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For the way I want to position my mach 2 with my case, the wires that connect to the power button and mobo pins are too short to reach. What can I do about this? Is it neccesary that I have these pins connected? Can I take the wires from the power led and splice it on to extend it? Can I buy extensions anywhere? Also since I already have windows installed, I should put the USB cable right away, right?
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You need the cables in order to trigger your compressor and yes you can lengthen the cables. They are critical though because if your \\PC starts without your phase then it will get a little toasty

Basically it works like this.

3 cables:
1: Cable to power compressor fan which comes on like your CPU fan would on boot.
2: Cable to bypass power to the mobo on/off switch. Cable 1 connects from your phase to your mobo Power connector.
3: Your on off switch from your case connects here.

I am not sure about the USB but its probably for your digital readout so I would install it as well.

BE CAREFUL with your mounting you do not have much room between your capacitors and socket casing. Hopefully you have some step by step instructions for mounting but regardless do use seal string around the perimeter to create an air tight seal and avoid condensation drip onto your video cards...
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Lengthen the wires if you have to. But make sure there conncted right. The USB isnt needed its just for the controler (LCD screen and fans) without it your fans should run on high
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EDIT: Problem fixed.
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