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Old 26th October, 2006, 03:54 PM
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3-LEDs on 1-molex

I bought 3 leds for my new case and they each come with a molex connection for power.
I didn't want to use up 4 molex connectors from my power supply so I bought an adapter that had 3 male molex connections to one female.
But I noticed that the wire colors and placement don't match the led molex.
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Is this going to be a problem? I know that RED is power and Black is ground but if they aren't connected to the appropriate power/ground on the other molex connectors will it fry my power supply?
I have extra power supplies to test it one also...
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Old 26th October, 2006, 04:16 PM
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You'll be fine. I'm not quite sure why the manufacturer of your PSU decided that one of your ground wires should be green and the other black, but the molex connectors are still wired the same way and the electrons don't give a flip about the wire colors, so everything will be hunky-dory.
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Old 26th October, 2006, 04:18 PM
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Sweet, Thanks for the boost in confidence!
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