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What can I buy at radio shack to serve as a power switch?

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February 4, 2012 10:27:57 PM

I have a desktop computer without a case. The parts are strewn across my desk. My motherboard is a gigabyte MA78LMT-S2. There isn't a power button on this motherboard like I've seen on most motherboards. I need to rig up some kind of switch in order to power the computer on.

I'm looking for suggestions on what to buy at radio shack in order to turn the computer on. Is it enough just to short the two 5v power pins on the motherboard with a switch? Is it safe to just attach wires to the pins and short them with my fingers? I was at radio shack today and nothing jumped out at me. I'd appreciate any help.
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February 5, 2012 4:07:29 AM

It only needs to be a momentary contact switch.

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