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by xsixt
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: X20x/X20xT - Hydis HV121WX4-120 Matte IPS + Inverter
Replies: 11
Views: 828

Re: FS: X20x/X20xT - Hydis HV121WX4-120 Matte IPS + Inverter

If anyone is interested - make a reasonable offer. This part is being lined up for e-waste.
by xsixt
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?
Replies: 56
Views: 7366

Re: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?

As much as I have been trying to solider on with a T60p (4:3) and T61p (16:10), heels dug in, to the ergos and the screens, I'm am eagerly watching 3:2 machines pop up as the old machines chug as a main driver for daily tasks (quite fine as a secondary laptop though). Eager to jump on a second hand ...
by xsixt
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p 15.4 - Keep or ditch for W500
Replies: 13
Views: 4416

Re: T61p 15.4 - Keep or ditch for W500

A T500/W500 with T9900 CPU will beat a T61p with T8300 (although not by much). Transfer the T61p LCD to the T/W500 (both 16:10) if you like. The T510/W510 already has that crappy 16:9 screen. The ergonomics of the T61p/W500 form factor are just so good. Someone needs to fit a W520/W530 motherboard ...
by xsixt
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: X20x/X20xT - Hydis HV121WX4-120 Matte IPS + Inverter
Replies: 11
Views: 828

Re: FS: X20x/X20xT - Hydis HV121WX4-120 Matte IPS

The best display for the X200/X201 series, in terms of colour and contrast. I assume it doesn't include the tablet version? Because how is better than my X200T outdoor viewable with 400 nits IPS matte panel? No, that statement includes all the Tablet versions. Seems like you're new and a bit uninit...
by xsixt
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: X20x/X20xT - Hydis HV121WX4-120 Matte IPS + Inverter
Replies: 11
Views: 828

FS: X20x/X20xT - Hydis HV121WX4-120 Matte IPS + Inverter

Genuine Hydis HV121WX4-120 display / panel for a X20x tablet or non-table (with mods). Panel: Hydis HV121WX4-120 Finish: Matte Backlight: CCFL FRU: 42T0569 45N6091 Will throw in a free unused genuine Inverter 42W8010 / 42W009 (These can be up to $30 USD) Condition: New, unused, with shrink wrap on ...
by xsixt
Thu May 03, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W500 WUXGA vs other 16:10 15" displays?
Replies: 7
Views: 2258

Re: W500 WUXGA vs other 16:10 15" displays?

I know the Dell M4400 has a dual CCFL display. Any chance this is the compatible one for the T61/W500 etc.? If so I might just grab a whole machine, and butcher it if I don't like the ergonomics. Individual panels for hundreds of dollars are just a bit costly at the moment. EDIT: Looks like the M440...
by xsixt
Wed May 02, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Laptops: Butchered in vain
Replies: 27
Views: 2802

Re: Laptops: Butchered in vain

Has anyone ever pulled apart a Dell Precision M4600 / M6600? Gees these things make me angry, so many screws just to remove basic components, like the fan. I received one cheap and they didn't plug in the GPU fan, had to basically strip the whole laptop just to plug it in. There are so many stupid c...
by xsixt
Wed May 02, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W500 WUXGA vs other 16:10 15" displays?
Replies: 7
Views: 2258

W500 WUXGA vs other 16:10 15" displays?

The W500 LG WUXGA is really good in terms of colours, viewing angles, contrast...

BUT, it's not very bright (CCFL) and doesn't do well outdoors.

In 16:10 / 15.4, is there anything that beats this display apart from the Macbook Pro Retina?
by xsixt
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T6x 14" SXGA IPS
Replies: 11
Views: 3533

Re: T6x 14" SXGA IPS

I found, to my eyes, the 14" screens from a T60 or T61 to be better than newer non-IPS panels. Agreed as well - but that's not saying much, as newer TN panels are horrendous. Some of the worst panels I have ever seen were like immediately post GFC cheap laptops - LED backlit TN.. just nasty as. May...
by xsixt
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Laptops: Butchered in vain
Replies: 27
Views: 2802

Laptops: Butchered in vain

How many of you (if not all...!) and how many laptops have you butchered unnecessarily or by accident? Great day this week. Received parts to do a LCD conversion, to use up a panel I've had for years... mint X200T, I thought what the heck, I'll be careful - Disassemble the whole display assembly, sn...
by xsixt
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T6x 14" SXGA IPS
Replies: 11
Views: 3533

Re: T6x 14" SXGA IPS

Any "Screen Gurus" here that could suggest a close alternative if true IPS is a no-go? No problem with cutting, hacking, soldering, Dremelling or other "unusual" techniques to get a screen to work :banghead: ! I believe I read a thread on here which stated there really aren't any "good" 14" panels ...
by xsixt
Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Mystery LCD Bezel
Replies: 1
Views: 2339

Mystery LCD Bezel

Doing an LCD Swap When I extracted the panel, the bezel that came off looks like this : https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Genuine-IBM-Lenovo-X200-Tablet-LCD-Bezel-45N5352/131504568961 I am putting in a new screen, that looks like this. However, it has a plastic frame with an attached glass panel, but it a...
by xsixt
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Confirming T61p FX570 Heatsink 42W2028 fits Frankenpad?
Replies: 4
Views: 2781

Re: Confirming T61p FX570 Heatsink 42W2028 fits Frankenpad?

olex126 wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:53 am
Only minor shifting of the top fins at the rear of the fan were required for a perfect fit.
Thank you to both of you - are we talking about those copper fins which stick up near the left hinge - and are conveniently the same width and fit the wifi cables? :mrgreen:
by xsixt
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Power consumption 5100 vs 6200 Wifi
Replies: 3
Views: 2513

Power consumption 5100 vs 6200 Wifi

Just wonder if anyone has noticed any extra battery life, in upgrading from a 5100/5300 to a 6200/6300?
by xsixt
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: 51nb 8th generation intel x201 motherboard
Replies: 17
Views: 6769

Re: 51nb 8th generation intel x201 motherboard

Hey, not all Thinkpad fanboys are the same. :lol: Along with the loud whiners and complainers, there are also quite a few folks, even on this forum, who have purchased the Thinkpad 25, and love it. Well, I think fanboys and fans are not the same. True fans know what exactly they like and understand...
by xsixt
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Confirming T61p FX570 Heatsink 42W2028 fits Frankenpad?
Replies: 4
Views: 2781

Confirming T61p FX570 Heatsink 42W2028 fits Frankenpad?

This is the brilliant go to thread about building a frankenpad, where the OP suggests builds a machine with 42W2028 T61p FX570 heatsink.

However someone in the thread claims its a poor fit. Can someone confirm or deny?

/viewtopic.php?t=105114

Thanks in advance.
by xsixt
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Is this a CCFL or LED inverter?? [PIC Warning]
Replies: 5
Views: 2878

Re: Is this a CCFL or LED inverter?? [PIC Warning]

I just checked the X200T/X201T HMM. It appears some of the models don't have inverter cards, which could only mean that those have LED-backlit screens. If yours has an inverter card, then it's definitely CCFL. I wonder if they still have a "card" even though it doesn't have an inductor on it. That'...
by xsixt
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Is this a CCFL or LED inverter?? [PIC Warning]
Replies: 5
Views: 2878

Re: Is this a CCFL or LED inverter?? [PIC Warning]

axur-delmeria wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:37 am
Definitely CCFL. The big part covered in orange plastic is the inductor. LED-backlit screens don't need that.
:thumbs-UP: Big thank you. That's what I thought, but I thought I should double check! Need to order one and don't want to get the wrong bit.
by xsixt
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Is this a CCFL or LED inverter?? [PIC Warning]
Replies: 5
Views: 2878

Is this a CCFL or LED inverter?? [PIC Warning]

Is this a CCFL or LED Inverter?? https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/IsIAAOSwttVaOS-7/s-l1600.jpg ADMIN Warning : ridiculously large picture, tags removed. Please read the Forum Rules, especially section 5: https://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=14339 Lenovo just lists this as "Inverter Card" o...
by xsixt
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p 15.4 - Keep or ditch for W500
Replies: 13
Views: 4416

Re: T61p 15.4 - Keep or ditch for W500

farmall wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:36 pm
I don't see an SSD mentioned.
Folks, I've been around these forums long enough to have been educated that a SSD is a must in an old Thinkpad, so all of my thinkpads have them. I just buy used ones so I can afford more of them. :mrgreen:
by xsixt
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Do you have a X201T + decent camera? Need a favour!
Replies: 0
Views: 2441

Do you have a X201T + decent camera? Need a favour!

Just wondering if anyone has a X201 Tablet and a decent camera (with shutter settings).

I need to ask a favour, with regards to using the camera to see if there are strobing lines on the screen (while the brightness is up 100%).

Thanks in advance.
by xsixt
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p 15.4 - Keep or ditch for W500
Replies: 13
Views: 4416

T61p 15.4 - Keep or ditch for W500

As title suggests, I have a T61p, 15.4", 4gb, T8300, 1920x1200 LG screen (good).

I really like the form factor and the screen is excellent, but could do with a bit of a performance boost. Wondering if the W500 with 8GB DDR3 would give a bit of a performance boost?
by xsixt
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X200 Tablet - Fonts Jagged
Replies: 1
Views: 2952

X200 Tablet - Fonts Jagged

I disabled all cleartype in Windows 7 because the fonts looked really horrible. [In contrast my T60P the fonts look pretty good, even with cleartype enabled!] Using Tahoma (The windows XP font) the X200T now looks a bit better in Windows 7. However, in programs like Firefox the fonts in the actual w...
by xsixt
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X200T Tablet Display CCFL Parts
Replies: 0
Views: 336

WTB: X200T Tablet Display CCFL Parts

Interested in any of the following, if the price is right: For X200 Tablet: CCFL Inverter CCFL Display Cable / Wiring Harness Display Lid Top Cover OR The complete assembly (Lid + cable + inverter) MAY be interested in entire display (w/ LCD) but price would need be right, as I've already got one LC...
by xsixt
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: How to tell if X200T has CCFL or LED Screen?
Replies: 4
Views: 2716

Re: How to tell if X200T has CCFL or LED Screen?

Thanks all - I thought of the software solution after I pulled off the keyboard. Ran Monitor Asset Info Manager. LT121EE08000 Toshiba Outdoor Display, Holy **** this thing is way too bright! My suspicion was that it was LED. But it's actually such a good display in terms of backlight quality / smoot...
by xsixt
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: How to tell if X200T has CCFL or LED Screen?
Replies: 4
Views: 2716

How to tell if X200T has CCFL or LED Screen?

I really just want to find out whether it's CCFL or LCD (Don't care about hte particular screen at the moment) In the non-tablet versions, this is incredibly easy, pull off the keyboard and the display cable shows the FRU - which is different for CCFL or LED. However on the Tablet, is it display cab...
by xsixt
Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Is it possible to tell a GPU or card has been reflowed?
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Is it possible to tell a GPU or card has been reflowed?

Is there any way to visually tell a graphics card has been reflowed?
by xsixt
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: How many interest in a WQHD (2K) kit for T420s and T430s?
Replies: 38
Views: 7304

Re: How many interest in a WQHD (2K) kit for T420s and T430s?

As described in the title. Since Javi-Jie is running out of the old FHD kits, we were thinking of bringing the WQHD kits, which has been finished testing (It won't flicker like the T420/T430 non-s kits). RMS, any details on how was the flicker removed, DC backlighting or boosted into the KHz range?
by xsixt
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Best time of the year
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Re: Best time of the year

The best time of the year is here! Il ove Christmas because it is time when I get to see my family and I have to buy them all gifts, which is not really cool because I have no idea what to buy! What are your ideas, please help me with gifts! I take it you've already bought them a thinkpad or two in...

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