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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:47 am 

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Location: Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Hi guys,

yesterday I had my display broken on my beloved X41 tablet. I have a model without fingerprint reader.

I have searched ebay for LCD assemblies and found only those that have fingerprint reader on the bezel.

I have asked the sellers whether they are interchangeable (I don't need the reader itself - only the display function) - but they didn't confirm they are.

I have looked through the service manual of this particular model - nothing found there as well.

So, if I buy an LCD assembly with fingerprint reader and install this on a model that didn't have this reader before... will the LCD work? again, I don't need the reader itself to work, only an LCD.

Thanks in advance

PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:07 am 

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The LCD in X41T panels are all the same.
You can buy just the LCD-panel, or a complete lid, either with or without FP reader, they will all work.
You can put your old non-FPR bezel back on instead if you like.
An X41 (non-tablet) LCD will also fit, but you will need to transfer the pressure-sensitive top-layer and matching electronics from your broken screen. Quite a job for the uninitiated.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:08 am 
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Yeh, it'll work. I've changed complete displays with or without the FP reader.


Edit: RBS beat me to it.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:04 pm 
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And you can get the FP reader to work if you solder the 4pin connector to the motherboard, all motherboards support it.
I did it on my X41 non-Tablet and FP reader works perfectly with FP bezel.

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