T430 swap 16:10 from T410

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T430 swap 16:10 from T410

#1 Post by wotek16 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:17 am

Hi

is there any way to swap 16:10 1440x900 screen with bezel and frame to T430 16:9? Have you ever seen that?

Thanks

Wojciech

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Re: T430 swap 16:10 from T410

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:38 am

I doubt that very much.
The lids have different dimensions, the hinges are different, and most important:
the LCD connectors on the motherboard are completely different.
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Re: T430 swap 16:10 from T410

#3 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:49 am

http://i.imgur.com/0r3Te22.jpg

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Re: T430 swap 16:10 from T410

#4 Post by w0qj » Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:32 am

Wow, hope you merely digitally edited your photo, and did not actually mark up your Thinkpads for the sake of demonstration ;)
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Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:49 am
http://i.imgur.com/0r3Te22.jpg

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Re: T430 swap 16:10 from T410

#5 Post by wotek16 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:47 pm

I thought that it would be like classic keyboard swap from T410/420.

Thank you for support

Wojciech

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