a similar HiDPI mod?
Do you have more details on this?
by vavet
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: 3x2 lcd on x230 doable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1693

Re: 3x2 lcd on x230 doable?

From what I've read, the Intel HD 4000 doesn't support 60Hz refresh rate at resolutions above 2560x1600, so it's best to stick to 1440p. in such case I will have to consider x201 with P130ZFA-BA1 (13.0" 2160×1440) as it has more vertical space on the lid. It alsoo supports up to 2560x1600 on displa...
by vavet
Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: 3x2 lcd on x230 doable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1693

Re: 3x2 lcd on x230 doable?

the vertical space available on an x230 lid is about 194mm, horizontal about 296mm if we take LP130QP1-SPA1 http://www.panelook.com/LPM130M364_JDI_13.0_LCM_overview_40104.html it should fit. the main issue is the controller there are these contrillers available https://www.aliexpress.com/item/330108...
by vavet
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: 3x2 lcd on x230 doable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1693

3x2 lcd on x230 doable?

Hi, saw the pics of a custom x2100 machine based on the 51nb board with a 13" 3x2 screen. Looks gorgeous. https://photos.app.goo.gl/WKjjd4Db9GhbsZnA7 Now thinking if I could install the same screen on an x230 using the fhd kit. but Not sure if the driver board will support higher resolution (3000x20...
by vavet
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 175
Views: 50798

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

just checked with 4.19 kernel still nothing.
I have done all steps described above.
by vavet
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 175
Views: 50798

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

I am configuring my x62 with fresh manjaro install. Can not make the sound work. Alsa-tools is installed but still no sound. It worked in past with mint running 4.x kernels but on manjaro I tried 5.4 and 5.5 kernels with no luck. here is what I have done so far: installed alsa-tools Created snd-hda-...
by vavet
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: modern fancontrol for linux
Replies: 0
Views: 2000

modern fancontrol for linux

hi,
I have tried all fan control programs and scripts for t61 from thinkwiki and elsewhere. all of them seem to be obsolete for modern distros (mine is Mint 19.3 with 5.3 kernel).

Is the re any modern alternative?
by vavet
Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x61s L7500 overclock by installing dell 1705 wifi card
Replies: 47
Views: 10453

Re: x61s L7500 overclock by installing dell 1705 wifi card

Pete B wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:09 am
How did you find unlocked RAM chips?
from a forum member
by vavet
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x61s L7500 overclock by installing dell 1705 wifi card
Replies: 47
Views: 10453

Re: x61s L7500 overclock by installing dell 1705 wifi card

hi, just had a chance to do a performance comparison on two x61s machines. Here are the results so far: cpu........passmark avarage......pc2-5300s unchanged......pc2-6400 spd rewritten with dell wifi l7500.......958......................1105..........................1447 l7300.......825................
by vavet
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Unlocked ddr2 ram
Replies: 0
Views: 558

LF: Unlocked ddr2 ram

I looking for unlocked ddr2 rams
one 2gb 5300S and two 2gb 6400S.
by vavet
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x61s L7500 overclock by installing dell 1705 wifi card
Replies: 47
Views: 10453

Re: x61s L7500 overclock by installing dell 1705 wifi card

Bought the dell wifi card, but none of my ram chips can be read by spdtool or rw. I suppose they are locked.
Any Idea where I can find unlocked chips of 533 and 800 ram?
by vavet
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Swiss Keyboard for t410 t420 x220
Replies: 5
Views: 1245

Re: LF: Swiss Keyboard for t410 t420 x220

Yes, I know the German keyboard and the difference is essential for one used to Swiss keyboard
by vavet
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Swiss Keyboard for t410 t420 x220
Replies: 5
Views: 1245

LF: Swiss Keyboard for t410 t420 x220

I need it for x220 but should be the same as t410, t420, t510, t520, w510, w520
Good condition is preferred
by vavet
Sun May 26, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: grey x61 keyboard, what is it?
Replies: 4
Views: 4732

grey x61 keyboard, what is it?

Hi,
got my hands on an x60/61 keyboard with greyish key caps (all keys). Is it something special? Never seen one like this before.
tactile feedback is a bit more springy, but don't know if its the intention or the fact that the kb is in good shape.
Any ideas?
by vavet
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X230 6-cell battery re-celling considerations, 30+ and 44+ battery info [includes pictures]
Replies: 8
Views: 3517

Re: X230 6-cell battery re-celling considerations, 30+ and 44+ battery info [includes pictures]

I had an interesting experience recelling my x61 battery. It turns out that the BMS from cheap Chinese batteries doesn't care about removal and change of cells. And also it easily adjusts to higher capacity cells. The bodies of these batteries are much weaker and get fully destroyed when trying to o...
by vavet
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Found: x230 or x230t in a good state
Replies: 0
Views: 702

Found: x230 or x230t in a good state

Hi,
was about to buy one from ebay than decided to try here first.
As title says: looking for an x230(t) in a good state.
Shipping to Switzerland or France (for EU sellers).
Preferences: x230t, ips screen, ssd, 8gb ram.

You can see the market prices on ebay. Looking for a better offer.
by vavet
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: 15.4 inch WSXGA+ (1680x1050) LCD for z61p
Replies: 0
Views: 600

FOUND: 15.4 inch WSXGA+ (1680x1050) LCD for z61p

Hi, I am looking for a 15.4 inch WSXGA+ (1680x1050) LCD for a z61p.
Ebay and ali has those for about $45. Was wodering if if someone would sell one to me for a bit less.
Shipping is to either France or Switzerland (preferred).
Other resolution offers are also welcome.
by vavet
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: UXGA mod for t60 14.1
Replies: 23
Views: 4054

Re: LF: UXGA mod for t60 14.1

theterminator93 wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:30 am
I see a few just popped up on eBay, if you (or anyone else) is still looking...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/264160525331?ul_noapp=true
bought one, thanks!
by vavet
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Time to crowdfund the real ThinkPad: let's see how badly we want it
Replies: 73
Views: 15711

Re: Time to crowdfund the real ThinkPad: let's see how badly we want it

I have been thinking about turning one of my t60/x61 shells into dex docs to connect to my huawei mate 10 with a type C cable. Nevertheless, the idea with the compute cards looks good as well. I have done some research, and my overall impression is that it is doable. Here few points on the challenge...
by vavet
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: DEX dock from an old Thinkpad
Replies: 2
Views: 865

DEX dock from an old Thinkpad

Few days ago I tried connecting my Huawei mate 10 pro to a screen via type-c to hdmi adapter. I was surprised how cool was the desktop experience. It really acts as a desktop, quite similar to cromeOS. The phone becomes a touchpad and you can add a keyboard through BT or if you have a type-c dock th...
by vavet
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T6x keyboard to USB/BT controller board
Replies: 6
Views: 2742

T6x keyboard to USB/BT controller board

Hi
I am looking for a controller board to use the t61 keyboard via USB or bluetooth.
There used to be a board available at
https://www.tindie.com/products/rampadc ... eceptacle/
but not available anymore.

any help in finding one is appreciated.
by vavet
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: blue shade on a QXGA screen
Replies: 8
Views: 1959

Re: blue shade on a QXGA screen

I tried changing screen to high brightness from bios, no difference. Overall situation is not that bad, the blue tint (with static ripples) is visible only on dark bg. On light bg it is normal, almost invisible. Se photos below (big ones): https://photos.app.goo.gl/JeyMZJDq6XgWxRB96 https://photos.a...
by vavet
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: blue shade on a QXGA screen
Replies: 8
Views: 1959

Re: blue shade on a QXGA screen

thanks for your input On a different note, is it my aging eyes or is that screen glossy ? yes it is glossy. See if installing Middleton's BIOS helps. It does have Phoenix bios which is similar to Middleton with lower voltage on nvidia chip. But I don't see how the bios could affect blue tint as it a...
by vavet
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: blue shade on a QXGA screen
Replies: 8
Views: 1959

blue shade on a QXGA screen

hi, Yesterday did a successful flush of the rom on a QXGA screen for my t61 build. The screen is being detected and works normally except the fact that there is a blueish tint. the photos are below (big pics): https://photos.app.goo.gl/wWGKJ3NyizdWYsLN6 https://photos.app.goo.gl/abfVXe4uufeJNWvs7 ht...
by vavet
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: fan control for x62 on linux
Replies: 15
Views: 5092

Re: fan control for x62 on linux

did anyone managed to come up with a table that eliminates the noise at all?
I have tried different combinations but the noise does come back every time.

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