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by Ragnar
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T500 keyboard in a t520
Replies: 1
Views: 1290

T500 keyboard in a t520

I picked up a couple t520's "for parts" off of ebay. I'm fixing them up and installing linux mint to give to some of the neighborhood kids to use for school. The keyboards are trash. T500 keyboards are about half the price. Any chance they can be made to work?
by Ragnar
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: t520 speaker upgrade?
Replies: 11
Views: 1956

Re: t520 speaker upgrade?

If you really wanted to there is always the possibility of dragging out the soldering iron. A small GOOD amp might fit and leech off the headphone jack or something and fit in the ExpressCard bay. I considered that. I have a small cheap amp but it isn't small enough to fit anywhere. I wonder if I c...
by Ragnar
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: t520 speaker upgrade?
Replies: 11
Views: 1956

Re: t520 speaker upgrade?

Thanks. Maybe Ill just pick up some amplified external speakers that are powered by USB. Probably the simplest solution.
by Ragnar
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: t520 speaker upgrade?
Replies: 11
Views: 1956

t520 speaker upgrade?

I recently purchased a "refurb" t520. I added an SSD loaded it up with linux mint 19 and I love almost everything about it. Almost everything. The speaker is beyond horrible. I have a 20 dollar crappy smartphone with a better speaker. Are there any direct fit upgrades for the speaker or any improvem...

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