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HDD,Power switch,Reset pin configuration

Which pins plug in where

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  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    i m bit confused about my HDD led pin,reset pin

  • sjonas2003 Feb 21, 2009

    does anyone have a diagram of the pins, i found this online,

    http://support.intel.com/support/motherb...

    But I can't really make sense of this. Does anyone have a better diagram or know how this is oriented to the mother board? Thanks,

    Steve sjonas2003@yahoo.com



  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    Power LED, Power SW and the HDD LEd connected to motherboard,AOpen MX3L

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2009

    We are not getting power to the pc, it came on for a brief moment (no display on monitor just quick flash of lights) then shutoff. Now no power whatsoever is shown...Also, the order of the pins may be wrong as seen posted here before..

  • Geoff46 Apr 29, 2009

    O.k. Just spent the last two days on the phone with Acer helpless desk. 10 days out of warranty and, according to Best Buy and Fry's, the mother board is fried. Acer will sell me one for $108. I upgraded at Fry's and a new processor. Now I find out that the power pin set is proprietary to Acer and they only want to tell me what each wire means if I pay them $60/half hour!!!
    Does anyone know what the 8 color coded wire's are? Red/White, blue/white, orange/green, green/white. I have been told that the red/white is the power button, any help? How can I find out? Acer Aspire M5640

    Thank you in advance. P.S. NEVER BUY ACER PRODUCTS.


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Google your motherboard and download the manual for it, or post the model # for it here. The manual will show the pin out. In general, the pins are usually abbreviated on the motherboard, albeit, very small. The wires will usually be marked HDD, RST, speakers,etc. Sometimes the pin outs are color coded on the mobo, just connect the wires to them color to color.

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Some time start power
some time dosen't start

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SOURCE: pin alignment on motherboard for led switches

Connecting the Front Panel Header

Table 6. Front Panel Header (J9H3)
Pin

Signal
In/Out
Description
Pin
Signal
In/Out
Description
Hard Drive Activity LED
Power LED
1
HD_PWR
Out
Hard disk LED pull-up (330 ω) to +5 V
2
HDR_BLNK_GRN
Out
Front panel green LED
3
HDA#
Out
Hard disk active LED
4
HDR_BLNK_YEL
Out
Front panel yellow LED
Reset Switch
On/Off Switch
5
Ground
Ground
6
SWITCH_ON#
In
Power switch
7
FP_RESET#
In
Reset switch
8
Ground
Ground
9
+5 V
Out
Power
10
N/C
Not connected

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SOURCE: Front Panel Connector: JFP1 hookup

You can go to the link below and see the directions for that. Turn to page 2-17

http://www.premioinc.com/pc/manuals/mb/m266/m266.pdf

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SOURCE: pin configuration POWER, HDD, RESET, LED

This solution can only be found two ways. 1. Is to call compaq and get someone in the technical service to help you or direct you to a service center that can provide an answer. 2.The other way is find someone who has a unit just like your's with the same motherboard and ask them to open their unit and take a picture, so you can see the pin set-up.This could happen on this website, if there is someone else that has this model computer and motherboard. You can also put out a help call on the other help websites, hoping someone will help you out. I hope this information helps you with your problem.

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