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Where can I find a quality replacement CCFL?

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Where can I find a quality replacement CCFL?

#1 Post by fefrie » Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:27 pm

Continuing my journey of trying to repair the CCFL of my T60

At this point, it's sort of running. If I turn on the laptop with the panel flat on the keyboard, the light will turn on, and from there it's a careful lift from flat into the lid, and if I don't bang anything, it will stay on, but not guarantee to stay on.

So the video cable still could be bad, and I can pull out the vid cable from my other t60, but that's a lot of work I don't really want to do.

So off to source a CCFL. Any recommended places? I'm having trouble finding a suitable non ebay supplier.
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Re: Where can I find a quality replacement CCFL?

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:57 am

I suggest you find a T60 banger somewhere and take it apart a few times, using the HMM and making some drawings for screw locations.
Furthermore, there are three sizes of T60, all using different CCFL sizes.
https://www.ccflwarehouse.com/
http://www.lcdparts.net/CCFL13D.aspx
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Re: Where can I find a quality replacement CCFL?

#3 Post by H-Atkinson » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:02 pm

Another option could be to pick up an LED backlight and corresponding inverter from Aliexpress. There is a good seller for them, and Ive put LED backlights from them into 2 T601s now. (both 14.1)
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Re: Where can I find a quality replacement CCFL?

#4 Post by fefrie » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:04 pm

H-Atkinson wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:02 pm
Another option could be to pick up an LED backlight and corresponding inverter from Aliexpress. There is a good seller for them, and Ive put LED backlights from them into 2 T601s now. (both 14.1)
Any links for that?
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