[vcf-midatlantic] Ideas on replacing a backlighting on a laptop

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Sat Jun 2 14:30:10 EDT 2018

Okay I have a T1000SE which now boots on it's original NiCad battery
(it's roughly 32 years old). I found out I needed to throw a switch on
the battery so the red dot is visible (on the side facing the PC and
in the middle of the lever assembly). The fact that it charged the
battery and now boots astonished me.

The one issue I have is I can barely read the screen. The contrast works
and it goes from light to dark screen but the letters are really difficult
to read. The second dial does nothing and I'm pretty sure that's the

Has anyone attempted this before? Any hints?


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