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by thedalles77
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: ** HOW TOs & FAQs **
Topic: T61 Laptop Keyboard USB Controller
Replies: 4
Views: 2594

Re: T61 Laptop Keyboard USB Controller

To adapt the Teensy code for a different Thinkpad keyboard would be easy as long as the signal pins on the connector are the same as the T61. I checked the schematics and confirmed the connector pin-outs for the X60 and X220 are the same as the T61. You'll have to check the schematics for the other ...
by thedalles77
Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: ** HOW TOs & FAQs **
Topic: T61 Laptop Keyboard USB Controller
Replies: 4
Views: 2594

Re: T61 Laptop Keyboard USB Controller

The folks over at Hackaday had a lot to say about my DIY Thinkpad keyboard project. It seems there's a lot of people that love the feel of the old Thinkpad keyboards. Of course the people on this forum are already big fans. Here's the Hackaday link https://hackaday.com/2018/12/04/teensy-liberates-th...
by thedalles77
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T6x keyboard to USB/BT controller board
Replies: 6
Views: 2321

Re: T6x keyboard to USB/BT controller board

Check out this Instructable for a T61 Keyboard to USB description. The T61 is near the end.
https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to ... ontroller/
by thedalles77
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: ** HOW TOs & FAQs **
Topic: T61 Laptop Keyboard USB Controller
Replies: 4
Views: 2594

T61 Laptop Keyboard USB Controller

I created an “Instructable” and YouTube video that provides step by step instructions for converting a typical laptop keyboard to USB. The Lenovo T61 keyboard was 1 of the 12 keyboards I converted and it was by far the most complicated. The T61 needed a special circuit board that routes the signals ...

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