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Well I've run into an interesting problem. It looks like I won't be able to do it the way that I wanted. As we all know, there is an L shape power connector for Sata devices. It goes to the right and down.

When I plug my sata power line into the connector, the only way I can do it is to start at the top drive and work the way down. Top drive gets the closest connector to the PSU, second drive gets the second etc until the bottom drive bay gets the last one.

I want to do the opposite. Bottom bay gets the first connector and the top bay gets the last one.
    
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You just need to flip the connectors around.
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Originally Posted by TFB;12563589 
Well I've run into an interesting problem. It looks like I won't be able to do it the way that I wanted. As we all know, there is an L shape power connector for Sata devices. It goes to the right and down.

When I plug my sata power line into the connector, the only way I can do it is to start at the top drive and work the way down. Top drive gets the closest connector to the PSU, second drive gets the second etc until the bottom drive bay gets the last one.

I want to do the opposite. Bottom bay gets the first connector and the top bay gets the last one.

If you are making the harness from scratch, I do not see how the connector keying presents an obstacle?
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;12563805 
You just need to flip the connectors around.

I don't think I can do that. Is the power symmetrical? Say we number the lines as 12345 from the left. Can I go 54321?
    
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;12563805 
You just need to flip the connectors around.

I get it now. I can be so dense sometimes lol
    
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post #27 of 30
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Originally Posted by TFB;12563975 
I don't think I can do that. Is the power symmetrical? Say we number the lines as 12345 from the left. Can I go 54321?
Well did you buy the wrong connectors?

It's supposed to go yellow-black-red-black-orange (12v-Grnd-5v-Grnd-3.3v)
With the notch by the yellow wire.
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No, I haven't bought anything yet. I'm looking at my stock ones.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TFB;12564846 
No, I haven't bought anything yet. I'm looking at my stock ones.
Ah, yeah as long as you have it setup so the notch is on the side with the yellow wire you are fine.
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post #30 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo;12550537 
Ok, if you want a clean look... use punch-down SATA plugs. They can sit flush instead of having to stick out.

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Hey ducky where did you get the 5wire fused cables from or is that a corsair cable?
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