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by boutch55555
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 309669

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Someone posted a kernel patch (workaround) for the display issue (not showing randomly) on Linux.
by boutch55555
Tue May 21, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far
Replies: 180
Views: 37154

Re: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far

Nitro uses stock cables from x240/50/60/70, won't help much finding longer ones. The only working solution I found so far are the extensions. They need to be HQ-LED30-156, 30 pin to 30 pin.
by boutch55555
Sat May 04, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far
Replies: 180
Views: 37154

Re: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far

Better late than never. I started a new job at an animation studio and they let me borrow their i1 Display. I'll try to find time to do the other panels I have over the weekend.
by boutch55555
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 309669

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

If it's the patch from here, it doesn't work, it just disables, doesn't remap. It's meant for the other mods that use USB for backlight control.
by boutch55555
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

I have one of those with the bios but I didn't try it yet.

I don't know of a patch that works with the x220, only x230.

IIRC with the x220 you can use Lenovo's tools, the bios wasn't signed, no need for the pi ans clip. But you won't be able to patch it without the patch itself.
by boutch55555
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0
Replies: 36
Views: 10370

Re: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0

It can be lightly glued (serviceable) and still be pretty strong. Like this but with only the corner pads exposed. Slide a thin bendable ruler under it to detach the pads. But yeah, sides are tight. There might be room for 0.5-0.7mm rubber spacer on the sides though.
by boutch55555
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 309669

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Labeled 0R2J-2, should be a 0402 size, 0 ohm resistor. You could replace it with a wire, but it shouldn't be too hard to find a replacement if you have an old dead laptop motherboard around.
by boutch55555
Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 309669

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

here is this board but I dont have any instructions how to build this in. You can use superbuy to order stuff from taobao. It is fairly easy. AFAIK you won't be able to get it alone, KK only do installs, doesn't sell DIY kits. This one you can get as a kit. Install is similar to nitro's board, sold...
by boutch55555
Sat Sep 01, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

You might want to flash the EC again. Release notes say it's still 1.14, should be fine.
by boutch55555
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

It was made for 2.67 or earlier, tested ok with 2.68 and 2.70, will probably work. I'll try to take the time to test it over the weekend.
by boutch55555
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Here are files for patching the bios. I used those instructions with the raspberry pi and flashrom to extract and flash the bios.
by boutch55555
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far
Replies: 180
Views: 37154

Re: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far

I have a friend that has one, I'll test the W11 vs AUO once I get the new panel. It just arrived in Canada, so it should be early next week.
by boutch55555
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far
Replies: 180
Views: 37154

Re: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far

Those are the extensions I used (needs 2 for nitrocaster's board). evening_hunger recently got the wrong part when ordering those though. Make sure they ship part HQ-LED30-156 if going that route. Those are not needed if you go with the taobao's boards, like this one.
by boutch55555
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far
Replies: 180
Views: 37154

Re: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far

redbluerat wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:03 pm
Hi, just wondering if there's a consensus on the best screen for this. I want to avoid the xps panel because of the auto brightness / CABC. Is there a perfect panel for this build?
Right now I'd say B133HAN04.6 for ease of fitting and lack of CABC. Got one in the mail, didn't test it yet though.
by boutch55555
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Does it have a model number on the side ? Mines were HQ-LED30-156. Maybe they sent the wrong part... In which case I'd contact them.
by boutch55555
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

I'm pretty sure you just got it on the wrong side, pictures on the site are bottom and front view. It needs to be folded 2 times on one end to have the correct orientation, something like this. Same in the junction between the 2 ribbons, except with a single fold. Ain't pretty but works...
by boutch55555
Thu May 24, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Wifi and HDD are still working, bluetooth doesn't show up, but that might be because I removed the integrated bluetooth adapter to use an Intel 7260.
by boutch55555
Wed May 23, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Hi fellow Canadian, This one is 1440p. I used superbuy for the transaction, pretty helpful staff when I needed to contact the seller. You can source the panel yourself, but I'll leave it to others for specific models, I didn't use those (I hate scaling) and I'm too lazy to search. That board will wo...
by boutch55555
Tue May 15, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

It's the stock cable that was in the laptop for LVDS.
by boutch55555
Mon May 07, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Describe "interference" ?

I got some 1/4s backlight drops once in a while on the bus with one of taobao's mods. I never had any issue with nitro's boards + extenders.
by boutch55555
Fri May 04, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Those are the same as the one shipped by nitrocaster, won't be long enough.
by boutch55555
Fri May 04, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

I didn't find alternative longer cables, but you could get a couple of those extensions, that's what I used with my W11 panel.
by boutch55555
Tue May 01, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0
Replies: 36
Views: 10370

Re: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0

For easier diagnosing, I'd say do the mod first. Once it's working go ahead with flashing, you can restore anyway...
by boutch55555
Tue May 01, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0
Replies: 36
Views: 10370

Re: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0

Without the patch, the original LVDS interface is still exposed to the OS. So when selecting active displays you will still have it doing nothing. AFAIK that's basically all it does, strip it from the exposed hardware. The USB port used for backlight control is one that was on the dock. With more mi...
by boutch55555
Tue May 01, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0
Replies: 36
Views: 10370

Re: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0

Cables included, should be all that's required. Antennas can be modded, but you can order new "flat" ones if you prefer. Bios flash is not required, but it's a nice touch not to have a unused output when using FN keys. I linked the software to control brightness in the post you quoted. Fallback is a...
by boutch55555
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 309669

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Are you saying you're holding it without the latch ? I wouldn't do that. It seems quality for that connector went down from rev 3 to 4. I had 2 pins sticking out of the gate, no way to put them back. I bent it outwards until the center snapped. You might be able to take it out in 1 piece but it's ab...
by boutch55555
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0
Replies: 36
Views: 10370

Re: Thinkpad X230 successful upgrade to 13.3 FHD & msata3.0

Buy this board through superbuy. You can also get the bezel if you don't want to cut it yourself. Mod the lid using this guide . Solder a wire on the 3rd cap from the right, "*" in this picture and pass it through the board before doing the rest of the solders. Get a B133HAN04.6 panel since it doesn...
by boutch55555
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Mystery X220 FHD board, and Linux.
Replies: 2
Views: 1576

Re: Mystery X220 FHD board, and Linux.

Doesn't look likes the boards I got, this one uses the LVDS connector, might require mirroring. When patching the kernel, did you adjust the model number to match your motherboard ? It should show up early in dmesg. Also, try pressing 2 sec on the power button to put it to sleep then wake it up.
by boutch55555
Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

You can disable the old screen, no mirroring needed for this board.

If short press on power button doesn't cycle brightness there might be a issue with the solders, I'll take a picture when I get back home.

The app will add another icon in the tray.
by boutch55555
Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 117
Views: 33105

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Yes, it works without bios flash. I just sent you a PM with a link for the app.

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