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As per some of the mATX motherboard specifications, the JFP1 (Front-Panel connector #1 jumper), the purpose of the various pins is as per this graphic:

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As per the description of the pins, I get the impression that the motherboard already has the required pull-up resister onboard, and for the 2 LEDs and 2 switches, I need only some LEDs (s.a. 5mm ones) and some momentary PCB-mount push-button momentary to make the circuit like this, right ?

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Yes, normal case just has wires to LEDs and buttons like your drawing.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Got flagged as short, but yup, it really is just that simple! \$\endgroup\$ – user2943160 Dec 15 '19 at 19:37
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks. Sometimes short answers are all you need, and a reassuring comment is reassuring. \$\endgroup\$ – icarus74 Dec 16 '19 at 1:56
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Intel front panel connector can be somewhat confusing.

The switches should present no problem, simply connect them to corresponding pairs of pins.

The HDD LED requires correct polarity, but otherwise is straight-forward as well.

Now, the Power LED can be tricky on some boards. The pins called "PWR/SLP" because Intel is using them to indicate two states of the PC. This requires dual-colored LED, green for ON and yellow for Sleep. It can be made out of two LEDs connected in parallel in opposite directions. But I'd recommend using tester on those pins to check if you board supports this feature and to figure out correct polarity to use with normal LED (to indicate ON state only).

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Great point, will keep that in mind. \$\endgroup\$ – icarus74 Dec 16 '19 at 1:56

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