DIY : New Keyboard for a 9 year old Thinkpad X230

My trusty old Thinkpad’s X230 keys started to not respond intermittently. And the power button broke. So I’ve been using a pencil to switch on the the laptop for a while. The final blow was the non-functioning number key ‘6’ .

While looking around, I stumbled across which has parts for older models. This was a 5 minute fix :

I really wish we had more of these fixable electronics these days.


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