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by rewt
Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181171

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Too bad. The board is not intended to be removed without heatgun - new solder melts into the holes on the motherboard which are filled with lead-free solder. The assembled thing looks like this (left - before soldering, right - after soldering): http://i.imgur.com/HwVcJ84s.png I'll add some precaut...
by rewt
Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181171

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

@nitrocaster

Long story short, I made a booboo. Managed to accidentally remove two of the solder point collets when desoldering the card (wanted to show a friend) so I guess I need to get another. How's your preorder list looking, is the next batch filled?
by rewt
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181171

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hi Nitrocaster, I finished the modification and surprisingly it worked out of the box. Windows looks great; on Linux I have flickering green pixels (does not hurt much; just looks strange ...) Sounds like perhaps bad solders? I had the same green pixels issue in Linux but it was solved by resolderi...
by rewt
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74882

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Anyone here trying this mod to use with hackintosh? As i know x220 is fully hackintoshable ultrabook, with almost everything works even in sierra hack. I just quickly tried to boot into Sierra, but was met with a black screen instead of login prompt. I've read somewhere that you can add screen reso...
by rewt
Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74882

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

:banana:
by rewt
Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74882

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Mine arrived to Sweden some days ago. I am still to pick it up, however. Will probably do that today.
by rewt
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74882

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

nitrocaster wrote:
rewt wrote:In figure 6, is the aux power wire solder bridging the upper and lower left pads? It sure looks like it anyway. :)
Yes, that's correct. Both pads belong to the same net.
Great! Thanks. Now all I will need is (well, the kit obviously, and) a steady hand to pull this through.
by rewt
Tue Dec 20, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74882

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

I have a question regarding installation for the x220.

In figure 6, is the aux power wire solder bridging the upper and lower left pads? It sure looks like it anyway. :)
by rewt
Mon Dec 19, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1010
Views: 181171

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Woohoo, can hardly wait! Thanks again for your incredible work.
by rewt
Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74882

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

I am very interested! Is there any tutorial or howto or manual to get? Yes: after that, the new screen fits in the place of the old, or is there some additional mod? Some additional work is required. See preliminary manual: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2mH6ffKfXjCS0hNblIxOE5JQ00 And when all ...
by rewt
Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 521
Views: 74882

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Great job, nitrocaster! Hope I'll be able to pick one of these up as many others here. :)

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