Advice 1: How to connect power button to motherboard

During Assembly of the system unit is important to keep all the details of this case. The power button and restarting the computer is connected after installing the motherboard in the system unit. These buttons are connected to one loop together with the signal lights of green and red glow. In some system units, these lamps are the same color, the only difference in the glass that converts the color of light.
How to connect power button to motherboard
You will need
  • The connecting ribbon cable, system unit, motherboard.
When connecting the connectors of the ribbon cable to the motherboard, you need to figure out which wire is responsible for a specific operation. Typically, the loop consists of 4 or 5 pairs of twisted wires. They have the following designations:

- HDD status LED HDD activity, signal lamp-red glow;

- POWER SWITCH – power button and power off the computer;

- POWER LED indicator computer.

- RESET SWITCH – the reset button of the computer;

- SPEAKER – speaker system, serves to alert of the problems when the computer is booted.
It should be noted that in each system unit, these labels can be reduced. For example, connector POWER SWITCH often represent POWER SW. Before proceeding to the connection of buttons and indicators, you need to study the manual to your motherboard. It shows all actions associated with the connection of this loop. Besides, on many motherboards in the connection area of the plume, the manufacturer specifies the name of the connectors.
During the connection, note the labeling of the connectors, they identify the parties, which is "+". If the bulbs after the connection is not lit up, is enough to turn them exactly 180 degrees. After connecting all the connectors to the motherboard, turn on the computer. If any led or button does not work, unplug the computer and check the cable connection.

Advice 2: How to connect power button to motherboard

If you build a computer you most likely included PC premika appropriate contacts on the mother Board with a screwdriver. This is a relatively convenient only at the Assembly stage. It is clear that in the daily work with closed body so no one will not do. So make sure that after its Assembly to connect the contacts on the mother Board to the button power on the PC case.
How to connect power button to motherboard
Find the contact area on the mother Board. It looks like the group signed plug and is usually located in the lower right corner of the motherboard. Some motherboards can be found just a few contacts, but they are worn adapter with a pad. This feature, for example, differ in some models of Asus motherboard.
Contacts for supplying power to the motherboard, usually marked as POWER_SW. In the same way marked wire coming from the button power the computer case. If marks on the mother Board not detected, refer to the instructions for your Board. It is usually indicated the order of the plugs on the respective contact pad, and you can easily determine which ones are responsible for the supply of power to the motherboard.
To connect button power case to the mother Board simply plug and wire, signed as POWER_SW and extending from the housing, the respective contacts on the circuit Board. Polarity you observe optional.
To check for correct wire connection plug the power cable into the unit 's power and turn on the computer by pressing the button on the case. If there is no response, once again check up correctness of connection of the wire pull and then paste it to neutralize the problem of bad contacts. If it fails, the case can be either in a defective button on the body, or faulty in the parent Board.
To check the buttons on the case connect the wire RESET_SW in the same pair of pins as before. Note only that now to turn on the computer have a reset button (Reset). If this doesn't work, you will have to bear the motherboard (or better system unit as a whole) to the service center.
Finally, if the fan on the processor spun, it means you've successfully connected button power case to the mother Board.
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