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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#151 Post by kinkng » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:08 pm

Does this have the flicker issue?

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#152 Post by pathan421id » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:18 pm

kinkng wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:08 pm
Does this have the flicker issue?
According to @rmsmajestic it does (I'm assuming the T420/T430 adapters that were made from -S boards), but less to an extent compared to the v1 of Javi's T420/T430 FHD mod.
Then again the V1 did work with zero issues for some people. So YMMV.

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#153 Post by mr.rhtuner » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:41 am

pathan421id wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:31 pm
T420-S/T430-S FHD kit adapted for T420/T430 is available through ebay and aliexpress now. Copy of javi's FHD kit.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/162887293940



https://www.aliexpress.com/item/LCD-con ... autifyAB=0


Can we stick to the topic at hand...the WQHD kit from RMSMajestic?

If you want to discuss FHD, why not create or add on to a previous thread?

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#154 Post by mithodin » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:56 am

Update for those running coreboot (like me). Native graphics initialization and libgfxinit both result in more or less distracting display errors, but both work well enough to enable normal booting with grub. To get perfect graphics during boot, use a VGA Bios Option ROM (How do I get the rom?) with vesa mode 0x037e for 16bit full resolution.

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#155 Post by pathan421id » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:43 pm

mr.rhtuner wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:41 am
pathan421id wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:31 pm
T420-S/T430-S FHD kit adapted for T420/T430 is available through ebay and aliexpress now. Copy of javi's FHD kit.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/162887293940



https://www.aliexpress.com/item/LCD-con ... autifyAB=0


Can we stick to the topic at hand...the WQHD kit from RMSMajestic?

If you want to discuss FHD, why not create or add on to a previous thread?
because that thread is locked?

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#156 Post by mr.rhtuner » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:35 pm

pathan421id wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:43 pm
mr.rhtuner wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:41 am




Can we stick to the topic at hand...the WQHD kit from RMSMajestic?

If you want to discuss FHD, why not create or add on to a previous thread?
because that thread is locked?

So create a new thread?

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#157 Post by decaba » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:29 pm

I just finished installing an AUO B140QAN01.1 in my T430s and it appears to work (Kubuntu 16.04, no coreboot). It does have the same screw hole misalignment issue reported by mithodin with his B140QAN01.5. Like mithodin, I'm relying on the screen bezel to keep the bottom portion of the screen in place and it appears to be working. Brightness, viewing angles, higher resolution -- all very nice indeed. I work mostly while plugged in so I'm not worried about the increased power draw. I didn't take any before-and-after measurements of heat or fan noise but subjectively I don't feel/hear a difference from when I was running with the stock screen.

In truth, WQHD is an insane resolution on a 14" screen for my eyes, so I'll likely end up reducing resolution or messing about with scaling, but all in all I'm quite happy with this upgrade. Updating fubu's spreadsheet now. Many thanks to RMSMajestic for facilitating this and to the members of this forum for contributing such good and useful information!

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#158 Post by ji2o0k » Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:03 pm

^ this is one of my worries....

Such a high resolution on 14" real estate...I have good eyesight but still...

I'm loving the FHD mod...1920 x 1080...

Whelp, I bought the kits and screens...might as well try one...

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#159 Post by TrueSelfDao » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:45 am

How are everyone's temps? I seemed to have +5C/+10C for idle/load temperatures moving from HD+ to WQHD.

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#160 Post by mr.rhtuner » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:00 am

decaba wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:29 pm
I just finished installing an AUO B140QAN01.1 in my T430s and it appears to work (Kubuntu 16.04, no coreboot). It does have the same screw hole misalignment issue reported by mithodin with his B140QAN01.5. Like mithodin, I'm relying on the screen bezel to keep the bottom portion of the screen in place and it appears to be working. Brightness, viewing angles, higher resolution -- all very nice indeed. I work mostly while plugged in so I'm not worried about the increased power draw. I didn't take any before-and-after measurements of heat or fan noise but subjectively I don't feel/hear a difference from when I was running with the stock screen.

In truth, WQHD is an insane resolution on a 14" screen for my eyes, so I'll likely end up reducing resolution or messing about with scaling, but all in all I'm quite happy with this upgrade. Updating fubu's spreadsheet now. Many thanks to RMSMajestic for facilitating this and to the members of this forum for contributing such good and useful information!

Did you take any photos of the install to share by any chance?

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#161 Post by lokimo » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:20 am

Did the Upgrade for my t420s today using LP140QH1 SP B1 and it is AWESOME! Everything works perfect (Windows 10 and ubuntu). For me I can't report any changes in temperature. It is even a bit lower than before but I credit this to my fan cleaning while doing the upgrade (Around 60°C in IDLE with 0-1900RPM fan).

Thanks so much!

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#162 Post by decaba » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:55 pm

mr.rhtuner wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:00 am
decaba wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:29 pm
I just finished installing an AUO B140QAN01.1 in my T430s and it appears to work (Kubuntu 16.04, no coreboot). It does have the same screw hole misalignment issue reported by mithodin with his B140QAN01.5. Like mithodin, I'm relying on the screen bezel to keep the bottom portion of the screen in place and it appears to be working. Brightness, viewing angles, higher resolution -- all very nice indeed. I work mostly while plugged in so I'm not worried about the increased power draw. I didn't take any before-and-after measurements of heat or fan noise but subjectively I don't feel/hear a difference from when I was running with the stock screen.

In truth, WQHD is an insane resolution on a 14" screen for my eyes, so I'll likely end up reducing resolution or messing about with scaling, but all in all I'm quite happy with this upgrade. Updating fubu's spreadsheet now. Many thanks to RMSMajestic for facilitating this and to the members of this forum for contributing such good and useful information!

Did you take any photos of the install to share by any chance?
Sorry, I only took three pre-install photos to help me remember where the antenna wires go plus one showing the serial number of the panel. Not sure they'll be worth much to anybody but here they are: https://imgur.com/a/1vgem.

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#163 Post by lokimo » Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:53 am

Would be nice to know if the B140QAN02.0 HDR from the X1C6 works which apparently is quite nice (https://www.notebookcheck.com/Test-Leno ... vision-hdr) :D

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#164 Post by notjaykay » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:46 am

Silly question, but for those who have received their kit already AND ordered through PayPal, did you get a shipping notification through PayPal? Or did the kit just show up at your house?

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#165 Post by decaba » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:44 am

notjaykay wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:46 am
Silly question, but for those who have received their kit already AND ordered through PayPal, did you get a shipping notification through PayPal? Or did the kit just show up at your house?
I got a notification with tracking number on January 30 and the kit arrived on February 1.

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#166 Post by motoyarko » Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:11 am

Hello,
Just installed B140QAN01.5 in my t420s
in bios it works fine, but in Windows I see black screen.
Can someone help me?

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#167 Post by motoyarko » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:23 am

motoyarko wrote:Hello,
Just installed B140QAN01.5 in my t420s
in bios it works fine, but in Windows I see black screen.
Can someone help me?
fixed with reflashing original bios.
doesn't work correctly with custom bios that unlocks 1600 mhz memory on t420s. or maybe need to do some extra settings in modded bios. thanks for the great kit

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#168 Post by samu » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:25 am

mithodin wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:16 am
Got it off German ebay from ftdlcd. https://www.ebay.de/itm/14-QHD-LED-LCD- ... 2799608880
Although it is listed as B140QAN01.5 or compatible, so it was a bit of a gamble getting that one.

Hey mithodin, how long did the shipping take? On ebay it says over 1 month but that seems too long.

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#169 Post by mithodin » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:40 am

samu wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:25 am
Hey mithodin, how long did the shipping take? On ebay it says over 1 month but that seems too long.
It took like a week (bought 29 January, delivered 7 February). The seller was very fast to ship.

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#170 Post by fboldog » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:49 am

:( I bought on 4 January and still not received.

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#171 Post by NonesensE » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:20 pm

fboldog wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:49 am
:( I bought on 4 January and still not received.
You're not alone. Bought on Dec. 26, haven't received a tracking number or a package yet...
Sometimes coming over from the German forum...
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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#172 Post by BokiM » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:04 pm

Same here. Any News? :)
ThinkPad T430s :heart:

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#173 Post by sippycup » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:42 am

Have patience, Chinese New Year was just a short while ago and everyone is off for the time being.

We'll get them soon enough!

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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#174 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:06 am

notjaykay wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:46 am
Silly question, but for those who have received their kit already AND ordered through PayPal, did you get a shipping notification through PayPal? Or did the kit just show up at your house?
If you are in fairfax, VA, I can come and do the installation for you if you want lol
I tried to remember sending an email notification when I print labels. But can't always remember.
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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#175 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:08 am

NonesensE wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:20 pm
fboldog wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:49 am
:( I bought on 4 January and still not received.
You're not alone. Bought on Dec. 26, haven't received a tracking number or a package yet...
You should have got a tracking number by now... I will try to drop off the packet at Post Office today, if my work don't get tooo crazy.
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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#176 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:08 am

fboldog wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:49 am
:( I bought on 4 January and still not received.
Just updated the tracking number
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#177 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:10 am

BokiM wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:04 pm
Same here. Any News? :)
Order processed up to Jan.15th. Will move on tomorrow.
If your order is placed before Jan.15th and there's nothing wrong with your address, you should be able to see a tracking number by now.
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#178 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:13 am

sippycup wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:42 am
Have patience, Chinese New Year was just a short while ago and everyone is off for the time being.

We'll get them soon enough!
I swear I will never ever go back to China during the chinese new year time again......
No shop is opening. (Couldn't even get my hand on a few other X62 and T70); Annoying relatives asking me about my girlfriend; and I take time off during the most intense time of a project at my work :(
FML >_<
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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#179 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:51 am

I just hope that I don't accidentally step on my tester screen among this mess in the next few days :oops:
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Re: T420s/T430s WQHD kits pre-order

#180 Post by BokiM » Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:10 am

RMSMajestic wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:10 am
BokiM wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:04 pm
Same here. Any News? :)
Order processed up to Jan.15th. Will move on tomorrow.
If your order is placed before Jan.15th and there's nothing wrong with your address, you should be able to see a tracking number by now.
I am, thank you very much! I've received the mail today. :thumbs-UP:

Do you have an updated display compatibility list?
ThinkPad T430s :heart:

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