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Yoga 460, Ribbon cable trackpad to mainboard

#1 Post by cfds » Wed Oct 13, 2021 11:52 am

Hello all,

I have recently bought a cheap yoga 460 in pieces and are slowly rebuilding it in a working laptop.
It was missing all the goodies like SSD, RAM and even the touchscreen. SSD and RAM I had and the touchscreen assy I found very cheap.

Now I am looking for the touchpad ribbon cable connecting the touchpad to the mainboard. Seems difficult to find as the Y460 was not the most popular laptop around.

If someone has a yoga 460 and has the bottom cover removed, it would help me a lot if you could take note of the number so that I can do a more focused search on the internet.
I know it has 12 contact points and should be roughly 12 cm long...

Thanks for your help.

Cheers,

Yves
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Re: Yoga 460, Ribbon cable trackpad to mainboard

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:17 am

Google for:
460_yoga_frubom_20170424.pdf
p40_yoga14_mt20fy_yoga460_hmm_en_sp40j47499_01.pdf

Looks like P40 and Yoga14 and Yoga460 all use the same parts.
The frubom has these two touchpads (but no mention of a cable):
00JT977 N CS15S_3+2BCP,MYLR,BLK,CHY
00JT978 N CS15S_3+2BCP,MYLR,SIL,CHY

Here's a picture of the back of the palmrest: https://www.ebay.ie/itm/384261948409
Looks like it's quite a long (flat) cable from touchpad to mobo.

Looking on eBay for: lenovo touchpad cable these look promising:
https://www.ebay.ie/itm/274504524799
https://www.ebay.ie/itm/283943712992
https://www.ebay.ie/itm/274964628057

Since most of the newer touchpads all look the same, I wouldn't be surprised if all their cables also all have the same connectors (but different cable lengths).
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Re: Yoga 460, Ribbon cable trackpad to mainboard

#3 Post by cfds » Thu Oct 14, 2021 4:10 am

Thanks RBS...
The ebay listing with the palmrest I found yesterday and I took a screenshot in the hope I could read the number on the ribbon cable...
I also realized that the Y460/Y14 and P40 are basically the same machines.

As for the cable you found on ebay, the last only has 6 contacts and the other 2 ones I can not see how many contacts they have, looking at my touchpad it has 12 contacts...

"Since most of the newer touchpads all look the same, I wouldn't be surprised if all their cables also all have the same connectors (but different cable lengths)" I agree that's why I ordered the following cable from ebay yesterday...
https://www.ebay.fr/itm/264102794271
Yoga 910, i5 7200u 256GB SSD/8GB, Win 10 Pro (for sale)
Yoga 930, i7 8550U 512GB/16GB, Win 10 pro
X250 i5 5300U 240GB/8GB, FHD display, 2nd drive 960GB, Win 10 Pro
Thinkpad X1 tablet Gen 2 240GB/8GB, Win 10 P
Yoga 460 i5 6200U 256GB/8GB, FHD touch, Win 10 Pro (project)

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