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I'm looking for information on A31p UXGA panels

#1 Post by PowerPC » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:44 pm

So... the UXGA panel in my A31p died. What are my replacement options?

I could compromise on IPS, but I want the maximum resolution (1600x1200).

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Re: I'm looking for information on A31p UXGA panels

#2 Post by kfzhu1229 » Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:49 pm

Obviously the IDTech UXGA panels that came from these A31p laptops are extremely hard to find as they are notoriously known for failed backlights and yellowing.
An UXGA screen from a R50p/T42p/T43p/T6xp would electrically work, but the connector is not low enough for the A3x cables to reach and I haven't really seen anyone selling LVDS extension cables.
There are some non-IPS but almost as good UXGA screens here. AFAIK there are a number of Sharp panels that would work with these things. Also AFAIK screens from other laptops like a Latitude C810/C840 or Inspiron 8100/8200 works just fine on a A3xp with the inverter board removed (not the other way around since Latitudes use EDID chips which most screens at that time do not have)
A Satellite pro screen would also work but you need to mod the backlight connector as it is using the old school connector found on older ThinkPads like the 770 series.
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Re: I'm looking for information on A31p UXGA panels

#3 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:19 am

Extenders can be found here: https://www.pchub.com/uph-oecv075-lcd-c ... -cm-p42196

Slightly OT:
Initially I used similar extenders (same P/N, but with white cables) from them for my LED-mods.
But then PChub changed suppliers and those 'new' pink ones are sloppily soldered and need reworking before use. :evil:
Plus my LED-mods no longer need them! :mrgreen:
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