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Hi There

I have a Apple G5 Case with the included front panel connect, (Power Button, Audio Out, Firewire, USB) except i have runed into a little problem. I don't know which pin to connect to for the POWER-LED on my motherboard.

Here is the layout of the pin:

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Which pins do I connect to and which order?

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The pin-outs are in the G5 service manual. See my last post here.

http://forum.osx86pr...8599&hl=pinouts

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Thanks, but how do I connect them? DO I connect them to the 3 pins, Power-LED, or 2 pins, ATX Switch? And which pins do I use?

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You connect pin 13 to your power led V+ and pin 2 to the ground pin. Pin 14 is for the power button, you would connect that to the power buttons V++ pin on your motherboard.

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alright thanks, ill get back to you and see how I dO! [:

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I can't seem to hook them up correctly....

This is the layout of my mobo:
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Thanks for all the help!

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please helP! this is the only thing I need to put my computer together and try to boot OSX86!

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please helP! this is the only thing I need to put my computer together and try to boot OSX86!


I would help you, but I cant seem to access the Pinouts PDF file that Ouch!p0tat0 linked to in the other thread...

EDIT: Downloading it now... Very slow... I'll help as soon as I can. I know how annoying it is to not be able to hook up these pins. When I built my first PC, I had everything I needed. Put it all together, but I had never read anywhere about these little cables and where to pin them in. Thankfully, I figured it out after a while.

EDIT 2: Hope this helps:

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I meant like where do i plug those three ports into my mobo? I already know the pins of that.

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I meant like where do i plug those three ports into my mobo? I already know the pins of that.


Oh... Well, what motherboard do you have? (Make, Model...)

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DFI Lanparty, you can see the pinout in my previous posts, it has all the pinout for where to plug in the stuff.

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EDIT: Downloading it now... Very slow... I'll help as soon as I can. I know how annoying it is to not be able to hook up these pins. When I built my first PC, I had everything I needed. Put it all together, but I had never read anywhere about these little cables and where to pin them in. Thankfully, I figured it out after a while.


Hehe - it's sitting on a server on my 256kbps up adsl link, so it's sloooowww.

Pin 2 -> Pin 17 on mobo
Pin 14 -> Pin 8 on mobo
Pin 13 -> Pin 2 on mobo

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that's interesting, that's exactly what I did, and it doesn't work. I tested switch, and it works... maybe something between board or somethign?

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alright gang, I got it working!

Just to clarify, it works like a regular pc switch right? and the little led dot is supose to light up?

[Update] Fixed some typos.

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alright gang, I got it working!

Just to clarify, it works like a regular pc switch right? and the little led dot is supose to light up?

[Update] Fixed some typos.



Should (usually) be two LEDs: Green = Power, Red = HDD Activity... Could be different colours though...

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oh, I meant on the powermac g5 case

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oh, I meant on the powermac g5 case


Oh... Sorry. In that case then, I wouldn't know...

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What connectors/pin adapters do you use for the Front Panel. I have a G5 case and I lost the connector cable. I am hoping to buy some pin connectors but I dont know which will fit. Thanks.

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plz see here
http://majkic.de/ind...=...d=7&bildx=0

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plz see here
http://majkic.de/ind...=...d=7&bildx=0


To be totally honest mate, you raped a beautiful case and transformed it into a cheapo taiwanese one... ;)

No personal offense, be it clear.





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