[SATLUG] adding usb connectors from an hp computer

FIRESTORM_v1 firestorm.v1 at gmail.com
Sat May 10 23:30:02 CDT 2008

I tried to view the images, but they took forever to arrive.

If I am understanding you correctly, you have a header on your motherboard
that is supposed to bring out two (or four?) USB ports and you want to know
how to wire them up?



On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 6:39 PM, Chris Lemire <good_bye300 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to get some help adding a 2 usb ports and audio to my computer
> to have audio headphones and mic in the front.
> http://l33t0rb4it.homelinux.com/~chris/add_usb/<http://l33t0rb4it.homelinux.com/%7Echris/add_usb/>
> Specifically you can look at these. The rest are optional.
> http://l33t0rb4it.homelinux.com/~chris/add_usb/hpim1201.jpg<http://l33t0rb4it.homelinux.com/%7Echris/add_usb/hpim1201.jpg>
> http://l33t0rb4it.homelinux.com/~chris/add_usb/hpim1204_reduced_size.jpg<http://l33t0rb4it.homelinux.com/%7Echris/add_usb/hpim1204_reduced_size.jpg>
> http://l33t0rb4it.homelinux.com/~chris/add_usb/hpim1205_reduced_size.jpg<http://l33t0rb4it.homelinux.com/%7Echris/add_usb/hpim1205_reduced_size.jpg>
> The usb connectors I'm attempting to add look like this on the side that
> plugs into the motherboard.
> ooox
> oooa
> Where "o" are wires,
> "x" is blocked (blocked the wrong pin on my mobo),
> and "a" is empty, open but no wire.
> or it was different. Just switch the a and x. I cut those that side off
> with those two because they were useless and blocking the connector from
> plugging into my mobo. I then tried plugging it in several ways without any
> luck. So what can I do to make this work? How complicated will it be?
> Christopher Lemire <christopher.lemire at gmail.com>
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