The eMachines T3306 desktop computer, uses the FIC K8M-800M motherboard.
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Here's the download page for the motherboard manual,http://www.elhvb.com/mboards/OEM/eMachines/manuals/index.html
Column in middle, 3rd file from bottom.
This is a Zip file. A Zip file is a Compressed file. Used to send large amount of information more easily.
Has to be decompressed, or 'unzipped'.
After you click on the blue -> FIC K8M-800M file name, a small window will come up-
Make SURE there is a Green dot in the small circle, to the left of Save File.
IF not; click in the empty circle to the left of Save File.
No go below in the small window, and click on OK.
A small download window will come up.
Allow the file to fully download all the way, then DOUBLE-click right on the file name.
(Yellow folder icon with a zipper on it. K8M-800M_manual.zip is to the right)
In the next small window go to the far Left, and click on -
Extract all files.
At the bottom of the next 3 small windows click on Next, Next, and Finish.
In the last small window DOUBLE-click right on the file name ->
(Next to the red Adobe PDF icon)
There is your motherboard manual in PDF file form.
For an example;
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.
Motherboard installed in computer case, the Front Panel header is at the Bottom/Right.
The Front Panel header is Orange in color. (Page 20)
Two rows of contact pins.
5 pins across the Top row.
4 pins across the Bottom row.
The Top row is numbered ODD.
The Bottom row is numbered EVEN.
Starting on the RIGHT side going across to the Left; Top row,
Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.
Starting on the RIGHT side going across to the Left; Bottom row,
Pins 2, 4, 6, and 8.
A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive activity LED light.
Pin 1 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the HDD LED is dim when the Harddrive is active, 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. Probably a 5 Volt test point.
D) Pins 2 and 4 are for a Power On LED light.
These two pins are used for a Single color, Power On LED light.
Two wire LED light.
Pin 2 is for the Positive ( + ) wire.
If the PWR LED is dim when the computer is on, switch the wires around.
There is ALSO a jumper used for this LED light. More on it at the end.
E) Pins 6 and 8 are for a Power On switch.
To the Right of the Orange Front Panel header, (F_PNL), is the PW_LED header.
[Page 20 to right of Front Panel header. -> PW_LED
(Power LED, 2/3 Pins) ]
3-pin Black header. Sits Vertically.
(The Orange - Front Panel header, sits Horizontally)
This is used for a 3-wire Power On LED light.
Used for a Dual Color - Power On LED light.
One example is if the computer has Turbo Mode, and Normal Mode.
Green color usually for the Turbo Mode, Yellow color of the LED for the Normal Mode.
Starting from the BOTTOM going UP;
Pins 1, 2, and 3. (3 at the Top)
A) Pin 1 is for the Positive ( + ) wire. [Signal]
B) Pins 2 and 3 are for the Ground wires.
Jumper block for the 2-wire Power On LED light, and 3-wire Power On LED light; Page 13 - Set System Jumpers
(Actually it starts on Page 12)
6-pin header to right, of 3-wire Power On LED header.
Has Blue jumper caps on it. Two of them.
Two rows of 3 pins.
The Top row is numbered ODD.
The bottom row is numbered EVEN.
Starting on the RIGHT side going towards the Left; Top row,
Pins 1, 3, and 5.
Starting on the RIGHT side going towards the Left; Bottom row,
Pins 2, 4, and 6.
A) With the jumper caps on Pins 3 and 5; plus 4 and 6; the Power On LED light works as a Single color LED.
B) With the jumper caps on Pins 1 and 3; plus 2 and 4; the Power On LED light works as a Dual color LED.
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