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post #21 of 29
just switch the positive to the negative,should work
    
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Worked perfectly! Thanks so much. +Rep

I got confused where to plug the power LED's though since there were 3 slots, and the Power LED still doesn't turn on.
Glad you got it working!
The front-panel headers are always a PITA, the color-coordination is never actually coordinated.
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Glad you got it working!
The front-panel headers are always a PITA, the color-coordination is never actually coordinated.
Just a quick question. The power LED does not turn on, but everything else works perfectly. The HD activity LED also does not turn on. For the power LED, there were 3 pins that said POWER LED but my power LED pins are only 2 pins with 1 pin each. How should I configure them to work?
post #24 of 29
Nice job.
Glad you got it working.

This is the first system you built?

Almost everyone gets the power LED/HDD LED wrong on a build that doesn't have clear orientation marked for the HDD and power LED's. The boards still work, but the red and blue/green lights don't light up if the polarity is reversed.

It's also possible to get mixed up with "PWR/SW" and "PWR/LED" especially if the labels are named weirdly. And it also isn't always clear where the speaker jumper goes in, when the writing is that small...takes a bit of experience to get everything correct the first time.
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switches don't respect polarity, but led connections need to be in the right direction so if they don't work, try switching the polarity.

every manufacturer has their own color scheme for these connections so there is no standardization.
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Just a quick question. The power LED does not turn on, but everything else works perfectly. The HD activity LED also does not turn on. For the power LED, there were 3 pins that said POWER LED but my power LED pins are only 2 pins with 1 pin each. How should I configure them to work?
Double check the pins with the manual, and try switching the wires, you may have the polarity wrong.
post #27 of 29
You did plug in the front panel connectors, yeah? That's happened to me a few times while tinkering.
    
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Worked perfectly! Thanks so much. +Rep

I got confused where to plug the power LED's though since there were 3 slots, and the Power LED still doesn't turn on.
The motherboard manual should tell you where to plug them in. On every motherboard ive owned the PCB was labeled to which pins the motherboard headers are for, if you look closely on the PCB it's labeled.
     
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Ah, haha, yes it was the front panel connectors.

Did anyone mention jumping the pins with a screwdriver yet? Easiest way to find out which pins are the power.
    
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