Front Panel USB DIY

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Adam Sanchez, Feb 20, 2005.

  1. Adam Sanchez

    Adam Sanchez Supporting Actor

    Oct 4, 1999
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    Hey all.

    I am once again coming here for hard to find computer help. [​IMG]

    I have a case for my computer, a Raidmax if it matters, that has a little door on the very bottom with a headphone jack, 2 USB ports and a "Cutout" where I imagine I could add another port, like a Firewire which is exactly what i wanna do. Where could I find a simple single plug standard size Firewire PLUG that I could fit in that extra slot? I would need one that plugs into my Motherboard, as I have plenty of left over spots for external firewire plugs.

    i know they have little 3 1/2 inch bays you can stick in the floppy slot that gives you front panel connections, but I really just wanna use the one slot if it's possible and if they even sell what I'm asking for here.

  2. Steve Berger

    Steve Berger Supporting Actor

    Sep 8, 2001
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    You could get one of the motherboard extensions that fit into a rear slot and take it apart and mount one of them on the front panel. They should only run $5 - $8. You might even get them with your motherboard hardware , USB are readily available but I don't know about Firewire.
  3. Tekara

    Tekara Supporting Actor

    Jan 8, 2003
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