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X270 Keyboard Backlight?

2018-04-20, 4:28 AM

I have a new X270, Type 20HNCTO and cannot figure how to activate the keyboard backlight.  Normally the "FN" key pressed with the spacebar turns it on on previous X models.

 

Is there a special sequence or perhaps the X270 does not have a backlight on the Keyboard?

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Re: X270 Keyboard Backlight?

2018-04-20, 4:49 AM

On CTO(configure to order) models a backlit keyboard was an option.  Did you buy that option?  

 


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Re: X270 Keyboard Backlight?

2018-04-20, 5:13 AM

It is an option.  Those with a keyboard backlight have a light-pointing-up icon on the left side of the space bar.  Fn plus space toggles the backlight.


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Re: X270 Keyboard Backlight?

2018-04-20, 5:16 AM

It appears to be an option, one that I did not know was optional.

 

What is the FRU/Part Number of the keyboard with the backlight?

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Re: X270 Keyboard Backlight?

2018-04-20, 5:18 AM

Thanks, I did not know it was a option since it came standard on my previous X240.

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Re: X270 Keyboard Backlight?

2018-04-20, 5:38 AM

It also was an option on the x240.

 

x270 parts list:

https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/x270_20hm_20hn_20170731.pdf


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Re: X270 Keyboard Backlight?

2018-04-20, 5:46 AM

Looks like 01EN586 .  Please confirm before buying.  But thats what the BOM list shows.  Richk beat me to posting link :).

 

 


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