[ltp] OT: x60 keyboard

U Kuehn linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 11 Jun 2009 19:29:15 +0200

Hi Richard,

Richard Neill wrote:
> All the keys themselves feel just fine, but when I press the top area
> (about between the thinkvantage button and power button), there is a
> substantial amount of play, and it feels as though there is a broken
> support.
> I'm not sure whether it's just a design issue, or whether I've got a
> dodgy one - I followed the Hardware manual to remove and reseat the kbd,
> and I can't see any damage.
> Any other X60 owner able to comment on what is normal?

I have here a x61s, and the place you mentioned has about 1mm of play on
my keyboard. This is less than the play on the area just below the
buttons on the palm rest at the edge of the slightly downset area (for

Hope this helps