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Which way does the connector face?

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Just installed my power/reset button.

I can't turn it on since watercooling is not installed but I just want to make sure it's facing the right way. I have an R3E motherboard.

The pins are facing so that the metal area (where you would stick a pin remover to remove the wire) is facing up.

Is that correct?
post #2 of 8
With switches it wont matter.
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with the power and reset button it doesn't matter which way the wires go. They dont have a possitive and negitive.
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Thanks guys. I don't mean in terms of positive and negative though I mean which way the connector faces. Should it face up or down? Or is that what you mean?
post #5 of 8
All a switch does is close the circuit.
You can even use a screwdriver to short out the pins to turn a board on. (what I do in comp tech, so far I have necro'd 3 rigs, inculding The Necromancer)
 
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Thanks guys. I don't mean in terms of positive and negative though I mean which way the connector faces. Should it face up or down? Or is that what you mean?
with front panel headers it doesn't matter, as long as it fits it will work. The only exception is you have to make sure the LED's are the right polarity.
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Page 2-40 of your owners manual.....

Or if you are facing your motherboard the with the front panel hookup towards the bottom your + goes to the left and your - to the right.
    
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