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by vavet
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: SXGA modded cable for x61(s)
Replies: 5
Views: 2348

WTB: SXGA modded cable for x61(s)

Hi,
I looking for a modded cable (not an adapter) for SXGA+ conversion of x61.
by vavet
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: 15" T61 MoBo
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

Re: WTB: 15" T61 MoBo

bump
by vavet
Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 batch evolution
Replies: 0
Views: 1972

X62 batch evolution

Hi, There are many discussion threads on x62, but sometimes it is very difficult to get a clear picture on evolution of the boards from batch to batch. So I thought it would be great to summarize the differences among batches of x62. Here are the main topics for each batch: 1. hardware configuration...
by vavet
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: X62 (>=3rd batch)
Replies: 5
Views: 2344

Re: WTB: X62 (>=3rd batch)

improvements afaik
by vavet
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: X62 (>=3rd batch)
Replies: 5
Views: 2344

FOUND: X62 (>=3rd batch)

Hi, I am looking for x62 Kit, I have all the goodies to build a machine myself so the mobo with related parts is preferred.
But also open for machine offeres.
by vavet
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: 15" T61 MoBo
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

FOUND: 15" T61 MoBo

Looking for a motherboard (preferably not nvidia) for a reasonable price (complete machines are available for about $100)
by vavet
Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Source to buy a 00HM745 screen for x240
Replies: 0
Views: 2116

Source to buy a 00HM745 screen for x240

Hi,
can someone advise a source to buy a 00HM745 LCD for an x240?
The sellers on eBay and Amazon send 00HM111 instead (Already returned two).
by vavet
Fri Nov 13, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: (Sold) DDR2/DDR3 laptop memory lot - bundle sale
Replies: 19
Views: 3727

Re: (Sold) DDR2/DDR3 laptop memory lot - bundle sale

ATTENTION !!!!

This guy is a scum !!! I am another buyer of the same set. Same situation, always sorry, always saying will send the shipping receipt in few hours. Now not replying to the emails at all.
by vavet
Sat Oct 24, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 15" widescreen t61 motheboard
Replies: 4
Views: 1196

Re: WTB: 15" widescreen t61 motheboard

still looking for one
by vavet
Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: good FHD screen for x240 upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 4250

Re: good FHD screen for x240 upgrade

axur-delmeria wrote:Whenever one considers opening up a Thinkpad, it's best to grab a copy of its Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM) first: http://www.thinkpads.com/support/hmm/hm ... a26001.pdf

:D
Thanks, nailed it! now what about the good lcd FRU?
by vavet
Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: good FHD screen for x240 upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 4250

good FHD screen for x240 upgrade

hi, I am planning to upgrade an HD screen to a FHD on an x240. There are several FRU available on ebay. As I am quite new to x240 I was wondering which lcd is better? I heard about ghosting issues on some models. Could someone advise me the right model ? I was also wondering if there is some guide o...
by vavet
Fri Sep 25, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 with touchpad ... done ** PICS **
Replies: 27
Views: 16314

Re: X61 with touchpad ... done ** PICS **

Thanks,
I will use the mini pcie with a usb adapter.
by vavet
Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 15" widescreen t61 motheboard
Replies: 4
Views: 1196

WTB: 15" widescreen t61 motheboard

hi,
need a motherboard either with intel graphics or post apocaliptic nvidia chip.


cheers
by vavet
Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:49 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Thinkpad X61 still relevant?
Replies: 57
Views: 21352

Re: Thinkpad X61 still relevant?

Just want to add that recently I decided to move on and get something newer. So I bought myself a google pixel 2 and installed linux. The machine was amazing in all aspects. But when I decided to check out my old x61, I packed the pixel and put it on a sale on ebay. Mainly because there was nothing ...
by vavet
Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Thinkpad X61 still relevant?
Replies: 57
Views: 21352

Re: Thinkpad X61 still relevant?

Does that make the X61s the no longer relevant anno 2015? I would say, it is still ok, if you are not going to watch online >=720 video. I've been looking at the thinkwiki.de website and note that the X61s is thinner at the back (where the fan is). Given this, does the X61s pump out as much heat wi...
by vavet
Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Thinkpad X61 still relevant?
Replies: 57
Views: 21352

Re: Thinkpad X61 still relevant?

The performance difference between x61s and x61 is essential. An x61 with 4-8gb and ssd is really robust enough for flawless daily use and even some java development in my case. For the later sxga+ screen mod is a must. The good thing about these machines is that all the limitations can be fixed (sc...
by vavet
Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:21 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 Heat!
Replies: 12
Views: 8124

Re: X61 Heat!

axur-delmeria wrote:But what if the heat transfer goes the other way--from northbridge to southbridge? :eek:
Good point! I can do a load test on bare motherboard and measure the temps. If the northbridge gets much hotter then definitely have to think of a different solution.
by vavet
Fri Sep 18, 2015 5:42 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 Heat!
Replies: 12
Views: 8124

Re: X61 Heat!

Is that a flat sheet of Aluminum? Better insulate the underside so that it doesn't short out other components. But IMO it's easier to use the magnesium chassis as a heatsink. For now its just piece of paper :). But yes The idea is to use flat sheet of aluminium, and yes it definitely need to be iso...
by vavet
Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:02 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X61 Heat!
Replies: 12
Views: 8124

Re: X61 Heat!

I think it is more related to the southbridge. I am thinking about extending the original heat-sink to reach the chip. Here is a possible solution: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1V59oAFpKB096ullVqgX2Stirvhun5Vb7ew/view?usp=sharing the only obsticle on its way might be the sim card slot (for some m...
by vavet
Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:38 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: leather on backpanel
Replies: 4
Views: 2478

Re: leather on backpanel

Lave Vahan-jan! :) shnorhakal em :) Part of me says "Looks good" while the other says "make it a bit more like the leather case on the X61 Reserve Edition". :D Well, the idea is to keep it compact. The protection is not my main goal actually, just to make it look more classy. Besides, knowing the h...
by vavet
Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:04 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: leather on backpanel
Replies: 4
Views: 2478

leather on backpanel

Have been thinking about nice leather on the LCD back for a while, but the only option I could find was a simple decal from ebay. So I decided to visit a leather shop while visiting home town during the vacations. here are the initial results: https://goo.gl/photos/9YY3BADVZ3LP17jT6 then after some ...
by vavet
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X6X-series LED backlight conversion kit howtos
Replies: 325
Views: 118254

Re: X6X-series LED backlight conversion kit howtos

it appears iCCFL is currently shipping LED strips well suited to AFFS screens. They have slightly less saturation than the custom strips I made by hand, but they're also slightly brighter. The whitepoint and overall color balance are good. And I ordered 30 of them to keep a backup stock on hand. I ...
by vavet
Fri Jul 31, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: linux freezing on x61
Replies: 11
Views: 5704

Re: linux freezing on x61

upgraded the kernel to 4.0.4 version. Seem to be fine now. Thanks for the hints!
by vavet
Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:38 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: linux freezing on x61
Replies: 11
Views: 5704

Re: linux freezing on x61

xiphmont wrote: Yes, it's a known problem. Intel 965 support was broken sometime after 3.17. The kernel driver eventually deadlocks the GPU solid. The bug is apparently fixed in the 4.x series.
So does it mean there is no way to run a stable linux on x61?
by vavet
Thu Jul 23, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: linux freezing on x61
Replies: 11
Views: 5704

linux freezing on x61

Hi, I have installed Ubuntu Mate (15.4) on an x61 along side with W7. Everything went very smooth, all hardware was detected properly. The only problem is that the systems just freezes from time to time and the only thing I can do is force shutdown (with power button). The windows is working fine an...
by vavet
Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: 2 external monitors
Replies: 12
Views: 3806

2 external monitors

I had lcd plus two screens buy using a usb to vga adapter from ebay on my t400. Worked flawless on windows. Costed about $30

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