nevermind, I've cut the 3-pin connector plastic into half, so i got 2 seperate pins, pluged them into regular place and now the LED works
The aux power led header did not work on the DP67BG and still doesnt work on the DP67BGB3.
what? there's an auxiliary LED power header on the board? where is it?
Thanks! Too bad though that mine doesn't work either.
I'd like to point out that if you read the documentation, the alt. LED header doesn't have + and -. It's for some kind non standard setup -- it says pin 1 is for BLUE LED and pin 3 is for GREEN LED -- what ever that means. It won't work for a regular case pwr. LED. You just have to cut a 3 pin connector in half. AFAIK the ALT HEADER isn't defective -- just for some obscure purpose. My old D865PERL motherboard for Pentium 4 had the same setup, but the alternate connector was for actual + - 3 pin setups.
Just thought I'd put it out there. If someone does have an actual explaination, I'd like to know what it's purpose is.
The TPS manual states clearly "Alternate front panel LED header", that combined with the behavior of the same connection on the P55WG board ,that would light the LED and was not labeled with polarity, would lead us to believe that the connection is broken on the 67BG. Headers for the power indication have often been three pin minus the middle pin, its not odd. The better case manufacturers will give you single pin connections on the LED's for this reason.
Thanks for the speculation.
BTW, if you read the TPS you see that the power LED header supports dual color LED's which means the polarity can reverse.
Regardless of which front panel header I use ( alternate or main) the power led dows not work. I thought I broke the Case's LED so I ordered a new one. The DP67BG seems to have a broken header for POWER LED period.
I have the DB68BC and it also has the alternate LED option. Its actual purpose it switch the led to a different color when the system goes to sleep.
In the bios there is an option what the power led should do when the system is in sleep mode: off/alternate/blink. Blink is the default, but personally I don't the blink option as it distracts to much.
My case came with a simple blue led for the power. I am trying to find an alternate LED (blue\amber), but no luck yet. I am not even sure if I need a bi color led with 2 pins or 3.
VERY EASY SOLUTION.
INTEL published Standards .... and should be in the Desk Reference of any DIY Builder or Case Modder.
Page 27 of the original spec. Will show the usage of a 2-pin Bi-Color LED, to differentiate POWER ON and HIBERNATE modes.
Front Panel I/O Design Guide, Revision 1.0
Front Panel I/O Connectivity Design Guide, Revision 1.2
Front Panel I/O Connectivity Design Guide, Revision 1.3
ATX Specification, version 2.2
Power Supply Design Guideline, ATX12V