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by unixed
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: LG Gram 17 - 16:10 display
Replies: 15
Views: 1803

Re: LG Gram 17 - 16:10 display

What kind of surface treatment does the screen have, is it matte? Do you know the color depth (bpp)? Do you know which model screen it is exactly? "read-edid" (debian linux and derivatives at least) would dump the screen name, or you can use sysfs, for instance xxd /sys/class/drm/card0-LVDS-1/edid i...
by unixed
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s
Replies: 73
Views: 4820

Re: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s

Add the penryn microcode to the Middleton 1.24-1.00 BIOS (15.0" R61), flash it, put in a penryn CPU, it still won't run. Replace with the original CPU, it runs.
Adding microcode is not a sufficient condition for a CPU to run.
by unixed
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s
Replies: 73
Views: 4820

Re: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s

There are different BIOSes for the 15.4" R61(i), your (since it is an R61i) machine type would have to be 8932 to use the 2.24-1.08 Middleton or official/stock BIOS which forms its basis. I should point out that the 15.0" R61 is (rev b 6 ) so if yours is in fact (rev b a ) then you've confirmed it i...
by unixed
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s
Replies: 73
Views: 4820

Re: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s

I can't check that soon either but I'm reasonably certain there is no BIOS option that would re-enable it. The Ricoh chips are probably different (I don't have a 15.4" R61), for instance on my 15.4" T61p the Ricoh chip is identically identified except for (rev ba) and it handles Cardbus (0), Firewir...
by unixed
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s
Replies: 73
Views: 4820

Re: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s

... I find that it could be done the same way with phlash16 under a DOS environment ... Yes, you can do this in principle, just flash only the *.FL1 file which you can rename if you want. You may have to decompress it beforehand. Flashing from DOS/freeDOS is safest (wrt flashing from any other OS o...
by unixed
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s
Replies: 73
Views: 4820

Re: Decision: T60p UXGA vs. X61s

No, your laptop won't start with the T8100. You have to additionally flash the 2.24-1.08 Middleton BIOS (15.4" R61) sans the EC firmware using the original CPU, see Peak2Peak and also this thread for details. The common mistake (the statement that flashing the Middleton 1.24-1.00 BIOS (15.0" R61) is...
by unixed
Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Frankenpad T60 Motherboard Choice
Replies: 8
Views: 1541

Re: Frankenpad T60 Motherboard Choice

The 15.4" T61p motherboard has 256MB VRAM, QWERTY Andreas shows how he built the particular frankenpad you're interested in. If you don't really want or need the 256MB VRAM 15.4" T61p (FX 570M) graphics power using a 14.1" motherboard is a much easier build, but even the 128MB VRAM 14.1" T61p (FX 57...
by unixed
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: A sturdy, modern successor to x200?
Replies: 7
Views: 4633

Re: A sturdy, modern successor to x200?

If the USB ports are of the same material as those used on the *500 series then it's best to avoid using them (if the central ridge breaks you may not be able to boot because of a short) and use a flush-mount USB expresscard adapter instead. That has the added advantage that if the port gets damaged...
by unixed
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can W500 motherboard go into T60?
Replies: 29
Views: 5527

Re: Can W500 motherboard go into T60?

T60p or T61p 15.4" models can use either WUXGA or WSXGA+ screens. If you had a 15.4" T60p then putting in a T61 planar undoubtedly makes sense for the benefits you've listed and more, for instance you can use up to 8GB of RAM rather than approximately 3GB. If you don't already have a 15.4" T60p simp...
by unixed
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can W500 motherboard go into T60?
Replies: 29
Views: 5527

Re: Can W500 motherboard go into T60?

As far as the W/T500 planar is concerned you would have the same main difficulties, i.e. the offset display connector and the different ports on the left. You wouldn't have to remove the interposer board bosses on the structure frame, but really that doesn't reduce the difficulty significantly. More...
by unixed
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Frankenpad users - do you have any issues with your UXGAs?
Replies: 12
Views: 2132

Re: Frankenpad users - do you have any issues with your UXGAs?

What CPU are you using and at what FSB frequency?
by unixed
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Frankenpad users - do you have any issues with your UXGAs?
Replies: 12
Views: 2132

Re: Frankenpad users - do you have any issues with your UXGAs?

Yes, that is what I meant, since the inverter no longer inverts the current it no longer functions as an inverter.
by unixed
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Frankenpad users - do you have any issues with your UXGAs?
Replies: 12
Views: 2132

Re: Frankenpad users - do you have any issues with your UXGAs?

Remove the entire LCD assembly from the nvs140m unit, attach it to the X3100 unit. If the problem persists it's with the X3100 unit. Attach the LCD asm from the X3100 unit to the nvs140m unit, if the problem persists it's with the LCD/inverter. If this is the case you can eliminate one or the other ...
by unixed
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Reasons why the 14" screen got terrible options.
Replies: 68
Views: 6993

Re: Reasons why the 14" screen got terrible options.

There was a 14.1" SXGA+ flexview (124.1 DPI) planned by BOE HYDIS but unfortunately didn't go into production.
That chicken was named "HV141P01" before it was hatched.
by unixed
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Boe Hydis UXGA better than modern IPS?
Replies: 50
Views: 11187

Re: Boe Hydis UXGA better than modern IPS?

Lister wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:20 am
... Sharp LQ150U1LH22 screen. Do you know if anyone uses ASV technology?
It does not use ASV technology.
by unixed
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can W500 motherboard go into T60?
Replies: 29
Views: 5527

Re: Can W500 motherboard go into T60?

.. there are a lot of mount points that have to be cut off... Those bosses are for the T60 interposer card and the W500 planar does not utilize it, similar to the R61 planar. The W500 LCD cable connector on the planar is offset to the right relative to that of the T60 which is a more significant pr...
by unixed
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: 701ds for sale on eBay
Replies: 12
Views: 1424

Re: 701ds for sale on eBay

Thank you, RealBlackStuff, especially for the links.
by unixed
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: 701ds for sale on eBay
Replies: 12
Views: 1424

Re: 701ds for sale on eBay

I was interested in this or similar but the best price I was quoted for postage from those who would post internationally was US $272 (UPS Worldwide Saver) to the UK.
Please let me know what other postal services I can suggest as alternatives should the opportunity again arise? Thanks.
by unixed
Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61/R61 motherboard confusion
Replies: 3
Views: 1348

Re: T61/R61 motherboard confusion

The T61 14.1" 4:3 planar is based on the equivalent T60 one, which is why you can slot it into the T60 interposer board and use it in a 15.0" T60 to create the common frankenpad with minor modification of the T60 structure frame. Here you re-use the interposer bosses (the threaded protrusions) on th...
by unixed
Wed May 24, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T61p 14" 4:3
Replies: 10
Views: 1551

Re: WTB: T61p 14" 4:3

That does not work, wrong (15.4") motherboard for a 14.1" non-widescreen T61. All frankenpads have a wrong motherboard, some more wrong than others. It does work, see here , for example. I currently have a NVS 140m for extremely basic CAD designing and DX9/EARLY DX10 gaming. 128MB is not the issue ...
by unixed
Mon May 22, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T61p 14" 4:3
Replies: 10
Views: 1551

Re: WTB: T61p 14" 4:3

If you require the most powerful gpu in 14.1" or 15.0" 4:3 format you can use a 15.4" T61p planar with 256MB QUADRO FX570M gpu.
by unixed
Mon May 22, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad R400/R500 Series
Topic: Hacked Off!!! My Beloved R500...
Replies: 11
Views: 7442

Re: Hacked Off!!! My Beloved R500...

You could replace your R500 exactly if you know enough detail. The WSXGA+ resolution hints that it may have had discrete graphics (ATI), is that correct? Do you know the exact make of screen? You may as well give the L430 a fair chance now that you've purchased it, but you have the option of replaci...
by unixed
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61t SXGA+ screen bubbles
Replies: 1
Views: 2473

Re: X61t SXGA+ screen bubbles

Hello and welcome to the forum! If you search the forum, a beneficial practice to familiarise yourself with, you'll find this has been contemplated and tried before, but without success. If you want to use that SXGA+ screen in the tablet and can't tolerate the bubbles your only recourse is to remove...
by unixed
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W700 - possible cock-up
Replies: 7
Views: 11426

Re: W700 - possible cock-up

Indeed- either a Quadro FX 2700M or Quadro FX 3700M will work. NO OTHER MXM-II video cards(GeForce 8800M, 9800M) will work. I have used multiple FX 2700Ms and 3700Ms from different sourced laptops, and the W700 will power on with them just fine with no issues in Windows. Quadros from both Clevo lap...
by unixed
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: T61p 15.4" planar/systemboard post 08/08 1104A2 dated 256 MB NVIDIA FX 570M
Replies: 3
Views: 964

SOLD: T61p 15.4" planar/systemboard post 08/08 1104A2 dated 256 MB NVIDIA FX 570M

Sold to a forum member. For sale is a 15.4" T61p systemboard with a 256 MB NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M graphics chip. This particular chip is sought-after since it was manufactured in the 4th week of 2011, well past the last manufacture date of the infamous faulty nVidia chips, which spawned the post 08/0...
by unixed
Tue Feb 28, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Giving some love to my X61
Replies: 47
Views: 8946

Re: Giving some love to my X61

axur-delmeria wrote:He's using an X61T board in an X61 chassis, as stated in the initial post.
He then listed his current LCD as one having a pinout for a X60/X61, hence the subsequent discussion.

What screen did you use when you had a X61T board in a X61 chassis?
by unixed
Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Giving some love to my X61
Replies: 47
Views: 8946

Re: Giving some love to my X61

That looks like a X61T. So either the LCD is different to what you've listed, or you're using a cable adapter. You can just use an AFFS or PVA CCFL Tablet panel after some physical modifications without needing a cable adapter.
by unixed
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Giving some love to my X61
Replies: 47
Views: 8946

Re: Giving some love to my X61

What screen are you currently using? N121X5-L06, which is not a bad panel at all - as far as TN panels go. Either you've listed the wrong panel, the wrong systemboard, or you're using an adapter. If you press F1 on startup and list the first 7 digits of your System-unit serial no. we can tell you w...
by unixed
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 4:3 14.1'' Best screen available?
Replies: 26
Views: 8497

Re: T61 4:3 14.1'' Best screen available?

supposely not all the Quanta QD14FL07 screens work for the t61? http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-SCREEN-QD14FL07-14-1-SXGA-QUANTA-DISPLAY-MATTE-FINISH-/271800485265?hash=item3f48924591:g:enUAAOSwMgdXyCP7 You should dismiss his quote "Note: This will NOT work in a IBM/Lenovo T60 or T61" immediately as in...

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