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Mother 32 - Does anyone know what is P4 connector for ?

Postby Lrk » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:47 pm

Hi,

does anyone know what is P4 rear connector for on the mother 32 ?


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Re: Mother 32 - Does anyone know what is P4 connector for ?

Postby muleskinner » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:58 am

I don't know what you're talking about - all mine has on the back are an audio out and a power socket!
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Re: Mother 32 - Does anyone know what is P4 connector for ?

Postby Lrk » Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:09 pm

The P4 connector is on the mother32 motherboard not on the outer case (you have to unscrew it to see it)

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Re: Mother 32 - Does anyone know what is P4 connector for ?

Postby Lrk » Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:33 am

Nobody know what it is ?
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Re: Mother 32 - Does anyone know what is P4 connector for ?

Postby khusboo » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:04 am

What this means is that the PSUs you are looking at are not going to work. They are unlikely to conform to ATX 2.0, and not only do they not have the ATX12V connector, but they max out at around 160W which is almost half of the minimum needed for a board (and CPU) like this.

You are going to have to either contact the manufacturer of the case to ask them about compatible PSUs (I notice a conspicuous lack of power information on the site) or else perform a case mod to find a way to fit in or connect to a typical desktop PSU electrical engineering.

Also, a word of warning: a case that small is almost certain to have heat-dissipation issues (there is also an equally conspicuous lack of cooling information on the site). You will want to ask them about cooling and airflow while you are at it, otherwise, you will need to find a way to make sure it does not overheat (cut more holes in the case?).
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Re: Mother 32 - Does anyone know what is P4 connector for ?

Postby Lrk » Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:05 pm

khusboo wrote:What this means is that the PSUs you are looking at are not going to work. They are unlikely to conform to ATX 2.0, and not only do they not have the ATX12V connector, but they max out at around 160W which is almost half of the minimum needed for a board (and CPU) like this.

You are going to have to either contact the manufacturer of the case to ask them about compatible PSUs (I notice a conspicuous lack of power information on the site) or else perform a case mod to find a way to fit in or connect to a typical desktop PSU electrical engineering.

Also, a word of warning: a case that small is almost certain to have heat-dissipation issues (there is also an equally conspicuous lack of cooling information on the site). You will want to ask them about cooling and airflow while you are at it, otherwise, you will need to find a way to make sure it does not overheat (cut more holes in the case?).


hi khusboo, and thank you for your feedback, but i own the original case, i just disassemble it and figure there is a P4 connector not documented.

i want to know what is it's purpose.
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Re: Mother 32 - Does anyone know what is P4 connector for ?

Postby Afturmath » Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:27 pm

I am also curious about the function of the P4 connector.
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Re: Mother 32 - Does anyone know what is P4 connector for ?

Postby bichuelo » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:54 pm

Most likely it can be for reprogramming the unit using a debugger in case the MIDI In fails
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