[Thinkpad] Switching TP560x screens
scosgt at worldnet.att.net
Mon Sep 6 16:12:30 CDT 2004
Usually the system boards for the two types of screens are different.
560's are so cheap now it does not pay to replace a screen, just look for a
bare unit and swap everything over,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Benjamin Gradidge" <bgradid at gmail.com>
To: <thinkpad at stderr.org>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 5:09 PM
Subject: [Thinkpad] Switching TP560x screens
> I have a thinkpad 560 (regular) with a nice beautiful TFT 11" LCD
> screen, and I have a TP560x with a not-quite-as-good TPA (I think
> thats what its called) 12.1" screen.. now, both will fit, but, I tried
> putting the TPA screen on my 560 regular and , didn't get very good
> results. Wouldn't boot , and constantly turned itself on and off. I
> put the old TFT back on it and found that all was fine.
> However, I would still like to replace the screen on my 560x to a TFT
> somehow. Can I purchase a TFT off of ebay for the thinkpad 560x and
> place it in there? Are there any ways to force the old TFT into this
> I replaced the motherboard a while ago to a 70U version, and didn't
> have any worries, so its a full blown p233 mmx. I also have a 64
> megabyte stick for the laptop arriving in the mail soon.
> So, does anyone know if switching screens is possible? (even JUST a
> 12.1" tp560x HPA screen for a 12.1" tp560x TFT , AND if all the
> plastics are included / as well as the inverter).
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