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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:54 am 
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Hi.

Just wanted to show you guys my Thinkpads and my desktop :wink:


Jan 20th update:

Bought four more Thinkpads.

a T40, a T41p, a T43 and finally a T61p

The T40 needs a reflow around the graphics chip, the T41p and T43 seem fine. Gonna do some stress testing of them though. The T61p was dead, but after 10 mins in the oven at 200ºC it was up and running again. I think it's really nice to make these old laptops keep running for a couple of more years. :wink:

They are arranged in the following order (on the first pic), along with the desktop, W500 and T43p I already had.
From left to right: W500, T61p, T43p, T43, T41p, T40.

I've got another T40 disassembled on the other table as well, but as I haven't got display, keyboard nor a touchpad and panels for it, I thought I'd only show the nice ones.



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Along with the purchase of the three T4x's and the T61p, I also got a docking station for T40-series, an IBM 120W dock PSU, two more IBM 72W chargers and another Lenovo 90W charger. :D





Older:

Overview
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Overview of Thinkpads
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Desktop PC
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T43p
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X61s
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X41
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T40 base with defect motherboard
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Overview from other angle
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X41 with X61s and T43p in background
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Stacked T43p, X41, X61s
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Specifications:

Desktop:
Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P
AMD Phenom II X4 955BE 3.2GHz
AMD Radeon HD5850 1GB
2x2GB Corsair XMS3 DHX
500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue
27'' Full HD
20'' UXGA

Thinkpad T43p
Intel Pentium M 2.13GHz
ATI FireGL V3200 128MB
2x1GB DDR II
40GB ATA
14.1'' SXGA+

Thinkpad X61s
Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 1.6GHz
Intel GMA X3100
2x1GB DDR II
160GB S-ATA
12.1'' XGA

Thinkpad X41
Pentium M 1.5GHz
Intel GMA 950
1.5GB DDR II (1x 1024MB, 1x 512MB)
40GB ATA
12.1'' XGA

Thinkpad T40 base
Pentium M 1.7GHz
ATI Radeon 7500 (defect because of bad solder)
768MB DDR



That's my stuff. Got a Dell Vostro 1500, a Dell Latitude CPi, an old HP Pavilion laptop and a mediacenter not working, cause I need powersupply for it.

Feel free to comment :wink:

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:04 pm 
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Welcome to the Forum again :)
You've been very busy with your two new thinkpads -- what are you going to do with your 'headless' T40?

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Neat setup. Though that T40 of yours needs a head :eek:
I don't know if it's just my eyes but the display on the T43p looks rather well lit as well.

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x61s looks very nice and clean now :wink:
Are those Danish keyboards?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:41 pm 
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emtee3511 wrote:
Welcome to the Forum again :)
You've been very busy with your two new thinkpads -- what are you going to do with your 'headless' T40?


Hi, thanks.
My thought on the headless T40 with the defect motherboard, is to either reflow the whole thing in the oven (covering plastic parts and condensaters etc.), or to borrow my dads heatgun, and just get some good heat on the GPU solderings to make them reflow that way. :-)


Latios wrote:
Neat setup. Though that T40 of yours needs a head :eek:
I don't know if it's just my eyes but the display on the T43p looks rather well lit as well.


Thanks!
The T43p was a bargain. Paid 40$ for it, and it's in close to perfect nick (lid has had a chip removed :? ), but everything else is great. And the display as you mention is still very well lit. Can be used in the sunny weather outside with no problem at all! :D

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x61s looks very nice and clean now :wink:
Are those Danish keyboards?

Daniel.


Thanks!
And yes, keyboards are Danish. :wink:

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:55 am 
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Nice, I like your setup.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:44 pm 
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A31 wrote:
Nice, I like your setup.


Thanks! :wink:

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 3:47 pm 
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Great photos!

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:43 am 
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Great photos!


Thanks! :)


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Update:

This is my new W500. It was 150$, including two original wristrests, one original charger and two batteries (1x Lenovo 6 cell which is dead by now, and 1x Aftermarket 6 cell which I've got a few issues with)

The catch when I bought it, was that it didn't work. I saw the pics he had sent me, and noticed a USB port missing the plastic bit, and the pins where all messed up and touching each other. I Googled it, and found that several other people had had a similar problem. The solution was to bend the pins, so they wouldn't touch each other, hence not short the system. :thumbs-UP:

Anyway, as the guy lived in the same town as me (really, that's a 1-in-a-million chance, as there isn't anymore than 5000 people in my town), so as I met him, he showed me the laptop, described the problem, and then i was hooked on it instantly, so I paid him the price we agreed upon, took it back home and fixed it the same night.


In the beginning I simply bent the pins out so they wouldn't touch each other. Since that, I broke off all the 4 pins in the port, put a strip of red electricians tape in it, and stuffed the USB port with silicone sealant. (as seen on one of the pictures)


Anyway, here it is: :mrgreen:

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And here's the one which shows the fixed USB port:
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Way to go Cola! That's a great machine :)

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:02 pm 
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Thanks Emtee
I'm really happy with the purchase :D

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:41 am 
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Just got this baby :mrgreen:


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It was 0.99$ total including freight charges to Denmark. :)
Custom designed by myself. My own picture of my W500 as well ^^

http://www.artscow.com/photo-gifts/mous ... usepad-160
Use coupon: "MOUSEPADFREE"

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:23 pm 
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My new T400 + a few shots and comparisons with my T43p and W500 :)

A bought a defective T400 for a quite low price, hoping I could fix it by reseating memory and the coin cell battery, found it its motherboard is waterlogged though, so I'ma sell the rest of it used. Some parts (Lid + display) are in very nice condition.

It's a T400 6475-ZPH (CTO)

As I haven't been able to power up the T400, here's the specs; copied from Lenovo's website:

P8600(2.4GHz)
3GB RAM,
160GB 7200rpm HD,
14.1in 1280x800 LCD,
Intel 4500MHD,
CDRW/DVDRW, Intel 802.11agn wireless, Bluetooth, Modem, 1Gb Ethernet, Ultranav, Sec Chip, FPR, Camera, 6c Li-Ion, WinVista Business 32



Pics:

T43p 14'' on top, W500 on buttom
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T400 14'' on top, W500 on buttom
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Mini triforce :P
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Mini triforce :P
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T400
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From top: T43p, T400, W500
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From top: T43p, T400, W500
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T400 lid, nearly mint!
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Don't be too quick to sell off your parts -- A lot of your T400 parts will work in some of your future projects. :)

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:35 pm 
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emtee3511 wrote:
Don't be too quick to sell off your parts -- A lot of your T400 parts will work in some of your future projects. :)


hmm, its just that I'm in a lack of money atm. :/
Anyway, what parts would you say I should keep?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:40 pm 
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I would keep any of the following that is not water damaged:
CPU
RAM
HDD
LCD (which you may decide to sell, but you could keep and look for a broken-screen T400)
DVDRW/CDRW
Wireless Card
Bluetooth Card
Battery
Windows Vista COA (which you could reasonably use on a bare-bones/parts machine)

There are other parts (fan, antennas, power jack, bottom case, covers,etc.) which our resident expert geeks could advise you on -- either way, the T400 has some nice parts worth using or selling :thumbs-UP:

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:20 pm 
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Some new pictures. Nothing new except the mouse. : P


Can you guess which laptops is on the picture? ;)
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:28 am 
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Bought four more Thinkpads.

a T40, a T41p, a T43 and finally a T61p

The T40 needs a reflow around the graphics chip, the T41p and T43 seem fine. Gonna do some stress testing of them though. The T61p was dead, but after 10 mins in the oven at 200ºC it was up and running again. I think it's really nice to make these old laptops keep running for a couple of more years. :wink:

They are arranged in the following order (on the first pic), along with the desktop, W500 and T43p I already had.
From left to right: W500, T61p, T43p, T43, T41p, T40.

I've got another T40 disassembled on the other table as well, but as I haven't got display, keyboard nor a touchpad and panels for it, I thought I'd only show the nice ones.



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Along with the purchase of the three T4x's and the T61p, I also got a docking station for T40-series, an IBM 120W dock PSU, two more IBM 72W chargers and another Lenovo 90W charger. :D

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:22 pm 
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Nice line up :wink:

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Tasurinchi wrote:
Nice line up :wink:



Thanks! You should do a line up too with all the Thinkpads in your signature! :)

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Tasurinchi wrote:
Nice line up :wink:


Yeah, but ya gotta watch out for the one with the wonky foot. He's not what he seems. :twisted:

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Cola wrote:
You should do a line up too with all the Thinkpads in your signature!
Problem is my table is too short and my wide angle lens not wide enough :D
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gotta watch out for the one with the wonky foot. He's not what he seems.
I think I'd need some help, I'm definitively overlooking something :help:

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Tasurinchi wrote:
I think I'd need some help, I'm definitively overlooking something :help:


Overlooked seeing The Usual Suspects, I think. ;)

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:23 am 
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Now I get it :mrgreen: Great movie btw...

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