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by dances_with_woof
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Internal 4k Blu-Ray drive for T540p
Replies: 4
Views: 1638

Re: Internal 4k Blu-Ray drive for T540p

My T540p is running an Intel i7 4900MQ with a max display port resolution of 3840x2160. So it can certainly output 4K streaming. Why a UHD Blu-Ray should be so impossible is beyond me.
by dances_with_woof
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Internal 4k Blu-Ray drive for T540p
Replies: 4
Views: 1638

Re: Internal 4k Blu-Ray drive for T540p

My research indicates there are several UHD Slim-Blu Ray drives for laptops. They are not burners, which are the bulky big ones meant for tower systems, and as external drives. Whether they will work with the T540p with the right driver is the question. The T540p is my spare, and "viewing" laptop. I...
by dances_with_woof
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Internal 4k Blu-Ray drive for T540p
Replies: 4
Views: 1638

Internal 4k Blu-Ray drive for T540p

Simple question: is there a compatible, internal 4k Bluray player for the T540p? Mine has maxed out specs, with an i7-4900mq and 16gb of ram, plus the Nvidia chips that come with the "P" designation.
by dances_with_woof
Sun May 31, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Best Modem and Ethernet covers for T601 Frankenpad
Replies: 1
Views: 1843

Best Modem and Ethernet covers for T601 Frankenpad

Is there a black plastic insert for the Modem and Ethernet ports on a Frankenpad? Since these sockets will be empty, I want to be able to glue socket covers in to make sure it looks flush and professional.
by dances_with_woof
Sun May 24, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: 15.4" T61 LED Screen Options, Voltage
Replies: 1
Views: 1834

15.4" T61 LED Screen Options, Voltage

For the Widescreen, 16:10 15.4 Inch model, I've read that almost any panel meant for this format with compatible plugs will work. I'm very interested in getting one with an LED backlight. Is there a popular one for this application, and will it require voltage adjustment to switch between CCFL and L...
by dances_with_woof
Tue May 12, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Adaptec 1480 vs. 1480A vs. 1480B SCSI PCMCIA Cards for T60/61
Replies: 1
Views: 2081

Adaptec 1480 vs. 1480A vs. 1480B SCSI PCMCIA Cards for T60/61

Does anyone know the difference between the three versions of the Adaptec SCSI 1480 PC-bus card? There's a "plain" version without a letter, then A, and finally, B. I currently own "A". There's also rumored to be a rare "X" version for Mac computers. Adaptec is mum on their website, and seems to lis...
by dances_with_woof
Mon May 11, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Do I need a whole T61 to build a T601f?
Replies: 4
Views: 2310

Re: Do I need a whole T61 to build a T601f?

Awesome! Thanks. I just received a good, working-order T60, and will be on the lookout for a 14" T61 Penryn board and the other parts listed. Is there a readily available source for the PCMCIA cardbus, other than pulling one from a parts machine? In the short term, I'm going to figure out how to get...
by dances_with_woof
Sun May 10, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Do I need a whole T61 to build a T601f?
Replies: 4
Views: 2310

Do I need a whole T61 to build a T601f?

To build a T601f, do I need both a T60 and T61? Or is it only only a complete T60 I need, plus a T61 motherboard for the 14 inch model?
by dances_with_woof
Sat May 09, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Installing Windows 2000 on a T61 for driver compatibility.
Replies: 4
Views: 2552

Re: Installing Windows 2000 on a T61 for driver compatibility.

My bad on 16:9. Ahem... "Widescreen". I found a very good post / guide about using Imacon Scanners, Adaptec cards, 64 bit Windows, and the T61 in specific. There are many varying opinions on the topic. It can be done in a 64 bit Windows OS, but only in 32 bit compatibility mode. Some say special com...
by dances_with_woof
Thu May 07, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Installing Windows 2000 on a T61 for driver compatibility.
Replies: 4
Views: 2552

Re: Installing Windows 2000 on a T61 for driver compatibility.

After reading back through some guides on the subject, I discovered the secret to compatibility with the adaptec card in Windows 10 is keeping the machine in 32 bit mode. First installing from XP to 7, and finally, 10. I suppose starting at 2000 and working forward wouldn't hurt anything. Not elegan...
by dances_with_woof
Thu May 07, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Installing Windows 2000 on a T61 for driver compatibility.
Replies: 4
Views: 2552

Installing Windows 2000 on a T61 for driver compatibility.

I want to install my Adaptec 1480 PCMCIA SCSI card onto a T61, but the most recent drivers are for Windows 2000. If I can install Windiws 2000, it should allow it to be paired with my Imacon Flextight II scanner. Then I would follow through with installs of XP, 7, and finally Windows 10. I would rea...
by dances_with_woof
Wed May 06, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T460p and T61 in Docking Stations at 1600x1200 Resolution Setting
Replies: 6
Views: 2061

T460p and T61 in Docking Stations at 1600x1200 Resolution Setting

Does anyone have experience using the ultra-docking station with the T460p, but with the display input into an alternative format standard? (Specifically, 4:3 at 1600x1200, but I am also curious about the 5k2k 21:9 standard LG has been bringing to the market). Lenovo's literature on the Ultra-Dock l...

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