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by applicationist
Sun May 19, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435179

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Must be something on the adapter board blown then makes sense. This time with a new mainboard and screen I did everything perfect.. but I probably damaged the adapter with the previous attempt with a faulty screen as I was getting frustrated and fed up thinking I had done it wrong Ordered another mo...
by applicationist
Fri May 17, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435179

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I just installed the mod on X230, but no backlight (Screen works, I can see thinkpad logo on boot) Thought it might be backlight fuse, so I checked them, F6 had no continuity.. so I tried bridging it. Same issue. De-soldered and resoldered the mod, its all fine.. F1 and one marked 'F2' also have con...
by applicationist
Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435179

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Well, despite the embarrassment I'll share my experience incase it saves someone else the same error! I'm reasonably competent with this kind of work and have most of the right tools etc. I got my kit today, for my X230 and decided to get started on it right away. I did all the soldering jobs, almos...
by applicationist
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Replaced screen with IPS now grey bar
Replies: 5
Views: 2094

Re: Replaced screen with IPS now grey bar

yes that one works perfectly! But you might be right. I'm going to order a spare X230 anyway before they become collectors items haha so could try it in that!
by applicationist
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Replaced screen with IPS now grey bar
Replies: 5
Views: 2094

Re: Replaced screen with IPS now grey bar

Thanks for the reply! I send the sender some images and they sent out a replacement (No return neccesary)

The second screen had the same fault :( Sigh. I'll live with it I guess!
by applicationist
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Replaced screen with IPS now grey bar
Replies: 5
Views: 2094

Replaced screen with IPS now grey bar

Just got a new IPS in the post, installed but when I use it, only a certain type of grey displays different within a vertical bar. The picture explains it better https://imgur.com/a/tE0uzui My thoughts are faulty LCD.. but just wondering if anyone had the same experience and it was something else ! ...

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