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    DiaboliK <- Capital K!

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in a real mac the power idicator light fades in and out in sleep.
while cleaning a powerbook g4 i noticed the light and the powerswitch is on the same circuit.
so what i was thinking is if i hook the power led and the powerswitch into the same jumper for the power on the mobo. will i get the same effect?
im working on my 915gux mobo with working acpi.
i will test when i get a couple of spare jumpers and switches.
just wanted to know if anyone has done this or tried it yet.

*edit tried and it dosent work* darn



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I think if u put a large enuf capacitor with the LED, it will fade in and out. I think the capicitor will have to bein parallel. Correct me if I am wrong



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Many PCs have power LEDs that fade in and out in sleep anyway - my laptop does so you would jsut need to switch the wires or LEDs or something...

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usually PC power led is blinking (and you can configure in bios) to get it fade in/out it should be possible with capacitor+resistance and even or a "bobine" (i said it in french as i don't have english word: long wire enrolled around isolent). i had done something like this at school but i can't remember how to achieve it, it's about 3 year from now :thumbsup_anim:

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