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PoPSiCLe
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Registered: ‎12-08-2010
Location: Bergen, Norway
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Exchange XGA for SXGA+ screen on T61 4:3 laptop?

I bought a used T61, model # 8895-CTO (middle eastern), prod.id 8895WD2

 

It currently has an XGA screen, 1024x768 resolution, and I'm pondering exchanging it for a SXGA+ screen to get a bit more screen real-estate.

 

What I'm wondering is whether the connectors line up, etc.

 

And also if anyone with experience with these SXGA+ panels have anything to contribute - I've seen two different model numbers (Samsung and TMD).

 

Is it possible to exchange these?

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ajkula66
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Re: Exchange XGA for SXGA+ screen on T61 4:3 laptop?

Welcome to the forum!

Yes, the swap is doable and many users have performed it with no issues.

All you need is a new screen. Make sure to get the genuine Lenovo panel with a FRU number on it, not a "compatible" one.

Given a choice, TMD is preferred to Samsung by most people I've known.

Good luck.

Cheers,

George




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