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by pathan421id
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: (used) T420 QuadCore FrankenPad ~ To Buy or Not To Buy ???
Replies: 2
Views: 2866

Re: (used) T420 QuadCore FrankenPad ~ To Buy or Not To Buy ???

no buying t420 over t430 is an idiotic decision no matter who recommends you that with some effort, the t430 can have 7-row keyboard just like the T420, but have the advantage of usb3/better chassis/better chipset. it will accept 2133mhz memory (g.skill cl11) with factory bios I recommend you visit ...
by pathan421id
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Replacing the depreciated ThinkWiki, Thinkba.se (by yttrium)
Replies: 6
Views: 1354

Re: Replacing the depreciated ThinkWiki, Thinkba.se (by yttrium)

I find the mockup's aesthetics too "cutesy" to be considered a serious Wiki page, but that's just me. Besides that, as long as the contents are correct and useful, I'll give it a thumbs up for the effort. It's as a placeholder only The actual website won't look like that, according to the developer
by pathan421id
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Replacing the depreciated ThinkWiki, Thinkba.se (by yttrium)
Replies: 6
Views: 1354

Replacing the depreciated ThinkWiki, Thinkba.se (by yttrium)

TL;DR ThinkWiki editors are either mostly dead or or just don't have interest anymore The process to sign up and be an editor on ThinkWiki is butt + potentially people that have the permission to authorize you are dead yttrium over on the /r/ThinkPad discord have started the project to replace the d...
by pathan421id
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: P71 e-1505M v6 vs i7 7820hq, is it worth the upgrade?
Replies: 8
Views: 2430

Re: P71 e-1505M v6 vs i7 7820hq, is it worth the upgrade?

Hey guys! I was considering getting the P71, I was trying to decide between the Xeon e-1505M v6 or the i7 7820hq, they are so similar in specs, the e-1505M v6 is just 0.1Ghz faster (4.0Ghz vs 3.9Ghz max).... and if I'm not mistaken the e-1505M v6 accepts both ecc ram and non-ecc ram? It only costs ...
by pathan421id
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Are there and WQHD kits for the t420 non-s versions?
Replies: 9
Views: 4103

Re: Are there and WQHD kits for the t420 non-s versions?

sounds like EMI issue You reckon? Can anyone confirm for sure? Also, wasn't the original Javi non-S problem caused by emi from the motherboard m? Yet this board fits behind the screen, so it's a lot further away, unless the interference source is the display connector on the motherboard, but that s...
by pathan421id
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Are there and WQHD kits for the t420 non-s versions?
Replies: 9
Views: 4103

Re: Are there and WQHD kits for the t420 non-s versions?

TankPad wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Does he flicker constantly when you're charging it, or just occasionally?

I wonder if a small capacitor might help smooth it out?
sounds like EMI issue
by pathan421id
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Trackpoint cap / rubber / hat r/ nub replacement?
Replies: 1
Views: 2761

Trackpoint cap / rubber / hat r/ nub replacement?

I can find collection (3 style, 1 of each per pack, made in japan) original caps but they're intended for newer keyboards so the cap itself is shorter in height and doesn't fit the 7-row style perfectly. Tried looking around around ebay, amazon, aliexpress shows either that they're not genuine or ha...
by pathan421id
Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: ThinkPad schematics and boardviews
Replies: 22
Views: 37349

Re: ThinkPad schematics and boardviews

I only have schematics (below) for T430 igpu model, no boardview

https://mega.nz/%20#!utpXTSLJ!8T8l7%20- ... Q1hNI5N0Xo
by pathan421id
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s FHD Mod and BOE NV140FHM-N41 Panel
Replies: 3
Views: 3653

Re: T420s FHD Mod and BOE NV140FHM-N41 Panel

I've found this specification on the web, too. But if I look into the EDID, also the one of the FHD mod (copied from B140HAN01.2 I guess) says "6 bits per primary color channel". Are the FRC bits transmitted in some separate eDP packets? Main question is, if a simple update of the FHD mod PCB EDID ...
by pathan421id
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s FHD Mod and BOE NV140FHM-N41 Panel
Replies: 3
Views: 3653

Re: T420s FHD Mod and BOE NV140FHM-N41 Panel

The BOE panel is only 6-bit compared to the B140HAN01.0 6+2FRC?
by pathan421id
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

T420-S/T430-S FHD kit adapted for T420/T430 is available through ebay and aliexpress now. Copy of javi's FHD kit. https://www.ebay.com/itm/162887293940 https://www.aliexpress.com/item/LCD-controller-board-kit-LVDS-cable-1920X1080-IPS-1080P-FHD-Screen-Kit-for-thinkpad-T430-T420/32836668337.html?spm=...
by pathan421id
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

kinkng wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:08 pm
Does this have the flicker issue?
According to @rmsmajestic it does (I'm assuming the T420/T430 adapters that were made from -S boards), but less to an extent compared to the v1 of Javi's T420/T430 FHD mod.
Then again the V1 did work with zero issues for some people. So YMMV.
by pathan421id
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

T420-S/T430-S FHD kit adapted for T420/T430 is available through ebay and aliexpress now. Copy of javi's FHD kit. https://www.ebay.com/itm/162887293940 https://www.aliexpress.com/item/LCD-controller-board-kit-LVDS-cable-1920X1080-IPS-1080P-FHD-Screen-Kit-for-thinkpad-T430-T420/32836668337.html?spm=2...
by pathan421id
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Frobe70 wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:49 pm
I purchased "exact LP140QH1-SPA2" from an eBay seller Notebookaid, but was not told it was glossy before it was sent. :(
Pretty sure winning disputes are easy on ebay, esp since they take the buyer's side almost all the time.
by pathan421id
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Ordered 3 kits from the paypal link. Would be interested in kits for the T430 when available. Bought 10 of the T420s FHD kits from you previously. Thanks for all the work that you do to give us the opportunity to upgrade our Thinkpads! says that more will be available once break-even with the -s wqhd
by pathan421id
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Quantumcross wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:58 pm
I got my mod kits but I don't have the screen yet. I'm going to wait and see how long it takes for those new X1C screens to shake out.

Is the FRU bom even up yet?
by pathan421id
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 and T430 heatsink fan interchangeability? Details?
Replies: 2
Views: 3581

Re: T420 and T430 heatsink fan interchangeability? Details?

If I understand correctly, 1 pipe v 2 pipe is not an issue. Rather, it's having a toshiba v delta FRU fan in the T430 to accomodate the higher tdp cpus. That point aside, I do not believe the T420 heatsink is compatible with the T430. I've opened both, and I think the shape is slightly different. L...
by pathan421id
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Another interesting option might be the 500 nit, 100% Adobe RGB panel from the new X1C. Does anyone have any information on this panel? Is there a Maintenance manual out for X1C 6th gen? I don't think so, the computer isn't even available in the US/JP yet. Not completely? By "will alleviate" do you...
by pathan421id
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Apparently the S kit can be used on a regular non-S device as shown here. https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a230r.1.14.10.228d134vrpESU&id=555538738686&ns=1&abbucket=5#detail That's a copycat of Javi-Jie's work.... And it will alleviate, but not completely resolve the problem. Not completely? By...
by pathan421id
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Apparently the S kit can be used on a regular non-S device as shown here.

https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a2 ... t=5#detail
by pathan421id
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 and T430 heatsink fan interchangeability? Details?
Replies: 2
Views: 3581

T420 and T430 heatsink fan interchangeability? Details?

According to Lenovo's FRU images, the T420 is available with a 2-pipe heatsink. I have some questions about this (FRU 04W0407) to people who have it. Compared to the other FRU, this one has a aluminum top instead of a copper top to cover the fan. Is the heatsin fins still copper or is it also alumin...
by pathan421id
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order
Replies: 222
Views: 55035

Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

Oh.. More kits... Drool... End of the month can't come soon enough! So these are only compatible with T420s/T430s right? Cheers! Yes, and unfortunately parts are not interchangable with the FHD kits @rmsmajestic When will T420 and T430 kit (non-S) be available? I haven't heard back from you. Thanks...

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