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Raidmax Smilodon Case Has Crazy Colored Wires

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#1 sweryap


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Posted 19 February 2008 - 02:18 AM

So I have started my first build, using the Raidmax Smilodon case and a gigabyte motherboard etc...my question is this:

The lead for the H.D.D. LED is supposed to be Red and White according to the manual with white being the ground. in reality, the wires are Black and Purple. Which one is the ground in this case? I am assuming black but only because red and purple are similar but I really have no idea! (none of the other wires were the right colors either, but at least they each had one white)

Thanks for any help you can give me

Edited by sweryap, 19 February 2008 - 02:19 AM.

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#2 rigacci



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Posted 19 February 2008 - 07:07 AM

You can safely hook that LED up with either of the leads. If you have it wrong, just change them out. You shouldn't damage anything by hooking up the wrong wires as the voltage is very low.

Good luck.


#3 sweryap

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 11:58 AM

Thanks a lot i will give it a shot1

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 02:58 PM

LED's are one-way diodes. If it's backwards it won't light up
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