Take a look at our
ThinkPads.com HOME PAGE
For those who might want to contribute to the blog, start here: Editors Alley Topic
Then contact Bill with a Private Message

T500 keyboard in a t520

T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 series specific matters only
Post Reply
Posts: 4
Joined: Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:36 am
Location: Rimersburg, PA

T500 keyboard in a t520

#1 Post by Ragnar » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:45 am

I picked up a couple t520's "for parts" off of ebay. I'm fixing them up and installing linux mint to give to some of the neighborhood kids to use for school. The keyboards are trash. T500 keyboards are about half the price. Any chance they can be made to work?

Posts: 1293
Joined: Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:29 pm
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Re: T500 keyboard in a t520

#2 Post by TPFanatic » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:19 am

1. They physically don't fit.

2. The Fn and Windows keys won't work.
lenovo "Super" T420 i7 2670qm WQHD 16GB
lenovo T500 P9700 Radeon 3650 WUXGA 8GB
lenovo T601F T7500 NVS 140m SXGA+ 8GB

Enable 2 finger scroll on any Synaptics touchpads with registry.

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Last post

Return to “ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 31 guests