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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#91 Post by fboldog » Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:12 am

In quick summary, possible panels for the adapter:
- LG LP140QH1-SPB3 ??? not listed anywhere.
- LG LP140QH1-SPB1
- AUO B140QAN01.1
- AUO B140QAN01.5

LG LP140QH1-SPB1 vs AUO B140QAN01.1
http://www.panelook.com/modelcompare.ph ... 1975,25359

Measurements by Notebookcheck (source LG, AOU)
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

Interesting differences:
- tech: IPS vs. AHVA
- brightness: 300 vs. 340 cd/m2
- color gamut: 60% vs. 72% NTSC
- response time: 35 vs 30 ms
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#92 Post by NonesensE » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:02 am

Another interesting option might be the 500 nit, 100% Adobe RGB panel from the new X1C.
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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#93 Post by fboldog » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:32 am

Yes, it is really good option. Big question is the price and availability. :)

My previous post updated with Notebook check measurements.

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#94 Post by Frobe70 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:38 pm

Any chance that a Panasonic VVX14T058J00 panel (WQHD used in T670s) will be compatible with this kit?
Probably not the best panel, but might be cheaper than the best panels.
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#95 Post by SaskFellow » Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:13 pm

I missed it... :cry:

How did I miss it...

I lusted so hard for this upgrade kit... :cry:

As I type this on my T61 because my T420s is being a miserable butt munch. :lol:
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#96 Post by RMSMajestic » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:21 pm

OKay guys! Kits are finally in. Thank God!
I will be testing and posting in the following week!
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#97 Post by RMSMajestic » Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:21 pm

I will also post a Etsy listing later, since I'm so fed up with feebay. For those of you who don't trust me or paypal, you have another option.
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#98 Post by sippycup » Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:23 pm

Please post what screens you used to test!

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#99 Post by RMSMajestic » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:41 pm

sippycup wrote:
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:23 pm
Please post what screens you used to test!
I'm gonna use LP140QH1(SP)(A2)
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#100 Post by Tasurinchi » Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:54 am

Great news! I'm so looking forward to this :wink:

It think it would be good to add the list of compatible panels on the first post, just for the sake of clarity...
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#101 Post by fboldog » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:56 am

Really good news.

My LP140QH1(SP)(B1) ready to install. :)

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#102 Post by RMSMajestic » Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:19 pm

For those of you who are fed up with feebay but still wanna a third party gurantee


Price is $67.5 as of now. I'm uncertain whether Etsy would be a PITA like feebay or not. But if it turns out to be reliable the price would only slightly (~$1-2 ) more than paypal
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#103 Post by SaskFellow » Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:25 pm

Oh.. More kits... Drool... End of the month can't come soon enough!

So these are only compatible with T420s/T430s right?

Cheers!
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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#104 Post by RMSMajestic » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:16 pm

SaskFellow wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:25 pm
Oh.. More kits... Drool... End of the month can't come soon enough!

So these are only compatible with T420s/T430s right?

Cheers!
Yes, and unfortunately parts are not interchangable with the FHD kits
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#105 Post by mithodin » Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:48 am

I'm very excited to do this upgrade. I bought a T430s to replace my crappy Samsung Ultrabook, and it's already way more fun to use. A nice screen will make this an absolute dream machine :D

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#106 Post by ji2o0k » Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:42 pm

woot!! I'm excited....so excited!

Now the dilemma for me is - do I keep my T420s i7 (it heats up quickly for some reason) or do I try and procure a T430s i7 for a good price and mod that one? Thinking the T430s will be better in terms of power handling and performance?

And I can do the keyboard mod on the T430s....just may need to find someone to help with the security chip thingy so I can use a whitelisted AC7260 Wifi card....

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#107 Post by mithodin » Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:56 pm

I have sucessfully installed coreboot on my T430s - so no problem with wifi-cards at all ;-). It is very likely though that you need to do some soldering, because the original bios eeprom is not easily accessible with an external programmer.

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#108 Post by camit34 » Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:20 am

Long time lurker and finally registered so I could say thanks for doing this upgrade! :bow:

Ordered one through the PayPal link a few minutes ago :banana:

The search for a screen begins! :D

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#109 Post by pathan421id » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:25 pm

RMSMajestic wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:16 pm
SaskFellow wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:25 pm
Oh.. More kits... Drool... End of the month can't come soon enough!

So these are only compatible with T420s/T430s right?

Cheers!
Yes, and unfortunately parts are not interchangable with the FHD kits
@rmsmajestic When will T420 and T430 kit (non-S) be available?

I haven't heard back from you.


Thanks in advance.

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#110 Post by pathan421id » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:14 pm

Apparently the S kit can be used on a regular non-S device as shown here.

https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a2 ... t=5#detail

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#111 Post by RMSMajestic » Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:32 pm

pathan421id wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:14 pm
Apparently the S kit can be used on a regular non-S device as shown here.

https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a2 ... t=5#detail
That's a copycat of Javi-Jie's work.... And it will alleviate, but not completely resolve the problem.
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#112 Post by pathan421id » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:55 am

RMSMajestic wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:32 pm
pathan421id wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:14 pm
Apparently the S kit can be used on a regular non-S device as shown here.

https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a2 ... t=5#detail
That's a copycat of Javi-Jie's work.... And it will alleviate, but not completely resolve the problem.

Not completely?


By "will alleviate" do you mean it at least has better resistance to flicker compared to the initial T420/T430 FHD mod?

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#113 Post by mithodin » Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:36 am

Whoo, I just got my tracking code. I guess this means I can order a screen now? I have a decent offer for a B140QAN01.5

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#114 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:26 am

mithodin wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:36 am
Whoo, I just got my tracking code. I guess this means I can order a screen now? I have a decent offer for a B140QAN01.5
Errrr I'd suggest not. But if the price is less than $70 then go for it
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#115 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:27 am

pathan421id wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:55 am
RMSMajestic wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:32 pm


That's a copycat of Javi-Jie's work.... And it will alleviate, but not completely resolve the problem.

Not completely?


By "will alleviate" do you mean it at least has better resistance to flicker compared to the initial T420/T430 FHD mod?
Yes. Javi has thought about that workaround but it is not 100% fail-proof
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#116 Post by fboldog » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:24 pm

I'm sitting on nails until my tracking number arrives and after that until the adapter arrives.
:mrgreen:

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#117 Post by Quantumcross » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:46 pm

NonesensE wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:02 am
Another interesting option might be the 500 nit, 100% Adobe RGB panel from the new X1C.
Does anyone have any information on this panel? Is there a Maintenance manual out for X1C 6th gen?

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#118 Post by pathan421id » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:00 pm

Quantumcross wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:46 pm
NonesensE wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:02 am
Another interesting option might be the 500 nit, 100% Adobe RGB panel from the new X1C.
Does anyone have any information on this panel? Is there a Maintenance manual out for X1C 6th gen?

I don't think so, the computer isn't even available in the US/JP yet.






RMSMajestic wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:27 am
pathan421id wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:55 am



Not completely?


By "will alleviate" do you mean it at least has better resistance to flicker compared to the initial T420/T430 FHD mod?
Yes. Javi has thought about that workaround but it is not 100% fail-proof

Ok thanks for the info.

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#119 Post by RMSMajestic » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:35 am

Update in policy:

If you wanna ask for troubles by enabling fast boot or secure boot, you should solve the troubles you asked for by yourself.

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#120 Post by dr_st » Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:32 am

RMSMajestic wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:35 am
If you wanna ask for troubles by enabling fast boot or secure boot, you should solve the troubles you asked for by yourself.
How are fast boot / secure boot relevant to this display mod kit, and what problems can they cause?

Secure Boot - maybe (does it apply more strict checks to display EDIDs or something?), but Fast boot? That's just a mix between Hibernate and Shutdown.
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