Toslink Optical bracket - A question of power Tags: Sound Cards Power Components Last response: January 9, 2013 10:34 AM in Components Share cdtfry January 4, 2013 7:07:44 PM I'm looking to get to toslink optical on a PCI bracket such as this one from ebay: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ASUS-SPDIF-Optical-and-RCA-Ou... The problem I have is the spdif header on the motherboard does not have a +5V pin, does anyone have any experience with a similar problem. I wondered if the +5V on spare molex would do? Steve More about : toslink optical bracket question power mamailo January 9, 2013 9:37:15 AM Kinda rare the absence of the 5 volts but if is true is better to get the power from a USB header. It should have the same electrical ground cdtfry January 9, 2013 10:34:53 AM Thats a very good point, thanks! This link shows the board (not my pic), bottom left shows the spdif out - but no +5V. http://www.eteknix.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Gigab... (The board is a gigabyte z77-ds3h in case the link didnt give it away) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Multiple toslink optical cable inputs for pc Forum Soundcard benifits via optical (toslink)? Forum Optical (Toslink) Wiring to two devices. Forum I Need to Somehow Get Toslink Optical Out? Forum Audio S/PIDF Optical toslink Forum SolvedHow do I remove the front bracket so that I can put the optical drive? Forum 3.5mm - Toslink optical adaptor/cable Forum Coaxial SPDIF to Optical Toslink Forum Optical Toslink Out to 3.5mm Imput??? Forum 965P-DS3 Optical Audio/Toslink Forum X-Fi EAX with toslink /optical? Forum SolvedMonitor wall mounting bracket question. Forum SolvedOptical drive and SSD Power cable Forum SolvedH100i mounting bracket question Forum SolvedA Question on Optical Drives Forum Solvedno power after blu ray optical drive install Forum SolvedCan a sata cable power both the optical drive and a hdd Forum SolvedPower supply bracket Forum SolvedOptical Drive, Can I power up before build? Forum SolvedOptical drive question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !