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Power on Problem!!

Ok, Here's my situation: Ive got a top of the line 680 Sli motherboard, 600 watt power supply (also by Xion) and a Xion Onyx case. Unfortunately, i'm finding that parts of the front panel arent working! Both power on buttons aren't working, and I know its not the motherboard, as the manual power on switch on the board turns it on. The reset button works fine, as do the USB ports, but the mic port and the headphone jack don't work eather. How do I fix this? The front panel seems very well secured..so if its a connection there, I have no idea how to get to it.

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  • Scott Forand Jun 28, 2007

    The cables are fine. (Kinda hard to mess it up when the cables are detachable from the power supply)

    And if theres more wiring from the front I'm not seeing, then I dont know about it. As far as things go, It looks like I have all my connections in the right spots. As I recall, the only things coming from the front were the USB cables, the colored wires , and the audio cable. I was kinda confused as to where the Power LED cable went..but it seems to work fine. Is it possible I have a bad wire?

  • Scott Forand Jul 06, 2007

    Ok, Just doublechecked my wiring job. Red to red, orange to orange, green to green, blue to blue, and one pin left over beneath them. Everything seems to check out. And if it matters all the labels (like Power SW on both the orange and green wires) are facing outwards.

    The reset button works fine..but its like its not even connected to the power switch.

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My two cents worth; I would suggest you actually test the power button with a multi-meter or some other continuity checker. If it truly is bad then if your case is still under warranty you should call before doing any thing else. If you start taking things apart you will wind up voiding the warranty which could get ugly later. With that many things not functioning on the front panel it would seem likely that the front panel board, connector or something else they all have in common is defective. Let us know how it turns out.

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Did you plug the cables for the front devices and buttons into the motherboard at the right locations? Are the polarities correct on for your cables?

Posted on Jun 27, 2007

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    Brandon Boyce Jul 06, 2007

    it's possible you have a bad wire but not very likely. You could possible have one of the colored wires from the front off by a pin which would mess up the configuration.

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