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Motherboard diagnostic card & Thinkpad T60

2016-05-03, 7:36 AM

Hello,

 

I couldn't find any information regarding possibility of using diagnostic card with Thinkpad T60. Since it doesn't have LPT or such a port, is it possible to use it with

USB 2.0 To Parallel IEEE 1284 Centronic 25 Pin DB25 Printer cable adapter:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401094977769?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

 

Thanks!

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Re: Motherboard diagnostic card & Thinkpad T60

2016-05-05, 16:18 PM

I don't know if it will work anyway, but it will be more likely if you use it with a T60 docking station.  The dock uses a port that is on the motherboard bus and uses the old legacy port addresses.  The USB ones use virtual ports.  I used one that connected to a USB port for power and also to the main battery terminals.  I think that one worked on T60 because the diagnostic info went out on the battery signaling terminals.  I probably have it is a drawer somewhere.  If you want a photo, send me a pm with your email address and I'll look for it.


Rich


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