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X270 keyboard compatibility

Q: X270 keyboard compatibility

Hi all,Would a keyboard made for an X270 (FRU: 01EP062) be backwards-compatible with an X240? When I do a parts lookup, it just says that it is a keyboard, and doesn't list compatibility. I've noticed that many off-brand keyboards are being sold on Amazon with cross-device compatibility. Thanks!

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Hello EveryBody I have  a lenovo Thinkpad with Type Machine : 20K5-S08T18So i need t know, how can i upgrade the wwam card and wich card i should buy and what is all the procidure that i should do ?Thank you very much pells.

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Good morning! I have X270, machine type 20K6S04F00 and looking to add a WWAN card. As I understand, compatible cards are either 01AX746 or 01AX748. Can please suggest if my machine 20K6S04F00 is WWAN ready?

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I planned to purchase Lenovo WiGig dock for my x270 but postponed the decision after reading commentaries about compatibility issues with some of Thinkpad models.As I understand, the only WiGig compatible WiFi module is Intel 18260 (Triple band?).My x270 (product no. 20K5S08T08) has Intel Dual Band AC-8260.I assume that WiGig will not work with my Thinkpad.Am I right? 

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Hi There,I want to buy a 4K monitor for my X270 laptop. But I am not sure about the compatibility between them. The X270 support a max resolution of [email protected] (HDMI) , but the 4K monitor is of 3840x2160 @60 Hz.So can anybody give any advice?Thank you!

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Hello, My x270 (20K6) has a broken motherboard.  I have found one on ebay (20HM). My 20K6 has the Sierra EM7455 Card which works great.  Does anyone know if the 20HM is also compatible (whitelist, etc) with this card? Having a very difficult time answering this question using the lenovo websites.  It looks like they are recommending the Fibocom L831-EAU.  Thanks for any light anyone can shed - appreciated.

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Hello,I have a Thinkpad X240 with Ultra Dock docking station (no usb-c). I want to buy a new X270 20NH and I want to be sure that my docking station will be compatible with my new laptop. Does anyone have the answer please ? Daniel130461













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A:X240 docking station compatibility with X270

Hi Daniel130461, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
Yes the same dock will work.
 
You can consult the Accessories and Options Compatibility Matrix (OCM) for questions like this.

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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?

A:X270 Keyboard Backlight?

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





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Hello  i have a few Lenovo x260/270 with factory win10 IMG .when i use  the right Ctrl key for Ctrl x,c,v it doesnt work when i use the left Ctrl key it does work same issue when using  external keyboard .does anybody know a bout this ? all laptop drivers are up to date from Lenovo site including bios and defualt bios settings  thank you   

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It started when the Numbers  1-4 wouldnt type (I only was able to type it with the on screen keyboard)About maybe a month or so later, when I press certain letters, it dual types a number as well or an apostrophe. and the one through four still doesn't work so the g4 only appears when I press g Examples:g4, '0, h7, G$, H&,")th7roug4h7 th7oug4h7t indig4o anyth7ing4 I thought that I would just have to replace the keyboard when I saw the numbers not working but then the letters were acting weird too so not sure if this is an issue to replace the keyboard or something to do with the drive.I also havent spilled anything on this laptop and I've cleaned the keyboard. Any help is appreciated~ 

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Hi, as a long-term Dell Latitude user, I had to switch to Lenovo ThinkPad with a new employer. I was used to have keyboard always on (and the keyboard was really always backlit when laptop was on). On ThinkPad, the keyboard goes always OFF when laptop goes to sleep or power off. While starting/resuming the laptop I always have to turn the backlit keyboard MANUALLY on. How can I keep the keyboard backlit always on? (there are some other related topics on this forum but none is related to ThinkPad X series) Thanks,Radek

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is there a keybord for notebook 15 r204nia with back light or is the keyboard for notebook pavilion 15 compatible with this system.?

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Am shopping for a new keyboard. I have a P7-1030  tower with Windows 10 home OS and Google Chrome for browser. The original keyboard that came with it is the KU-1060. Would the C-2500 keybord be compatible ? Thanks.

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Hi.I need to replace my keyboard and i dont find the exactly same to replace it.Can i use another model keyboard?M6-k010dx for example?please i need help,thanks!

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Hi,i tried searching the internet but no luck.I have some of the buttons on my keyboard missing. I have lenovo ku-0225.I wanted to replace them and found some broken keyboards on sale. Is there a way to know if the buttons from other model will fit my keyboard. As far as i can tell, from looking few models, every model has different socket foy key to slide in. Thanks in advance

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Hi guys I broke my G510 keyboard keys but I cant find its replacement and G500 keyboard doesnt fit Help me please it sucks What are the alternative keyboards that can fit G510If I buy a US layout keyboard will this cause any problem with key roles 

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Hey there

I use winamp, and would like to be able to use the media buttons on my microsoft natural ergonomic keyboard 4000... however, they do not work with winamp... they work with most other programs such as windows media player, and media player classic... but the buttons (e.g. play/pause, next, back), will rarely work with winamp... it seems to be completely random when they do work, and for months i have tried to find a pattern but cannot!

the program i use to configure my keyboard is microsoft intellitype pro

whats going on here? is there any way to fix this problem? i like winamp, and would like to keep using it, but i really want my media keys to work properly with it

colin

A:Compatibility Issues Between Winamp And Keyboard

Try to select, in Winamp, the under options Global Hotkeys. That did the trick for me

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Hi, i have a lenovo 15303, ideapad y510.  My keyboard PN 25-007518 and is not working,I found on internet a keyboard with PN 25-007498.Does it fit? is it compatible?  Thanks.

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Hi, i have a lenovo 15303, ideapad y510.  My keyboard PN 25-007518 and is not working,I found on internet a keyboard with PN 25-007498.Does it fit? is it compatible?  Thanks.

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How can I verify if my Latitude E5450 is compatible with a backlit keyboard?
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Does anyone know if the keyboards for X1 Carbon 2017 and 2018 are compatible? It looks that the one from 2017 can fit the 2018 model palmrest. Can it works with that model properely?

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Hi all,I own two Helix 2A): a 20CHS00309 with Core-M 5Y70, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, LTEB): a 20CG001GMZ with Core M-5Y10c, 4GB RAM, 180GB SSDand one Ultrabook Pro Keyboard as well as one Standard Keyboard for the Helix 2. Everything worked flawlessly (in Windows as well as Ubuntu) until I updated the BIOS of machine A) to UEFI BIOS 1.98 from 2018-02-27. Since then, the Ultrabook Pro Keyboard does not work anymore with machine A). It still works with machine B) and machine A) also still works with the Standard Helix keyboard. Somehow this indicates that the BIOS update killed compatibility with the Ultrabook Pro Keyboard or am I wrong?How can I fix this? It seems as if a BIOS downgrade is not possible  Of course, as usual in such cases, my warranties just ended beginning of this year ... Best,-Duderino

A:Helix 2 BIOS update kills Ultrabook Pro Keyboard compatibility?

Additional remarkk: this is not a windows driver issue or sth like that; the keyboard is not even reacting right after startup (e.g., I can only access the BIOS Setup via touchscreen).The trackpoint (and buttons) still work, though, even on machine A) -- only the keyboard seems like disconnected.

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Hello,

I recently had issues with my PSU and rather than play guesswork on whether its still functional, I rather just replace it.

My motherboard is a m3n78-pro. Its a bit dated but I'd like for this pc to last another 6 months before I build an entirely new rig. If I read the manual correctly, it requires ATX 12V V2.0.

The PSU I'd like to change to (since it just has to last another 6 months) this 900 w PSU. Would the m3n78-pro be compatible with this PSU? One concern I had was that the m3n78-pro requires a 4 pin ATX +12v connector. If I read the PSU's specifications correctly it has one 12V 8-pin (4 + 4) CPU power connector. Is that 8-pin two separate power connector, ie do I just use 1 of the connectors to fit into the 4 pin ATX +12v connector?

Please excuse my noobishness but what exactly does the v2.92 Motherboard specification entail? I tried to google it, but got less useful information and product results from newegg.

Also I read the wiki on the ATX 12V V2.X standard, but it didn't answer my question - is ATX12V v2.3 backwards compatible with the ATX12V v2.0 standard?
Thank you very much for any help you can give.
 

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I need some advice about the displays for the x270 ? is the HD display on the x270 an IPS? I didn?t find this info here https://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/thinkpad-x/ThinkPad-X270/p/20HNCTO1WWENUS0/customize?...! My current x240 with has HD resolution (I can?t tell if it?s IPS or not) model 20ALCTO1WW ? I?m considering replacing it with the x270.I?ve heard good things about the FHD display but I?m concerned that with the FHD panel my font size will be too tiny for my 50+ year old eyes in its native resolution. I?ve heard that scaling the display results in suboptimal rendering/quality of text/fonts. Has anyone looked at both versions of the display? How do they compare? I?ll be using the system for mostly coding/writing and perhaps watching some videos. No Graphics or PS intensive work. Might hook it up to the tv from time to time (not that often) The display on the x240 isn?t the greatest (could be brighter for sure) but it works fine, so I could probably do fine with the same type for the x270 ? or is there something that I ought to consider? Thanks! PS: FWIW, I?m planning to get the i5-7300 model with 16 GB RAM and the 500 GB drive (that I plan to replace with a standard SSD 500 GB or 1TB drive ? hopefully not a problem).

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Hi everyone I bought a x270 with MPN: 20HM and Intel Core i5-7300U 7th generation processor , in the # Lenovo Diagnostics I see the properties of display is :Model Name: HB125WX1-200Max Resolution : 1366x768I checked the http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad/ThinkPad_X270 and could not find this disply I just wonder if this is original display or seller change it with this one with out notice while i bought that ?Because I buy this laptop as new, Please somebody answer my question and tell me if this is the original display from Lenovo or Not (asap)?With Thanks

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I am just setting up my new X270. I keep getting a message Any help, please??

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Hi, I am thinking to buy a thinkpad x270 with 3 yrs IWS because I am traveling a lot to China and Hong Kong.I am wondering how do I get the IWS when I place my order on line and if the IWS will be accepted in China and Hong Kong. Thanks.

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Hello, I recently bought an EM7455 modem and he is not detected on my laptop. So I suppose that I my card ordered on aliexpress (EM7455) isn't on whitlist...So someone could give me a list a of good cards that will work on my laptop 20K5S1LT00 (X270 with a 6200u) thanks

A:X270 and EM7455

I found this on levovo website : https://www.lenovoquickpick.com/twn/system/thinkpad/x-series/x270#accessory/69391But where I could buy this ? (for shippping in france)

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Anyone had Solidworks installed on a X270? Possible to run?
 
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I purchased two identical x270 last month, one for myself and one as a gift. Screen in one of them is kinda tint yellowish. I checked every single setting. The are the same. No paper display, night, eyecare or nothing! Exactly the same but display brighness is not the same. Is it deffective or I am missing something. The one on the right is the yellowish color display laptop. thanks for the help in advance 

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Hi, I have X270 model 20HMDOSUS. Wanted to buy UltraDock. They came in 3 flavours: with 65, 90 and 135 W. Which one is enough for me? The laptop came with 65W USB-C power supply, so I assume 65 W would be enough, but prefer to ask.

A:which UltraDock for X270

Hi Masapinski,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.
Masapinski wrote:Hi, I have X270 model 20HMDOSUS. Wanted to buy UltraDock. They came in 3 flavours: with 65, 90 and 135 W. Which one is enough for me? The laptop came with 65W USB-C power supply, so I assume 65 W would be enough, but prefer to ask.
Well ThinkPad Ultra Dock doesn't comes with 65W variant.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Hello,Recently Samsung announced 32GB DDR4 DIMMS.  Will these be compatible with the X270?  It seems the chipset can support them but I'd like some official word from Lenovo if possible..  And yes, before you ask... I can use 32GB it if I can get it..Thanks! 

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Hi, I bought the think pad notebook in August 2017 . There have been problems with the notebook and I need to bring it the service centre twice. The first time is about the hardisk and this time I just don't know why I cannot turn it on. I have to leave it for two days at the service centre again. I am totally disappointed with Lenovo product as it has brought me much trouble and waste my time! I would try to share my bad experience as many people as possible!
 
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I can't seem to find a power input rating for the X270 I currently have on order. Of course, I know you can use a 65w with one, but it won't improve charge times if the amp input is limited. The store pages don't list the AC adapters output ratings by adapter and the C.S. chat reply was, "I don't have that information available." I know the output on the 45w is [email protected] simply because I already have one for my X240. Anyone with a 65w willing to post the output for me would be greatly appreciated. More appreciated would be anyone that happens to know what the X270's input ratings are so I can determine if charge times could be cut with a 65w. TIA  

A:X270 45w vs. 65w AC Adapter

Thet are all 20V, 3.25 amps

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Hello, I just got an x270 and want to upgrade the HDD to a large spinning disc. The specifications sheet says the computer takes 7mm thick 2.5" drives. https://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/ThinkPad/ThinkPad%20X270/ThinkPad_X270_Platform_Specificati... I opened the computer and put a 9.5mm drive in the plastic drive holder and it fits perfectly.  Is there any reason I can't use a 9.5mm drive in this computer?    

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Hi, I bought the think pad notebook in August 2017 . There have been problems with the notebook and I need to bring it the service centre twice. The first time is about the hardisk and this time I just don't know why I cannot turn it on. I have to leave it for two days at the service centre again. I am totally disappointed with Lenovo product as it has brought me much trouble and waste my time! I would try to share my bad experience as many people as possible!
 
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Dear all
I am about to purchase x270. It is important for me to have 3 monitors (one will be the x270 itself)
what should i have and check so it will be possible?
thank you
 
 
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Hello community,Recently purchased new X270 which is in warranty.I wanted know if I can upgrade the LCD from HD to FHD in authorized way (in Japan), without breaking warranty.If upgrade by myself doesn't break warranty, where can I buy Lenovo parts in authorized way? It seems lenovo Japan's website for purchasing parts is broken [1]I tried dialling Lenovo in Japan but I don't understand their Japanese IVR.I couldn't reach support unless I face a problem. [1] https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/jp/en/partsorder/Thanks,Prash

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Dear all
I am about to purchase x270. It is important for me to have 3 monitors (one will be the x270 itself)
what should i have and check so it will be possible?
thank you
 
 
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Strangely, some of the FN keys of my X270 are not working. Only the special functions, I still can use the standard function of each key without issues. Also, the On Screen Display is not working, both for FN functions and for CapsLock. I'm not sure if the issues are related or not.Here is a list of the current status of each key:- FN + ESC (Fn lock): OK- Fn + F1 (Mute/Unmute speaker): OK- Fn + F2 (Decrease volume): OK- Fn + F3 (Increase volume): OK- Fn + F4 (Mute/Unmute microphone): Not working- Fn + F5 (Increase brightness): OK- Fn + F6 (Decrease brightness): OK- Fn + F7 (Change display output): Not working- Fn + F8 (Wireless on/off): Not working- Fn + F9 (Control Panel): Not working- Fn + F10 (Bluetooth on/off): Not working- Fn + F11 (Keyboard settings): Not working- Fn + F12 (User-defined key): Not working- FN + PrSc (Open the Snipping Tool) : Not working- Fn + Space Bar (Keyboard backlight): OK I'm using Win7 and I've already downloaded and installed the software  below, without success:- Lenovo Communications Utility Program for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Notebook - 3.1.23.013 - Sep 2017- ThinkVantage Access Connections for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Laptop - 6.26.8815 - Jun 2017- Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad - 8.86.2507 - Dec 2017 Does anyone know how to fix it? 

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We have some X270 laptops we bought with Win 10 Pro but there is no key in the BIOS. Where can i find it? Thanks 

A:No Windows 10 OEM Key in BIOS (X270)

Install and run Belarc Advisor (https://www.belarc.com/products_belarc_advisor).  It creates a report that contains the windows key.

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Hi Everyone, I am planning to upgrade my X270's SSD to M.2 NVME, can anyone suggest me what exactly parts (with FRU) i need to have , what I mean is do I have to buy all parts which lenovo ships with PCI NvME models of x270 or I can buy any NvME to SATA converter and use it in my x270 ? Please suggest. Thanks,MK

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Dear forum members. I just  bought thinkpad x270. This laptop came with 256 gb m.2 SSD. I would like to upgrade it to 2 tb 2.5 sata SSD. I have bought a different ssd cable with proper connector for sata ssd. However simply replacing m.2 ssd with sata did not work. After turning the laptop on I am getting the message 2100 error initializing main sata ssd. Sorry, it is not exact error, I don't remember exactly, however something similar.  I would like to find, first of all, is it possible to install the 2.5 sata ssd to Thinkpad x270, if yes, do I need to change any BIOS settings?  Would anyone just let me know, how I can install the 2.5 sata ssd into this laptop and if it is all possible? Any info would be greatly appreciated!

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