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It illuminates the ThinkPad’s keyboard so that one can type in the dark without using an external light source. Shortly after that initial announcement two years ago, Lenovo asked the vocal community of ThinkPad fans I’m one of them which features they wanted in their retro ThinkPad. Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo! Message 2 of 5.

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Lenovo can’t exactly slap the IBM name onto their systems, so we have a thin,light Message 2 of 5. The series was originally designed by IBMand then developed and produced by Lenovo since Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.

As far as I remember it flashed briefly when booting but I’m not sure – is this correct?

IBM ThinkPad ThinkLight – Wikipedia

We get a proper cluster of cursor keys and the thinjlight enter key. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat I’m uncertain if it is a driver issue or if the bulb has gone. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.


Views Read View source View history. But overall, the machine looks the part: Unfortunately, no known ThinkPad comes with a light sensor yet. They think maybe it’s a motherboard problem. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

IBM ThinkPad ThinkLight

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Just one in a growing mound of disappointments from having to deal with Lenovo. Fixed it myself with a fine tipped soldering iron.

Lenovo’s 25th Anniversary ThinkPad brings back the keyboard we love

Some ThinkPads, like the Z and R series though not all – some R61 and R32 models still have the white light feature an amber yellow LED due to the lower cost, while other models, like the T series, use a white LED which is generally preferred. You see, I love Macs. See Python script for Windows to control ThinkPad features for more information. This website uses cookies.

Seems too complicated for me to replace. Views Read Edit View history.


It illuminates the ThinkPad’s keyboard so that one can type in the dark without using an external light source. Reassembled and the light works. Some of this is due to economic pressure; although many wanted a 4: X C91 iM Backup: Google Chromebook PixelSurface 4 Pro.

A white or yellow LED depending on model is located on the top edge of the displayilluminating the keyboard to allow use in low-light conditions.

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ThinkLight – ThinkWiki

See our Sustainability Report. There are no connectors for the Thinklight inside the lid. Bing [Bot] and 11 guests.

Likewise, controlling the ThinkLight with the keyboard works without any additional software.