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IBM T30

Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:57 pm
by fiat682
a recent new entry in my "fleet" of daily pcs, im currently restoring it (needs a new kb probably because some of the keys wont work but i will ask about it in the proper section in the future)
t30 2003
battery 180 cycles
1.8Ghz p4 m
1gb ram
temporary hdd and caddy borrowed from my t21 awaiting repair untill i get the original hdd or close to the one it would have when it was brand new
HERE IS A BEFORE SHOT WHEN I GOT IT, TRUST ME IT WAS SOO FILTHY
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FOLLOWING BEFORE SHOTS
a week later after cleaning, cleaning also the heatsing/fan and reapplying thermal paste, installing xp pro and making it as close to the original as possible, i will replace the xp sticker in the future :wink:
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if you ve made this far i can tell you a secret, i have 9 mixed untested r40/r51 coming im gonna restore and sell them keeping one of each type

Re: IBM T30

Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:17 am
by dr_st
Nice machine! Hope it serves you well. If only there was an IPS mod like there is for X3x... :P

I find the key marking differences on the Italian keyboard interesting. :D