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Front pannel pin

Hi mate i have put motherboard in i know silly question but i can get all the buttons to work the reset button works but not the power can u help ?

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How about a picture? Pg. 46 in your manual.
Need manual, download from Intel. (Click on link).

Intel RC440BX Specification
Pg. 46
Basic rules case wiring. The color black is considered ground -. Power wires + can be any other color including stripped wires. (This is standard but case Mfg change to their own specification).

Pin 1 is + power for LED Hard drive green LED, Pin 2 is -/ground for Hard drive LED.
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Pin 5 is + power for case On/off button, Pin 6 is -/ground On/off button.
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Once positive & negative pins has been located each connector follows in suit.

The Intel RC440BX front case connector is in an odd location.
The user will find it hard to connect front case LED connectors while the board in installed into the case.

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