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Which pins from the front panel of 6WMM7 go where?

Which pins on the front panel of GA-6WMM7 go where? This connector block is next to the floppy drive connector block. I need the 'power on' connections. The block is 18 pin (one pin is missing) The Packard Bell
I-Media uses 600MHz CPU. There are three pairs of twisted leads: Blk/White (power sw) Grn/Blu (white led) Yellow/Brown (Yellow led).
Michael G.

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    Michael Gamble Mar 08, 2009

    This where I come unstuck, Joe. The diagram is of the solder terminals on the PCB above the 18 pin Pin Block - not of the Pin Block itself. I have looked at the white etched names under that PW Pin Block using a mag. glass but they don't all line up with the pins and are inconclusive as to their purpose. They are:

    TX RX RE H- H+

    [ IRDA ]

    IRPWR GN PW DUAL LED



    The square brackets around IRDA relate to TX & RX and seem to be indicators. It seems the first pin of each row is un-used. There is no third pin to the bottom row - if there were it would be placed between IRPWR & GN. Both GN and PW are marked as between pins 4&5 and 6&7 on the bottm row, reading from L to R.

    Thanks for your help so far! michael768

  • Michael Gamble
    Michael Gamble Mar 09, 2009

    Hello Joe, Thanks for all your attempts at solving this connection problem. In the event I have solved it myself and here is what I found. First I changed the Power Supply Unit - in the past I have found one of the large resistors on the PSU PCB has got so HOT it melted one contact and gave a 'dry joint'. When I re-soldered the resistor all was well again. This time I simply changed the PSU and will check it out later. So I have these six wires (three pairs) from the Front Panel to be connected to the FP pin block.(FP in the Manual) Taking a jumper with a pair of tweezers, and having connected up the power leads, I applied the jumper to (counting from L-R) pins 6 in both top and bottom row. Immediately the fans started and I knew we were in business. That dealt with the Wh/Blk pair. Now, looking at information given on Page 3 of 3 from > support.packardbell.com/uk/item/index.php?i=instr_Houston4_jumpers&pi=pla... (which I had down-loaded in June 2008) the diagram for the Front panel Connector gives the following information: 2x8 pin header (-1 key) - pins in order -

    TOP row: 1.Not connected 2.IRTX 3.GND 4.IRRX 5.+5V 6.FP Reset 7.GND 8.HDA 9.HD PWR

    BOTTOM row: 1.Not connected. 2.IR P 3.NO PIN! 4.GND 5.FPSLP 6.GND 7.FPBUT IN 8.HDR_BLNK_YEL 9.HDR_BLNK_GRN

    I took my cue from those colours mentioned to re-connect the remaining two pairs so that the colour matched and its pair went into the top row.

    To remove and re-install these wires from those blocks you need a watch-makers screw-driver to gently prise up the tongue corresponding to the socket while at the same time first push in the wire to give access for the screw-driver to the tongue, then carefully withdraw the wire and its crimped brass end (socket).I hope this has been as helpful and instructive to anyone else as it has to me!

    Bless y'all. michael768

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There should be printer words on the motherboard next to the header. Use a magnify glass to look in and see. I will look for a diagram for you.

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I need the front panel connections location, which ones go where for the ga-73pvm-s2h motherboard


Gigabyte has the manual for the GA-73PVM-S2H on the product support site: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=2691#manual . The full manual is near the bottom of the list. The direct link to the English version of the manual is http://download1.gigabyte.us/Files/Manual/motherboard_manual_ga-73pvm-s2h_e.pdf . The Motherboard Installation Guide at the top of the list is a generic manual for all motherboards.

The front panel connections are shown on page 28 of the manual. There are two lines of pins. From left to right, the inside line of pins are the Power LED +, Power LED -, Power Switch +, Power Switch -, then the Case Speaker +, Case Speaker -. (The speaker - is next to a Case Fan connector; so there are a couple of blank spots between the speaker + and - pins.) On the line of pins at the edge of the board, again from left to right: HD LED +, HD LED -, Reset Switch -, Reset Switch + . There is no contact on the last pin in this group.

I hope this helps.

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Wiring scematic for a gateway gt5636e


Gateway Support > GT5636e Desktop PC > Main Support page,

http://support.gateway.com/us/en/s/PC/R/1014825R/1014825Rnv.shtml

Click on Components in the list.

Scroll down.
Under the black - Motherboards - subheading click on the blue -
4006245R - Intel (Stoughton) G965 motherboard with LPT port

In the list click on the blue - Product Views

B - Processor Core Power Connector
That is to the LEFT of the processor socket.

This is a general example of a 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable, and it's respective connector on the motherboard,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atx12v4

Note the LOCK clip on the power cable's connector, and the matching TAB, on the motherboard connector.
When the power cable is deemed to be plugged in Tightly, and Correctly; the Lock clip will be hooked over the Tab.

The 24-pin ATX main power cable's connector, and matching motherboard connector; has this feature also.

D - CPU Fan Connector
Go straight up, from the processor socket to the edge of the motherboard, then to the Right.

Notice how the motherboard connector is Keyed, and the matching plug connector that goes to it.
Same thing for all those white 3-pin connectors, on the motherboard.

[CPU = Central Processing Unit. Another term used is Microprocessor, or simply Processor for short.
Does NOT mean Personal Computer ]

G - Floppy Disk Drive Connector
Black 34-pin connector for a Floppy Drive.
It is next to the White 24-pin ATX main power cable connector.
Right side of motherboard, towards the Top.

If I were a betting man, I would bet you aren't using it. No Floppy Disk Drive.
But I'll tell you what.........it's nice to have.
A Floppy Disk Drive doesn't take squat to run.

Need to flash the BIOS after the BIOS has been corrupted, you can use a Floppy Disk/s with the BIOS upgrade info on it.
Jus sayin'.

H - ATX Power Connector = 24-pin ATX main power cable connector.
This is a general example of a 24-pin ATX power cable, and it's respective connector on the motherboard,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain24

NOTE* Color of connector does NOT matter ]

Location covered above. Right upper side of motherboard

I - Rear Chassis Fan Connector

With the huge(?) image of the motherboard on Gateway Support, and the equally sized images available on the internet; you're on your own.

Easy to find though. Small white 3-pin connector, with Rear Fan printed next to it. I'm betting to the Left, of the aluminum finned Heatsink, for the Northbridge chip. (Below processor socket)

Next to an Electrolytic Capacitor, that has a gold, and black plastic sleeve.
Used for a computer case fan in the Rear. Draws air OUT of the computer case. (Out the back)

J - PCI Express x16 Connector.
THIS, is where the graphics card goes.
A PCI Express graphics card.

OR, you can use a PCI graphics card, in one of the white PCI slots.
I would NOT. The PCI technology is NO where near, the PCI Express technology,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pci_express


The front of your computer is the Front Panel.
L - Front Panel Audio Connector, is for the audio ports in the Front Panel.
FP_AUDIO

It is to the Left of the white PCI slots, and the header itself is Yellow in color.
Do not know the individual pinout of this Front Panel Audio header.

You have a plug connector that plugs onto it.
You can see the header is missing one pin. The missing pin is called the Key.
This shows you how to line up the plug connector to it.

If you need the individual pinout, trace the individual wires to the Front Panel audio ports.

N - HD Audio Link Connector
Plug connector goes on it also.
Location believed to be Bottom edge of motherboard, towards the Left.

O - Parallel ATA IDE Connector
Just the usual 40-pin IDE (PATA) connector.
(Actually, ONLY 39 pins )
Bottom edge of motherboard, black in color

ALL three harddrive options are SATA, so you won't be using it for your harddrive.
The optical drive you have is IDE (PATA), so this connector is where it plugs in.

Notice the cutout in the side of the connector. This is a Locating Notch.
Lines up with a Locating Lug, on the flat IDE ribbon cable, for the optical drive,



P - IEEE 1394 Connector
It's for the Firewire (1394a) ports in the Front Panel.
Plug connector goes to it.
Color is Blue, and it is in-between the white PCI slots

Q - USB 2.0 Connectors
Two of them side by side, but separated by a small Electrolytic Capacitor.
Black color for these USB headers.

They are for the Front Panel.
Location to the right of the black IEEE 1394 connector, bottom edge of motherboard.
They utilize the USB 2.0 technology.

ONLY one is marked. -> USB 2.
It has FP_USB_2, printed under it.
Front Panel USB 2.
The other one to the Left, is FP_USB_1.

EACH of those headers supports TWO USB ports.

A (Media) Card Reader has TWO cables, and uses ONE USB header.

One of those USB headers then, can be used for a Card Reader in the Front Panel.
The other USB header for Two USB ports in the Front Panel.

R - SATA Connectors
You see there are SIX.
Marking starts with SATA 0. (SATA0)

SATA 0 is for the SATA harddrive.
SATA 1 is for an optical drive (CD/DVD drive)

IF, you are using TWO optical drives, the MAIN optical drive connects to SATA1. The secondary optical drive connects to SATA2.

Make sure if you are adding a SATA optical drive, (That the computer did NOT come with), that you go into BIOS Setup; and ENABLE that SATA connector you wish to use.

HOWEVER,............the beauty of SATA is, that you can plug ANY device into ANY SATA connector; and BIOS will find the device.

Want to plug an optical drive into SATA0? No problem.
Want to plug the SATA harddrive into SATA 5?
No problem.

Just make SURE that SATA 5 is ENABLED, in BIOS Setup.

S - Front Panel Connector

Again, the front of your computer is the Front Panel.
Moving on.......
The area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the Main wires from the Front Panel connect to, is the Front Panel header.

Here you can see the individual pins, are marked by colors on the header itself.
Pin 2 is next to the Green pin, on the Bottom row to the Right.

Pin 1 is above it.
Looks confusing, because Pin 6 for the header above it, is marked right there also.

Pin 8 is marked on the bottom of the header.
Pin 9 is marked on the Top of the header, all the way to the left; except some 'crackhead' marked it upside down. (lol)

So,........pinout..........

Starting on the Top row, at the Right side; going towards the Left,
Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

Starting on the Bottom row, at the Right side; going towards the Left.
Pins 2, 4, 6, and 8. There is NO Pin 10.

1) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive activity LED.
(Light Emitting Diode, so I'm not going to refer to it as a light.
It is. LED states that)

Pin 1 is for the Positive ( + ) connection.
If the HDD LED is dim when the harddrive is active, switch the wires around.

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

3) Pin 9 is 5 Volts.
5 Volt power. That is why it is marked as +5 Volts.
Used for the factory to test with.
It is N/C. Not Connected.

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

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

6) Again, there is NO Pin 10.

T - Auxillary Front Panel Power On LED Connector
Right above the Front Panel header.

Freaking beats me why it would even be on there.
To iterate;

There are only 2 pins. This type of Power On LED header has 3-pins usually.
It is used for a dual color Power On LED.

Used back in the day when computers had the 'Turbo Mode' feature, and 'Normal Mode' feature.
Dual colors of dual color Power On LED was usually Green, and Yellow.
Green for Turbo Mode, Yellow for Normal Mode.

Was in reality a bunch of cr@p.
Turbo Mode was the computer actually operating in NORMAL mode, while Normal Mode was the computer was operating slower.
Just another gimmick.

{'Buy me! I'm a shinier Red bike! }

Probably why Gateway states it does Not support this feature.

U - Clear CMOS Jumper
If you do not know what this is for, LEAVE IT ALONE.
(He states politely)

V - Front Fan Connector
Yes, you guessed it. For the computer case fan in the Front, that draws air INTO the computer.
Location? Close to the round CMOS watch type battery.

X - Intrusion Switch Connector

Can't believe they are still using this cr@p.
It's so if someone opens the computer case, the power to the motherboard is turned off.

Good feature, but if the person working on the computer; doesn't know enough to unplug the computer from power FIRST, then chances are they do Not know about Anti-Static Procedures either.

Don't FOLLOW Anti-Static Procedures, you can use the motherboard for a Frisbee, or expensive paperweight.

Static shock the motherboard, is why.
Goodbye Processor (CPU), Ram Memory, motherboard, graphics card, (IF used)......and who knows what else.

DO NOT connect anything to it. Leave alone.

(If you do though, it has to be ENABLED in BIOS Setup; to use this feature)

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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Intel 945GCT-M3 motherboard,

http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/Shared/4006188R/4006188Rmv.shtml

Above shows main view, and is labeled.

http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/Shared/4006188R/4006188Rnv.shtml

Click on Product Views for Pinouts and connectors for;

1) 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable; B - Processor Core Power Connector

2) Processor fan cable connector on motherboard; D - CPU Fan Connector

3) 24-pin ATX main power cable; F - ATX Power Connector

4) Floppy Drive 34-pin connector on motherboard; G - Floppy Disk Drive Connector

5) CD/DVD drive that is IDE (PATA) type -> connector;
H - Parallel ATA IDE Connector. (Harddrive goes to SATA connector)

6) Computer case fan connector; I - System Fan Connector

7) Audio connector on motherboard for CD/DVD drive's small audio cable, (Main drive if there are two)
M - AUX-IN Connector

8) Front Panel is front of computer.
N - Front Panel Audio Connector is where the front panel audio ports connect.

9) R - USB 2.0 Connectors = Front Panel USB connectors on motherboard

10) Front of computer is the Front Panel. Area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the main wires from the Front Panel go to, is the Front Panel header.

T - Front Panel Connector = Front Panel header

Motherboard manual from ECS Support,

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?DetailID=719&CategoryID=1&MenuID=16&LanID=0

(Note photo is distorted. Click on - More pictures for clearer view.
{More pictures / Where to buy / Print )

Click on the Download tab.
(Features / Specification / Download / Support / CPU / etc)

Click on Manual.
(Driver / BIOS / Manual)

Scroll down, click on the country NAME nearest yours.
A PDF file motherboard manual will come up.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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Hi,

As you said the board got the front pin connectivity.
All you have to do is buy in any comp shop a front USB and sound socket for the casing.
It is up to you where to put it on the front panel, drill a hole to fit that outlet and use hot glue to fix it in that position.

Hope that helps!

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As per here , the largest cpu supported is the 1.4GHz Pentium 3.

Hope this helps.

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