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by vavet
Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 with touchscreen (not tablet) DONE!
Replies: 16
Views: 9285

Re: X61 with touchscreen (not tablet) DONE!

wanted to start the clean build today, but discovered some pressure marks on newly arrived display :(
so had to postpone it until sort out the issue with the seller...
by vavet
Tue Oct 28, 2014 9:44 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 with touchscreen (not tablet) DONE!
Replies: 16
Views: 9285

Re: X61 with touchscreen (not tablet) DONE!

Today received the new lcd to replace the broken one used for the prototype.
Will build a clean assembly one of these days. The tutorial will follow once done !
by vavet
Mon Oct 13, 2014 4:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Screen problem with my X220
Replies: 8
Views: 10093

Re: Screen problem with my X220

the LCD cable is attached to a board on the back of the screen. This board is then attached to the lcd panel by a film from top (sometimes bottom) of the glass panel of the screen. The film has the width of the whole screen. When this film is damaged or under pressure you see vertical lines like in ...
by vavet
Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:34 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X6x Series Heatsinks
Replies: 4
Views: 4223

Re: X6x Series Heatsinks

Here is my solution:

http://imgur.com/EPEfRlY

I took a heatpipe from a not working fan and attached it using permanent heat grase.

It has improved the heat level a bit. I haven't done detailed comparison though.
by vavet
Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: ultralight lcd of X61s
Replies: 0
Views: 3216

FOUND: ultralight lcd of X61s

As title says, I am looking for an xga ultralight lcd for x61s
Common sxga+ moders, check your closets 8)

[EDIT]found one...thanks
by vavet
Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:44 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.
Replies: 15
Views: 7203

Re: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.

Theoretically, it is possible to take a keyboard from a lenovo usb keyboard ( the ones with ultranav) and place on the laptop. I compared visually my usb keyboard with the one on my w510. They seem to be of identical form. It can be connected to a usb port from the board. The only problem would be t...
by vavet
Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.
Replies: 15
Views: 7203

Re: X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.

Awesome! Next project: properly fitting a classic keyboard into a T430. It seats and works, but some keys are dead and some are switched. If you manage to get it working right I'll buy the machine from you. Heck, I'll could kiss you! check this out http://hackaday.com/2014/04/30/using-a-thinkpad-ke...
by vavet
Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 with touchscreen (not tablet) DONE!
Replies: 16
Views: 9285

Re: X61 with touchscreen (not tablet)

Yep, you are right. No rush this time. I will try to do the mod in any case. The revenue is not the primary goal. So let's see what comes out first :wink: The initial plan is to cut and remove the whole back of the lid and to do a new one. The screen assembly will get a bit thicker, to fit the scree...
by vavet
Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 with touchscreen (not tablet) DONE!
Replies: 16
Views: 9285

X61 with touchscreen (not tablet) DONE!

After some trial and errors I finally managed to make a clean build of a touchscreen x61(s) (not tablet) assembly. I will try to describe the process in details for those of you brave enough to go through this hustle :wink: Few things to be considered first: 1. The touch screen kit I have used comes...
by vavet
Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:25 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61S and X61T Win 7 Questions and More
Replies: 16
Views: 6665

Re: X61S and X61T Win 7 Questions and More

You can replace the battery cells. You need to do one of two things. Either not break the circuit while replacing the cells, or short a certain pin on the battery's circuit board to reset it. If you are replacing cells in an original battery the circuit must stay connected. Shorting the pins doesn'...
by vavet
Sun Sep 28, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.
Replies: 15
Views: 7203

Re: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.

Keep those awesome mods coming. :thumbs-UP: In the end I did not bid on it. Personally I could not justify another laptop right now, and it would not get from me the use such an amazing machine deserves. I thought my Switzerland-based friend might take an interest, as he likes the X6x series, but I...
by vavet
Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.
Replies: 15
Views: 7203

Re: X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.

Sold for 212chf
a bit less than I expected, but still fine.
I will put together another one, this time with led sxga+ touchpad and probably an integrated webcam...
by vavet
Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: x61s with touchpad v2.0 *PICS*
Replies: 10
Views: 5334

Re: x61s with touchpad v2.0 *PICS*

replaced the leather with thinner vinyl sticker.

http://i.imgur.com/0skUFLy.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/EyvepH1.jpg

I think this one looks better
by vavet
Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:59 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.
Replies: 15
Views: 7203

Re: X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.

Did a cpu benchmark test today, the result is 1276 without dual IDA enabled (2.13GHz) with dual IDA it scored 1357. The average score of the original L7500 is 927. These numbers are varying from test to test, so I brought the highest from three runs. The heat level during the benchmark test didn't e...
by vavet
Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 SXGA+ mod cable
Replies: 52
Views: 25117

Re: X61 SXGA+ mod cable

I have couple of modifies sxga+ cables with missing hall effect sensor.
It means it won't detect closing of the lid. otherwise they should be fine.
by vavet
Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.
Replies: 15
Views: 7203

Re: X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.

Thank you guys. New mods are coming!


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by vavet
Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: DONE: Trading X61s sxga+ screen for a x61 motherboard
Replies: 9
Views: 3308

Re: Trading X61s sxga+ screen for a x61 motherboard

This 'trading' is now finished. The screen is now on sale instead. http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=115453 How did you solve the issue regarding the different PIN-Layout of the display connector? It looks like a stock connector on the picture but AFAIK such does not exist. by modifyin...
by vavet
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.
Replies: 15
Views: 7203

SOLD X61s SXGA+, touchpad overclocked on sale in ebay.

Hi, I have put my machine on sale in ebay: http://i.imgur.com/JlbD0JC.jpg http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-Thinkpad-x61s-SXGA-1400x1050px-TouchPad-2-4Ghz-/131299945238?pt=DE_Technik_Computer_Peripherieger%C3%A4te_Notebooks&hash=item1e92162b16 Its an x61s with L7500 overclocked to 2.4Ghz, SXGA+ setup, ...
by vavet
Thu Sep 18, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 - Proposed hacks under $500: Dual HDD/SSD both bootable
Replies: 117
Views: 47390

Re: Starting over w/X61: Proposed hacks under $500 (total)

Any news from the mods. How is the overclocked doing? is it stable?
by vavet
Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:46 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Mod project: X61T internal webcam
Replies: 24
Views: 9534

Re: Mod project: X61T internal webcam

Good job! and thanks for the hints
by vavet
Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: x61 pinmod questions
Replies: 13
Views: 5972

Re: x61 pinmod questions

I recently did it on a T8300, but I didn't to a load test. I got to 2.92Ghz without overvolting the CPU (I plan to make a provision for that next time I take the heatsink off, since the voltage regulator is partially obscured by it. That'll let me get to 3.2Ghz+). I have 8GB of Elpida RAM, I reflas...
by vavet
Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:54 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: getting ps2 connection from the board
Replies: 0
Views: 4026

getting ps2 connection from the board

A simple question: Anyone knows if there is a ps2 support on the x61 board and if so, where on the board I can hook up the ps2 mouse wires?
by vavet
Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:41 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: x61 pinmod questions
Replies: 13
Views: 5972

Re: x61 pinmod questions

Did the test overnight - 0 errors!

I searched a bit on L7700, T8300 and T9300 pinmod experiences. The results are controversial somewhat.
What was your experiences?
by vavet
Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:30 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Mod project: X61T internal webcam
Replies: 24
Views: 9534

Re: Mod project: X61T internal webcam

I believe it is possible to fit a webcam module in bluetooth area. With Tokuichi Oomura from Japanese forum we have ordered several modules from different thinkpad models and will try them in parallel. My bet is T510 module which need to be shortened obviously. I will post a topic once there are res...
by vavet
Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: x61 pinmod questions
Replies: 13
Views: 5972

Re: x61 pinmod questions

I rewrote a 2gb samsung bar, seems ok, no error messages. Did the pinmod. Now I have 2.13Ghz on an L7500 without dual ida and 2.4Ghz with dual ida, cool! No. You only need to rewrite on one of the RAM. Put that one in the primary RAM slot and the other one will use the same timings. What you do need...
by vavet
Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: x61 pinmod questions
Replies: 13
Views: 5972

Re: x61 pinmod questions

this might be a silly question.
Does the SPD rewrite modify the ram bar itself ? If so, Then obviously I need to do that for all ram bars that I plan to use separately right?
by vavet
Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:05 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: x61 pinmod questions
Replies: 13
Views: 5972

Re: x61 pinmod questions

So ram upgrade is recommended, but if SPD is rewritten then there is a chance that stock 667 will work as well (depending on the particular producer of ram)
Am I right?

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