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Front panel pin layout. I need the front panel pin layout especially for the HD IDE active LED.

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Trial n Error is your best bet on the control pins panel there are two rows, with the power plugged in,with a screwdriver touch adjacent two pins together at a time starting with the top row then the bottom row, when you touch the right two pins your motherboard will power-up, then place the power-switch plug onto those two pins (the writing on the plug facing innwards toward the mainboard) the two pins for the reset switch and 99.9% of the time located directly next to the power switch or directly above the the power pins on the other row. For the LED lights you will have to just try the different pins and the Power LED will remain on as long as your mboard is on, but to find the LED pins for the Harddrive you will have to plug in your HDD and then when it powers up try the pins and the led for the HDD will flicker on-off, that would be the correct one. Dont worry your mboard will not be damaged by this in any way. Goodluck and let me know how you go. Thanks

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Where to find manual for motherboard 143159 imperial Gv 20030812?


Good luck. Used to be you could get a mobo manual from e4allupgraders.

The Imperial board is made by TriGem
Started out as TriGem Sambo, is now TG Sambo

The Imperial models were Imperial G, Imperial GL, Imperial GV, and Imperial GLVE, if memory serves.

TriGem Imperial GV - 143159 -20030812

http://www.ebay.com/itm/gateway-emachine-mother-board-imperial-gv-20030812-/111025938736?pt=Motherboards&hash=item19d9a96130

Bad photo, but it does have the mouse Zoom In feature.

CMOS jumper and Clear BIOS Password jumper, down by the Front Panel header; is the same as used on the TriGem Imperial GLVE -129504,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07540&lc=en&cc=us&product=83481

Scroll down to Motherboard Layout (Illustration), and Photo; then down to jumper info.

(By the way.........the BIOS chipset is removable, therefore replaceable)

The front of your computer is the Front Panel.

The area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the Main wires from the Front Panel go to; is the Front Panel header.

This is PANEL in the illustration. Bottom/Right corner. Uses the same Front Panel pinout, as your Imperial GV uses.

8 pins along in a row.
Starting on the LEFT side going towards the Right;
Pins 1, 2, 3, NO pin 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8.

A) Pin 1 is N/C. Not Connected
(May not even be there for all I know)

B) Pins 2 and 3 are for the Power On LED.
Pin 3 is for the Positive wire.
If the PWR LED is dim when the computer is on, switch the wires around.

C) There is NO Pin 4. At least that is what I make, looking at the Front Panel header pinout. Indicate Pin 1 is N/C, and Pin 4 is N/C.

D) Pins 5 and 6 are for the HarDDrive activity LED light.
Pin 5 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the HDD LED is dim when the Harddrive is active, switch the wires around.

E) Pins 7 and 8 are for the Power On switch.

HOWEVER, since the motherboard photo on HP Support, and Ebay; is as clear as mud; suggest you do this,

Connect your Power On switch to Pins 7 and 8;
OR,
touch across them briefly with a small flat tip screwdriver.
(Power plugged in)

See if that is correct for the Power On switch. What will happen if it isn't? Nothing. Pressing the Power On button just won't turn the computer on; is all.

Turned the Power Supply (Computer) on?
Good. We can assume the rest of the pinout is correct also.
Want to make sure? Easy.

Take an LED bulb (Power On, or HDD), and touch it's two wires to the Power On LED pins, in the Front panel header.
Stays on? Yep. Power On LED pins.

Blinks? Whoops.
Those are the Harddrive activity LED pins.
Just that easy to check it. With using an LED, you won't harm anything even if the pinout is wrong.

Moving on.........

Using the HP Support page, for that TriGem Imperial GLVE motherboard, the Motherboard Layout is the same as the Imperial GV.
(So is photo, 'natch)

Referring to the layout, and photo;

A) Power cables:
Two
20-pin ATX main power cable, and 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable.

General example of a 20-pin ATX main power cable, and it's respective connector on the motherboard,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain20

Note* Color of power cable connector does NOT matter.
Can be Whitish, Yellowish, Black, Sea Foam Blue, or Lactating Mammary Gland Pink. (Made the last two up)

Goes to the motherboard connector immediately above PCI slot 1.
Note the LOCK on the side of the power cable, and corresponding TAB on the motherboard connector.

General example of 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable, and connector on motherboard,

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

Power for the Processor
Looking at the motherboard illustration, look at the Northbridge chip; -> Intel 845GL in the middle.

ATX 12V to the left, is where the 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable plugs in.
See the aluminum finned Heatsink, sitting on the Northbridge chip?
The whitish/yellowish 4-socket hole square connector, to the Left.

Moving on............

See where it states Primary IDE to the bottom/right in the illustration? Blue IDE connector?
That is where the Harddrive plugs in.

This is a general example of the connector,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PATA-cable.jpg

Note the Locating Lug on the top/middle. This particular style uses two ribs. Some are just a solid block.

The reason I brought it up, is if there is NO Locating Lug on the connector; let me know in a Comment.
I'll tell you how to use the faint Red stripe, on the side of the flat cable; in order to plug it in correctly.

The optical drive (CD/DVD drive) plugs into Secondary IDE.
You can see where a Floppy Drive plugs in.

Above the Processor (CPU) socket to the Right, is where a computer case fan plugs in. PS_FAN.
To the upper Left, is where the Processor fan plugs in.
CPU_FAN

To the left of the ATX Power Connector, (20-pin ATX main power cable; motherboard connector), is the connector for the small audio cable; coming from the optical drive. (CD/DVD drive)

Optical Drive In.

Right next to the round CMOS battery, is the Front Panel USB header.
-> TWO USB ports connect to this header.
(USB)

A 4-pin Peripheral power cable is used for the Harddrive, and Optical Drive.
Misnomered as 'Molex' power cable,

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

Note the rounded corners. When plugging the power cable in, these rounded corners always go UP.

[Molex was the first maker of the power cable connector.
The name stuck.
Kind of like calling an adjustable open-end wrench a 'Crescent wrench' ]

The motherboard chipset is an Intel 845GV.
This is what Processors (CPU), and Ram Memory are supported,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_intel_chipsets#Pentium_4_chipsets

Single-Core processors.
Use a Socket 478 processor socket.
Intel Pentium 4, Celeron, or Celeron D.
(Celeron D is NOT a dual core processor)

400 to 533MegaHertz Front Side Bus processor support.
(400/533MHz FSB)

DDR Sdram ram memory that is either 266MegaHertz, or 333MHz.
(PC2100 and PC2700, respectively)

2GB's of it.
1GB for EACH ram memory slot.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Mar 08, 2013 | eMachines Mb, 143159 Imperial_gv 20030812...

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Front panel connections


I don't find the Front Panel header pinout online, nor do I have an MSI MS-5191 in the shop.

I would suggest using one the LED lights with two wires.
(3-wire is a dual color LED)

There are two rows of pins. Usually the Power On switch, Power On LED, and Speaker; are on the same row.
HarDDrive activity LED, and Reset Switch are on the opposite row.

Speaker has 4-pins designated for it. All the others use 2-pins.
(Unless the PWR ON LED is a dual color jobbie)

Touch two pins next to each other, in the same row; with the 2-wire LED.
Start with finding the Power On switch first.

Usually the top row 1st two pins are Power On LED (Light)
Next in line are the 2 pins for the Power On switch.
Bottom row 1st two pins are usually HarDDrive activity LED (light)
Next 2-pins are usually Reset switch.

May not apply to a motherboard old enough to use a Socket 7 processor socket.
There may be 18 to 20-pins.
Bear in mind that many are not used, and probably 4 are for an internal speaker, for hearing BIOS Beep Codes.
May be two separate Front Panel headers.

Once you find the two contact pins in the Front Panel header, for the Power On switch; I would put the Power On switch wires on.
The small pin connector on the wire/s, will keep you from accidentally touching these two pins again, when the computer is on.

Now you have the two pins for the Power On switch, and the computer is running; then keep touching 2-pins at a time with the LED. (Light Emitting Diode)

LED stays on? You have the Power On LED (Light) pins.
LED blinks? HarDDrive activity LED (light) pins.
Computer restarts? Reset switch pins.

Look for abbreviations near the pins in the Front panel header.

PWR, Pwr, Pwr On, Sw, and SW; are just some of the abbreviations for the Power On switch.

HDD LED, and HDD are two for the HarDDrive activity LED. (Light)
(If it states HDD SW it is the Power On switch. Weird old way of marking)

RST, Reset, and RSW, are for the Reset Switch.
(Reset Button)

If you see 4 pins marked with a bracket ( [ -> Turn so it's horizontal), these are for the internal speaker.

Type MSI front panel connector in your search bar, and look at -> images. See if you can find an image of your MSI Front Panel header pinout.

You can bet MSI carried out that Front Panel header pinout, on other MSI motherboards, besides the MS-5191.

The MSI MS-5191 may have been a motherboard made by MSI, especially for a pre-built computer manufacturer, and not listed on their website as an OEM motherboard.
(Original Equipment Manufacturer)

Won't have the Front Panel header pinout, listed on MSI's support website. (Doesn't)
But you can bet there IS an OEM motherboard made by MSI, that the Front Panel header DOES match.

May be different expansion slots, or motherboard chipset, or whatever; but the same Front Panel header pinout.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Jan 05, 2013 | AMD MicroStar MS-5191 Socket 7 mATX...

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Need circuit diagram for HP m8100 GC673AA


HP Support > Pavilion Media Center M8100n Desktop PC > Main Support page,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=3440614&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us

Product information > Product specifications > Motherboard Specifications, MCP61PM-HM (Nettle2 {HP name} ),

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01077676&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&lc=en&product=3440614

The front of your computer is the Front Panel.
The area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the Main wires connect to, is the Front Panel header.
(Power On switch, Power On LED, HarDDrive activity LED, etc)

The Front Panel header is Black, rectangular in shape, and is situated in a vertical position; located in the Bottom Right corner of the motherboard. (Next to the mounting hole)

It is a standard 9-pin HP Front Panel header,

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware/Getting-a-new-case-i-need-Front-Panel-pinout/td-p/842897

Scroll down to the 9-pin Front Panel header photo, and pinout.

The 4-pin side is the EVEN side. Pins 2, 4, 6, and 8. There is NO Pin 10.
The 5-pin side is the ODD side. Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive activity LED. (Light Emitting Diode, so it is redundant to call it a light)

Pin 1 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
IF the HDD LED is dim when the harddrive is active, (IN use), switch the wires around.

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

C) Pin 9 is N/C. Not Connected. Reserved for factory use, and it is +5 Volts.

D) Pins 2 and 4 are for the 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.

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

Scroll the HP Support Motherboard Specification page down. Click on the + sign next to Motherboard Layout.

Left to Right on bottom edge of motherboard, Internal Connectors;

AUDIO_1 is for the audio ports on the Front Panel.
ATX_IN is where the small audio cable from the optical drive plugs in.
(CD/DVD drive)
IF TWO optical drives are used; the Main, or Primary optical drive, is connected with the small audio cable. NOT the secondary optical drive.

HD_AUDIO also connects to audio ports in the Front Panel.
May be mistaken, but don't believe SPDIF_OUT header is used.
1394A1 header is for the Firewire ports in the Front Panel (1394a)
USB 2 and USB 4 headers are for the Front Panel USB ports.
USB 1 and USB 3 should be for a Card Reader.

Need where the power cables go, and what they look like? Just post back in a Comment.

(Be SURE to FOLLOW Anti-Static Precautions)

Regards,
joecoolvette

[ Didn't think you actually wanted an actual circuit diagram. That is copyrighted by HP, and Elitegroup Computer Systems. (ECS)

Dec 03, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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H61H2M2 Motherboard F_panel


Hello the manual can be downloaded here:

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Downloads/Downloads_Driver_Detail.aspx?detailid=1228&MenuID=0&LanID=0



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Hard Drive Activity LED
Connecting pins 1 and 3 to a front panel mounted LED provides visual indication that
data is being read from or written to the hard drive. For the LED to function properly,
an IDE drive should be connected to the onboard IDE interface. The LED will also
show activity for devices connected to the SCSI (hard drive activity LED) connector.
Power/Sleep/Message waiting LED
Connecting pins 2 and 4 to a single or dual-color, front panel mounted LED provides
power on/off, sleep, and message waiting indication.
Reset Switch
Supporting the reset function requires connecting pin 5 and 7 to a momentarycontact
switch that is normally open. When the switch is closed, the board resets and
runs POST.
Power Switch
Supporting the power on/off function requires connecting pins 6 and 8 to a momentary-
contact switch that is normally open. The switch should maintain contact for at
least 50 ms to signal the power supply to switch on or off. The time requirement is
due to internal de-bounce circuitry. After receiving a power on/off signal, at least two
seconds elapses before the power supply recognizes another on/off signal

Good luck

Nov 24, 2012 | EliteGroup ECS H61H2M2 Intel H61 Sandy...

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I am looking forthewireing for a hp pavilion xt919


A) Power cables from Power Supply to motherboard:

1) Product information > Product specifications > HP Pavilion XT919 Desktop PC Product Specifications and What Ships in the Box,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph06613&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=58461

2) According to my sources the motherboard is an Asus CUW-AM,

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=120&prodSeriesId=46171&prodTypeId=12454&prodSeriesId=46171&objectID=bph07170

If this indeed holds to be true, scroll the page down, look at the illustration under the Figure 1: Motherboard layout, heading.
Look at number 22 on the right; ATXPWR

Now scroll down to the motherboard photo.
The white connector with two columns of 10 socket holes, to the right of the black Ram memory slots, is ATXPWR.

Proper name is 20-pin ATX main power cable connector, on the motherboard. This is an example of a 20-pin ATX main power cable, and it's respective motherboard connector,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain20

Note in the three photos the Lock on the side of the power cable connector, and the Tab on the side of the motherboard connector.
The Lock operates like a see-saw on a playground.

To remove the power cable the top is squeezed in, and this causes the hooked end of the Lock to come away from the Tab.
When the 20-pin ATX main power cable is deemed to be properly installed tightly to the motherboard, the hooked end of the Lock will be over the Tab.

B) IDE (PATA) harddrive uses a 4-pin standard Peripheral power cable.
So does the Optical Drive/s,

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

Note the rounded corners when plugging it in.
{Power cable has been misnomered as a 'Molex' power cable. Molex came up with the connector design. The name stuck. Kind of like calling an adjustable open-end wrench a Crescent wrench }

C) Floppy drives and card readers use a 4-pin small Peripheral power cable,

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

D) Number 6 -> SYS_FAN, is where the Processor fan plugs in.
SYS_FAN stands for System Fan. A computer case fan. The illustration is wrong.

E) Number 21 is PS_FAN.
That to me stands for Power Supply Fan. Another misnomer. The Power Supply has it's own fan, and doesn't need power from the motherboard for it.
I'll bet this is where a System Fan, or computer case fan, would connect.

F) Number 29 points to the Primary IDE connector on the motherboard.
This is where the 40-pin IDE flat ribbon cable, plugs in for the Harddrive.

Number 24, Secondary IDE, is where the Optical Drive's, IDE flat ribbon cable plugs in.

Note*
The rectangular connectors for the IDE flat ribbon cables, has a 'bump', or protrusion, on the outside edge towards the middle,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PATA-cable.jpg

In this photo it is at the top/middle. There are different styles. Square block, or the two piece design shown.
These bumps, or protrusions line up with a cutout.

A cutout on the motherboard connector, or a cutout on the circuit boards for the harddrive, and optical drive.

IF there is no bump, or protrusion;
There is a faint red strip on one side of the IDE (PATA) flat ribbon cable.

The red strip denotes which side Number 1 wire is on. Number 1 wire in the cable, for number 1 pin in it's connector/s.

http://pinouts.ru/DiskCables/IDE_pinout.shtml

Here you can see by the pinout above, that for the black Primary IDE connector, and the blue Secondary IDE connector, Number 1 pin is at the Top.
Red stripe on edge of IDE cable will be at the top, when the cable is attached.

When plugging into a harddrive, or optical drive, Number 1 pin ALWAYS goes toward the power cable.
Towards the 4-pin standard Peripheral power cable.
Red stripe will be towards 4-pin standard Peripheral power cable.

H) Number 14 CD_IN is where the audio cable from the MAIN optical drive plugs into. If you have two optical drives only the main, or Primary optical drive audio cable plugs into the motherboard.

I) The front of your computer is the Front Panel.
The area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the main wires from the Front Panel go to, is the Front Panel header.

Under the photo of the motherboard, the pinout for the Front Panel header is shown, though not very legible.
In the illustration the Front Panel header is Number 30 - Panel.

Looking at the pinout, and looking at the actual Front Panel header on the motherboard photo, it looks as though they have the pinout upside down, in relation to how it actually is.

Note in the motherboard photo, the Front Panel header is shown with 5 pins across the Top, then a space, then 4 more pins.
The Bottom row is 10 pins in a row.

In the Front Panel header pinout, they show 10 pins going across the Top. 4 pins going across the bottom, a space, then 5 pins.

Upside down.

I think it should be this way,

Top Row starting on the Left side going towards the Right;
Pins 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, No Pin, 14, 16, 18, and 20.

Bottom Row starting on the Left side going towards the Right;
Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, and 19.

1) Pins 2 and 4 are for a Reset switch, IF a Reset switch is used.

2) Pins 6, 8, and 10 are for the Power On LED. (Light)
This is for a computer that has 'Turbo'
Dual light Power On LED. May have Green and Yellow lights.

Green for 'Turbo', and Yellow for Normal.
Bunch of hooey, really.

'Turbo' mode is the computer operating in a normal mode, and Normal mode really is the computer slowed down.

Pin 10 is for the Negative ( - ) wire.
Pin 6 and Pin 8 are the Positive ( + ) wires. One for the Green side of the Power On LED, one for the Yellow side of the Power On LED.

3) No Pin 12

4) Pins 14, and 16 are for the HarDDrive activity LED. (Light)
Pin 14 for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the HDD LED is dim when the Harddrive is active, switch the wires around.

5) Pins 18 and 20 are for the Power On switch.

6) Pins 1, 3, 5 and 7 are for an internal speaker. Used to hear BIOS Beep Codes.
Pin 3 is for the Negative wire ( - ), and Pin 7 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.

7) Pins 9 and 11 N/C. Not Connected. (External SMI lead)

8) Pins 13 and 15 are for a Keylock switch.
Some computers have a Keylock. Unlocked the computer will come on.
I -> believe, Not connecting anything to these two pins, is like having the Keylock in the unlocked position.
May be wrong. May have to have a jumper wire across these two pins for the computer to work.

9) Pins 17 and 19 are for a Message LED
(Sleep/Standby)

HOWEVER, the best method IMHO is to use an LED light, and touch two pins at a time, to see which ones are for the Power On switch.
When the computer comes on, (Power Supply), then you know which pins are for the Power On switch.

Computer running, do not touch those two pins again, and check the rest of the pins.
Computer turns off, and starts again? Restart switch
LED light blinks? Harddrive activity LED
LED light stays on steady? Power On LED.

Finding which two pins are for the Power On switch, also helps tell you where the rest of the pins are, by looking at the pinout on the HP Support page.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&cc=us&docname=bph05159

Scroll down to Figure 4: Front panel connectors
Same Front Panel header used for this TriGem (Cognac) motherboard.
Clearer though.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Oct 02, 2012 | HP Computers & Internet

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Manual needed


Paul,

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_478/P4VPMX/

Download> Select OS (I just clicked on WinXP) > Click on the + sign next to Manual (5)

Version 1877
P4VP-MX user's manual English version E1877
2.5 MBytes
Click on the blue -> Global

Or copy this,

http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/sock478/p4vp-mx/e1877_p4vp-mx.pdf

Paste it in your address bar, and press the Enter key.
(May take up to 30 seconds before the first page comes up)

Page 17 - Motherboard Layout
(PDF file page. 1-7 for the actual manual page)

Page 28 - Front Panel Audio Connector (1-18)
Page 30 - USB Header (10-1 pin USB56) (1-20)

Page 32 - System panel connector (10-1 pin PANEL1) (1-22)


The front of your computer is the Front Panel.
The area of pins on the motherboard, that the main cables, (Wires), go to, is the Front Panel header.

Motherboard as installed in computer case;
Processor to the top, Ram Memory slots to the right, white PCI slots to the bottom;

The Front Panel header is located at the Bottom/Right corner.
PANEL1.
Two rows of pins.

(To the left of it is the front panel USB header. USB56. Looks very similar)

Doesn't show numbering for the pins. (Contact pins)
I'm going to number them for easier orientation

The pins across the TOP are numbered ODD.
Starting on the LEFT side going towards the Right;
Pins 1, 3, 5, and 7. There is NO Pin 9.

The pins across the BOTTOM are numbered EVEN.
Starting on the LEFT side going towards the Right;
Pins 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10.

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the Power On LED (Light)
Pin 1 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the LED is dim when the computer is on, switch the wires around.

B) Pins 5 and 7 are for the Power On switch.

C) Pins 2 and 4 are for the HarDDrive activity LED (Light)
May be marked on the wires as HDD, or IDE.
Pin 2 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the harddrive activity LED is dim when the harddrive is active, switch the wires around.

D) Pins 6 and 8 are for a Reset switch, IF a Reset switch is used.

E) Pin 10 is N/C
Not Connected. (Probably a +5 Volt point for the factory to use)

Have problems downloading, or saving the PDF manual, post back in a Comment.
For additional questions post back in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

[Motherboard chipset;
Northbridge -> VIA VT8751A (Also known as VIA P4M266A)
Southbridge -> VIA VT8235

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_VIA_chipsets#Socket_478

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherboard_diagram.svg

[CPU = Central Processing Unit. Another term used is Microprocessor, or simply -> Processor, for short ]

Jul 09, 2012 | ASUS Computers & Internet

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I'm having trouble with the pin out connections on a syntax motherboard. Where can i find a diagram?


Align the motherboard in your mind, so that we are both looking at it in the same direction;

Processor to the top, Ram Memory slots to the right, the four white PCI slots to the bottom.


The plastic front of a desktop computer is the Front Panel.

The area of pins on the motherboard, that the cables (Wires) from the Front Panel go to, is the Front Panel header.

The Front Panel header for the Syntax SVM266A is below the IDE 2 connector. It is labeled Panel 2

(Harddrive plugs into the IDE 1 connector, optical drive/s plug into the IDE 2 connector)

Panel 2 is mounted horizontally. It is parallel to the IDE 2 connector.

There are 4 pins across the Top row, and 5 pins across the Bottom row.

The pins are numbered. Even across the Top, Odd across the Bottom.

1) Starting from the Left side going towards the Right, for the Top row;
Pins 2, 4, 6, and 8. There is no Pin 10, just a blank spot.

2) Starting from the Left side going towards the Right, for the Bottom row;
Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

A) Pins 2 and 4 are for the Power On LED light.
Pin 2 is for the Positive wire.

If the Power On LED light is dim, switch the wires around.

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

C) There is no Pin 10

D) Pins 1 and 3 are for the Harddrive activity LED light. (HDD LED)
Pin 1 is for the positive wire.
If the HDD LED light is dim when operating, switch the wires around.

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

As for a motherboard manual,

http://web.archive.org/web/20060206024804/http://www.syntaxgroups.com/support/downloads.php

Scroll the page down to about 3/4ths the way down, until you come to the bold heading -
SVM266A

Click on Manual.

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Oct 16, 2011 | Syntax SVM266A (SYSVM266A) Motherboard

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Need pin configuration for power switch, HDD LED, power LED, front USB, etc.


Hi, just like you I purchased two of these motherboards and I have very good news for you. Above the blue PRIMARY IDE ATA connector is a set of 18 pins labeled PB/LED P5 and pin 1 is labeled.


17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1
. . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . .
18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2

Pins 1 and 3 = HD LED
Pins 2 and 4 = POWER LED
Pins 6 and 8 = POWER SWITCH
pin 14 has no
pin

Feb 02, 2010 | Compaq (283983-001) Motherboard

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Proper pin numbers to install inserts in a Dell SATA 34 pin GX270 motherboard


why do you need the IDE cable pin out if you are using SATA?
they are diiferent and not interchangeable. if you want to use IDE pin out for SATA, then you need to get a adapter from IDE to SATA.

May 19, 2009 | Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop

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Connecting hdd led lead and power led lead,where do they go ?


Hi, There are 3 versions of this motherboard; 1.0, 2.0 & 3.3, but the layout is identical. The general layout is shown in pins.jpg. For the power led, the white wire goes to the (-) terminal either pin 2 or 3, both are MPD- while the green goes to the ( ) or pin 1 (MPD ) as shown in powerled.jpg HDDpins.jpg shows the connection of HDD led, the white goes to pin 3 or HD- while the red goes to pin 1 or the HDD . I cropped these images from the manual which is also available at the gigabyte website. Hope this gives you some ideas and workout of you. Good luck and pls post again how things turn up. Kind regards.

Aug 15, 2007 | Gigabyte GA-965G-DS3 Motherboard

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