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by Old Nick
Sun May 27, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: UK Users - Maplin Display Port to HDMI
Replies: 0
Views: 382

UK Users - Maplin Display Port to HDMI

Maplin are now in their absolute last days, I was able to pick up their display port to HDMI converter for the princely sum of £3 today, marked a fiver but a discount applied. Works OOTB on my Ubuntu Studio T410 and Win 10 T520 (the later I gather can be problematic sound wise). They had quite a few...
by Old Nick
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T520 memory question
Replies: 7
Views: 1713

Re: T520 memory question

Purchased, fitted & seems to work fine.
by Old Nick
Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Interchangeability of fingerprint scanners.
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Re: Interchangeability of fingerprint scanners.

The one about the big banana coloured car..... :D
by Old Nick
Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Interchangeability of fingerprint scanners.
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Re: Interchangeability of fingerprint scanners.

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:35 pm
I never use FPR so I'm not too familiar with them, sorry for my mistake.
No problem, If I'd been asked I'd have said that I had no real use for it but now that I don't have it I find I miss it.
I guess Joanie Mitchell was right!
by Old Nick
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Interchangeability of fingerprint scanners.
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Re: Interchangeability of fingerprint scanners.

Ah... Won't be doing that then.

Any good sources for a T520 FP reader?
by Old Nick
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Interchangeability of fingerprint scanners.
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Interchangeability of fingerprint scanners.

My "new" T520 has no fingerprint scanner. although it has a space for one on the bezel filled with a blank. I didn't think I'd miss it, but as it happens I do quite.

Would the unit from my T410 be a direct swap?
by Old Nick
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T520 memory question
Replies: 7
Views: 1713

Re: T520 memory question

I'm picking the memory up on Monday afternoon and will post results!
by Old Nick
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T520 memory question
Replies: 7
Views: 1713

Re: T520 memory question

Thanks Black Stuff. Inclined to give it a try as the price is rather attractive.
by Old Nick
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T520 memory question
Replies: 7
Views: 1713

T520 memory question

Picked up a tidy i5 2520M T520 this week, unfortunately it only has 4Mb onboard and I rather fancy 16.

A local dealer has Corsair Vengeance PC3-15000 @ 1866MHz SO-DIMMs in stock, are they compatible with the T520?
by Old Nick
Sun Nov 06, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 & 60Y3263 Gobi 2000
Replies: 1
Views: 944

T410 & 60Y3263 Gobi 2000

Is the 60Y3263 WWAN card a "drop in" on machines that didn't have it out of the factory?
by Old Nick
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: External housing for T410 optical drive, UK source?
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

Re: External housing for T410 optical drive, UK source?

I suppose that's a plan, just seems very wasteful. Thank you.
by Old Nick
Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: External housing for T410 optical drive, UK source?
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

External housing for T410 optical drive, UK source?

Anyone know of a UK retailer who carries external housing kits?

Would like to get it sooner rather than later.
by Old Nick
Sun Nov 08, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: TP 410 as a travelling music box.
Replies: 3
Views: 1092

Re: TP 410 as a travelling music box.

Thanks. I never use internal audio except occasionally for cueing "live", my mixers accept USB input. GPS isn't really practical at all in a laptop but as I'm installing a WWAN card anyway, if I can include the feature without inflicting problems on myself... I might as well, or at least that's how ...
by Old Nick
Sat Nov 07, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: TP 410 as a travelling music box.
Replies: 3
Views: 1092

TP 410 as a travelling music box.

Hello all, first post. I recently obtained a TP T410 for (more or less) the sole purpose of housing and playing my digital music collection. I wanted a relatively sturdy machine as I do some DJing and cheap modern machines just aren't up to being slung about, sturdy modern machines are outside my cu...

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