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Emachines T6216 motherboard question

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Andrew Dolan, Feb 12, 2009.

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  1. Andrew Dolan

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    I accidentally removed three cables and need help replugging back into T6216 motherboard.

    The three cables (two wires each) are identified as HDD LED, POWER LED, and POWER SW.

    The connect pins on the motherboard are color coded.

    Can someone identify the correct color code for these three plugs.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. jack-o-bytes

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    Do you know or could you find out what motherboard it is?
     
  3. CJS23

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    Hi

    All the information on your system is at

    http://www.emachines.com/support/product_support.html?cat=Desktops&subcat=T Series&model=T6216

    Unfortunately, the manual seems pretty useless at first glance.

    Here is a quote:

    Reconnect the I/O panel Cables to the appropriate connectors on the system board.

    LOL

    Not much help there. Look carefully at the motherboard, is there any indication of which pins are which? Eg Power Switch may be P/SW. At the very least there should be a positive or negative indicator on motherboard.

    To be brutally honest, you would come to no harm trying different combinations. It is of course at your own risk but I've done it and never had a problem in 15+ years.
     
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    Most boards use the Intel standard colors which are;

    POWER SW - Red
    POWER LED - Green
    HDD LED - Orange

    If the front panel header is a 9 pin header the pinout most likely is like the attached pic.The power switch is not polarity specific. The POWER LED and HDD LED are polarity specific if they don't work one way, turn them 180 degrees.
     

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  7. Andrew Dolan

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    I can't determine the name of the manufacturer (motherboard).

    The largest printed info on this Emachines T6216 motherboard says
    MS-7207 VER:1.0

    Thanks for your reply.
     
  8. Andrew Dolan

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    The following three plugs are connected to the Emachines T6216 motherboard and are grouped close together when connected.

    Each plug has two wires, identified as follows:

    H.D.D LED plug wires are solid red & solid white

    PWR LED plug wires are solid green & solid white

    Power SW plug wires are solid black and solid white

    It would be real handy if the motherboard connect pins for these three plugs had the same color code as the wires. I'm only concerned about the POWER SW connection. I can live without the LED plugs.

    Thanks for your reply.
     
  9. frankjohn

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    Use post #6 as a guide ,should solve your pblm.
     
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