Unrecognized connector on the MOBO Tags: Motherboards Cable Last response: January 16, 2012 7:59 PM in Motherboards Share makaveli2007 January 14, 2012 5:52:59 PM hi guys i have replace my system case i found some cables like the "CD_IN" which i dont really understand does? in my mobo manul they said connect the "cable to the optical drive", but they dont explain what it does. indeed i have i connector for it in my old IDE drive , but not in my SATA drive,.. and i have the connector on my exeternal PCI audio card,...... i think it got something with helping old drives like IDE transmit music into th system but not sure.... More about : unrecognized connector mobo | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove GhislainG Motherboard Master January 14, 2012 6:55:02 PM If you don't have a CD_IN cable, then you never needed it. They were required for older CD-ROM drives without digital playback. | Report abuse makaveli2007 January 14, 2012 8:38:33 PM i have the cable and i have a DVD rom IDE with this connector plus i have onboard conector & on my pci audio card | Report abuse nikorr Motherboard Master January 14, 2012 8:45:43 PM It connect from your DVD drive or CD drive to your sound card. Its making your cd drive act like a CD player, you can play the audio CD without using any application, by inserting the audio CD. | Report abuse Related ressources GTX 580 Superclocked Now Unrecognized - Forum Unrecognized Booting Partition in Windows XP - Forum [HELP] Barracuda 3TB GPT Unrecognized as Uefi Drive on Bios - Forum Copying from SSD to HDD stops, HDD sometimes unrecognized - Forum USB game controller only works in one usb port - Forum Ask the community Publish nikorr Motherboard Master January 14, 2012 8:46:14 PM No longer in use anymore, since everyone uses digital playback now. | Report abuse makaveli2007 January 16, 2012 7:59:11 PM nikorr said:It connect from your DVD drive or CD drive to your sound card. Its making your cd drive act like a CD player, you can play the audio CD without using any application, by inserting the audio CD. hi nikorr thx for your help | Report abuse nikorr Motherboard Master January 16, 2012 7:59:51 PM No problem at all : ) | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Unrecognized connector on the MOBO> Related ressources: ForumPci-e graphics card stopped working, got a new one still not working ForumThe socket on the 720 mobo for the front I/O panel connector is different size i ForumUnrecognized RAM!! ForumCase fan has 2 connectors mobo only has 3 pin connector ForumWin 7 Sp1 Installation was not successful ForumRadeon X1950 PRO ForumCan't fit Front panel i/O USB3 19 PIN connector to mobo ForumRAID and unrecognized hard disk issue ForumUnrecognized beep code ForumNew Z77 board, MSI Mpower or Asrock Extreme4? Forum[Solved] Ram and Mobo compatible? Forum[Solved] Starter Mobo? (maybe 60-120?) ForumHelp "2500k noisy psu or mobo" doh Forum[Solved] Compatibility issue with new mobo and graphics card. ForumAsus Mobo - not sending video signal More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !