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Lid closed switch for X230 tablet

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Lid closed switch for X230 tablet

#1 Post by zogthegreat » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:27 am

Hi everyone!

I have a X230 tablet, (4299-FC5). I have rebuilt it several times do to damage and it seems that in one of the rebuilds, I forgot a part, because when I close the lid, the laptop stays on and doesn't go into sleep mode. This happens in both Windows and Linux, so I don't think that it's a software problem.

Does anyone have a part number or any details for the lid closed switch? I assume that it's something magnetic, but I can't find any information.

Thanks!

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Re: Lid closed switch for X230 tablet

#2 Post by zogthegreat » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:52 pm

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Re: Lid closed switch for X230 tablet

#3 Post by axur-delmeria » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:58 pm

IIRC the lid closed switch is a Hall effect sensor, which is sensitive to magnets. The magnet may have fallen off during one of your rebuilds, or the sensor may have been damaged.
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Re: Lid closed switch for X230 tablet

#4 Post by RealBlackStuff » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:39 am

X220 is very similar, look here: viewtopic.php?f=43&t=117531
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Re: Lid closed switch for X230 tablet

#5 Post by zogthegreat » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:47 am

Thanks everyone!
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