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Z60m replacement screen

#1 Post by wujstefan » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:36 pm

Hello,

I've got a dirt cheap titanium Z60m ($6), but it has its screen smashed. What are the options for this one? Will a screen from R61 or T500 work with Z60m?
Dailies:
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T43 (LED Flexview UXGA), Z60t, G41, R30, R50e, R61i
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Re: Z60m replacement screen

#2 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:16 pm

According to Thinkwiki, yes you can. https://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/TFT_display
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The efficiency of two screens equally sized with equal numbers if pixels are equal. The time spent by a 4:3 user complaining about 16:9 is proportional to the inefficiency working with a 16:9 display, therefore the amount of useful work extracted is equal.

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Re: Z60m replacement screen

#3 Post by ajkula66 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:53 pm

wujstefan wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:36 pm
Will a screen from R61 or T500 work with Z60m?
All of the above, and everything ThinkPad-based 15.4" in between...so yes, you've got quite a few options available.
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Re: Z60m replacement screen

#4 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:55 pm

Just dont pick the 1280x800 one :)

RBS Strongly recommends sharp WUXGA LCDs. Search the forums for the exact models.
Thinkpad4by3's Law of the Universe.

The efficiency of two screens equally sized with equal numbers if pixels are equal. The time spent by a 4:3 user complaining about 16:9 is proportional to the inefficiency working with a 16:9 display, therefore the amount of useful work extracted is equal.

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Re: Z60m replacement screen

#5 Post by wujstefan » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:20 am

The only problem's name is availability when it comes to decent shape. It's the likes of $80 with shipping :S
Dailies:
X201s - travel / garage
HP Elitebook 8770w (FHD IPS, SSD, Q4000M, 16Gb) - daily
Collectibles:
T43 (LED Flexview UXGA), Z60t, G41, R30, R50e, R61i
Under construction:
A31, R52p, T22, A22m, R40, T30, Z61m

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