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by NonesensE
Sun May 06, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: A few questions about the x62
Replies: 4
Views: 647

Re: A few questions about the x62

With the power saving features properly set up (CPU reaching package C-state 7), you can expect 4-5hrs of web surfing on a 4 cell and 8-10hrs on an 8 cell battery. This won't vary much between the i5 and i7 versions. Never tried YouTube for such a long time, but playing GTA V, I get about half the b...
by NonesensE
Fri May 04, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: T70 board
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Re: LF: T70 board

I might consider selling my T70 as I'm hardly using it since I have the X62, however, I'd prefer to sell the complete package except SSD, consisting of: -T70 kit (board, fan, two SATA spacers for the 15" model). 1st batch, 7700HQ -T61 14" shell with modified structure frame to accept the T70 board. ...
by NonesensE
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9383

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Yes, from eBay seller ftdlcd. I plan to mount the display on the last weekend of this month (assuming it arrives in time), will report then. I am looking forward to your report. I have installed the LP140QH2-SPB1 in my GF's T420s now. Works fine with the mod kit. It doesn't move horizontally, so I ...
by NonesensE
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: UXGA mod for t60 14.1
Replies: 11
Views: 814

Re: LF: UXGA mod for t60 14.1

Dig in through marketplace. There was one up for sale couple of months ago; I think in Hyngary, and not super-expensive (range $200 or so). Any further hints? Haven't seen it, can't find it, already been searching for years... I have even written pns to all the people on this forum that ever mentio...
by NonesensE
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9383

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Yes, from eBay seller ftdlcd. I plan to mount the display on the last weekend of this month (assuming it arrives in time), will report then.
by NonesensE
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9383

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

I did not order the LP140QH2-SPB1 yet because the display has no mounting holes :/ [...] But I am kind of afraid that I need to glue the display and can not change it anymore. I'll make some mounting tabs out of thin sheet metal (probably T61 spare parts that were obsolete after the T70 conversion)...
by NonesensE
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread
Replies: 63
Views: 9383

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD - Install/troubleshoot/Picture thread

Why you did not choose the LP140QH 2 -SPB1? Because that is not a screen that I've seen mentioned. It doesn't show up on panelook.com also: http://www.panelook.com/product_list.php?keyword=LP140QH2-SPB1 It's the panel used in the X1C 17 while the QH1 was one of two screens used in the X1C 16. I'll ...
by NonesensE
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 165
Views: 24944

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

AFAIK, the mDP doesn't support DP's HDMI/DVI alternative mode. There are, however, active adapters that decode the DP signal and encode it as HDMI. These should work, but I haven't tried yet. That certainly sounds like the issue. Regarding the mini-HDMI port, has anyone gotten it to work? I'm not s...
by NonesensE
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 165
Views: 24944

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

AFAIK, the mDP doesn't support DP's HDMI/DVI alternative mode. There are, however, active adapters that decode the DP signal and encode it as HDMI. These should work, but I haven't tried yet.
by NonesensE
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Microsoft is putting Windows on the back burner
Replies: 15
Views: 1438

Re: Microsoft is putting Windows on the back burner

In most cases where I needed safe mode, some broken driver or update prohibited startup. In those, hold shift while restarting doesn't help...
by NonesensE
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: P51 using the battery when shut down?
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: P51 using the battery when shut down?

Another thing you can check is whether wake on LAN/WLAN/WWAN/keyboard/fingerprint/anything is activated. In BIOS and in Windows.
by NonesensE
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Possibility of X240/X250 upgrade to 13.3?
Replies: 7
Views: 1434

Re: Possibility of X240/X250 upgrade to 13.3?

It's possible and it's been done several times in different variations on the German forum:

https://thinkpad-forum.de/threads/20957 ... light=x340

There's even one for sale currently.
by NonesensE
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: UXGA (1600x1200) inside a 14.1 inch T61, possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 3121

Re: UXGA (1600x1200) inside a 14.1 inch T61, possible?

Nope. Been there, tried that.
by NonesensE
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: UXGA (1600x1200) inside a 14.1 inch T61, possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 3121

Re: UXGA (1600x1200) inside a 14.1 inch T61, possible?

I found one last year on eBay, in perfect condition. Inside an Inspiron that was stored as a backup for many years in a company. Arrived with a broken screen :(

That was the only one I have ever seen since I started searching. Good luck!
by NonesensE
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: P51 using the battery when shut down?
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: P51 using the battery when shut down?

dr_st wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:04 am
Does always on USB consume battery even if there is nothing plugged in? How?
The voltage regulator providing 5V to the USB ports isn't 100% efficient. There's always some idle current.
by NonesensE
Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: P51 using the battery when shut down?
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: P51 using the battery when shut down?

Hello, I lose 5%~7% of battery of my P51 every day during complete shutdown. I disabled Fast Start two months ago to no avail. Any ideas? Thank you! Normally, fast start doesn't drain the battery when the laptop is switched off. And hibernation doesn't, either. You probably just have to disable the...
by NonesensE
Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?
Replies: 56
Views: 6646

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

That would be great. The X6x(s) reach a still remarkable 80% in this regard, btw.
by NonesensE
Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36242

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

RMSMajestic wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:08 am
NonesensE wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:20 pm


You're not alone. Bought on Dec. 26, haven't received a tracking number or a package yet...
You should have got a tracking number by now... I will try to drop off the packet at Post Office today, if my work don't get tooo crazy.
Yep, thank you very much! :-)
by NonesensE
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Don't get ripped off on an SXGA+ screen for your X61/X62
Replies: 31
Views: 6043

Re: Don't get ripped off on an SXGA+ screen for your X61/X62

I'm on it, but it's not easy. I'm trying to use Lattice Crosslink with the OpenLDI/LVDS to MIPI DSI IP as an adaptor. Sweet. Does the lid require modding? That would be my first practical concern. I have yet to remove the touch glass in front of the display, but I wanted to get the electrics workin...
by NonesensE
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: IBM Thinkpad Battery Re-Celling Battery Rebuild Tutorial
Replies: 8
Views: 11034

Re: IBM Thinkpad Battery Re-Celling Battery Rebuild Tutorial

One very important thing to keep in mind is that you have to balance the new cells before soldering them in parallel. Simply put them in parallel with a 10 Ohm or so resistor in between and leave them this way overnight. Otherwise, the unregulated balancing current may result in fire. Happened to me...
by NonesensE
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Don't get ripped off on an SXGA+ screen for your X61/X62
Replies: 31
Views: 6043

Re: Don't get ripped off on an SXGA+ screen for your X61/X62

By the way, what are your thoughts about the 12.3 UXGA inside an X61? This is the panel http://www.panelook.com/LD123UX1-SMA1_LG%20Display_12.3_LCM_overview_26101.html but it's slightly larger and it uses MIPI instead of LVDS - quite a bummer. Not sure if it's even possible, honestly. I'm on it, bu...
by NonesensE
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36242

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

fboldog wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:49 am
:( I bought on 4 January and still not received.
You're not alone. Bought on Dec. 26, haven't received a tracking number or a package yet...
by NonesensE
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: T70 pushing 100 degrees under full load
Replies: 12
Views: 1385

Re: T70 pushing 100 degrees under full load

Which BIOS are you on? The newest version (180115) uses much more power than the previous ones, at least on windows. The coolest version is 170904 when activating ASPM for every PCIe device (this enables windows to use package C-state 8), but this version crashes when you wake up the machine from st...
by NonesensE
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 8893

Re: X210s

I am going to buy a SSD for mine, and I was wondering which one you use (or other than ssd?) Best I'm not using any SSD in an X210 as I don't have one, but I'm debating with myself which one to use in my T70. The obvious choice until last month was the Samsung 960 EVO. There are some new interestin...
by NonesensE
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 73
Views: 8893

Re: X210s

Thanks for the review! Looks promising. I'm more into 4:3, otherwise I'd be tempted. :-)
by NonesensE
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 211
Views: 36242

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Any chance that a Panasonic VVX14T058J00 panel (WQHD used in T670s) will be compatible with this kit? Probably not the best panel, but might be cheaper than the best panels. I have received the kit, and are sorry to confirn that VVX14T058J00 is NOT compatible. Boot screen was partly garbled, and Wi...
by NonesensE
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: DVD bay latch broken. Any hope?
Replies: 3
Views: 2504

Re: DVD bay latch broken. Any hope?

Or start the machine, open the DVD drive and pull at the open drive drawer. The drive is not locked in its place.
by NonesensE
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Ultimate T70 and ultimate T601: face to face
Replies: 16
Views: 2478

Re: Ultimate T70 and ultimate T601: face to face

The standby issue with the 170904 bios is, that when you wake up the system by opening the lid, the system will crash. Do you need lid-induced standby? If not, simply remove the magnet from your display cable and you'll be fine. Wake-up via power button works flawlessly. If you insist on lid-induce...
by NonesensE
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Ultimate T70 and ultimate T601: face to face
Replies: 16
Views: 2478

Re: Ultimate T70 and ultimate T601: face to face

Well I need to make some furhter test really. I have succesfully reduced voltage on CPU by 0,15V (a big surprise), and on GPU core by 0,115V (even bigger surprise). Temperature drops are HUGE. Under super-heavy load w/turbo on 82C is max with 23C ambient. I have some fan mod on my mind, but need to...
by NonesensE
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Power plans for T70
Replies: 2
Views: 519

Re: Power plans for T70

I have the 7700HQ version, so I can only guess in some respects. Probably, you'll need to enable the XTU interface option in the BIOS. And probably the overclocking options, too. But first, I recommend you to try the power saving options I mentioned in your other thread: https://forum.thinkpads.com/...

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