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T540p Screen Upgrade

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T540p Screen Upgrade

#1 Post by someuser_nm19 » Sat May 16, 2020 6:24 pm

Hello everyone, about 6 months ago I got my first ThinkPad a T540p and I love all of it except the screen. Its the 1376*768 TN and its pretty bad. My T400 has a better screen lol. I was wondering how to upgrade it to a IPS 1080 or maybe an 3k display. I've heard you have to replace the whole screen assembly and the cable, but I was wondering if it is possible to get an aftermarket screen that will fit, I'd appreciate any help.
Thanks for your time.

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Re: T540p Screen Upgrade

#2 Post by XCLN » Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:01 pm

Apparently quite easy to do - see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4n2op7x4Uw - also mentions which units to use :
Screen was bought at http://www.laptopscreen.com/
15.6-inch WideScreen (13.6"x7.6") WUXGA (1920x1080) Full HD Matte LED. compatible with l/n Lenovo FRU 04X5480
Asus LG5, Toshiba M2/M3, Compaq nc4400, Thinkpad R50, T60, T61p, W500, T500, T410, X200, X200 tablet, T430s, T450s

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