Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but better to know now than later. There have certainly been failures, but I have seen many intel-based boards fail with problems in their power circuitry. Also the clear and well-structured layout of the keyboard contributes to this impression. Nearly identical to the T61, the R61’s ports are also located at the left and right side of the case. By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. T61 — 4 in 1 card reader support SDHC?

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But you should note, that you might need to disable the automatic dimming of the display brightness during battery operation in the BIOS settings, in order to provide sufficient brightness in battery mode. Lenovo is committed to environmental schc from operations to product design and recycling solutions. The emissions of the R61 are within reasonable limits. Very interestingly, the lenoco level stayed constant even under load.

The sonority could be better, but in total the quality of the sound is acceptable and sufficient for an office notebook.

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Both of the two provided mouse replacements, the touchpad as well as the trackpoint are first-class. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all! This means, keyboard and mouse replacement at its finest. Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone I just read over 20 reviews on CNET and the vast majority of the T61 buyers are very unhappy customers and a great many of the experiences are horror shows complete with devastating experiences with Lenovo support.

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Need inputs on how to put all this information together. Unlike the T61 the R61 is by default equipped with a mAh lithium ions battery. Lenovo homepage Lenovo notebook section.

A plus is that the audio ports, and the Firewire port are at the left sideso that the front side is besides a Cardreader free of ports. Please also look at our benchmark list of mobile processors or at our benchmark list of mobile video cardsin order to compare this notebook to other configurations.

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Besides the thicker case which leads to a higher total weight, the R61 is very similar to the T Does anyone happen to have this part?

The roughened surface feels velvety soft and is hardly inferior to the magnesium case of the T series. I think I should lenlvo a lot of online research lenovl get reassurance that the machine I’m contemplating is apt to really be satisfactory. Temperature The measured surface temperatures edhc within reasonable limits.

The edgy design, which was taken from former Thinkpad generations, proved longterm functionality and still indicates durability. At the first glance the Thinkpad R61 does hardly differ from notebooks of the T-series. Judging the Thinkpad R61 by its design and color choice, you’ll hardly notice any difference to the T-series at the first glance.


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Speakers Similar to the T61 also the R61’s sound is quite passable. In total we were surprised that the cheap line of the Thinkpad series scored that well.

Furthermore, using an Ultrabay battery with a capacity of mAh makes a further clear improvement possibile. I have this question too.

Review Lenovo Thinkpad R61 Notebook

The chips left the factory as ticking time bombs; the primary way to push the expiration date up is to run the machine hot all the time, but it’ll happen elnovo almost no matter what. Scrutinizing it, the plastic case gets obvious At the bottom side we measured a maximum of Would a T60 run 64 bit Windows 7?

Although the measured runtime is not outstanding, a mobile work is possible. For standard applications this is by all means sufficient. Here you can configure and also buy the notebook.