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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-02-2019, 04:00 PM - Thread Starter
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RGB Connectors are Loose?

I'm trying to use an RGB splitter to connect all my RGB to my one four pin RGB header on my mobo (c'mon Asus!, just one?!?) and when I use the splitter it slides very easily off the four pin connectors on the header and at the cable connections to other RGB devices. IS there a way to tighten up the contact points on these connectors? They almost seem too thin for the conductors. maybe I should just use four small conductors of a different copper wire size instead?

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Is the issue with the splitter or the header? If it's just the splitter that won't hold on I'd say you just need a different splitter.
You can't really tighten a pin unless you disassemble the plug and crimp the pin a little tighter. Or just splice everything into a connector that does hold up.

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Had the same problem with the RGB header pins on my mother board also.

I just slightly bent one of the outer pins on the header so it gave an interference fit on the cable I am using to connect to the header.
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