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Regarding P4P800SE the Power LED shown on page 2-33 of the manual shows a 3 pin connection with pin number two missing but the Power LED supplied has a 3 pin with pin number 1 missing. >Please tell me how to connect the motherboard to the front panel. Thanks Michael Mesbahi

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If you check the connector from your Power LED, you will notice that in on of the sides you will find a small tab locking the pin. If you gently pull the center tab up with the tip of a knife or a cutter or even a toothpick while pulling the wire, you will be able to remove that pin from the connector.

Then, insert it to the other position till you feel that it got locked in it, now leaving the center position empty.

Insert the connector to the motherboard power LED connection and switch the computer on. If the LED is stiil off, unplug it, turn it 180 degrees and plug it again reversing the connection.

Hope this info may help you!

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Plug in pin 1 and 3

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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

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Power front panel conectors on acer 915m08


This Foxconn 915M08-G-8KS motherboard made for Acer Veriton desktop computers?

http://www.sella.co.nz/general/computers/components/motherboards/other-motherboards/b1jnj6/

Do not know what the Front Panel header pinout is.

(Front plastic part of computer tower is the Front Panel.
Area of contact pins on the motherboard, that the wires (Cables) from the Front Panel connect to, is the Front Panel header )

CAN see by clicking on - View full size image - that the Front Panel header is to the Top Left corner of the motherboard, by the CMOS battery.
(View of mobo is upside down, in relation to how it actually sits in the computer tower case)

Shows me it is just the normal two rows of contact pins used in a LOT of desktop computer mobo's. (MOtherBOard)

If it were I, I would use one of the LED lights connected to two wires, and touch across each two sets of pins.

Looking at the motherboard as it sits in the computer case, there is a row of pins on Top, and a row of pins on Bottom.

In your mind start at the LEFT side of the pins at the TOP.
Number them from Left to Right.
Example, Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

Now number the pins on the Bottom, from Left to Right,
Pins 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10.

Computer plugged into power, touch the two wires of the LED light, to Pins 1 and 2.
Computer doesn't start? (Power Supply turns on)
Go to the next set of pins.

I am willing to bet Pins 5 and 6 turn the Power Supply on.
No? Keep experimenting.

What will happen if you touch the WRONG pins?
N-O-T-H-I-N-G
You will NOT hurt the motherboard.

When you get to the correct pins, the Power Supply will turn on.
These pins are for the Power On switch.

Now go back through the pins with the Power Supply on, but DO NOT touch the pins that turned the Power Supply on.

When the LED light STAYS on, you have the pins for the Power On LED light.

If the LED light BLINKS, you have the HarDDrive activity LED light.

If Windows starts to load, and you touch the Restart switch pins, the computer will restart over again, and Windows will load again.

(IF this computer has a Restart switch. I do NOT use one, even for the older computers. Just press CTRL, ALT, and DELete keys at the SAME TIME, to restart the computer, or use the Task Manager option)

One pin left all by itself? That is for 5 Volts, and only used by the factory. Leave it unconnected.

There may also be a blank spot on the Front Panel header, where it looks like a pin is missing. This is the KEY pin, and is not used.
It is just to orient where the other pins are.

Worried about getting shocked?
There may be a small spark, as you connect the wires, I will gramnt you that.
But the voltage is 5 VOLTS DC.
In comparison two D cell flashlight batteries produce 3 VOLTS DC.

The harmful AC voltage is contained in the metal enclosure, of the Power Supply. Can't get you unless you pour water on it close up, or stick a metal rod through one of the ventilation holes, in the Power Supply enclosure.

Regards,
joecoolvette

By the by. You could be a lot of people's hero, if you came back, and posted the pins for what they do. Post in a Comment.

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Diagram and pen out power supply and power switch placement emachine t3828


The eMachines T3828 Desktop PC uses an Intel D845GVSR motherboard.

1) Socket 478 processor socket

2) Comes with an Intel Celeron D 335 processor that uses a Socket 478 processor socket.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Celeron_microprocessors#.22Prescott-256.22_.2890_nm.29

Celeron D 335 / part number RK80546RE072256

3) The motherboard chipset is an Intel 845GV
[The Northbridge chip is an Intel 82845GV, and the Southbridge chip is an Intel 82801DB { ICH4}
Intel 82845GV and Intel 82810DB are the part numbers on the chips]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_intel_chipsets#Pentium_4_Chipsets


Here is the motherboard manual you requested,

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?lang=eng&DwnldID=15210

On this page click on the top file>
D845GVSR_ProductGuide_English.pdf
(Date 07/01/2003)
Go to the right and click on > Download

On the next page left-click on the empty circle to the left of>
I accept the terms in the license agreement

The file will automatically start downloading
Let the file download all the way before looking through it.

Connecting Internal Headers - Page 31 in the PDF file page number box at the top

You want C - Front Panel

The plastic front of your computer is the Front Panel
Cables (Wires) coming from the Front Panel go to the Front Panel header on the motherboard

Connecting the Front Panel is shown on Page 32

Processor to the Top, Ram Memory slots to the Right, the Front Panel header is at the Bottom Right. It is right along the bottom edge of the motherboard.

There are 4 pins across the Top
There are 5 pins across the Bottom
The Pins are numbered.

Starting on the Left side of the motherboard going towards the Right,
the Top row of pins are numbered 2, 4, 6, and 8

Starting on the Left side of the motherboard going towards the Right,
the Bottom row of pins are numbered 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive Activity LED light.
Pin 1 goes to the Positive ( + ) wire

Pin 2 goes to the Ground wire ( - )
If the LED is dim after installing switch the two wires around


B) Pins 5 and 7 are for the Reset switch. IF used. (Reset button)

C) Pin 9 is for the 5 Volts DC

D) Pins 2 and 4 are for the Power On LED light

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

Page 34 shows you where the power cables from the Power Supply go to the motherboard.
Connecting Hardware Control and Power Cables

D shows you where the 20-pin ATX main power cable goes.
Typical 20-pin ATX main power cable,

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

A shows you where the 4-pin +12 Volt power cable goes, (Power for the Processor),
Typical 4-pin +12 Volt power cable,

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

B is where a Chassis Fan connects to. (Computer case fan)

C is where the Processor Fan connects to

E is for another Chassis Fan

If you have further questions please post in a Comment.
Sorry it took so long to reply, I just saw this problem.
Regards,
joecoolvette

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Where do i plug in the power switch in the mother board


The eMachines T5274 uses an ECS 945GCT-M3 motherboard.

This is ECS Support, and the download page for the motherboard manual,

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?DetailID=719&CategoryID=1&MenuID=16&LanID=0

To the right of the Download Site heading, (At the bottom), left-click on the country nearest yours.

This is a PDF file download. Takes a few seconds to see the first page come up, and additional time for the file to fully download.

After the file has fully downloaded, go to Page 11.
(The PDF file page number box at the top, next to the blue Down Arrow, will show 11)

In the motherboard photo shown, the number 12 points to Panel1.

This is the Front Panel header.
(The Front Panel is the plastic front of your computer. This particular connector is referred to as a Header)

Barring you cannot download the motherboard manual, I will explain in detail as I go along.

Orient 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, Panel1, (Front Panel header), is at the bottom Right corner, and is along the edge of the motherboard.

Page 33.
There are 2 rows of pins. One row along the top, one row along the bottom.

4 pins along the top, 5 pins along the bottom.

The Bottom row of pins are numbered Odd.
The numbering starts from the Left side of the motherboard, and goes towards the Right.

The Top row of pins are numbered Evenly.
Numbering starts from the Left side of the motherboard, and goes towards the Right.

Top row numbering of pins, starting from the Left side, going towards the Right,
2, 4, 6, 8, and 10. There is No pin 10. Just a flat spot.

Bottom row numbering of pins, starting from the Left side, going towards the Right,
1, 3, 5, 7, and 9

Page 33.

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive activity LED light.

Hard Disk LED (+) The Positive wire of the HDD LED light goes to Pin 1.
The Negative wire of the HDD LED light goes to Pin 3.
More than likely if the wires are marked, only the Positive ( + ) wire will be marked. Usually with a little tag that has + symbol on it.

B) Pins 5 and 7 are for the Reset switch.
IF, a reset switch is offered on your eMachines.

Pin 7 is for the Positive wire. (+)
(It isn't necessary to have a Reset switch. It's a restart switch. Used to restart your computer, and there are many other options available)

C) Pin 9 is reserved, and not used.

D) Pins 2 and 4 are for the Power On LED light.
Pin 2 is for the Positive wire. (+)
(If the two wires are reversed, the Power On LED light will be dim)

E) Pins 6 and 8 are for the Power On switch.
Pin 6 is for the Positive wire (+)

Have any questions regarding this, post in a Comment.

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I need to know where to connect the three seperate 2 pin connectors from the ''power switch'' to the motherboard on my eMachines C2685 desktop computer.


The eMachines C2685 uses an FIC VC37GV motherboard. (First International Computer, Inc.)

http://www.motherboards.org/mobot/motherboards_d/FIC/VC37GV/

Here is the motherboard manual,

http://www.ime.org.uk/pdfs/vc37_vg31_b1_eng.pdf

After you click on the above link, give it up to 30 seconds to download. This is a PDF file.

Barring you cannot download the file, I will state the connections for the Front Panel header on the motherboard.
(Plus state the page to reference to, in case you can download)

View the first link, with the photo of the FIC VC37GV motherboard.

As shown, Processor is at the top, Ram Memory slots are to the right.

The Front Panel header is located at the very bottom right corner.

It is parallel to the outside edge of the motherboard. There are two rows of pins.
(Page 12)

The Front Panel header has 5 pins going across the top, and 4 pins across the bottom.

The top row of pins are numbered Odd.
The bottom row of pins are numbered Evenly.

On the Top row starting on the Right side, going towards the left, the pins are numbered 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

On the Bottom row starting on the Right side, going towards the left, the pins are numbered 2, 4, 6, and 8.

A) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HDD LED. (HarDDrive activity LED)

B) Pins 5 and 7 are for the Reset switch

C) Pins 2 and 4 are for a Dual Color Power On LED, if used.
Green goes to Pin 2. Yellow goes to Pin 4.

Otherwise Pin 2 is Positive, ( + ), and Pin 4 is Negative. ( - )

D) Pins 6 and 8 are for the Power On switch.
(PWR1, or SW1)

There is a small 3 pin header, just above the Front Panel header. (Page 12)

This is for a Power LED that has either two wires, or three wires.
The pins are numbered from Right to left.

Pin 1 is for the Power LED, and Pin 2 is for Ground, if using a two wire Power LED. (Not dual color)

Pin 1 is for the Power LED, and Pins 2 and 3 are for Ground (GND), if using a three wire Power LED.
(Page 13)

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Unable to find the power switch to connect to


If you no longer have the manual for you're Intel D815EEA motherboard, open the link provided and download it; http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=17793&ProdId=385&lang=eng
You will also need Adobe reader installed to view the manual; http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/
Read over pages 65 to 68.
Once completed turn to page 68 Figure 23. Front Panel connectors. Figure 23 shows two views.
View - (left figure), shows J9C1 as you look down at the front panel pins. The right figure will not be needed. Connect each jumper or each pair as shown.
Wire colors are important and do vary from case to case. The common color of each pair will most likely be used for negative. Wire colors such as blue, light blue, green, light green, red and light red are commonly used as positive.
Pin 1 will be positive and pin 3 will be negative. This is letter - C. Hard drive activity LED.
Pin 2 is positive and pin 4 is negative. Case power LED, and so forth.
As mentioned on page 65, the case front panel pins use 5 volts DC. If you make a mistake and place a jumper backwards (No LED light), just power off the switch on the back of the power supply and correct the jumper by turning it 180 deg. If you’re case’s LEDs do not light up than you will need to connect letter G and letter H. The electronic circuits under the motherboard should supply all 16 motherboard pins with the 5 volt DC and ground needed.

Cheers'
Mike

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The motherboard in your computer is an MSI MS-7145, which is also called RS480M. You can download a copy of the manual here. The front panel connections are on page 2-20.

Looking at the header JFP1, pins 1 through 9 (odd numbers) are the front row, pins 2 through 10 are the back. Pin 10 is the missing pin. The power switch connects to pins 6 and 8. The power LED connects to pins 2 and 4. The HDD LED connects to pins 1 and 3. The reset button, if used, connects to pins 5 and 7.

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Connecting front panel wiring to INTEL 845GRG Motherboard


Hello davideiker1, the Intel D845GRG MB manual is shared with another Intel board. (D845GBV MB). Go to this Intel site & download the D845GRG manual; http://support.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/d845grg/sb/cs-008873.htm You'll need Adobe reader to view the manual. Download Adobe from this link; http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/
See page 9 for motherboard layout.
The front panel connectors are shown on page 68, see item C.
On page 69 is, Table 31 shows the pin assignments for the front panel header. Front Panel Header (J9G1).
Pin 1 is power for the hard disk drive led, pin-3 is negative for the hard disk drive. Wire colors coming from the case are important. Look at all of the front case wires. The common color for each 2-pin connector will be ground. In most cases the ground wire is white, except for the internal speaker. Ground for the speaker is normally black. (This motherboards speaker is built into the MB, no hook up is needed).
Pin number 2 is positive for the case power led which lights up as green. Pin 4 is negative for the power led.
The reset switch is a bit different. Pin 5 is negative & pin 9 is positive, however if your case uses a two pin connector than connect pin 7 as ground & pin 9 for positive. The On/Off switch, pin 6 is positive & pin 8 is negative.
If this manual is not what you see on the MB, please advise.

Good luck davideiker1!
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Mike

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Swapped mother board


Hi Paul,
see page 8 number 15 for location. Than see page 19, System Panel Header in your manual.
The basic wire color's for positive are red, blue, green & can also be light blue, light green, light red.
Negative wires are usually white or black. Case wire colors do vary from case to case.
To see pin one shown on page 19, (positive + for hard drive led = HDLED+). Bottom row farthest pin to the left of set. Pin two is above pin one. Pin two is, PLED+ (known as power led). Pin 3 is to the right of pin one & is HDLED- (Hard drive led, negative). Pin 4 is above pin 3 & is also PLED-, (Negative for power led). ECT!
6781222.jpg If your new case has an internal speaker (Used for P.O.S.T, power on self test). This would connect to, Chassis Speaker Header located on page 8, number 16. Again, normally only two wires are used across the 4-pin connector. (One at each end of the connector).

To see ASRock's main site for the 775VM800 motherboard click this link:
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=775VM800&s=

Good luck Paul!
Run into a snag, just post the issue here.

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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.

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