Question about Rosewill R103A ATX Mid-Tower Case

1 Answer

Which way should I plug in the cord for the front panel buttons?

I've been working on building my own PC, and I'm trying to plug in the plugs for the front panel buttons. In the manual for the motherboard, it tells me what each pin does specifically, and I know where to put each one. However, for the buttons on the front of the case (which have 2 pins grouped together, I'm not quite sure which way I need to put it in. The only hint I can see is that on the back of the plug, an arrow points to one of the two pins. Would this be the pin that has ground, or something else? If someone can help me figure out what the arrow means, I'll have no issue putting the rest together. Thanks.

No manual was included in the case.

Posted by on

  • 3 more comments 
  • jeney463 Feb 26, 2009

    ASRock A780GXE

  • jeney463 Feb 27, 2009

    I understand where to place the cables on the motherboard. However, I don't understand which direction some of them should go in (particularly the ones for the front, mainly the power and reset buttons). The issue is that each one has 2 pins, which are clearly labeled in the motherboard documentation.



    I believe (for the power button, for example). One pin is for the button, and the other is for ground. However, I don't know which way it goes. Does it matter? On the plug (coming from the front of the case) it only says something along the lines of "Pwr button", and doesn't label each individual pin. The only distinction is that there is a tiny arrow pointing to one of the pins. Is that arrow pointing to ground or the other pin?

  • jeney463 Feb 27, 2009

    Ok, one more thing, do I need to connect power to the SLI / XFIRE connector if I'm not using crossfire?

  • jeney463 Feb 27, 2009

    Thanks for all of your help.

  • sean sutton
    sean sutton May 11, 2010

    what motherboard do you use?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 203 Answers

The manual is available from this link.
it will contain diagrams of where to put the cables.

http://www.asrock.com/mb/manual.asp?Model=A780GXE/128M&s=AM2%2b

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

  • 1 more comment 
  • sean sutton
    sean sutton Feb 27, 2009

    white is ground, the coloured lead will be power

  • sean sutton
    sean sutton Feb 27, 2009

    no. only connect power to what you use and need.

  • sean sutton
    sean sutton Feb 27, 2009

    my pleasure. i'm here to help.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

LG 17LX1R flashing red LED - TV won't power up


Try changing the input device to something you are sure, works such as a DVD player.

Switch off TV manually, switch off power, remove plug and retry after 48 hours.

If problem persists, please refer it to a qualified service technician.

Aug 02, 2012 | LG 17LX1R 17 in. HD-Ready LCD Television

1 Answer

Hibernation permanently


Yep, pull the plug. Power Cord, remove the battery, then press the Power Button and hold it for 15 seconds.

Next time you boot up go into the Control Panel and check your Power Options. You can set it to never hibernate.

Apr 02, 2012 | Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook

2 Answers

Printer won't work at all. ON button is lit, but won't go off when pressed, and a test page won't print from the printer itself!


Try unplugging the power cord and the PC cord for 2 minutes then plug the AC back in before connecting the PC. If that doesn't work, unplug the AC cord again and hold the power switch on the printer in while plugging the AC cord back in.If it doesn't work, try performing a semi-reset:

Remove both the cartridges and then perform the reset.

Perform a semi-full reset on your PSC 2200 by holding the button
combination given below, while plugging in the power cord.

CAUTION: A semi-full reset will reset or clear the following
information:

* Return the user settings to the factory defaults.
* Delete language and country settings on some models.
* Fax logs.
* Fax headers.
* Fax speed dial information.

Press and hold "#" and "6" buttons while on the front panel keypad,
plugging in the power cord.

Now insert the cartridges back. Try printing a test page from the printer itself now. If it's OK, it means that the printer is OK. If not, there could be a hardware problem with the printer.
Good luck!

Feb 04, 2011 | HP PSC 2355 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

TV will not turn on. The lights on front of TV are not lit either(power saving, stand by light). I checked the cord and have power coming in to the back of the TV.


Hello there,

Step 1: check all connections redoing them if needed mean remove the cables and plug everything back in .

Step 2: check the plug, plug something you know works into the plug to Test it

if the plug has power plug the TV back in and try the front panel button to turn on the TV if the TV still doesn't turn on let me know and we try a few more steps

Thank you don't forget to Rate

Jan 25, 2011 | Hitachi P42H401 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

My "hp pavilion a220n" won't power on. ... I was


Pull the power cord out and press the power button on the PC to drain the power for 10 seconds. Then plug the power cord back in and turn the computer on. If still does not work, then the power supply may be blown out and needs replacement.

Dec 23, 2010 | HP Pavilion a220n (DK218A#ABA) PC Desktop

1 Answer

The light on the power supply (back of tower) and light on the front button that turns on the computer flashes. This is with the power cord plugged in. The computer does not turn on when I press the...


try removing the front panel make sure the button isnt clogged with dust or disconected failing that it may well be your power supply internal fuse which can be repaird but a trick job if youare not very good with a soldering iron you may get a replacement one on ebay.

Oct 06, 2010 | HP Pavilion a622n (PC108A) PC Desktop

1 Answer

Front panel not responding


Please perform the following steps:

1. Unplug the power cord from the unit.

2. Press and hold OK and Cancel buttons together while plugging in the power cord back to the unit.
3. Turn on the unit.

If the issue persists, please replace the unit. From my experience repairing coast HP OfficeJet 7310xi is almost equal to the coast of a new printer.

:) Dr Tony

Apr 19, 2010 | HP OfficeJet 7310 All-In-One InkJet...

2 Answers

Front panel Ac Switch failing to start computer.


Try these steps.
If Power supply light does not turn on (or no power supply LED)
Perform the following steps, in order, until power is restored or it is determined that there is a hardware failure:
NOTE: If the Power Supply fan spins when the PC is turned on but the light does not come on, it is possible the LED is defective. If this is the case, use the section Power supply light comes on or flashes .
1. Disconnect everything from the PC, including the power cord.
2. With the power cord disconnected, press the power button on the front of the computer. Plug in the power cord and test to see if the computer can turn on. If not, continue using these steps.
3. Replace the power cord with another power cord, like the one used by the monitor.
Test to see if the computer can turn on. If not, continue using these steps.
4. Ensure that the voltage selector switch is on the correct setting, 115V for North America.
5. With the power cord removed, flip the red voltage selector switch to the opposite position, wait about five seconds, and then switch the red voltage selector switch back to its original location.
This ensures that the voltage switch is engaged and set correctly for your country/region.
6. Plug in the power cord and test to see if the computer can turn on. If not, continue using these steps.
7. Plug a lamp into the same outlet to see if the wall outlet has power. Try the computer in a different outlet in order to eliminate the outlet as a possible source of the issue. Test both to see if the wall outlets have power.
8. Remove all extension cords, power strips, surge protectors and any converters that remove ground. Plug the power cable directly to the wall outlet. Test for power. If this fixes the issue, find the device that is causing the issue and do not use it.
9. Use a vacuum cleaner to remove the build-up of dust from the power supply fan vent holes. Make sure that the PC is turned off and that the power cord is plugged into a grounded outlet. Only use the end of the vacuum hose near the outside of the fan entrance.
Plug in the power cord and test to see if the computer can turn on. If not, continue using these steps.
10. If all of the above steps have been tried and the power supply light remains off, use the steps in the next section, use the next section Power supply light comes on or flashes , to reseat the cables and check the power switch connector.

Jan 11, 2009 | Compaq Presario SR1000T (568657) PC...

1 Answer

Will not turn on


Try the following:

Check that power supply is plugged in to a live source.

Certain models had an additional power switch on the power supply itself. This would be located to the rear of the computer within 3-4 inches of where the power cord plugs in. Make sure it's on.

Press the power button on the front panel.

Press the space bar. The computer may be in sleep mode..

Gateway desktops usually have a small 'reset' button on the front panel. Press it.

If it still doesn't respond, I'd need to know a little more info before moving forward.
  • Are there any lights lit? (K/B, front panel)
  • Can you hear a fan?
  • Does the monitor turn on?
  • What (if anything) has changed since it worked last?
  • What was the last thing you were working on?
  • What model is it?
  • What steps have you taken so far?
Mike

Jul 11, 2008 | Gateway Computers & Internet

2 Answers

PC totally locked


The flashing power switch and power supply LED on the rear in conjunction with a power failure or surge indicates that there is a defective component; typically the power supply, motherboard, memory, processor or modem. -Disconnect all the power supply leads, drives, and motherboard as well as any USB, firewire and other external devices. -Plug in the 115v power supply cable and look at he LED on the back of the power supply. If it is still flashing the power supply is bad and needs to be replaced. -If it isn?t flashing then unplug the power supply plug in one device, plug in the power cord and watch for the flashing LED again. If it?s flashing you?ve found your culprit, if not move on to the next component and repeat the process until you?ve found it. Don?t forget your plug in cards could also be the problem. Good luck and let us know if you have any other questions. As always please don?t forget to rate this posting.

Jan 27, 2007 | Compaq Presario SR1120NX 2.66GHZ Tower w/...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Rosewill R103A ATX Mid-Tower Case Logo

Related Topics:

260 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Rosewill Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18381 Answers

Jim Thurston

Level 3 Expert

670 Answers

Are you a Rosewill Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...