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Motherboard Manual JFP1 Connector

I went and looked at the FixYa manual page for this model, but didn't find the info on how to connect the JFP1 (motherboard to case) wires, could you please help me on this one...and I think it's just great that there are people out there, understanding that not everyone can afford (financially that is) to purchase information on the Net.
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  • TUGZ69 Mar 26, 2009

    JFP1 /MS6340 VER1


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Hi Pierre,
Though many MSI boards are similar, it would help if you would include the model number of your MSI board?
(Many times Fixya does not show your current correct model number but you can add it into your posted question). The pic's included below belong to the MSI K8N Neo3MB.
Look to page 2-16 (In manual). What is not included in the manual are the wire colors. Case wire colors do vary from case to case.
The colors: red, blue, green, light blue, light green & light red are commonly ( + ) = positive. The colors white & black are commonly ( - ) = negative. Some case wires-connectors are marked +/-, some are not marked. (The common color of each set of case wires is usually ( + ), positive)!

Motherboard Manual JFP1 Connector - 4c661d7.jpg
If your board is not like the pic's above than include your model number & I'll adjust my answer.

Good luck Pierre!


Posted on Nov 08, 2008

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Nov 08, 2008

    JFP2, (Do Not) connect the power led here. Connect the power led onto JFP1.

    JFP2 is for the internal speaker.


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K9n6pgm2-v pin out

MSI Support > K9N6PGM2-V motherboard > Main Support page,

Hover your mouse cursor on the Download tab.
(Overview / Specification / Download / Support / etc)

In the drop down list click on - Manual

Now click on the blue ->
Click on the country name nearest yours.

A small window will come up on the right -

Make SURE there is a Green dot in the small circle, to the left of Save File.
If not left-click once in the small empty circle, to the left of Save File

Now go below in the window, and click on OK.
A small window will come up on the left. Allow the file to download all the way.
Now DOUBLE-click right on the file name.

In the next small window go to the left side, and click on -
Extract all files
At the bottom of the next three small windows, left-click on
Next, Next, and Finish.

In the last small window go to the file name next to the red Adobe PDF icon, and DOUBLE-click on it.

There is your motherboard manual in PDF file form.

( Plus + icon increases the view size when you click on it.
Minus - icon decreases the view size.

When I refer to a page number it will be for the PDF reader, and not the actual manual's page )

Go to Page 8.
Motherboard Layout

The front of your computer is the Front Panel.
The area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the main wires from the Front Panel go to, is the Front Panel header.

JFP1 is the Front Panel header.
JFP2 is an additional header. To be discussed after JFP1.

JFP1 is on the Right/Bottom corner. It is placed Vertically.
(Parallel to the right bottom edge of the motherboard)

Above it's left corner is JUSB2. (Front Panel USB header 2)
Above JUSB2 is the SATA2 connector. To the left of the SATA2 connector is the SATA1 connector.
To the left of the SATA1 connector is the CMOS battery.

The contact pins are arranged in two columns.
4 pins on the Left side, 5 pins on the Right side.

Go to Page 14. JFP1 pinout, and JFP2 pinout, is at the Bottom of the page.

Starting on the Bottom going towards the Top, Right side;
Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9

Starting at the Bottom going towards the Top, Left side'
Pins 2, 4, 6, and 8.

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive activity LED. (Light)
Pin 1 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
IF the HDD LED is dim when the harddrive is active, switch the wires around.

B) Pins 5 and 7 are for a Reset switch, IF a Reset switch is used.

C) Pin 9 is N/C. Not Connected. (Probably 5 Volts positive, and used by the factory only)

D) Pins 2 and 4 are for the Power On LED. (Light)
Pin 2 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
IF the PWR ON LED is dim when the computer is on, switch the wires around.

E) Pins 6 and 8 are for the Power On switch.

Below JFP1 is a header that is placed Horizontally. It is parallel to the Bottom edge of the motherboard. This header with 13 pins in it, is the JLPC1 header.
(Starting on left side at the Top row; 4 pins, no pin, 2 pins.
Starting on the left side at the Bottom row; 7 pins)

To the left of the JLPC1 header is the JFP2 header.
4 pins across the Top row, 3 pins across the Bottom row.

The top 4 pins across the top are for an internal speaker. Used to hear BIOS Beep Codes.
Starting on the Left side coming towards the Right, top row;
Pins 2, 4, 6, and 8.
No indication of polarity.
Believe pin 2 is for the Positive wire, and pin 8 is for the Negative wire.

Starting on the Left side coming towards the Right, Bottom row:
Pins 1, 3, and 5.

These pins are ONLY used for a Power On LED light, that has 3 wires.
Used for a dual color Power On LED.
(One example; Green Turbo, Yellow normal)

The rest of the pinouts are listed in the manual.

Have additional questions? Post in a Comment.
I also downloaded the manual.


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Here is the link to the location you can download the manual for that motherboard. You will ahve to select your download area but it is a small download and it will show you the exact location of all the wiring connectors.

You want to look at page 8 at JFP1 position. The power button connects to to JFP1 pins 6 and 8 according to the book.

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Download the manual for you're MSI PM8M-V motherboard from MSI;
You will need to download and install Adobe reader to view the manual. Download Adobe;
Open manual to page 9. See Front Panel Connectors: JFP1 & JFP2. There is no need to connect JFP2's Power LED jumper, this is completed at JFP1. Each wire jumper coming from the case will have one wire color in common with all connectors except the speaker jumper. That common colored wire will be use as negative.
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You can download the manual by clicking this link:

The connections for JFP1 and JFP2 are given on page 13 of this manual.

Hope this solves your problem. Thanks for using FixYa

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I downloaded the PDF Motherboard Manual for the MSI MS-6380E Version 1.0, just now.

Let's take a look at that JFP1 header.
This view is looking at the JFP1 header, sitting at the bottom right of the motherboard, TO THE LEFT of the JFP2 header. The JFP2 header is at the very bottom right hand corner. The JFP1 header is just to the left of it. The processor is to the Top/Middle.

Looking at the pins going across the top of the JFP1 header, they are as follows,
2, 4, 6, 8, and there is no 10. There is no pin for 10.
Looking at the pins going across the bottom, they are as follows,
1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

Pins 6 & 8 are for the Power On switch.
Pins 2 & 4 are for the Power On light, (LED light)
Pins 1 & 3 are for the HarDDrive activity light.
Pins 5 & 7 are used for a Reset switch. (IF, you have one)

Should you not have the Motherboard Manual, go here,
(If this doesn't come up as a link, copy and paste it into your address bar, then press the Enter key)
On this page click on ->Download <- to the right of
File: 6380ev1.0.exe Version: - - Release Date: - -

When you do a small window will come up. Click on the empty circle to the left of -> Save.
This file will be saved either directly to your deswktop screen, or your My Documents folder. I don't know how you have your downloads set up to be saved. I save them to my My Documents folder.

Once you see this file, double-click on it. It's a WinRar file. There will be a Microsoft 'Squawk Box' that comes up. "Warning this publisher could not be verified, ya-da, ya-da"

Ignore it! Click on -> Run
Now the WinRAR extraction archive will come up.
Click on Run.

Now go to the PDF file and double-click on it.
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Here's a picture of the connection I think you're looking for:
The JFP1connection is the one you need. I dont know where it is located on your motherboard because you didnt provide a model number, but if you find a connector with JFP1 written next to it, you should see names like HDD(harddisk led), pwr(pwer led) and so on. Then all you need to do is plug your cables in, for the leds it doesnt matter which cable goes onto which pin, for the power switch you should check the cables for + and - .
I also suggest you read the motherboard and tower manuals again.

I hope this helps,

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Hi Hunter45,
Download the manual from MSI, click on the link below.
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