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by Yao2000
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:18 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X2100 USB Type-C and barrel connector charging
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: X2100 USB Type-C and barrel connector charging

X210 works from 65W PSU just fine, i doubt X2100 is any different as it has the same cooling. thanks for this information. that is strange then. a guy i know who has the X2100 is having issues charging from 65w PSU both barrel connector and USB Type-C. then again, he also didn't finiah the V25 bios...
by Yao2000
Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X2100 USB Type-C and barrel connector charging
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: X2100 USB Type-C and barrel connector charging

I still haven't got my X2100 but my understanding was it doesn't have USB charging, just a normal round barrel connector. I also understand this is a relatively power-hungry machine, so 90 might be best anyway. much appreciated for your feedback! Where did you order your X2100 from? XY Tech or Jack...
by Yao2000
Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Recently got X2100 from Jacky. AMA
Replies: 19
Views: 3094

Re: Recently got X2100 from Jacky. AMA

Recently purchased an X2100 from Jacky of Cnmod.cn with the i7-10510U and the 13 inch panel. So far, I love it. If anyone has any questions, I'm happy to answer. I've owned several Thinkpads before (T60p, X60 tablet, W701DS, TP25), but this is my first "modded" Thinkpad. congrats on your X2100. the...
by Yao2000
Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:28 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X2100 USB Type-C and barrel connector charging
Replies: 5
Views: 204

X2100 USB Type-C and barrel connector charging

Would like to get any feedback from any X2100 owners on usage of the USB type-C and barrel connector charging: 1) Any issues with USB Type-C charging? does it work perfectly with 65w Type-C power adapter or does it need 90w 2) for the standard barrel connector, will 65w work or does 90w required? Th...
by Yao2000
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Recently got X2100 from Jacky. AMA
Replies: 19
Views: 3094

Re: Recently got X2100 from Jacky. AMA

My x2100 came from Jacky. Hello Jwise, first off, thanks for the wonderful work you did on the V25 bios with EC patch. I am a windows 10 guy learning linux at the moment. Would you mind sharing specific instructions on where to download Flashrom, then how to use it to Flash your V25 bios? I can't s...
by Yao2000
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU
Replies: 17
Views: 3462

Re: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU

guys, thanks!

you were right, with the external small 24wh battery, no CPU issues.

I use the 72wh big battery, and boom! the CPU drops to 0.38 ghz and gets stuck there. its the craziest thing ever.

not sure how to fix that.
by Yao2000
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Project: Thunderbolt 3 on X210
Replies: 11
Views: 4156

Re: Project: Thunderbolt 3 on X210

according to your picture, the m.2 nvme pcie SSD drive slot has to be given up? you cant use the m.2 SATA 3 slot? Correct - I wanted compatibility over speed. And no, you also lose the SATA part of the M.2 slot, because the lanes are actually shared and the mode is switched. It should theoretically...
by Yao2000
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Project: Thunderbolt 3 on X210
Replies: 11
Views: 4156

Re: Project: Thunderbolt 3 on X210

according to your picture, the m.2 nvme pcie SSD drive slot has to be given up? you cant use the m.2 SATA 3 slot?
by Yao2000
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Project: Thunderbolt 3 on X210
Replies: 11
Views: 4156

Re: Project: Thunderbolt 3 on X210

Quick update - the freeze can be gotten around by enabling "Peer Memory Write" in the BIOS. Now my dock connects and functions correctly, but I don't really have any devices to test PCIe passthrough (eGPU etc). https://i.postimg.cc/ZWG8dRGc/TB-Tree.jpg R amazing post and information. i wonder if th...
by Yao2000
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU
Replies: 17
Views: 3462

Re: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU

previous generations did not have this problem. the same battery can be used from xx40 to xx70 generation laptops. With the exception of T470/T570/Thinkpad 25, which switched from battery 68/68++ to 61/61++. Since T470 also reported a similar issue, I assume it has nothing to do with the batteries ...
by Yao2000
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T480 16:10 mod - seems possible!
Replies: 8
Views: 2926

Re: T480 16:10 mod - seems possible!

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:50 pm
Yao2000 wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:14 pm
I got the new IGZO T490 / T495 / X1 carbon 14 inch panel to work in the T430s. its great. its 30 pin lvds.
That IGZO screen is a Boe-Hydis NE140FHM-N61.
And it's not LVDS but eDP (1.4).

yea. thats what i meant. edp. works perfectly.
by Yao2000
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU
Replies: 17
Views: 3462

Re: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU

AFAIK those batteries should also work on other Thinkpads, like X260 or T460. Do they have the same problem there or is it only in the xx70 series? Could that be an Intel CPU problem? T470 had the same problem and the x270. previous generations did not have this problem. the same battery can be use...
by Yao2000
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU
Replies: 17
Views: 3462

Re: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU

No problem, and I believe so. Still, this is a complete mystery. Nobody has ever reported a throttling issue with the external 3-cell battery pack, and only the people with an external 6-cell battery pack has talked about this. You could probably try to solve this mystery by testing an external 3-c...
by Yao2000
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T480 16:10 mod - seems possible!
Replies: 8
Views: 2926

Re: T480 16:10 mod - seems possible!

question, is the FHD 1080p 15.6 16:10 panel from dell XPS 15 9500 30 pin lvds? if so, i wonder if it can work on the T430 as well :) Most, if not all laptop LCDs these days are eDP and not LVDS. That said, with the LVDS to eDP converter boards used in the T430 1080p and 1440p kits might work with t...
by Yao2000
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Buying T480 parts, encompass out of stock, mod questions
Replies: 3
Views: 5383

Re: Buying T480 parts, encompass out of stock, mod questions

the T25 mod of the T480 is a huge complicated project that i researched and quite frankly. its not worth the time effort and MONEY. parts are impossible to find. i know people in China who cant get the parts directly from the factories there. I really like your suggestion of the Dell XPS 15 9500 pan...
by Yao2000
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T480 mod questions
Replies: 5
Views: 3890

Re: T480 mod questions

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:25 am
I'm reading about ghosting problems on the low-power 400 nit FHD LCD, maybe wait with ordering one if that WQHD is pleasing you.
i have the best IGZO 14 inch panel from T490 / T495 / X1 carbon.

no issue with ghosting. its perfect, bright and amazing!
by Yao2000
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T480 16:10 mod - seems possible!
Replies: 8
Views: 2926

Re: T480 16:10 mod - seems possible!

Hello all, After seeing a number of recent mass-market laptops launch with 16:10 panels, its clear that 16:10 displays are once again going to be manufactured and available. While you cant source any on eBay/AliExpress yet, they should be available as Dell and others fully introduce machines like t...
by Yao2000
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU
Replies: 17
Views: 3462

Re: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU

Indeed, and they have done the same for your X270's BIOS. Well, according to what the changelog states: <1.28> - [Important] Version 03.12.002 code of FIT's InROM diagnostics. - [Important] Update the CPU microcode. - (New) Implement new trickle charge behavior. - (New) Support new battery. - (New)...
by Yao2000
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Thinkpad T14 / T15
Topic: T14s vs. Dell 7410
Replies: 17
Views: 3864

Re: T14s vs. Dell 7410

My gosh! I just realized some other advantages the Dell 5410 has over the T14, a replaceable and removble DC power port!
by Yao2000
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T14 / T15
Topic: T14s vs. Dell 7410
Replies: 17
Views: 3864

Re: T14s vs. Dell 7410

If the new Dell Latitude 5410 has 2 open ram slots for upgrade, that is the laptop to get. its far superior to T14 overall. It has a big 68wh battery while the T14 has 50wh. the overall weight is about the same. Its sad how far the new Thinkpad have fallen. Well I know for darn sure the 5410 has 2 ...
by Yao2000
Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T14 / T15
Topic: T14s vs. Dell 7410
Replies: 17
Views: 3864

Re: T14s vs. Dell 7410

yes I am pretty sure the Latitude 5410 has two removable RAM slots. They are not free obviously in that they are occupied with some sticks of RAM. This isn't the same kind of 2 RAM slots with additional soldered RAM deal as on the 770 and 600 series. ThinkPads have ditched two removable RAM slots s...
by Yao2000
Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 brighter display?
Replies: 3
Views: 2003

Re: T430 brighter display?

the best thing to do is the new FHD 1080p converter board adapter and get a 300 nits 1080 panel. it works great and looks amazing.
by Yao2000
Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Thinkpad T14 / T15
Topic: T14s vs. Dell 7410
Replies: 17
Views: 3864

Re: T14s vs. Dell 7410

I think we're getting somewhere. Why is the 7410 not the direct competitor to the T14s? Whatever these differences are will be very helpful for me to know. The T14 series and 5410 all have a trackpoint + touchpad combo. The 5410's keyboard might not be as bad as you might remember from older latitu...
by Yao2000
Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T14 / T15
Topic: T14s vs. Dell 7410
Replies: 17
Views: 3864

Re: T14s vs. Dell 7410

the only saving grace the T14s has is the 'trackpoint" stick. other than that, the Dell 7410 is better in every way shape and form. the Dell latitude 7400 is better than both since it has 2 open ram slots. I am looking forward to the next generation Thinkpad L14 with thunderbolt 3. L14 is a bit thic...
by Yao2000
Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU
Replies: 17
Views: 3462

Re: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU

My X270 frubom/partslist includes different battery P/N or FRU: 45N1109 N Internal,3c,23Wh,LiIon,PAN 45N1111 N Internal,3c,23Wh,LiIon,SON 45N1113 N Internal,3c,23Wh,LiIon,LGC 45N1127 1 external,3c,23WH,LiIon,LGC 45N1734 1 external,6c,2.2Ah,LiIon,PAN 45N1735 1 external,6c,2.2Ah,LiIon,LGC 45N1736 1 e...
by Yao2000
Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU
Replies: 17
Views: 3462

Re: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU

Indeed, and they have done the same for your X270's BIOS. Well, according to what the changelog states: <1.28> - [Important] Version 03.12.002 code of FIT's InROM diagnostics. - [Important] Update the CPU microcode. - (New) Implement new trickle charge behavior. - (New) Support new battery. - (New)...
by Yao2000
Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 158
Views: 92384

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

What version of the adapter do you have? I'm surprised that panel is compatible. I'm doing the FHD mod on a T430 with an old version of the adapter, I just need an LCD. i honestly do not know what version. i ordered from a guy on taobao china and i was told it was the version from year 2018. i beli...
by Yao2000
Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: 51nb x210 or x2100 Linux TLP battery threshold
Replies: 2
Views: 2287

Re: 51nb x210 or x2100 Linux TLP battery threshold

No, there's no such feature in the 51nb EC firmware, and there's no easy way to add it as there's no sources available. thanks for the information. yes, it seems no luck in setting maximum battery charge threshold in any of the 51nb x210 or new x2100 laptops. i wonder what would be the best way to ...
by Yao2000
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod
Replies: 377
Views: 162506

Re: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:05 am
xx10 and xx20 keyboards all have the same dimensions and are interchangeable.
And the X220 KB-bezel perfectly fits on the X230.
yes 100% correct. x220 palmrest fits perfectly on the x230 and looks so much better and allows the classic keyboard to fit perfectly, no cutting or modding necessary
by Yao2000
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU
Replies: 17
Views: 3462

Re: X270 dreaded stuck at 0.38 ghz CPU

1) No, it is very unlikely to be a sensor-related problem. The 'BD PROCHOT' flag appears to be tripped even when the temperatures are not at critical levels. 2) Possibly, as there were identical reports of the T470 suffering from the same throttling problem. It seems to be fixed , though. I would s...

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