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by xytech
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding
Replies: 13
Views: 6148

Re: UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding

"same with the 3rd batch X210" link returns "This page isn't available". Updated the link. It's literally the exact same as the 3rd batch X210 other than CPU, RAM supported and USB-C support. Latest update from 51nb is that the mobo has been redesigned and waiting for a prototype test run: https://...
by xytech
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Anyone tried non-storage devices in X210 M.2 slot?
Replies: 10
Views: 1693

Re: Anyone tried non-storage devices in X210 M.2 slot?

At a second look, I think the description on 51nb said that the M2 slot under the palmrest is storage-only. xytech might know better. Are there any mini-pcie style usb-c boards, to go in the wwan slot? I can't remember if there were any documented cases of eGPU on the X210, but the X62 and T70 all ...
by xytech
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding
Replies: 13
Views: 6148

Re: UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding

Hi everyone, the X2100 4th batch has been updated to include 10th gen Intel CPU. Drop me a DM on my social media or email for information on the X2100. You can also drop me a DM here but I usually reply a little bit slower. Thanks!
by xytech
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62/X63 - will there be a new batch?
Replies: 16
Views: 3618

Re: X62/X63 - will there be a new batch?

No new batches, just remaining stocks of remaining batches. Drop me a DM and I'll see if I could assist u in getting an X62/X63 mobo? TBH though, the broadwell chip is really getting old compared to the newer quad core chips. The performance is also not as fast as 3rd gen 35w & 45w chips. I wouldn't...
by xytech
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: 3d printing a Frankenpad, (Warning: small image)
Replies: 7
Views: 2548

Re: 3d printing a Frankenpad, (Warning: small image)

There has been 3D printed parts for frankenpad before. I think the one that I remember would be the T25p, a T480 mobo with T25 kb and 4K display. Some internal parts were 3D printed. Imo, it wouldn't look particularly good with 3D printed parts though.

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by xytech
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210 embedded controller fixes (was: X210 EC datasheet/better brightness control)
Replies: 99
Views: 13211

Re: X210 EC datasheet/better brightness control?

(Also it's really simple to get the other hotkeys to send stuff, so I have no idea why the original code doesn't…) I could be pulling nothing out of thin air, but during the short interaction I had with the company doing the design, they don't seem to be the best at writing software. They're great ...
by xytech
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: [SOLVED] X210 WiFi / WWAN antenna cables
Replies: 7
Views: 2540

Re: X210 WiFi / WWAN antenna cables

It's a WiFi / BT combo card. I think I'll have to open up the bezel anyway; 51nb did a pretty bad job of trimming it to fit the new screen. Some sandpaper will help that and I might as well check for the antennas at the same time. Thanks for the advice so far though, R It's a custom job by Jacky, n...
by xytech
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210 CPU cooling improvement options?
Replies: 8
Views: 4397

Re: X210 CPU cooling improvement options?

Hi guys, If anybody needs better cooling, the fan by 17m19 of 51nb which was custom designed for the X210 is available individually through me. It's able to sustain up to 39w on the 8650u, with turbo boost maintaining 3.9GHz at maximum load. https://forum.51nb.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=187105...
by xytech
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Finding a 51nb T70 motherboard.
Replies: 9
Views: 3561

Re: Finding a 51nb T70 motherboard.

Let me know if anybody wants these machines. I've got a 7820HQ motherboard and a fully built QXGA 7700HQ machine. I am also building a 7300HQ if anybody's interested too.

Thanks!
by xytech
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210 embedded controller fixes (was: X210 EC datasheet/better brightness control)
Replies: 99
Views: 13211

Re: X210 EC datasheet/better brightness control?

Hi guys! This just got posted to the 51nb forum and the discussion groups. The Chinese users will be testing the patch and giving some feedback and suggestions. For now, a few users have flashed the patched bios on their 2nd batch devices and all is working. A few users have also patched it on thei...
by xytech
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210 embedded controller fixes (was: X210 EC datasheet/better brightness control)
Replies: 99
Views: 13211

Re: X210 EC datasheet/better brightness control?

Hi guys! This just got posted to the 51nb forum and the discussion groups. The Chinese users will be testing the patch and giving some feedback and suggestions. For now, a few users have flashed the patched bios on their 2nd batch devices and all is working. A few users have also patched it on their...
by xytech
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: analog audio on x210 of the 3rd batch?
Replies: 5
Views: 3541

Re: analog audio on x210 of the 3rd batch?

I just checked, and it turns out I have no analog sound card installed on the small secondary board that hosts the sdcard/modem. this explains it all. thanks for your hint! The small USB board on the right side is from an original X201. Just get another X201 USB daughter card with the analog audio ...
by xytech
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding
Replies: 13
Views: 6148

Re: X210 4th batch crowdfunding

Why is there a cost difference for full machines between what you and Jacky are offering? His ones were $200 more expensive for the same / similar configuration, I believe. R Healthy competition will drive prices down, and I don't think it's fair to charge fans for getting the motherboard directly ...
by xytech
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding
Replies: 13
Views: 6148

Re: X210 4th batch crowdfunding

For all those who are concerned, I will be applying to be an official resale vendor once I hit the number stipulated by 51nb which is 10 motherboards. All warranty will be the same for 51nb and Jacky, which is that you'll need to ship it back to China. I'll be offering back and forth shipping covere...
by xytech
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding
Replies: 13
Views: 6148

Re: X210 4th batch crowdfunding

Added the cost for full machine build as well as peripheral cost! The full machine will be $1100 via PayPal or $1050 via other payment methods with the 13" 3K display! For those who are interested, you may contact me here via PM, Reddit: /u/xueyao, or any of my social media. You could also email me:...
by xytech
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: x230 Flashing EC without a battery
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

Re: x230 Flashing EC without a battery

I couldn't get it to work with just the AC adapter. If you buy an aftermarket battery and it comes fully charged, or you have an X220 lying around that you can use to charge the battery up, you could try to flash it with that battery. Worst case scenario you can find a used battery on eBay for fair...
by xytech
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Adding internal USB sockets into an X250/260?
Replies: 5
Views: 3796

Re: Adding internal USB sockets into an X250/260?

https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/7jzxfo/investigation_of_x260_m2_slot/ I did this a couple of years ago. There was a modder who designed an M.2 2242 to USB 4 port hub. The M.2 uses the USB lanes from the WWAN port but apparently it's either blocked by BIOS or something is there that preven...
by xytech
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding
Replies: 13
Views: 6148

UPDATED: X2100 4th batch crowdfunding

Hi everybody! the 4th batch X2100 (renamed from X210) group buy is on! I am the modder behind xy.tech and Instagram . I have built plenty of systems for fans all around the world, including X330, X210, X62 and so on. CROWDFUNDING 51nb has updated the 4th batch crowdfunding with 10th gen Intel CPU , ...

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