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USB connector not compatible with case front panel USB plugs

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

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.

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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 have a http://www.fic.com.tw/product/motherboard/INTEL/VG33.aspx and i dont know where the case connector plugs go (power on, h.d.d led, speakers) I dont have any manuals or cd's, just the mobo.
 

A:Need to know where case connector plugs go on new mobo.

Go HERE and download the manual.

Regards Howard
 

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I have a AeroCool AeroEngine JR case and a ECS 865PE-A7 Mobo. I plugged the F_PANEL plugs to the mobo already but now I have to plug in the USB/FireWire/Mic/Speaker plugs. These are not the normal ones I've seen so I'm lost. They're individual plugs for each pin on the mobo and I dunno where each should go.

The first pic is of what I have to plug in still, with wire colors and the name on the plugs themselves. (Lovely Photoshop job ) The second is a pic of the Mobo's manual saying what each pin is for. The problem is the names are different from what's on the plugs. Can someone help me figure which pin goes where?

(copy and paste... won't let me post links)
1. kr580.com/plugs.gif > Front Panel plugs
2. kr580.com/mobo.gif > Mobo manual identifing the purpose of each pin

Just LMK if you need any more info.
Thanks much - Kevin
 

A:Solved: Where do the Front Panel plugs go?

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

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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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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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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 need to know about the layout of the io pins.

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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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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 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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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) 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 recently got a brand new computer case and today when I inserted external HDD, the computer reseted itself.HDD is working fine in motherboard USB ports, but when I want to connect the HDD device from front panel, the screen suddenly goes back and computer restarts.In device manager there is no problem discovered.
It resets even if I touch the USB port with the HDD connector.It can't be short circuit right ?
If somebody got an idea to fix this please post here I would highly appreciate it.

A:PC case front panel USB malfunction

Sometimes it's an idea to disable legacy USB devices in the board BIOS, but in your case I suspect your front ports are not powered and the amount of current the drive needs causes the instability and restart.

Consider using a powered USB hub or extension USB cable linked to a rear motherboard port.

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Hi all: My #1 gpu slot died on my Evga 580i SLI mother board and I purchased a ACER 580i SLI board made by MSI (P/N#7510) to replace it. The problem is the case front panel plug sockets which are identified as JFP 1&2 are identified on the MSI 7510 manual that I downloaded are no where on the mother board. There is however a JGP101, JSP11 and a socket labeled front panel with all pins bent at a 45 degree angle at their mid point, it does not appear to be the same pin configuration as the one pictured in the manual. Can any one shed any light on how to hook this up? This is the last hurdle to overcome to get my computer up and running again.
 

A:Case front panel hook up dilemma.

Where did you but the Acer Motherboard? A board made by MSI for Acer is not likely to be the same configuration as a board made for retail sale.
 

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My little Sister's Compaq Presario CPU is getting old, with 1Ghz PIII CPU and 256 SDRAM. I can tell that any ATX motherboard will perfectly fit the case, and the Power Supply will also work. The only problem is the front panel wiring. Like with most brand name computers, the front panel cables are wired and stuck together to a plug that only matches the motherboard that came with the unit. Is there any site out there where I can find the "pinout" or wiring specifications or descriptions, so I can match a regular, more advanced and a lot cheaper motherboard that I can buy almost anywhere? I don't want to try by troubleshooting, because I almost fried one board some time ago while doing that kind of operation. I bet Compaq won't publish that kind of diagram, because it won't be "co$t effective" for them, they want us to buy the extremely expensive parts that they sell. Can anyone help me?
Thanks
 

A:Front Panel Diagram for Presario Case

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Hi,

Yesterday I finally received my new computer case. I'm still waiting for the motherboard and other parts to come, hopefully tomorrow. The problem is, I opened the case to check it out and the front panel connectors were different than I have seen in the past. The front panel wires are all marked with "Data +1, Data -1, Gnd 1, VCC 1, SpkOut L, SpkOut R, Return L, Return R, MIC-IN, MIC-BIAS, Data +2, Data -2, Gnd 2, VCC 2, etc." I have no idea where these plug into the motherboard, and I don't have the manual for the board yet as I have not received it yet. I'm going to be using an Asus P5WD2-E motherboard. I couldn't find anything on the homepage, so any help with this is greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

-Walt
 

A:ATX Computer Case Front Panel Connectors

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OK well after years of installing just about every bit of hardware possible in various flavours of computers I finally decided to build a new one from the ground up. So here I am with my nice new case wich has front panel mic and audio out sockets, and some usb ports, and a motherboard which has pins to fit them. Only trouble is the labelling on the leads from the front panel, and the labelling on the pins on the mobo don't quite match up.
Here's what I've got on the mobo for the audio connections:
(forgive the 'code' tags, I wanted this monospaced and courier was parsing multiple spaces as one space)
Code:

aud_mic aud_gnd
aud_mic_bias aud_vcc
aud_fpout_r aud_ret_r
nc key
aud_frout_l aud_ret_l

And from the front panel I have two leads, one with mic connections, one with audio connections, labelled as follows:
Mic Cable
.mic-power
.mic-in
.ground

audio cable
.l-ret
.r-ret
.l-out
.r-out
.ground
Now some of these match up fairly obviously, the l and r in and out for instance... and I think vcc is the mic- power.. but there's two grounds... and what about the NC and KEY pins on the nmobo, does anything go there?
Here's how I;ve connected some at the moment:
Code:

Mic Cable | Mobo pins
.mic-power | .aud_vcc
.mic-in | .aud_mic
.ground | .aud_gnd
|
audio cable |
.l-ret | .aud_ret_l
.r-ret | .aud_ret_r
.l-out | .aud_out_l
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A:motherboard & case front panel connections

What you have so far looks right. The NC is no connection. The Key may be for some kind of switch on a mike(not sure). I do not see a ground on the audio cable hooked up. You may want to check that.
 

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Question, my front panel wires for my case (the cables for the power switch, reset switch, led's, etc) look different than the connectors on my mobo.
My mobo connector has 12 pins all spaced out for the different connections, my case however has a connector made up of 8 wires all together in 1 connector, and 2 empty holes with no wires.
I have tried plugging it in different positions but the power button is not working.

I know the mobo is getting power because there is a internal led that comes on when I plug in the case.

Any ideas?
 

A:Question about case front panel connectors

You have an incompatible plug for the corresponding headers on the mobo. Sometimes you can get one or two things working but the only real solution is to get rid of the all in one plug and rewire to fit the mobo pin outs. Or get a compatible mobo for the front panel plug.
 

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Hello. The short of this is that I am having problems with 2 things in setting up my MIC and EAR for the front panel of my case. There is a GND wire from the case wire that I do not know where to put which is from the EAR phone wires and I'm confused about: MIC VCC or +5v for the MIC-VCC. I think what I have layed out below is so far correct. I have more detailed info below:

I have an ASUS A7N8X E-deluxe motherboard ( http://tinyurl.com/3el2g ) which I am trying to connect to the front panel for Microphone and Headphone of my Sky Hawk case ( http://tinyurl.com/786rg ) . On page 2-26 or reader page 46 of the manual it says: front panel audio connector (10-1 pin FP_AUDIO and I have to remove the jumper pins. Now the motherboard pins are setup:

Motherboard pins setup from left to right:

MIC2______AGND
MICPWR___+5VA
Line out R__BLINE OUT R
NC
Line out L__BLINE out L

And the CASE wires are:

MIC (bunched together)

MIC GND
MIC-VCC
Mic IN

EAR (bunched together):

Ear L1___Ear L2
Ear R1___Ear R2
GND

I have a few guesses but I have to say I am a little confused.

So it should be:
MIC2=MIC IN
AGND=MIC GND
MICPWR or +5V =MIC VCC

Line out R =Ear R1
BLINE out R=Ear R2

Line out L = Ear L2
BINE out L = Ear R2

GND=?

so that leaves a choice of MIC VCC or +5v for the MIC-VCC AND one ground wire with no pin if I am looking at this right. THe motherboard has 9 pins (but 1 is NC) and the case has 8 wires for the MIC and EAR. So the only thing that is left is the confusion around... Read more

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So i decided to build a new computer and i got everything connected, hit the power button and the computer wont power up. I have made sure all the power cables are connected well but nothing.

using a intel dp55wg mobo
intel i5 processor
coolermaster gx-750w power supply
xion axp 100 series case.
 

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I have just put my gear into a new case with front usb and sound ports. I am using built in Realtek 5.10 HD audio driving Creative 6 channel speaker system with the green plug into the rear green port so that I can get game sounds into the speakers. MB is Asrock K8NF6P-VSTA with XP Home SP3 and 768M DDR 400.

I need to be able to switch off the creative system and insert earphones into the front jack without changing plugs over, but the front speaker port will not work at the same time as the having the Creative system plugged in. However if I put he green plug of the Creative system into the grey jack then I do not get game or system sounds, only music.

What info can you give me to help sort out this dilemma?

Carberg
 

A:Solved: Speaker port won't work on front panel new case

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I have the Lenovo H420 It is the quadcore i5.  I got these numbers off the top of the case, 7752 i5-2320 3.0 MTM:77524YU, Enclosed is the photo of the motherboard.  I put it in a Thermaltake V3 Black Edition VL8000 tower.  I need to know where to plug the power switch to the mother board correctly, so when I push the button it will turn on, and if I do it again, it will turn off, I also have a reset button under the power button.  Plus the HDD LED and the power on LED to hook up.  I got the USB working correctly.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  The book that came with the tower has me at a loss for words.
 

 
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A:Aftermarket case: front panel pinouts wanted, power & reset switches, LEDs

Try this, it  may be the same: 
 
H330-CIH61C-motherboard-front-panel-connections
 
ThinkCentre-front-panel-connector-power-audio-and-USB-pinouts
 
 

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Okay I've searched up and down the web and can't find anything about this connector.

First off this is a 300-watt Compaq PSU from a Presario 7000 Desktop.

This Compaq computer won't power up. When I installed a standard ATX-12 PSU, the green light on the mobo came on but because most ATX-12 PSU's don't come with this very proprietary connector the computer failed to boot up. The CPU fan didn't even twitch. But the mobo green light AND the PWR LED on the front of the case lit up. Neither lights came on with the original Compaq PSU.

This connector is white and labeled "P8" and is a 6-conductor white plug. The overall size is similar to the power connectors you plug into your hard drive and other IDE devices. It looks like an oversized floppy drive connector. The wiring colors are: Red, Orange, Orange, Black, Black, Black.

I've traced the wires and here's where they go to the PSU's circuit board:

Red - connects to the same red lead on the IDE power connectors
Orange - connects to the same orange leads on the main power (mobo) connector
Black - connects to what looks like the PSU's chassis ground.

It looks pretty straight forward and I could probably modify a standard ATX-12 PSU to a Compaq PSU by snipping off this 6-conductor plug and splicing into a generic PSU's standard wiring.

But before I attempt this, is there anyone out there that knows the pin configuration on a standard/g... Read more

A:Compaq PSU 6-pin connector plugs onto Mobo near IDE

This link may be of some use to you possibly.
http://www.technick.net/public/code/pinouts.php

If not, i have opened up and rewired many psu's.

Rik.
 

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Alright, so I'm building a new computer, and the case has two front USB plugs, a Microphone plug and a Headset Plug... I am using a MSI K8N Neo4 Mainboard, and I'm not too sure which plug to plug to which socketmabobber... o_O

Ok, so for my Motherboard I have:

1. AUD_MIC
2. AUD_GND
3. AUD_MIC_BIAS
4. AUD_VCC
5. AUD_FPOUT_R
6. AUD_RET_R
7. HP_ON
8. AUD_FPOUT_L
9. AUD_RET_L

and for my Case I have:

a. SPK-L
b.SPK-R
c. LIN
d. RIN
e. MIC-VCC
f. MIC-IN
g. GND

9 Sockets, 7 Plug Ins.... o_O

Any help is appreciated... Yes.. I did read the user's manual... Pretty vague to be honest...

A:Front Audio Plugs

first, this would go under the HARDWARE topic, and second try connecting AUD_FPOUT_R to SPK_-R and AUD_FPOUT_L to SPK-L. for the MIC, connect AUD_MIC to MIC-IN. hope this helps.

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I'm having trouble with the audio on my desktop. All of my audio plugs have stopped working, however USB audio devices are fine. Whenever I plug in a cord to either the front or back, nothing is detected. 
 
Clicking on the sound icon in the system tray immediately brings up the troubleshooter, which prompts me to plug something in. After I unplug and plug whatever it is back in, it won't recognize it:

 
When I right click on the sound icon and hit on playback devices, I see 6 AMD HD devices, which would be for an HDMI cable I believe, and then my speakers device which supposedly isn't plugged in:

I can't set any of them to be default devices; the options to do anything but disable them are grayed out.
 
So then looking at Realtek HD Audio Manager, everything appears blank. No nice icons on top to select and then configure, just a blank page:

I'm not given the option to click on absolutely any of the plug icons on the right hand side. 
 
Clicking on the wrench in the bottom right gives me the following page:

Now, I've tried disabling the front panel detection, which does allow me to "manage" the device, ie it gives me the option to change volume and such. However, sound still doesn't come out.
 
The gear in the top right gives me:

Selecting options here doesn't work either, even in conjunction with disabling front panel detection.
 
My relevant specs are :
MSI Z97 G55
Intel i5 - 4670
Sapphire Radeon R9 280
Win 7 x64
 
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A:Realtek HD Audio not detecting plugs in the front or back panels

Hi lpakman and to the Bleeping Computer Community.
 
Go to BIOS section and see if any onboard audio is disabled. If everything is ok from there, go to device manager and right-click your Realtek audio then choose enable.

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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 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 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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