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Hello all, i have decided that i would like to make a reset button on my Cosmos S. I plan to get a reset button online from somewhere, basically i want to cut a square/circle out of one of my spare drive covers on the front of the PC, then simply attach the button to that and link it to the mobo.

Here is a photoshopped example of the grill with a hole cut out:




Then obviously i will fill the hole with a button... but of course it will be cut to size

So what do you all think?

All comments welcome

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Go for it!
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post #3 of 10
sounds like a great quick mod.

What're you cutting with?
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post #4 of 10
youre gonna have to splice the second switch into the circuit with the current reset switch (in parallel), so either of them can trigger a reset. not hard to do, just pointing it out. This is for pc reset right? (not cmos reset?)
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Will the metal warp from being pushed on?
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post #6 of 10
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sounds like a great quick mod.

What're you cutting with?
A dremel 300

Nice easy cut, hopefully gonna be a square shape

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Will the metal warp from being pushed on?
I don't understand what will be 'pushing' on it... Confused
Quote:
youre gonna have to splice the second switch into the circuit with the current reset switch (in parallel), so either of them can trigger a reset. not hard to do, just pointing it out. This is for pc reset right? (not cmos reset?)
I'm just going to buy a reset swith to plug straight onto my pins for the front panel, and yes it's just a pc reset

Ironically, does anybody know where i can get spare reset/power buttons etc. ?

Thanks for your comments

Will keep you updated

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Edited by slim123 - 12/19/08 at 7:19am
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post #7 of 10
You need a "Momentary SPST Pushbutton" switch. You can get it at any electronic supply store.
Online stores that come to mind are Allied, Digikey, and Mouser. I don't know if they ship to UK though.
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I don't understand what will be 'pushing' on it... Confused
Is the metal mesh strong enough so that it won't warp over time? You will be pushing on a button which applies force to the mesh.
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Is the metal mesh strong enough so that it won't warp over time? You will be pushing on a button which applies force to the mesh.
I now see your point, possibly but it is actually quite strong, cant flex it with my finger

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How often do you need to reset the system?

Shouldn't be a problem, though..
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