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Hard Drive Activity Light

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July 31, 2006 1:02:13 PM

I just noticed that the activity light on the case next to my power light does not work. I do not see any connetors for it on the motherboard or wires in the case for it.

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July 31, 2006 1:37:54 PM

There must be wires, look more carefully. If there wasn't a wire, then there wouldn't be an LED.
July 31, 2006 2:42:39 PM

Yeap... they're definitely there dude. They may be individual wires like my case, then you'll have to use your manuals to connect them correctly.
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July 31, 2006 3:00:03 PM

I already had it connected, but I had to reverse polarity. How was I supposed to know the correct polarty?
July 31, 2006 3:00:23 PM

Return the case to the manufacturer. It has an obvious design defect.
July 31, 2006 3:04:04 PM

If you check the wires and if they are connected flip them around. That should fix the problem. Some cases have mutiple wires for HHD activity. just make sure you connect, the right pair.
July 31, 2006 3:08:21 PM

the case manual should let you which wire is pos+ or neg-. The board manual should tell you which pins are pos+ and neg-
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