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Can't figure out where to plug in case front panel connector

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November 2, 2013 10:50:03 AM

My PC won't start up since I cant find where to plug in the case power supply into my motherboard. I was moving a stock Dell 660 into a Antec 300 but I can't figure out where to plug in the power connectors of the new case, I figured out the audio and usb easily enough.

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a b ) Power supply
a b V Motherboard
November 2, 2013 11:11:49 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE2y30bIejE
fast forward this video to 4:00 it will explain in detail.
try to find 9 pin's on the low right of the mothreboard.
hope this helps ;) 
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November 2, 2013 11:19:26 AM

JOHNN93 said:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE2y30bIejE
fast forward this video to 4:00 it will explain in detail.
try to find 9 pin's on the low right of the mothreboard.
hope this helps ;) 


thanks for the response, but my motherboard doesnt look like it has similar pins as that with labels and such, it only has a bunch of random pins, like 7 pins

i think this is because this was a stock dell motherboard so that all of the pins were condensed into one pin tha twas easy to plug in, but with my new case i cant seem to figure it out which goes where since they're all seperate :( 
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a b ) Power supply
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November 2, 2013 11:51:56 AM

ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/...'s%20Manual_en-us.pdf
this is your computer manual go to page 14 this is your mother board number 8 is your front panel conector.
as you are seeing the pins on the manual like this

1 . . 2
2 . . 11
3 . . 10
4 . . 9
5 . 8
6 . . 7

pin 1 hdd + pin 2 hdd - should be red and white red
+ white -
pin 3 and 4 reset switch no problem how you put it
pis 2 power led + pin 11 power led - green white green + white -
pin 10 and 9 power switch again here no problem how you put it.

if you want to make sure the power switch or anything works you can put your keys on pin 9 and 10 to start the computer on if it starts wait for post and then put the key's on pins 3 and 4 to test if it restarts.don't be afraid nothing bad will happen.
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November 2, 2013 12:21:58 PM

JOHNN93 said:
ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/...'s%20Manual_en-us.pdf
this is your computer manual go to page 14 this is your mother board number 8 is your front panel conector.
as you are seeing the pins on the manual like this

1 . . 2
2 . . 11
3 . . 10
4 . . 9
5 . 8
6 . . 7


Yes, I believe 8 is where I'm supposed to plug the front panel power switches, there are also switches for reset power and three LED plus, but these are just single plugs.
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November 2, 2013 12:24:56 PM

#8 power button connector (LEDH2) is where I believe i need to plug everything in, so there's 11 pins total
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a b ) Power supply
a b V Motherboard
November 2, 2013 12:30:04 PM

i have updated my status.
note where i said white your cower connectors are black black is -
the other colors are + do the key thing i said earlier to confirm everything works before you connect.
the . dots are your pins
on number 8 there is no pin.
put your key on 9 and 10 or something that is conductive.
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November 2, 2013 12:34:33 PM

okay, just to confirm,

THe connector looks like
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. .
. .
. .
.
. .

so you're numbering them like this?

1 . . 2
2 . . 11
3 . . 10
4 . . 9
5 . empty
6 . . 7

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a b ) Power supply
a b V Motherboard
November 2, 2013 12:36:34 PM

yes you got it now jump pins 9 and 10 to confirm the diagram i have provided after jump pins 3 and 4 to restart.
theres nothing official on the motherboard or dell so we cant be sure.
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November 2, 2013 12:38:44 PM

sooo like

HDD+ HDD-
LED LED
RESET POWER
RESET POWER
empty empty
empty epmty
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a b ) Power supply
a b V Motherboard
November 2, 2013 12:50:08 PM

HDD+ PWL+
HDD- PWL-
RST PWS
RST PWS
NO NO
NO NO
reset switch and power switch plug it as you like.
where - is as i mentioned above - is the black cable color.
if nothing happens i will respond in 12 hours need to leave.
this is 99 % of the case so it should work.
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November 2, 2013 1:14:50 PM

holy crap, i fiddled aroudn for a bit and it works now!

thank you so much man!!!!
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a b ) Power supply
a b V Motherboard
November 2, 2013 11:24:51 PM

no problem man hope this helps you for years to come ;) 
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