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Mostly built HTPC - Audio connection question

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September 23, 2009 12:22:40 AM

OK, this is probably really stupid but my mobo manual and case manual are speaking different languages with the HD connectors.
Here are the culprits:

CASE diagram HDA signal


http://www.flickr.com/photos/22272490@N03/3945553235/

MOBO diagram HD signal


http://www.flickr.com/photos/22272490@N03/3945551675/

(I am really new to this image embedding stuff so bare with me if it does not work the first time)


Problems are pins 4,5, 6, 7, 9 and 10. They seem really close but pin 6 does not seem close at all. ground vs MIC2_JD?

Any ideas? I do not have the HTPC up and running yet as I have yet to get my OS but it POSTs fine and BIOS is up and running and looking good.

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September 23, 2009 12:30:25 AM

HDA and AC'97 connectors are standardized, my money is on someone screwed up the diagram because if it call itself an HDA connection it has a certain layout, if it calls itself an AC'97 connection it has a different layout, no matter if the two manuals differ in their diagram it will still work fine.
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September 23, 2009 3:00:59 PM

I guess since there are no other takers hunter, you get the best answer. Thanks for your help.
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