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POWER LED indicator, NO LIGHT

I have similar problem reconnecting the sytem panel connector. I just recently clean my motherboard and put the wires back, i reconnect everythingcorrectly but system panel.I for the proper orientation of; PLED,HDLED,PWRBTN,RESET).Beause my PC can normally boot to OS but i don't see the power button lit up on my tower!! Can someone help figure out where i can mount these connectors to its proper place?

Note:I have p5n-mx/Nvidia 7050/nForce 610i

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You can check it on mother board.everything is mention on motherboard pins.

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ON this page
http://usa.asus.com/Product.aspx?P_ID=bLVB6rzf6bPajeg5

1. select your operating system from the drop down menu
2. click on the + sign left to Manual to expand it
3. scroll down to find the USER MANUAL English version "P5N-MX user’s manual(English)"
4. click on global
5. Enter captcha code
6. click on submit
7. open file when downloaded
8. that file contains the manual and it contains the connections

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Cant find my motherboard pin out


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2388344,00.asp?tab=Specs

With all due respect, you have the manual in front of you now

That is unless you started unplugging wires already, and didn't make notes, drawings, or take photos.

Let's use the Asus Essentio CM1630 motherboard for an example.
Couldn't find a CM1730, but that's OK. We'll use this one for a general example,

http://www.ebay.com/itm/OEM-ASUS-ESSENTIO-CM1630-MOTHERBOARD-61-MIBBJ5-01-TESTED-/181007679725?pt=Motherboards&hash=item2a24e600ed

Put your mouse cursor in the middle. Now move your mouse around, using the Zoom In feature.

If this motherboard were mounted in a computer case, it would be turned 90 degrees to the Right.
Bear that in mind.

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.
Goes by many abbreviated names.
PNL 1, FP1, PANEL1, etc.
(Panel 1, Front Panel 1, Panel 1)

Go to the Top/Right corner of the motherboard photo. To the 6 Blue SATA connectors.
Immediately to the bottom of them, is a white Front Panel header.
Two rows of contact pins sticking up.

You need to make notes, drawings, photo, whatever; of where the wires from the Front Panel, go to each one of those pins.
(Some may not be used)

How to know which wires coming from the Front Panel, are the Power On switch wires, Power On LED light wires, HarDDrive activity LED light wires?

Remove the Front Panel from the computer. If it is Not just a cover, EASE it off just enough to look behind it.

You usually can follow the Harddrive activity LED wires.
Harddrive activity LED is usually AWAY from the Power On switch, and Power On LED light.

There's two wires down.
Now look at where the Power On LED light is. Can you see wires going straight to it?
Two more wires down.

From process of elimination, you now know the last two wires going to the Front Panel, are for the Power On switch.

(The Power On switch, is part of the plastic Power On Button assembly. If you look close at the Power On Button assembly, you can see this)

THAT sir, is the MAIN thing.
I can guide you where the other cables go, as far as power cables, and Harddrive cables, and Optical Drive cables. (CD/DVD drive)

If you have already disconnected the Front Panel wires to Front Panel header on motherboard; you get to play a game(?)

Power Supply plugged into power, use a small flat tipped screwdriver, and touch two pins at a time.
When you get to the two Power On switch wire pins, the Power Supply will come on.

Now it is a process of elimination.
Use an LED with two wires, to find out what the rest of the pins are.
The rest of the contact pins in the Front Panel header.
Grab the HDD LED light, or Power On LED light.
You're getting a new computer case anyway.

Touch two pins, and the LED light blinks?
That's the HarDDrive activity LED light, pins.
LED stays on?
That's the Power On LED light, pins.

Either of those LED's are dim, (When the Harddrive is active, or when the computer is on), switch the wires around.
You have the Positive ( + ) wire mixed up with the Ground ( - ) wire.

Moving on.............
The 6 Blue SATA connectors on the motherboard:
If you look close you will see;
SATA0, SATA1, SATA2, SATA3, SATA4, and SATA5.
Or it may be,
SATA1, SATA2, SATA3, SATA4, SATA5, and SATA6.

The Harddrive plugs into SATA0 or SATA1.
Just depends on what the SATA connector numbering starts with.

The main optical drive, or a single optical drive; plugs into SATA1, or SATA2.
A secondary SATA optical drive will plug into SATA2 or SATA3.

(Look at the SATA numbering above, and you can compare side, by side )

HOWEVER, the beauty of SATA is; that you can plug whatever you want to, in ANY SATA connector on the motherboard; and BIOS will find it.

Plug the Harddrive into SATA 3? No problem.
Plug the optical drive into SATA 0? No problem.
BIOS will find the drive with the Operating System on it.
The Harddrive.
Then BIOS will know the other drive/s are optical drives.

(Make sure in the BIOS Setup utility, that the SATA connector on the motherboard you are using, is Enabled.
Otherwise BIOS will Not see the drive)

What cable from the Harddrive, and optical drive; plugs into those SATA connectors on the motherboard?
A SATA data cable,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SATA_ports.jpg

Note the L-shaped opening in the SATA data cable connector.
Lines up with an L-shape on the motherboard connector.
One example of a SATA connector on the motherboard is shown.
This one is an Open design. Your SATA connectors on the motherboard, will be a Closed design.

Between a SATA data cable connector, and a SATA power cable connector, the SATA power cable connector is larger in width.
SATA data cable connector has 7-pins.
SATA power cable connector has 15-pins,

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

See the SATA harddrive example?
Note the L-shape is pointing DOWN. It is this way EVERY time.
Now you know which way to turn the SATA data cable's connector, when installing. 'Foot' of L-shape goes Down.

More in a Comment.

Mar 14, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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Hello, I recently Bought a "Asus A8AE-LE Amberinem" motherboard, I just can't figure out which wires goes where and there's just too many, all that I found was this ->...


Each of the wires coming from the front-panel of your computer ends with a labelled connector:
* HDD LED
* POWER (PWR)
* POWER LED (PWR LED)
* RESET (RST)
* SPEAKER (SPKR)

Each group of gold-pins on the motherboard is similarly labelled.

All you _really_ need to connect is the POWER and RESET buttons,
but it's nice to connect the other ones, too.

Dec 23, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Hello I have a T2682 and I have taken this computer apart many times and I just got back from Afghanistan and just wanted to see if I could get it going one last time but I forgot what wires plug in where...


The beep you hear is a BIOS Beep Code. The computer's method of informing you something is wrong, and the area to look into for it.

The code is similar to what you may be used to.
(Afghanistan, Army? If so, hello brother/sister. 1st Cav, 13th Sig. Corp)

The BIOS Beep Code is similar to a Morse Code.

Examples:
Two short beeps followed by a long beep, a pause of silence, then the pattern repeats, over, and over.

One short beep indicates everything is okay.
This is an indication that BIOS has concluded the Ram Memory count, and everything is 5 By.

According to my sources, the eMachines T2682 desktop computer uses an Imperial GV motherboard model, made by TriGem.

The front plastic cover of your computer is the Front Panel.
The area on the motherboard that the cables, (Wires), attach to on the motherboard, is the Front Panel header.

This is the Front panel header pinout, for the TriGem Imperial GV motherboard,

http://www.e4allupgraders.info/dir1/ecase/support/front_panel_support.shtml

On this page I would like you to scroll down to the heading -
Imperial GV Front Panel Motherboard Pinouts

Looking at the pinout;

1) Pin 1 is Not used. NC = No Connection

2) Pins 2 and 3 are for the Power On LED light
[Light Emitting Diode]

Pin 2 is for the Ground wire. (GND) ( - )
Pin 3 is for the LED light power wire. ( + )

3) Pin 4 is not used. NC

4) Pins 5 and 6 are for the Harddrive Activity light. (LED)
HDD is HarDDrive

Pin 5 is for the LED power wire
Pin 6 is for the HarDDrive signal wire
(If after attaching the wires the HDD LED light is dim, reverse the wires)

5) Pins 7 and 8 are for the Power On switch.
Pin 7 is for the Ground wire.

Attaching the Peripheral cables;

1) You have an IDE harddrive. Uses a 40-pin IDE ribbon cable.
(39 actually. One pinhole is blocked off)

There is a Locating Tab on one side of the IDE ribbon cable's connector.

To wit:

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

Left-click on the blue IDE connector in the photo to the upper right.
At the top middle of the connector you will see two ridges.
This is the Locating Lug.

Now left-click on the IDE connector on the motherboard, shown in the photo to the upper right.
(To the right of the blue IDE connector)

Looking at the blue IDE connector on the motherboard, you will note there is a cutout on one side of the connector.
This is a Locating Slot.

Lining the Locating Lug up to the Locating Slot, puts the pins of the IDE ribbon cable's connector, in the correct position for the pinholes in the motherboard's IDE connector.

IF, your ribbon cable's connector does Not have a Locating Lug;

Look at the outside edge of the ribbon cable. You should see a faint Red stripe.
The Red stripe is always next to Pin 1.

Next to the motherboard's IDE connector should be a printout.
It will state PRI 1, (Stands for Primary 1), or IDE 1.
This is for the Harddrive.

[ If you see PRI 2, or SEC, (Secondary), this is for the optical drive.
(CD/DVD drive). Using this information, you will know the other IDE connector on the motherboard is for the Harddrive ]

That printout is always next to where Pin 1 is.
Therefore on the motherboard, the side of the IDE ribbon cable that has a Red stripe, will go next to the printout.

If your harddrive does not have a Locating Slot on it's IDE connector, Pin 1 is always towards the 4-pin IDE power pins.

To wit:

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

The above is a webpage from Playtool.com, discussing the various power cables used in a PC, and more specifically the standard 4-pin Peripheral power cable.

I linked it to show you a standard 4-pin Peripheral power cable, plugged into an IDE harddrive.

(A Peripheral power cable's connector, has been misnomered as a Molex connector, repeatedly through the years.
This was the name given to the first connector of this design.
It's kind of like referring to an adjustable open-end wrench, as a Crescent wrench )

Here in the photo of the rear view of an IDE harddrive, (Photo to the far left), you will see the 4 power pins.

To the left of the power pins are the Jumper pins.
To the left of the jumper pins, is the IDE interface for the 40-pin IDE ribbon cable.

The Red stripe of the IDE ribbon cable goes towards those 4 power pins.

To be continued in an additional comment.

Sep 19, 2010 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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I am having a problem connecting my power supply to my motherboard i can plug in everything except the one connectors that require a connection to a part called PWR-LED


Take a look at the picture below:
6b13a3a.jpg

If I am right, the Front Panel connector should look similar as shown above (it's an assumption since you didn't mention the Motherboard's name and version). Look at the front panel connector on the motherboard carefully, you'll see similar name/indicator as you are seeing on the above picture like Pled, Hdled etc... I hope the front panel connector has 9 pins, and remember, one should be left without any connection.

Simply you have to connect the two female Pwr-Led to the Pled+ and Pled-, and Power to Pwr and Gnd, the same sequence with hard disk led and Reset switch as Hdled+ and Hdled- and Gnd and Reset respectively.
If the front panel connectors on your motherboard has less than 9 pins, then I am sorry, I have no idea about it and I am afraid if it exists or not.

If you still have the problem, let me know.

Good luck.

Thanks for using FixYa.

Aug 01, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I need to find out where the 3 little plugs go that are connected to the power button theres a blue/white black/white red/white plugs comming from it going to the motherboard


Sometime these connectors from the desktop case front panel have labels indentifing what each connector/plug is for. From your description they could be a reset switch or LED indicators for hard disk or power light etc.
If the plugs are not labeled then trace the wires back to the front panel to identify what they are attached to.
When you connect the LED indicators to the motherboard and it does not light up when they suppose to, then turn the plug around 180 degrees.
The LED are polarity sensitive ie they only light up if the + and - leads are connected to the motherboard correctly.

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Blue LED light connection from Bezel to Motherboard


red white is the pair that supplies power it should be 2pin socket on motherboard

Sep 19, 2009 | E-Machines T6520 PC Desktop

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Im not sure how to wire the front buttons to the motherboard.


normally the wires black connectors are marked with white text like PWR SW and PWR LED and stuff and the colors of the wires normally correspondes to the color on the motherboard.....ill look it up and see what i can do for you!

Aug 13, 2009 | Intel Desktop Board D845GERG2 Motherboard

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Wiring front panel


if you go to this website

http://www.foxconnchannel.com/support/downloads.aspx

You can select motherboards --> socket 754 --> your make of motherboard and then download the manual which will tell you what the pins are for and where abouts they are on the motherboard.

Apr 13, 2009 | Foxconn 760GXK8MB-RS Motherboard

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I have a intel 478 board an don`t know how to connect power poer led


The power led wires ( there are two) go onto the two pins on the top row of the front panel coonetcor block on the board, on the 1st and 2nd pins working from left to right.

The full connector block is wired as follows:

top row: left to right >>
1st& 2nd are Power LED, the 3rd & 4th are the power switch, the 5th is empty.
The bottom row: left to right >>
1st & 2nd are hdd light, the 3rd & 4th are the reset switch, the 5th pin has no connector to the pin
Note: the power led and hdd terminals are to produce a light when the pc is on and busy.If the lights do not show, turn off the pc, turn the connectors round 180deg, reconnect and turn back on again. Job done
compdoctor2005@btinternet.com

Dec 10, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Connecting the case to my motherboard


Pin arrangment is Industry Standard Architecture.....

pwr led pwr sw N/C
X X X X O

X X X X O

hdd rst N/C

translated this is top row left to right ...... power led, power switch no connection

Bottom row is left to right........ hard drive, reset, no connection

Note: not all computer cases have a reset button, also the connectors for power led and hard drive produce a light, if the light does not show, power off the pc swithc the cable rooun 180deg on the connector pins and reconnect.

Dec 04, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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