Install S3 Sleep light on Gigabyte motherboard
Posted on 2007-07-22
My computer case has only 2 Pins for power LED.
Currently when I put the computer on s3 standby, all front panel lights turns off as well.
I want to either replace the power LED with a dual color or add another sleep led.
But problem is, when in s3 mode, I couldn't get a LED working in any "Power_LED" or "MSG".
I tested the voltage with a multi-meter and voltage appears to oscillate between 0v and 1.5v
Am I missing something or is there a special way to connect these or is there an additional
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-k8VM800M (rev2.0).
O/S: Windows XP SP2
The only connectors relevent to power are:
Pin 1: MPD+
Pin 2: MPD-
Pin 3: MPD-
2) MSG(Message LED/Power/Sleep LED)
Pin 2: LED anode(+)
Pin 4: LED cathode(-)
All common gigabyte motherboards have the same pins I think.
Also I want to know how to work the "Message" LED working, that is to get messages, if I am