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by Mrtn
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hi, I'm sorry for posting another reply for troubleshooting a problem, but I didn't manage to find an answer. My x230 had display with the FHD mod, but after cleaning the fan I don't get any display on the internal screen. Also no backlight visible. VGA is still working and the board is powered, I a...
by Mrtn
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I would guess as that's where I got it from: https://review.coreboot.org/c/coreboot/+/28950/ Amazingly it works with the mentioned commit (Bridging J1 and disconnecting Aux Power). Let's hope for better battery life in suspend. There is no display output of the coreboot prompt (Boot options etc.), ...
by Mrtn
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Just to be sure, does the brightness control work with the Coreboot patch, just as usual?

I read the firmware from my X220, will also mod my X230 when I got all the parts to made that a 13" laptop.

And are the problems with docking stations also solved or do they still need to be taped?
by Mrtn
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod
Replies: 356
Views: 104682

Re: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod

What's the last update? Do all the keys work? (Home/end/pgup/pgdown/insert etc)? And the caps-lock light? All regular keys work. Some Fn combos (like Fn+F12, probably Fn+F3) don't work. Caps Lock light does not work. Thanks! I'll receive another x230 this weekend, then I'll start modding it with Ni...
by Mrtn
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod
Replies: 356
Views: 104682

Re: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod

Hi!

I would really like to do this mod in a few days.
My goal is to build a 13.3 inch X230 with the X220 keyboard. :D

What's the last update? Do all the keys work? (Home/end/pgup/pgdown/insert etc)?
And the caps-lock light?

Thanks!
by Mrtn
Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

What's the current status of a patched Coreboot on the X220? On the X230 I read some success stories, but nothing about the X220?
Would like to struggle less when connecting another screen :)
by Mrtn
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

... Does it boot into Windows or stucks somewhere before? If you can change brightness from the very beginning, that means FHD display is not detected by system. I guess it will try to boot Windows, sometimes when I turn it on and off multiple times I'll get display in the Windows startup repair. B...
by Mrtn
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

The last week my laptop starts with showing a blank screen after waking up/booting. What OS are you running? I have seen reports that the latest Windows 10 updates can cause this. https://www.askwoody.com/ I'm running W10Pro in dualboot with Linux Mint, but usally I run Windows. My installation is ...
by Mrtn
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hi all, I'm working for a few months now with the FHD mod. The last week my laptop starts with showing a blank screen after waking up/booting. My backlight is turning on, but no display is shown, not even the bios screen. Once I got display it's working perfect, no flickering etc. at all, but the bl...
by Mrtn
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

nitrocaster wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:23 am
No, if you got image on display your soldering if fine. Maybe there are different versions of the same dock, IDK.
Then I'll start playing with tape!


One other question:

Had anyone tried this mod with Coreboot? It looks very interesting but I don't know how the mod reacts on it.
by Mrtn
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

jfyi2: ultrabase 3 works only with 1 external monitor. Internal screen is blank. Q: Can I use docking station with this mod? A: You can use UltraBase Series 3 without any problem. However, when using Mini Dock Series 3, the internal display will go blank (and second DVI/DisplayPort on dock will be ...
by Mrtn
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

jfyi2: ultrabase 3 works only with 1 external monitor. Internal screen is blank. Q: Can I use docking station with this mod? A: You can use UltraBase Series 3 without any problem. However, when using Mini Dock Series 3, the internal display will go blank (and second DVI/DisplayPort on dock will be ...
by Mrtn
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Yesterday the package arrived! The removal of the resistor (x220 I7) was the most difficult part, followed by the sense wire. But after all the mod is quite easy to do! Very happy with the full hd display! Thank you very much! I only have a 1 pixel vertical line in the screen, not sure if it's the c...
by Mrtn
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I'm very excited!

My first screen arrived this week, but the box was really damaged. Screen broken. :(

Now waiting for another one and this kit ofcourse! We can expect them soon? :D
by Mrtn
Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Here's my understanding of it (I looked up some of the details, but some I am only guessing so I could be wrong): The laptop outputs two digital (DP) channels and one analog (VGA) channel to the dock. The VGA is completely separate from the digital channels. There is no separate DVI output to the d...
by Mrtn
Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I'm wondering, the mod uses the displayport from the dockingstation. Is it still possible to use the DVI and VGA from a mini dock 3 with the mod done? Or is the DVI port from the dock also connected through the displayport?
by Mrtn
Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I'm also waiting for one. Do you have a reservation list or something? Would really like to have aa fhd screen in my laptop! OK, I've just reopened the order form (it's now a pre-order form). You can fill yourself in now. Great! Your first pre order is made! :D When do you expect the second batch?
by Mrtn
Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1226
Views: 312167

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I'm also waiting for one. Do you have a reservation list or something? Would really like to have aa fhd screen in my laptop!

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