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1050 PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN/WiMAX - ThinkPad X1

For access, disable the battery pack first. Refer to “1000 Disabling the battery pack in the UEFI BIOS” for detailed instructions.

Then remove this FRU: •

  • Please refer to “1020 Keyboard” for detailed instruction.

Removal steps of PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN/WiMAX

Note: Some models might have only two antenna cables.

In step [1] , unplug the jacks by using the removal tool antenna RF connector or pick the connectors with your fingers and gently unplug them in the direction of the arrows

Step Screw (quantity) Color
Torque
2 M2 × 8 mm (1)
Black 0.181 Nm
(1.85 kgfcm)

When installing:

  • In models with a wireless LAN card that has two antenna connectors, plug the gray cable into the jack marked MAIN or M, and the black cable into the jack marked AUX or A on the card. If the computer you are servicing has three cables, put the white cable in the cable protection tube and secure it with a tape as shown in the following figure.

  • In models with a wireless LAN card that has three antenna connectors, plug the gray cable (MAIN) into the jack marked TR1, the white cable (3rd) into jack marked RO or TR3, and the black cable (AUX) into jack marked TR2 on the card.