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by harryK
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FHD Thinkpad T430s, i7-3520M, 16Gb LPDDR3, 500Gb SSD, FHD IPS screen, docking station, 3 batteries
Replies: 2
Views: 1548

[SOLD] FHD Thinkpad T430s, i7-3520M, 16Gb LPDDR3, 500Gb SSD, FHD IPS screen, docking station, 3 batteries

Hello, I have for sale a top spec Thinkpad T430s, customized with a beautiful B140HAN01 IPS Full-HD screen (1920x1080). The machine is offered with an ultrabay battery, a fresh genuine Lenovo 81+ battery, a spare genuine battery, and a docking station. The machine was carefully built and gently used...
by harryK
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

Huh, okay. This is what powertop tells me: https://i.imgur.com/lsUvuRR.png But I'm not sure if it's accurate. It's a bit odd, your powertop output. Seems garbled. Try and extend the window vertically. This is what mine looks like https://imgur.com/a/MfPd3. Notice how package c-states are shown as (...
by harryK
Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

I will first ask how is it improved though. 1, SIM card slot to replace the Nano standard size, in order to adapt to the mainstream SIM card installation; 2, 2.5 inch hard drive interface out to 1mm, in order to more easily install 2.5-inch hard drive; 3, M.2 interface is fully compatible with SATA...
by harryK
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

Also, ASPM has to be manually switched on in the BIOS for all PCI lanes, as well as DevSleep if you use an AHCI/SATA ssd. Under which subsection does one find these settings? I tried poking around for a good while, but couldn't seem to find anything :( https://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?p=81...
by harryK
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

greenblob wrote:
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:48 am
Have you managed to get powertop to report power draw?
Nope. Check with 'upower -d'
by harryK
Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

I get 4 hours on the small 4 cell battery, 8/9 on the 6 cell. For some reason power consumption seems higher with the 4 cell battery. Could it be because of the higher voltage? (14.4v the 4 cell, 11v the 6 cell). My machine idles a little below 5w with the 4 cell, a little below 4 with the 6 cell (3...
by harryK
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

greenblob wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:21 pm
Is there a way to update without Windows?
Make a FreeDOS bootable USB stick, uncompress the .rar into the usb stick, boot from it and launch update.BAT
by harryK
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

It seems they removed SATA support on the M2 slot, my drive wasn't being detected but moving it to the 2.5 bay with an adapter worked. This is probably a bug then. Is this the M.2 slot or the mSATA slot next to the WLAN card? Also, did you notice other relevant changes? Might not be worth upgrading...
by harryK
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

Tyruiop wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:48 am
harryK: did you get the volume buttons of the keyboard to work on Arch? If yes, could you explain how did you do it? Thanks!
Didn't do anything. They worked in GNOME oob
by harryK
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

Ah, that fixed it. Still having the SATA controller issue: [ 46.459669] ahci 0000:00:17.0: controller reset failed (0x80000001) [ 46.459673] dpm_run_callback(): pci_pm_resume+0x0/0xa0 returns -5 [ 46.459679] PM: Device 0000:00:17.0 failed to resume async: error -5 Would you mind posting your SATA/R...
by harryK
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

Re: X210s

The most glaring issues are the lack of ALPM for NVMe drives and a nasty SATA controller issue which renders drives unreadable after resuming from suspend, requiring a hard reboot. I don't have these. The sata controller resumes ok, and nvme ASPM can be turned on in the bios: you have to manually s...
by harryK
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 11044

X210s

So, I recently acquired an X210 "kit" from the usual suspects, 51nb. The kit comprises of motherboard and screen, both near drop-in replacements for a standard X201/X201s. I installed it in the greatest thinkpad shell of all times (imho ;-), that of the X201s. Here's my initial report after a few of...
by harryK
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: want to buy X60s 22 flush battery
Replies: 13
Views: 1306

Re: want to buy X60s 22 flush battery

There's one for sale in the UK https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lenovo-Think ... 1429588924

No mention of the remaining capacity though.
by harryK
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X61/X62 speaker mod possibilities
Replies: 13
Views: 2236

Re: X61/X62 speaker mod possibilities

Stereo configuration is indeed possible. The speakers from the X6* dock are a drop in replacement, for instance. People have used the speaker set from a T410 as well
by harryK
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 170
Views: 27786

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

fatpolomanjr wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:23 am
Nice! I'll definitely check it out
Good, let us know how it goes plz
by harryK
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [FS] 51nb X62/X62s motherboard (second batch) - Core i7-5500U: 400GBP/450EUR + shipping
Replies: 4
Views: 1963

Re: [FS] 51nb X62/X62s motherboard (second batch) - Core i7-5500U: 400GBP/450EUR + shipping

vavet wrote:
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:18 am
And what would be the price with both fan options?
+30GBP
by harryK
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 170
Views: 27786

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

I have a 2nd batch X62 with bios 1012 and embedded controller (ec) 0106. The ec is really meant for the 3rd batch and later, but I've found it works perfectly for the 2nd batch aside from one issue: at lower temps (35-37 deg C) instead of turning off the fan goes full blast. All I have to do is str...
by harryK
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: X62 (>=3rd batch)
Replies: 5
Views: 1273

Re: WTB: X62 (>=3rd batch)

vavet wrote:
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:12 pm
Hi, I am looking for x62 Kit, I have all the goodies to build a machine myself so the mobo with related parts is preferred.
But also open for machine offeres.
What are the advantages of 3rd batch over the previous?
by harryK
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [FS] 51nb X62/X62s motherboard (second batch) - Core i7-5500U: 400GBP/450EUR + shipping
Replies: 4
Views: 1963

Re: [FS] 51nb X62/X62s motherboard (second batch) - Core i7-5500U: 400GBP/450EUR + shipping

el-sahef wrote:
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:05 pm
If you sell the motherboard and the buyer wants the X61s heatsink, would you sell the X61 non-s heatsink separately?
I can do that :-)
by harryK
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [FS] 51nb X62/X62s motherboard (second batch) - Core i7-5500U: 400GBP/450EUR + shipping
Replies: 4
Views: 1963

[FS] 51nb X62/X62s motherboard (second batch) - Core i7-5500U: 400GBP/450EUR + shipping

For sale a fully working X62 i7 (5500U) motherboard. The processor is not the "engineering sample" version, but the regular i7. Can ship with the big normal thermal compound or the slim heatsink+fan to fit an X60s/x61s shell, at buyer's choice. Will post pictures if there's some interest.
Cheers!
by harryK
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 170
Views: 27786

Re: Crazy 51nb method to reduce palmrest heat

I have put my board into an X60 s case, so I have a smaller fan than most people (I modified the non-s fan assembly for it though, so I have the bigger heat pipes). My CPU idles around 40°C (core/package) and 43°C (thermal zone sensors). http://i.imgur.com/fgOgdrH.png I also put mine in an -s case ...
by harryK
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 170
Views: 27786

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

dmdsoftware wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:28 pm
Here is also a pro tp.

Since you wont' be needing the X60/1 media slice dock anymore, you can open it up and use the stereo speakers in it (4 pin, 2 speakers).
Cool! Is that a drop in or are there modifications to be made?
by harryK
Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: LVDS 13.3 FHD IPS screen 90% color gamut
Replies: 4
Views: 2359

Re: LVDS 13.3 FHD IPS screen 90% color gamut

boutch55555 wrote:
Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:54 pm
Not possible on a x230. Auto translate on chrome got me "lvds crack", perhaps a patch to enable backlight control without screen mirroring.
I interpreted it as "lvds, crack white list", as the only screen with "99%" color gamut (90% actually) is the one I linked, and it's LVDS.
by harryK
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: LVDS 13.3 FHD IPS screen 90% color gamut
Replies: 4
Views: 2359

LVDS 13.3 FHD IPS screen 90% color gamut

This Taobao seller (https://2.taobao.com/item.htm?id=555910282478) offers a modded X230 with a 13.3" FHD screen that uses the LVDS interface, apparently with 90% NTSC coverage. The panel must be this one: http://www.panelook.com/LQ133M1LW01_SHARP_13.3_LCM_overview_24644.html It uses 2 lvds channels,...
by harryK
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Where to get an X62s heatsink + fan
Replies: 6
Views: 1297

Re: Where to get an X62s heatsink + fan

NonesensE wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:49 pm
Good luck! :)
WOAH! Thanks.
I don't have the equipment at hand to try that, though. I'll have to keep searching a little more for a ready made one.
by harryK
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 170
Views: 27786

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

- The speaker in both my X machines is a single speaker with a 2 pin connector. The X62 motherboard only accepts a 4 pin connector. Checking online, this appears to accept a two speaker configuration like the T420. I have access to a T420, so I will be trying the speaker. I was wondering whether yo...
by harryK
Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Where to get an X62s heatsink + fan
Replies: 6
Views: 1297

Re: Where to get an X62s heatsink + fan

But, apart from the fan, isn't the normal heatsink too large for an X60s/X61s case? Yep. I modified it. I was inspired by el sahef's tablet mod . Here's the first try with an X6xs fan and here the improved version with an X200s (maglev) fan. As said, for my pictures you have to log in. I can't post...

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