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by nitrocaster
Sat Apr 16, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod
Replies: 377
Views: 164540

Re: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod

Frobe70 wrote:Will this modification be possible to perform on a T430s, or is the EC firmware different?
It has the same EC and similar firmware, so - yes, should be possible.
by nitrocaster
Sat Apr 16, 2016 4:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 Best IPS Screen
Replies: 40
Views: 33892

Re: X220 Best IPS Screen

czpath2 wrote:The routing of the screen cable matters!
I don't think so. Either the cable is damaged or connection is bad. However, the fact it doesn't start is really weird.
by nitrocaster
Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod
Replies: 377
Views: 164540

Re: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod

harryK wrote:The difference is that the EC is in the .FL2 file, the bios (and the whitelist) in the .FL1 file which, if I understood correctly, uses crc and encryption.
As far as I can see, BIOS comes without encryption.
by nitrocaster
Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 Best IPS Screen
Replies: 40
Views: 33892

Re: X220 Best IPS Screen

RealBlackStuff wrote:Is there anything decent around in 1600x900 ? FHD is too much for my eyes.
According to panelook.com - nothing, unfortunately.
by nitrocaster
Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: ThinkPad X230 7 row keyboard BIOS mod research
Replies: 24
Views: 18541

Re: ThinkPad X230 7 row keyboard BIOS mod research

I think this thread could be continued here - we got all keys working.
by nitrocaster
Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 158740

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Carthik wrote:ETA?
~3-4 weeks.
by nitrocaster
Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod
Replies: 377
Views: 164540

Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod

Hi folks, You may have remember some attempts to install classic X220 keyboard into X230 - they were not quite successful . Recently I stumbled upon a story of removing lenovo battery authentity check , which as it turned out was implemented in the Embedded Controller firmware. The author published ...
by nitrocaster
Wed Apr 13, 2016 4:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 158740

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

nitrocaster wrote:Can you provide more details on your kit/parts?
I'll post once I get a working adapter.
by nitrocaster
Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 158740

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

I'm very interested. I need to be able to dock my X220 but I do not need the display port working as I will be running an external GPU. Barely possible due to the reasons described above. Anyway, with fhd mod that uses docking DP#2 you still can use two external monitors - just plug one into system...
by nitrocaster
Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 158740

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

How many users are really interested in such mod? I'm working on it for myself ATM. P.S.: I use DisplayPort #2 on docking connector. Using mini DisplayPort for that purpose would be extremely difficult because in that case one should connect signal wires on both sides of the motherboard - that means...

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