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Q: e-machine front panel connector

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.

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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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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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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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I have the mothermoard that comes with the TinkCentre E93 Desktop and I have since upgraded my computer case to something bigger and better looking. I managed to get everything connected besides the front panel connectors which are very important. The ThinkCentre motherboard is a bit weird in its layout and the ThinkCentre case had a single connector that connects into this pinout however, my new case has single connectors instead of a single 13 pin + 1 blank connector. My case has a connector which consists of a total of 9 pins.It would've been simple if the board had a marking indicating what each pinout is for and which is positive and negative but unfortunately there isn't any of  that. At the moment I can't seem to find any information at all with regard to how I should connect this. I would like to get opinions with regards to which pin goes where. This is the full specs of the desktop  

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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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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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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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Hello! Recently, I transferred my Dell Motherboard (From an Inspiron 560) to a new Rosewill Challenger-S case. All of that went fine and dandy but now I'm facing another problem: I don't quite know where to plug up the cables from the case's front panel (power switch, reset switch, HDD LED). I found a port on my motherboard labeled "Front Panel" which matches the ports, but one is missing like normal front panel connectors, and the cables only take up 6 out of the 9 pins. So the real question is, where do you plug up the cables, or do you even put them in that spot?


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

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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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I need to know about the layout of the io pins.

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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, I've recently bought an m57p (type) motherboard and I'm trying to install into a new case. But I can't find any instruction or scheme how to connect front panel cables. Can anybody explane how to connect them? I now have 13 pins and I have any ideas how to connet them correctly. Please help me...

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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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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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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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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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 & 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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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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The CD plays just fine on an external player. 

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This possibly should go in the hardware forum since it involves the motherboard as well but being a sound issue I assume here would be better.
I have an Asus Xonar DG sound card on an Asus P7P55D-E LX motherboard (and AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series video card) running on Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
I asked ASUS tech if I can use both the front panel & back panel at the same time for use of my headset (headphones and mic therefore headphone jack and mic jack.) They said NO that I had to choose one or the other, not both, and, that this has nothing to do with the sound card or MB but rather is a Windows thing. I assume this info is correct. Is it? If not please advise me as how to be able to use both.
On the assumption that it is correct, that I must make a choice an idea popped up.
My speakers are 'Cyber Acoustics CA-5402'. They have a control pod whereby on this control pod I could add my headphones whereby all speaker sounds are cut off automatically. Unfortunately this control pod which also controls the volume of the speakers no longer has control of the volume when the headphones are on and therefore volume must be controlled via Windows.
My idea. Can the Xonar, or rather Windows along with it, be set up so as to use only the front panel for the mic but NOT for the headphones?
OR
Since the control pod also has and 'aux in' (unfortunately not 'aux out') maybe this could be hacked somehow.
OR
Since I actually have 2 control pods, of which only one can be attached (to t... Read more

A:Using both front panel audio and back panel: solutions

Whether you can use both, depends on the sound card software, not Windows. You should be able to use the front for mic and the GREEN speaker jack on the back for the headphones. However, why would you want to do that? If you plug the headphones into the rear speaker jack, you have to unplug the speakers from the PC to do this.

Normal operation is to use the front panel for the headphones (and mic) and when you plug in the headphones it mutes the output to the speakers. On some sound card control software (for example RealTek) there are options to either mute the speakers when the headset is connected or not mute the speakers and have both headset and speaker sound.

You have to use the designated Mic input, as a PC mic requires 5VDC for operation. Other than the mic input, others do not have 5VDC.

On the front panel connections. Your front panel audio connection must be to the ASUS Xonar and not to the motherboard sound connection. Since you have a separate sound card, your motherboard sound should be disabled in the BIOS so it does not conflict with the Xonar. In addition, you can only have one default audio playback device (e.g. Xonar OR motherboard sound but not both).

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How to connect usb front connector on the Mother Board, have +vcc, +d,
-d, and ground.

Thanks!!
 

A:front usb connector

This would depend on your motherboard, if you dont have the manual, download it from the mfg web site, and it should tell you how to connect them.

Here's a pretty good tutorial I found that explains it. It's probably not exactly as your setup but it should be close enough for you to get a good idea of what to do. I think you are probably interested in the "Front USB via a Port to Header connection" section.

Good luck.
 

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I have just changed my system from a large case to a matx case, but used all the part except the mainboard. Changed from a Asus P6T Deluxe to a Asus Rampage Gene II.

Now I thought I might have to reinstall windows, but as luck would have it, it booted straight into windows with no other problem except I had to register windows.

It was only when I tried plugging in a usb memory stick into the front of the case that I got a bsod. If I plug it into one of the back usb ports it works. So I checked to see if the cable was attached correctly on the internal header and again it was.

So could this be down to windows or a hardware problem?

A:Front usb connector problem

It is a hardware problem ! Sometimes the front usb ports does not work properly.

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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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I am planning on buying the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Gamer Sound Card, but was wondering if there was any difference between the front panel audio and the rear panel audio. Is there any difference at all? If so, which has better sound quality?

Link to sound card:
http://us.store.creative.com/Sound-Blaster-XFi-XtremeGamer/M/B000J1F1BI.htm

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Front Panel vs. Rear Panel Audio

The sound is comparable from fron and back as they
are processed by the same hardware.
With my X-FI extreme audio card,the front panel header
is only compatible with intel based HD front panel jack assemblies.
You may want to check that you have that before expecting to be
able to just connect the front panel connections.
It won't work with AC97 jacks.
It needs to have the autosensing built in for the jacks.
 

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I see where several different people have made distinctions about which USB connections to utilize. Would someone please explain why the rear panel connections are more desirable and maybe more significantly what (if anything) should the front panel connectors be used for?

Are these connections not all from the same data buss.
 

A:Front Panel vs Rear Panel USB Connectors

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I'm assuming these are not USB 3.0 ports but what kind of USB bracket plugs would work here?  

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Pavilion 500-205t originally came with Win 7 64 bit home,  upgraded last year to Win 10 anniversary edition 64 bit. Ser # 2MD4060X7W.  I am having trouble with the SS USB connectors on the Front of my Pavilion 500-205t.  I have to wiggle the flash drive or phone connector to get the computer to recognize what is attached and it frequently cuts in and out when in use.  The flash drive and phone connector work perfectly on my other HP Desktop. I have checked the wires and found that it is wired directly in the back of the connector and it attaches to the circuit board. I beleive the connectors have been damaged. Is a replacement part available, and if so:    1 . What is the part number    2. Where can I get it    3. How much does it cost. Thank You

A:Need replacement USB connector assembly for front of Pavili...

@blpen,Here is an example of the part, price, and part number.another

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I have a p4SD-LE Asus MB (Same as P4G800V retail) That has an undocumented Front Headphone jumper near the black CD-IN connector (behind the PCI slots). I would like to use it to hook up the front pannel headphones but can not find any documentation on it. Anyone have any info?

Thanks in advance
 

A:p4g800-V or p4SD-LE Front Pannel headphone connector

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

I can`t find any info on a jumper either. The only manual I could seem to find was in Japanese lol

All I can find is a aux connector next to the cd-in connector.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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Recently Swapped out my old enermax PSU for a new one. Plugged everything back in. I inadvertenly disconnected a a twin wire two prong cable which connects to the hinge of thefront door of the tower. It is tied into the other connectors for the system pannel(20 pin) connector on the motherboard. However i do not know where it plugs in?

I would not normally care but the PC will not power up with the new PSU. All i am getting is the standby power LED on the motherboard to light up. I have connected the two fans to the same cables as the EZ_plug( which i just use a ordinary four prong connector). The DVD and CD-R drives use the same power cable. The HDD i have using a SATA power connector. Finally the floppy drive just uses a standard connector with nothing else on the other 12v connectors. The motherboard uses a ATX connector, EZ_plug and 24 pin connector.
I just realised i connedted the PSU up incorrectly. I used an EZ_plug with the ATX connection which i should not do with a Geforce 7800 GT on Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe(ez-plug should only be used with two cards). I also forgot to connect the six prong connector on the video card. Would this earlier omission on my part have damaged the mobo? I rectified and still no change?
 

A:Alenware Aurora Front door connector/PSU issues

The connector is for LED which can be installed in the door. I twisted ALienware's arm to answer this. On rechecking my system connection panel, i discovered my pwr switch connect was wrongly connected into the wrong slot(my fault)!I installed a new hard drive as well and my system now appears fixed and stable. I am hoping the inital problems with with system resets, usb connections and damaged file segments on HDD were to do with either the PSU or HDD. I hope the mobo is unaffected( i hope so the warranty ends in january). Any suggestions to ascertain if i need to check anything else would be helpful?
 

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I'm looking at the layout of this connector

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When I installed a new 2.5 SATA disk in my Optiplex 5040 SFF, the front USB 2 connector with PowerShare stopped working.
When I uninstalled the disk, the front USB 2 connector with PowerShared started to work again.
Because the power supply just have one sata power-cord I used a splitter to supply the two disks with power.
According to the specifications it should be possible to use to hard disks in the Optiplex 5040 SFF.  I have just not been able to figure out how :-)
I have not been able to find a reason for this, can someplease help me :-)
/Thomas

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Hi all,
Just a quick question.
I am using an asus P5ND2-Sli Deluxe Motherboard and I am having difficulty deciphering the system panel connector diagram in the manual relative to the cables that came with my case.

The 20-pin panel is apparently color co-ordinated and it 'should' be easy to match them up, however the cables that came with the case seem to be a different scheme. Eg, on the board the pins for the Power cable are a light green, whereas the Power connector has one green and one white cable coming out of it.

Is there a specific system to this? eg white is ground, or the labels on the connectors have to face a specific way?
Is it possible to damage the motherboard by incorrectly connecting the cables?
If anyone could provide me with any advice or perhaps a link to a diagram from somewhere that would be great
 

A:System panel connector question

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Ok so i've jut got this case for y new build. The user guide that comes with it says nothing about the panel connctors and the website offers no other guide for it. The wires for power / reset etc are all black. The only difference between them is on one side of each it has a small arrow / trianle. Just wndering if anyone has used this case and could tell me if the arrow shows the positive / ground wire, thanks.
 

A:Phantom nzxt panel connector help

Reset and power switches are just momentary switches
and are not polorized.
The led connections for hard drive activity,power led and
such are polorized.
Every case I have ever used,if you face the labels on the connections
toward the edge of the motherboard,they are plugged in correctly.
In case one of the led's doesn't work,you can always shut
down and reverse the connection.
 

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Situation
I just bought a new motherboard and a new Amd Phenom II 965 Black Edition Processor.
I believe I have installed everything correctly except for the the System Panel(The case power button which has 20-8 connector)I have 2 cords coming from the area near my power button one has 4 connection holes. The other one has 9(It's got a ton of different color cords combine).

Problem
I am not sure how to get the power button to work or even light up. If I plug in the 4 hole connector in a certain way the computer when plugged in turns on using the I/O but nothing comes up on the screen.The fans and lights however go(excluding the power button light).

I also have no idea whether which cord connects my 15 in1 Card reader(for cameras).

My Computer
Vista 64 bit(I have a windows 7 professional cd I plan on installing)
My motherboard is a M4A78-EM.
I have an Hp Pavilion.
Put in a new power supply,ram and graphics card awhile back.
Nvidia Gts 250
550 Watt power supply
8 Gigs of Ram
Amd Phenom II 965 Black Edition Processor

I could really could use help!

To Clarify what im trying to do
Need help connecting an HP Pavilion Power Button cord to my M4A78-EM motherboard.
 

A:Problem:New motherboard and Panel connector!

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So, I recently purchased parts from Newegg to make a new system, everything went fine when putting all of the parts together and plugging all of the cords from the PSU into the motherboard and the peripherals. My problem is that when I plug the PSU into the wall outlet and try to turn on the computer from the front panel, it won't turn on. I have plugged all of the system panel connectors correctly into the motherboard according to my motherboard's manual specifications. I have already tried different outlets and have the setting on the PSU set to 110. I think that the problem might be faulty wires from the system panel connectors. The light on the motherboard turns on when the PSU is plugged in and turned on, so I don't think that the PSU is the problem.

Any help you guys could give me would be greatly appreciated.

Will post system specs if needed.

System Specifications:

CPU:AMD Phenom II X4 945 Deneb 3.0GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor

Motherboard:ASUS M4A785TD-M EVO AM3 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

Graphics Card:ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/768MD5 GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 768MB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

RAM: CORSAIR XMS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Ultra Stable Desktop Memory Model

CDROM/DVDROM Drive:Sony Optiarc Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM IDE DVD-ROM Drive

HDD:: Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache... Read more

A:System panel connector problem

Well, there are two main options, either one of your components is faulty, or you did not install the hardware correctly.

As all your hardware is brand new, its unlikely, but still possible. Problem is when everything is new, its harder to figure out what is defective.

I would just go with hypothesis two, that something is not plugged in correctly. Double check the front panel connections and everything else, make sure its all tight. Use different rails for all components if possible (although 600W should be plenty). Make sure that the CPU fan is plugged into the motherboard. Make sure that no unplugged power connectors are touching anything.

Besides the light, what else powers up? The CPU cooler, case fans, hard drives? Any beeps when you turn it on?
 

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Hi, I'm new to the Vista forum, but I've searched for a similar problem in other threads to no avail, so here goes, I recently bought an MSI K9A2GM-FIH AMD 780G AM2+ Motherboard and am running Vista Home Premium 32bit os, I need to find a suitable rear panel connector to take the HiDef Audio from the on-board header to my AV amp. There was nothing supplied in the box and the reseller is less than helpful, any ideas where I can get an back panel connector/adapter to give me either co-ax or optical audio out from the MB?

Cheers

AndyGz

A:Rear panel HD Audio connector required

Hi Andy and welcome to the forums

I presume that this is what you mean. Have a look at the following link. Please note that there is a time limit, so you will have to be quick.



MSI Motherboard S/PDIF Digital Coa Audio Out cable - eBay (item 230290271471 end time Sep-18-08 05:13:29 PDT)

Here are some more links.

http://www.yoyotech.co.uk/product_in...31&cPath=62_64
http://www.cclonline.com/product-inf...ufacturer_id=0

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Some motherboards have a different configuration for the back panel, where the com ports, printer port, LAN, audio, game and usb ports go. My motherboard came with one because it's atypical, and I need another. What are they called and where can I get them?

Also, is there a correct way to install these? I bent up the back of my case trying to get it in ght first time...
 

A:what's that back panel connector plate called?

Its called an I/O Shield. They simply snap into position from inside the case. Be careful when installing your mobo, so as not to damage the earthing contacts on the I/O Shield.
 

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I recently received a tower from a friend of mine, only to find out it was a gaming pc. It needs a major cleaning! But as I was cleaning it four cords popped off and I don't know where they go, I looked it and searching for it online, doesn't help me at all.
The desktop tower, has a intel motherboard.
Power supply - enermax.
no hard drive took my emachines hard drive to try to boot it up.
xfx gtx geforce graphic card.
and i'm not sure what else to add.

But I can answer any questions!
BUT now the real questions.
The four cords that popped off were
1. Reset Switch
2. hdd led
3. power led
4. power switch.
 

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I have gotten and old computer case and have put in completely new hardware. Since it is an old case it has room for an additional floppy disk drive. The thing is that I want to have access to an (or 2-3) usb port(s) in the front of the case as well as a microphone/headphone jack. Are the any products out there that would slide into the 3.5 inch disk drive space and support those devices (links)?
Would this work:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Image...32-S Aluminum USB/1394/Audio Panel ( Silver )
 

A:Front Panel USB

That looks ideal. I think I am going to go get one My PC only has 2 USB ports on the front, and I always need more
 

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Hi:

A friend gave me his old HP Pavilion Model 524C. The power supply, (an AT,) in it died and I want to put the motherboard into another cash with a working power supply, (ATX.)

Because the front panel of the case is a single plug, (the pins are not separate,) I can't figure out how to plug the front panel of the case I am using into the motherboard.

If anyone knows how to plug the front panel pins into this motherboard, I would greatly appreciate it if you could send me a diagram of which pin goes where.

Thanks and I look forward to your quick replies.

Regards.

golfcart03
 

A:HP Front Panel Pin out

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