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by fatkatsupra1
Wed Feb 10, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380ED Serial Port vs IR
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: 380ED Serial Port vs IR

What radios are you programming? Sounds like a fun project.
by fatkatsupra1
Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 600X keyboard removal tips?
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: 600X keyboard removal tips?

Please post some pictures of your work! Sounds like a fun upgrade.

I must have gotten a dud bc the 600 I purchased had really weak screen hinges.
by fatkatsupra1
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Is this too many laptops in your opinion?
Replies: 19
Views: 847

Re: Is this too many laptops in your opinion?

Great collection! I had a few Dell's from the early 2000's but many suffered from brittle plastic. Yours look fantastic!
by fatkatsupra1
Sat Jan 23, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Rebuilding battery packs
Replies: 14
Views: 7939

Re: Rebuilding battery packs

Hello! I tried to PM you for a battery repair but it will not go through. I have a couple packs needing to be rebuilt. Thanks!!
by fatkatsupra1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: My A 20/21/22 won't power on reliably/reboots intermittently
Replies: 25
Views: 47863

Re: My A 20/21/22 won't power on reliably/reboots intermittently

Must admit I haven't turned off a flakey a22 for a week now for fear of it not booting... :eek:
by fatkatsupra1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: Reason for the recent unpleasantness..
Replies: 13
Views: 813

Re: Reason for the recent unpleasantness..

Bill,

Thank you for getting the forum back on line. It is a true resource!
by fatkatsupra1
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 701c Factory Restore images
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Re: 701c Factory Restore images

You should upload it to archive.org. Don't have a 701 but thanks for your contribution to the community.
by fatkatsupra1
Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Any working 15" A30's left?
Replies: 11
Views: 1703

Re: Any working 15" A30's left?

Thanks for the insight - I am not going to kit bash at this point - just keep my eyes peeled LOL
by fatkatsupra1
Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Any working 15" A30's left?
Replies: 11
Views: 1703

Re: Any working 15" A30's left?

Probably sounds dumb but I am looking for the fastest 15" XGA Thinkpad that originally shipped with win98 and included wifi! lol


Basically an A30 2652-4cu...


As for longevity, I have 760e, 765 and 770 that run like tops. Win95 is as responsive as win10 lol.
by fatkatsupra1
Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Any working 15" A30's left?
Replies: 11
Views: 1703

Re: Any working 15" A30's left?

Have a A20m that was finicky on power on for the longest time after purchase but powers up fine. Maybe the A line just doesn't have longevity in its bones :?
by fatkatsupra1
Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Any working 15" A30's left?
Replies: 11
Views: 1703

Any working 15" A30's left?

I have been waiting for a 15" xga screen a30 to come up for sale and they never do! Are they all dead? :(
by fatkatsupra1
Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Scrolling with the X60/X61 Tablets
Replies: 1
Views: 1386

Scrolling with the X60/X61 Tablets

Odd ball question - can you scroll with your finger on the tablet models or is the pen required for all inputs?
by fatkatsupra1
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: CD ripping on 760EL
Replies: 7
Views: 2835

Re: CD ripping on 760EL

Good suggestions all! I will try them after the weekend and let you know what works!
by fatkatsupra1
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: CD ripping on 760EL
Replies: 7
Views: 2835

Re: CD ripping on 760EL

Got a 765L and the 760EL. Win98SE and Winamp 5.33 on both... Can rip on the 765 and not on the 760... Maybe it is the 4x cdrom in the 760.


Just messing around. Sooo slow to rip. Napster was the easier way to go for sure.
by fatkatsupra1
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Recovery Set Repository for Community Members
Replies: 70
Views: 19462

Re: Recovery Set Repository for Community Members

Thank you in advance for sharing your collection.

I am restoring a new IBM 765L. I think the 760XL win95 backup in English will work for my model.

Thank you!!
by fatkatsupra1
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Got an AC adapter for W701, no lights, no power?
Replies: 3
Views: 2492

Re: Got an AC adapter for W701, no lights, no power?

Good luck smf - dealt with power issues on a 765 where it had no power lights and wouldn't turn on when plugged in. After a battery swap it is finally powering on reliably. GL. And post pictures once you get it going.
by fatkatsupra1
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: CD ripping on 760EL
Replies: 7
Views: 2835

CD ripping on 760EL

Good evening thinkpad elders, I have an IBM 760EL with 48mb ram running Win98 SE and I am attempting to rip an audio CD. CD is good but trying to rip the CD using Winamp 5.33 results in an appropriately sized mp3 that is dead air. Using Windows Media Player to rip the CD I get an error saying digita...
by fatkatsupra1
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Classic Battery—Positive Experience
Replies: 3
Views: 2965

Re: Classic Battery—Positive Experience

Thank you for posting your experience. I PM'd Paul!
by fatkatsupra1
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 2325

Re: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$

Congrats - post pictures once you get it sorted out.
by fatkatsupra1
Fri May 29, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 2325

Re: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$

I tend to think there really aren't a lot of these machines out there and the one's that are - are being used to their fullest due to their high cost! Maybe I can pick up a retiree one day :D
by fatkatsupra1
Wed May 27, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: When (if ever) does Lenovo bring out 16:10 laptops again?
Replies: 9
Views: 3815

Re: When (if ever) does Lenovo bring out 16:10 laptops again?

Would much rather see 3:2... love using my ipad pro... Would love a 14" touchscreen 3:2 with retro keyboard and no trackpad
by fatkatsupra1
Mon May 18, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 2325

Re: Looking for W701 - WTB$

You and me both! Either insanely priced or beat to all crap. Wonder how many were sold.
by fatkatsupra1
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: TRUE old tech users, using today
Replies: 64
Views: 20678

Re: TRUE old tech users, using today

When I used to go into work, would use an IBm 760EL to admin some servers via putty, chat on IRC and poke around to find usable websites.... During lockdown the a21m is getting a workout during the day doing email and web browsing and Z61P at night running Ubuntu 19.10 or winxp for gaming... Want to...
by fatkatsupra1
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: For Sale - Assortment of Venerable Thinkpads - Updated Again
Replies: 13
Views: 3103

Re: For Sale - Assortment of Venerable Thinkpads

I sent a PM as well. Have looked for a working transnote to test drive for a while. Also in need of a new 760 power brick =) If you have a 765L or D well I will be a customer for those as well. Fun to run putty on the old girls and get some work done.
by fatkatsupra1
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: The Dreadnaught - Z61P
Replies: 6
Views: 4426

Re: The Dreadnaught - Z61P

I will have to grab an ultrabay battery and see how it boosts the run time.

A brighter display would be awesome but I am seeing $300 on ebay!

Love the look and it is solid! Built like a tank.
by fatkatsupra1
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: The Dreadnaught - Z61P
Replies: 6
Views: 4426

The Dreadnaught - Z61P

Hello all, Got the itch to try another new old IBM Thinkpad after finally getting my A20m stable and running smooth. I found a fully loaded Z61P on the ol fleabay and paid about $100 for it. Definitely the most I have spent on an oldie but the laptop looks basically unused. Call it the Dreadnaught b...
by fatkatsupra1
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Bill Morrow collection
Replies: 21
Views: 7357

Re: Bill Morrow collection

Could you email photos of the 570? Like to get an idea of the condition esp the screen. Thanks!!
by fatkatsupra1
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: My A 20/21/22 won't power on reliably/reboots intermittently
Replies: 25
Views: 47863

Re: My A 20/21/22 won't power on reliably/reboots intermittently

I have a A20M that just would not boot for anything a couple weeks ago. I disassembled everything, tried powering it on just the battery and just the AC cord to no avail. So I put it away for a few weeks and pulled it out this morning. It booted first time from the battery and now I am scared to tur...

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