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Where is the piezo in my motherboard?

I have heard that PiezoElectric can be used for Acoustic Guitar Amplification. Since my guitar pickup is broken, I would sacrifice the piezo from my motherboard than to buy a new pickup. Where can I locate it? And if I do remove it, does it affect my pc at all?? I have a VIA Technologies VIA P4M266 motherboard. I hope you can help me in here!! Thanks! :D

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The device which uses the Piezo technology, is the Piezo buzzer on your motherboard.

This small round device is used to communicate the BIOS Beep Code.
BIOS Beep Code. The computers way of telling you something is wrong, and an area to look into for it.

A general example,

http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2062397

However, your computer's motherboard may use a small speaker, instead of a Piezo buzzer.

NOT, advertising for seller nor website, but IMHO this would be better,

http://www.ebay.com/itm/5pcs-35mm-Cigar-Box-Guitar-Piezo-Pickups-See-Video-For-Actual-Sound-Of-Pickup-/221218689368?pt=Guitar_Accessories&hash=item3381a95158

(Buy It Now means that is the price now. Now without going through an auction, and bidding on it. )

10 bucks for 5 of them. Sell a few to your buddies, and have two for yourself. Just a thought.

However, THAT is not what you asked for.........

http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Guitar-Pickup/step1/Making-the-Pickup/

Regards,
joecoolvette

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SOURCE: VIA P4M266 Motherboard

Hi,

Appreciate the direct "Ask Me".

Unfortunately, this first generation P4 motherboards are a bit strict on the memories that they recognized. Your particular motherboard to my knowledge only accepts either PC100/133 SDRAMs or DDR200/266 which were made on or before 2002. This has nothing to do with frequency but with the recognition architecture of these older boards. Often newer memories would not be recognized or even if they are, the capacity would be halved.

Depending on the specs of your processor and replacement availability, you might be better off purchasing a newer motherboard.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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http://www.giga-byte.com/Support/Motherboard/Driver_List.aspx

Here is a link to the giga-byte driver download section, but you will need to enter your motherboard model in order to get the requested drivers.

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