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Hey, everyone!

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I couldn't think of a better place.

So, in my rare rummaging through unidentifiable items, I found an interesting case mod idea.

It's a board with 30 LEDs, measuring around 7.5mmx7.5mm.

Only problem is it uses a strange-shaped 4-pin molex connector, on both ends.

I'm pretty sure it's a computer part, but it does say +24v on one side.

Anyway, without further ado..





I'd really appreciate it if someone could identify this for me.

Thank you!
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post #2 of 12
It looks like that is supposed to plug into a controller of some sort so you can control the lights.
post #3 of 12
Looks proprietary. You are probably better off just cutting the connector off and attaching the bare wires to whatever you want to connect it to.
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post #4 of 12
Hmm
I've noticed R G B labels on the side of the board...maybe you need some sort of a controller?
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I don't have any kind of controller, and I'd rather not go hunting for one.

Is there no way I can plug it in with a regular 4-pin molex?
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post #6 of 12
I'm no electronic guy but what I can think of try one wire + or - on the black wire and other the opposite of + or - to one of R G B. You could use V12(+ and - from molex) I think you wouldn't fry anything.
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I should take apart a 4-pin molex connector and attach the wires myself?
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Track View Post
I should take apart a 4-pin molex connector and attach the wires myself?
Yes I was thinking that way
Try the yellow and black wire from molex. The yellow should be 12V + and black is -
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Track View Post
I should take apart a 4-pin molex connector and attach the wires myself?
That would be tons easier than trying to track down some obscure connector which most likely is not even sold by itself.
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 2/6/11 at 11:01am
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post #10 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eaglake View Post
Yes I was thinking that way
Try the yellow and black wire from molex. The yellow should be 12V + and black is -
Connect the + to what and the - to what, though?
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