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ThinkCentre front panel connector (power, audio & USB) pinout recase (M58, M71e, M73, M91, M92, M93)

Q: ThinkCentre front panel connector (power, audio & USB) pinout recase (M58, M71e, M73, M91, M92, M93)

I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found:

Power front panel (black connector)

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)
USB front panel (yellow connector)

It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red USB1 Power
4 Brown USB2 Power
5 White USB1 Data -
6 Blue USB2 Data -
7 Green USB1 Data +
8 Yellow USB2 Data +
9 Black Ground
10 Black Ground
11 Not connected
12 Locked (no pin)

You may connect the lenovo front panel into a generic motherboard using only the pins 3 to 12. Just leave the pins 1 and 2 disconected. The pins 1, 2, 9 and 10 are connected to the cable shield. It will work fine.

Standard internal USB connector for front panels:

+---+---+---+---+---+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 |
+---+---+---+---+---+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 |XXX|
+---+---+---+---+---+

1 USB1 Power
2 USB2 Power
3 USB1 Data -
4 USB2 Data -
5 USB1 Data +
6 USB2 Data +
7 Ground
8 Ground
9 Not connected
10 Locked (no pin)

Audio front panel (orange connector)

It's a Intel HD audio type front panel (not AC'97), with a different connector.

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Wh | Bw | Bl | | bk | |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| | | Yl | Rd | Gn | Gy | BK |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

The pins 9 and 14 are black, but the pin 14 (ground) has a
bigger diameter than the pin 9 (front panel presence return).

Also the pin 9 is connected to the pin 14 inside the front
panel using a resistor (it is not just a closed circuit).

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 | 14 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 White Jack presence signal send
2 Not connected
3 Brown Line out jack presence return
4 Not connected
5 Blue Mic in jack presence return
6 Yellow Mic in bias / left
7 Not connected
8 Red Mic in signal / right
9 Black Front panel presence return
10 Green Line out left
11 Not connected
12 Gray Line out right
13 Locked (no pin)
14 Black Ground

Audio front panel converted to Intel HD standard:

+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 |XXXX| 9 |
+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |
+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Ground
2 Mic in bias / left
3 Front panel presence return
4 Mic in signal / right
5 Mic in jack presence return
6 Line out right
7 Locked (no pin)
8 Jack presence signal send
9 Line out jack presence return
10 Line out left

You may swap the wires of the connector to be able to connect this front panel into a generic motherboard. It will look like this. Only the pins 1 to 10 will be connected - the pins 11 to 14 will be disconnected.

Be carefull to do not swap the pin 1 and 3... the pin 1 must be the ground (bigger diameter), and the pin 3 must be the panel presence return (smaller diameter).

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| BK | bk | Bl | | Bw | |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | Rd | Gy | Wh | Gn | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

I'll install a new motherboard on my ThinkCentre A60... I'll post the results here later.

Best regards.

Mod: edited Subject line to add additional systems that this worked for













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A: ThinkCentre front panel connector (power, audio & USB) pinout recase (M58, M71e, M73, M91, M92, M93)

OK I am intrigued. What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?





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I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found:
 
Power front panel (black connector)
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)
USB front panel (yellow connector)
 
It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red US... Read more

A:ThinkCentre front panel connector (power, audio & USB) pinouts (A55, M58, M71e, M73, M91, M92, M93)

OK I am intrigued.  What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?





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I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found:
 
Power front panel (black connector)
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)
USB front panel (yellow connector)
 
It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red US... Read more

A:ThinkCentre front panel connector (power, audio and USB) pinouts (A60, M58, M71, M91, M92)

OK I am intrigued.  What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?





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Dear community, I found a M90p USFF system board in the garbage, fully functional when tested. But without the case or anything else. Repairing, especially old hardware, is something I really value: make something work without having to buy new stuff. I was planning to build my own home-theater mini-pc, and already have standard USB-Audio Front I/O panels, and power buttons, and almost all the rest.Lucky me, so I only need the heatsink, power adapter, and the pinout for USB, Audio and power (the system board was set to restore power automatically, so I could test. But eventually, I want to switch it on with a power button like a normal computer). - I found https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/ThinkCentre-front-panel-connector-power-audi...but the number of pins is not correct.- Pictures I found of the Front I/O 45J9567 are not good enough to really see anything. All wires are within a plastic tube, so no luck either. Can somebody help me out? Are there schematics of the system board? Nowhere I found information of the pins. AC97/HD audio headers look differently, and USB headers normally have a 5+4 pinout (with the M90p USFF it's only 4+4). The hardware manuals I found, only describe the set of headers, but not the exact pinout. kind regards,Tim

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I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found:
 
Power front panel (black connector)
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)
USB front panel (yellow connector)
 
It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red US... Read more

A:ThinkCentre A60 front panel (power, audio and USB) pinouts (& M58, M71, M91)

OK I am intrigued.  What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?





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A:ThinkCentre M57p (type 9088) front panel connector...

Refer to this thread.   Thx. 
 
ThinkCentre-front-panels-power-audio-and-USB-pinout
 
 

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So I basically have a very odd front panel audio connector setup, very confusing, I've made over 10 thread on different forums and non were able to help me.

I'm using a Gigabyte G31 motherboard GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 775 - GA-G31M-ES2L (rev. 1.x)

Manual page for the motherboard output can be found below the first image

The front panel audio connectors consists of:
Yellow- MIC BIAS
Green - SPKOUT R
Peach - MIC In
Blue - Return L
Black - Ground
White - SPKOUT L
Grey - SPKOUT L

Much Thanks and appreciation to those who read this read

A:Front Panel Audio connector help needed

Your front panel connections aren't odd, but they are old. They are for the AC97 standard.

Set your onbaord audio to AC97 in the BIOS set-up.

The AC97 pinouts are here:

Desktop Boards — Front panel audio header pinouts

1 Mic In
2 Ground
3 Mic Bias
5 Spkout R
9 Spkout L

It looks like the onboard audio doesn't support the Return lines.

There should only be one Spkout L connector. It's the white (not gray) one.

Have you really been trying to figure this out for 5 months? Yikes.

If these connections cause your PC to go up in a fireball, don't blame me.

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Hi everyoneWhile I took the front panel off of my case the other day I accidently removed the JAUD1 jumpers....and now my sound doesn't work. I downloaded the specific instruction guide from MSI for my motherboard and here's the section for it:The two right sound in and out cables were still attached, and I got sound out of my right speaker. But then when I connected the rest to what I thought was correct, I got sound out of my left speaker only. EDIT: I tried not attaching any of the cables and then I get no sound.The problem I have with these directions is that the cables are not labeled the same as the diagram. They are as follows:Purple - R INYellow - R OUTBlack - GNDGreen - MIC BIASBlue - L INRed - L OUTBlack - GNDOrange - MIC INCan anyone help with this? I'd love to have both of my speakers playing sound again....

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Sorry if that sounded really nooby,
JaxDrumm

A:Help with Front Panel/Power Button Connector

Take a close up picture of your motherboard and post it so we can see it. please.

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HiI am trying to determine which type of 3.5mm audio plug to put into the front panel connector for using headphone with a microphone to do video communications. could be - sleeve, ring and tip (mono sound and microphone)orcould be - sleeve, ring, ring, and tip (stereo sound and microphone) Have read through the manuals and nothing is said about which type to use.

A:Front panel audio connector - what plug type to use for head...

Hi, I can't see your image but probably you can see mine   (a) All standard 3.5mm (stereo) headphones will fit and work.(b) For the second port on the right, all standard 3.5mm headsets will fit and work. Its default is for microphone, all standard 3.5mm mono microphones will fit and work. Note: probably around 95% of 3.5mm headphones and microphones on the market now are normal/standard. Regards.

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Hello Forum,
 
i see a 11 pin yellow male usb connector on my m58p board,
i have some m58p and one m90p and i think a m91 or m93p,,
questions:
-have all thinkcentre pcs this 11 pin connector, same on m90 and 91p?
- is there any possibility to connect a newer usb device to that 11 pin connector?
- is there any adapter to usb 2.0 or maybe 3.0?
or can i only connect a normal female usb device like a cardreader with 9 pins to 11 pin connector with not using the two most right pins?
 
thx, bernd
 
thx for informations!
bernd
 
Mod: edited the Subject line to clarify that it's the motherboard USB connector

A:ThinkCentre M58p: motherboard USB connector pinout, card reader

- is there any adapter to usb 2.0 or maybe 3.0?

This, or a similar card?  USB 3.0 PCI-E Express Card with 4 USB 3.0 Ports, Speed Up to 5.0 Gbps
 

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I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found: Power front panel (black connector) +----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)USB front panel (yellow connector) It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires +----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red USB1 Power
... Read more

A:ThinkCentre A60 front panels (power, audio and USB...

OK I am intrigued.  What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?



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I am installing an Intel motherboard into a case that is equiped with 2 front panel USB connectors. The case came with no documentation.

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a)USB1+ (yellow)
b)USB1- (green)
c)VCC (red)
d)Ground (black)

e)USB2+
f)USB2-
g)VCC
h)Ground

I found the following on the intel site:
1. USB_FNT_PWR
2. USB_FNT_PWR
3. USB_FNT 1#
4. USB_FNT 2#
5. USB_FNT 1
6. USB_FNT 2
7. Ground
8. Ground
9. Not Connected
10. Not Connected

I am assuming (yes I know what happens when you assume that:
USB_FNT_PWR = VCC
and
USB_FNT 1# = USB1+

Can anyone confirm this?
 

A:Front Panel USB Pinout

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A:Need Front Panel Connection pinout for an emobo

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HI, I have a Sony Vaio RS720g that I need a Front Panel Pinout of the Motherboard to be able to connect the Power Switch and Led's. Someone attempted to install a different board in the case and changed the front panel wiring to another board. I then inherited the problem and can get no help from Sony. Says it's a secrect. Any help would be appreciated. This MB has PTGD-VX stamped on it.
Oh yea NEVER BUY A SONY. Thanks
 

A:vaio RS720g motherboard front panel pinout

the pin out should be standard as follows: 2 rows of 10 pins with gaps. Providing you do not leave things connected permanently you cannot damage anything - it might stop but thats all. Pin 1 is commonly the furthest away from any corner.
1 = pwr led +
3 = pwr led -
5 = pwr led -
7 = null
9 = null
11 = null
11 = null
13 = spkr
15 = null
17 = null
19 = spkr
next row
2 = HDD +
4 = HDD -
6 = null
8 = null
10 = null
12 = pwr
14 = pwr -
16 = null
18 = reset
20 = reset -

hope this helps.
 

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I did a Google search and came up with a plethora of irrelevant information.

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Thanks in advance.
 

A:Need front-panel pinout info on this Intel board

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Greetings all...I am curently in the process of transferring the "guts" (motherboard, i5 4460, etc) to a different case.  However, I am running into some difficulty getting the new separate front panel connectors of the new case matched up to the "proprietary" pin block where the black connector that was in the old Lenovo case used to go. I will include images of the motherboard connector along with the connectors from the new case I need to hook up. The only info on the motherboard is on a sticker which reads MB FRU W8s (I will include a photo for reference). Any help is MUCH appreciated!


























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A:Looking for Front Panel Pinout Information on Lenovo k450e Motherboard

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Hello all, I have a Z420 and am looking to replace the standard PSU which I know uses a proprietary 18-pin ATX power supply header, and I was hoping that I could get help with the pinout of the header so I can make a standard ATX 24-pin to 18-pin adapter given that the pinout for it does not seem to be provided in the support pages for the Z420 (from what I have seen at least).In my search I have found the Z210 pinout for the ATX power connector which is also an 18-pin header, but I do not want to just assume that they share the same pinout and possibly bork my system. I have also found an adapter made just for this purpose from moddiy, however without any pinout information I do not just want to blindly trust them either.Thanks in advance for any and all help.

A:Z420 ATX Power Connector Pinout

Hi,I'm trying to do the same thing. Could you share the information if you have figured out how to do this? Thanks

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Hi,
I have a case whose front audio cables are all singles.
Case has 7 cables:

spkOut L
spkOut R
return L
return R
Mic_bias
Mic- in
ground

Motherboard pin out

1:MIC2_L
2:Ground
3:MIC2_R
4:-ACZ_DET
5:LINE2_R
6:GND
7:FAUDIO_JD
8:No Pin
9:LINE2_L
10:GND

Could anyone help me link the names of cables to names on motherboard? Thanks
 

A:Solved: Front Audio Pinout

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RELEVANCY SCORE 87.2

I'm trying to help my friend's kid put his Inspiron 660s components into a new case (NXT Guardian 921), and need the pinout of the Power Button Connector (LEDH1) on the motherboard. Unfortunately I do not have the old 660s case at the moment to try and trace out the old wires. I have been able to successfully find a set of pins that works for the Power Switch, but cannot figure out which ones are for the HDD LED and the Reset Switch on the NXT case.
I also have a multimeter, but not sure what voltages I should be checking for, or if jumpers are used on the Dell pigtail connector.
Thanks.

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I just put in a Soyo P4I865PE Plus Dragon 2 into a POWMAX case. I had another Soyo Dragon P4X400-8235 mobo that had fried, and I'm replacing it.
What the mobo connector pins for the front panel require are the HDD LED, ACPI LED, PWRBT, RESET, POWER LED, KEY LOCK, SPEAKER.

My case has the SPEAKER, THE RESET, and the HDD LED, plus a POWER SW, and
one cable with
mic-bias
spkout r
spkout l
Return R
Return L

and 2 cables each with
+vcc
+D
-D
grounds.

So I have the SPEAKER, THE HDD LED and the RESET pins connected.

Right now I'm not getting any power. I suspect that it's because the POWER LED hasn't been hooked up. I don't know if hooking the POWER SW to the POWER LED will do any good--or any harm. Any suggestions, or do I need a different case?

Thanks for any suggestions, tips, or answers.
 

A:Front Panel Connector Pins

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Hi Guys:

It's been a while since I've posted a question, however, this one is really bugging me. Recently, I've been putting together a lot of systems that have the 9-pin front-panel connection on the motherboard. The problem for me is that the ACPI/LED has only a
2-pin and most cases come with 3-pin cables. No mater which way I input the 3-pin cable, the front-panel LED light will not come on. Does anybody know what I'm referring? If you can Be of assistance, please give me some input.

Thanks.
 

A:Motherboard 9-Pin Front-Panel Connector

If the motherboard requires a 2 pin connector and the case manufacturer supplies a 3 pin connector just take the pins out of the connector and place them next to one another in the connector. There is a little tab on the connector you can lift up and slide the pin out. It's hard to explain here, but once you look at it closely you will see what I mean.
 

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What is the order of connection of the pin numbers for the front panel connector.

Eg: what number pin for the power switch etc.

This is for a E-machine D2685 mother board that i have recently purchased.
 

A:e-machine front panel connector

According to my eMachine files the D2685 has a FIC VC37GV Mainboard and uses a Intel standard 9 pin front panel header.

Attached is a pinout for that header.
 

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My motherboard is a model Ms-6330 Ver: 2.1 (Microstar) but it also has the gateway part number 2512595. I am currently relocating this motherboard to a brand new case that I just bought and I ran into a problem. The front panel connectors (power switch, led, hdd led, etc) go onto the motherboard in a certain area where there are 15 pins. Unfortunately I have no idea which connectors connect to which pins. Can someone help me? (Maybe someone with the same motherboard/problem). All I need is a way to identify the pins and make sure I don't like accidently fry my motherboard. Thanks a lot! -Andrew C.
 

A:Front Panel Connector on Mobo

Hi,
For starters, have you checked your manual? Also, look on the m/b...in really tiny abbreviated letters you should be able to see where these go (you may see "pw switch"...."HDD ACT"........i know when i was installing my connectors, i got most of them wrong..but dont worry..no frying of the motherboard.....if the connector is in the right place but no light from the LED..try reversing the cable........the easiest cables to place are the pw switch and the reset..as you can test these easily....good luck
 

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I bought a Lenovo M81 ThinkCentre SFF motherboard for a cheap gaming pc I am building.Well the issue is that every post I have found about the front panel pin layout isn?t workingThe case is FBM-01 By RosewillBut I have even tried the screwdriver method and nothing.I have the psu plugged in,the wires for that.And the basic components,ram,cpu,gpu,and the psu and nothing.What am I doing wrong?

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I am attempting to transfer the motherboard of my h50-50 to a different case.  I am doing this in order to make room for a much larger video card and psu that simply will not fit in the Lenovo case.  I have run into a bit of difficulty with the 'Front panel connector'.  If you look in the 'Lenovo H50 SeriesHardware Maintenance Manual' it is on page 28 (Lenovo H50-50).  I have been trying to find the specs on what each pin is for but have been unable to find such information.  Could someone please direct me to where I can find such information or could you please provide me with the details?  Specifically I am looking for the power switch pin(s), hdd activity pin(s) etc. thanks

A:H50-50 motherboard Front panel connector pin layout

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
There is no documentation that I am aware of that show the pinouts of the various connectors on your motherboard.  I would just use an Ohm meter on your old H50-50 case and trace wires on the old front panel plug.  Once you know how the old plug was configured you will know the pin assignments on the motherboard. 

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Hello I own the M92p Desktop (ThinkCentre)/Serial Number: MJ09MZC/Machine Type Model: 3227DU7           I have transplanted the motherboard into a atx case to add a larger power supply. The motherboard is fully functional and only powers on with the existing FPC from the lenovo case                     (yeah I have to leave both cases open to power it on, it ain't pretty folks).           The proprietary one piece connector from the lenovo only fits on the motherboard. Although the front panel connectors from the new atx case are the regular [pwrswitch] [hdd led+] [hdd led-] etc.. and do not power on the system.           From my understanding these FPC's are only signal and ground wires, I need the correct combination to power on my system. My question is how do I align the atx case FPC's in order to accomodate the motherboard in the same fashion the FPC's from the Lenovo case do? Thank you for your time and patience. Also if anyone could link me to bios and chipset updates for this system I would appreciate it as well.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

My motherboard USB connector is not compatible with my case front panel USB plugs. The USB connector on my motherboard (NetVista A22p 2292) is for one 10 (two rows) pin connector. The plugs on the tower (A-Top XBlade Black/Silver Ultimate Gaming Machine With 450W PSU & Side window, Model "AT859A-BK") front USB are two separate 4 pin USB plugs (They are VCC, USB1-, USB2+, GND pins w/GRN wire). What can I get or do to make them compatible? Thanks.

A:USB connector not compatible with case front panel USB plugs

See if this helps..not exactly sure if it will:http://www.ramelectronics.net/html/usb_adapter.html

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Hi, I just purchased a Gigabyte UD3R motherboard. My computer case is at least 6 years old (don't know make) and many of the connectors don't match description to motherboard.

Cables for Audio:

RETURN L (Blue)

RETURN R (White)

SPKOUT L (White)

SPKOUT R (Green)

GROUND (Black)

MIC BIAS (Yellow)

MIC-IN (Pink)
My case doesn't provide an HD audio module so I need to set it up for AC'97 functionality. The pin set up is as follows
Pin 1 - MIC

Pin 2 - GND

Pin 3 - MIC Power

Pin 4 - NC

Pin 5 - Line Out (R)

Pin 6 - NC

Pin 7 - NC

Pin 8 - No Pin

Pin 9 - Line Out (L)

Pin 10 - NC
Really appreciate the help. Thanks!
 

A:Solved: New Motherboard + Front Panel Connector Confusion

Most probably should work by:
MIC-IN to pin 1,
MIC BIAS to pin 3,
GROUND to pin 2,
SPKOUT R to pin 5,
RETURN R to pin 6,
SPKOUT L to pin 9,
RETURN L to pin 10.

Please don't mark threads solved if they aren't, less people will wander to the thread if it looks like no further help is needed.
 

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Motherboard Front Panel connectors Zeus 60 R1 07G Samsung.
Pls send a picture of the panel or tell me which color wires to which one

Power button , HDD , LED Display





 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I need the Layup front panel connector HP Pavilion P7-1207c desktop pc

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I recently tried to upgrade my mother board in my pc. The factory motherboard has a 14 pin front panel connector and the new motherboard has a 10 pin front panel connector. I had the bright idea of tinkering with the wires and rearranging them to fit the 10 pin input. I am currently trying to put all the original parts back together and the wires are still set up for the 10 pin connector and not the 14. Could anyone help me figure out which postions to put the wires in on the connector?


























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A:Lenovo IdeaCentre K220 Front Panel Connector

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RELEVANCY SCORE 81.6

What is the layout on the motherboard for the front panel LED connectors?  The XPS 9000 manual does not specify that at all.  The motherboard itself is model number 0X501H, as given by CPU-Z.

Is the layout the same as the one listed in this thread below regarding the XPS 8500?

en.community.dell.com/.../19586001

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RELEVANCY SCORE 81.6

I have Workstation xw4600 motherboard E93839 front panel connector is a 18 Pin. I cannot connect the front panel such as power switch button, reset button, HDD LED, and etc. Is there a pinout schematic for this motherboard's front pannel? I have ws ug xw4600 strg 453080-001 screen PDF that is the motherboard. Does not give the 18 Pin conector. Thank you for your time.

A:workstation xw4600 E93839 front panel connector to the mothe...

Above on the left is this specific forum's search box, and if you type in pinout and then hit return you will find what you need.  The HP workstations of this era (xw6400 xw6600 xw4600 etc) used very similar pinouts with slight variations, and there are excellent posts in there where you can see all the variations.   All the important ones will be there for you.  Even the wiring colors have been quite uniform.  Makes sense they would do it that way.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 80.4

Would like to move my Precision T3500 Motherboard to Another box.
The Front Panel connector might be useful, but I have not found
any documentation of this.

Is there a Motherboard manual somewhere, or at least the pin definition of the Front Panel connector?

A:Precision T3500 Motherboard documentation (Front Panel connector spec)

.As with most Dells there is a proprietary Front Panel Board and 20 pin or more ribbon cable.

Dell Precision WorkStation T3500 I/O Panel Assembly with USB Audio I/O Control Panel, 29" Internal Audio Cable D/PN X389H, Front Panel Cable D/PN JN454, and Mounting Bracket, Dell M884G, MC532.
http://www.txcesssurplus.com/servlet/the-8929/Dell-M884G-Precision-T3500/Detail

 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

Hello
I have attached an image of my cabinet, i have front usb & two covered hole (selected with red line in the image) besides it. I think they are front audio but it has no wire from inside. please have a look at it & let me know if i can make it a front audio connector.
thanx
 

A:Front audio connector

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Hello.
I am having a not so common issue of a problematic REAR audio panel jack. The microphone pin got stuck and broken into the rear/back microphone jack and now the OS/driver thinks there is a microphone in the back panel but I just want to be able to make the microphone work on the front panel without needing to buy an external audio card (usb/pci) and disabling the integrated one.
The motherboard is Gigabyte GA-EP31-DS3L and the audio driver allows me to change what is plugged into the microphone jack but there is no option to disable it. I can disable the whole audio card from within BIOS but that doesn't help much. I have working speakers on the rear panel but on the front when I plug them it just gives a constant buzzing noise (like short circuit from the broken pin). If I plug microphone on the front panel nothing happens. Also Windows 7 doesn't detect a second microphone and even if I disable the original microphone there is still buzzing only in the front panel. Changing any possible option in skype doesn't make the microphone work either. I installed the latest drivers from the official site so it is not a broken driver issue. I can choose the microphone to be "Line In" but if I choose the blue jack to be "microphone" the audio driver program says "this device type is not supported". I suppose there is some software/registry fix to this problem but searching on google everyone wants the vice-versa version of the problem/solution (disa... Read more

A:How to disable read audio panel and make the front panel primary?

Nothing that I know of to fix that other than dig out the piece of pin that's stuck in the jack. I have a Gigabyte motherboard (different model) and RealTek and there is no option for what you want to do.

The jacks are enclosed, in most cases, so pushing it out from the back is probably not an option. I've seen some cases where users have got a broken pin out of a jack with a magnet. In other cases putting a small amount of glue on a probe and inserting it into the jack and gluing to the pin has got it out. Both of these are long shots but something to consider.

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