Helios64 provides an external front panel interface via a 24-Pin header (P3) in order to expose system buttons and LEDs.
|1||SATA Consolidated Activity LED|
|2||Power On LED|
|9||Network Activity LED|
|10||USB Activity LED|
|12||System On LED|
|13||System Error LED|
|14||SATA 0 Activity LED|
|15||SATA 0 Error LED|
|16||SATA 1 Activity LED|
|17||SATA 1 Error LED|
|18||SATA 2 Activity LED|
|19||SATA 2 Error LED|
|20||SATA 3 Activity LED|
|21||SATA 3 Error LED|
|22||SATA 4 Activity LED|
|23||SATA 4 Error LED|
LED output pins are Active High.
Button input pins are Active Low.
The official Helios64 enclosure comes with a specially designed front panel that connects to the 24-Pin header (P3) and USB 3.0 Port (J1). This front panel exposes all the LEDS and Buttons required to operate the Helios64 NAS along with an USB 3.0 port for data loading / offloading.
- All switches are push buttons.
- All Error LEDs are red while Status / Activity LEDs are blue.
- USB 3.0 Port is provided by a USB 3.0 Type A Female to Male extension cable.
The Helios64 Front Panel is already mounted with the USB 3.0 extension cable and with a ribbon cable + header snapped to the ICD connector (P1).
The wiring between Helios64 main board and the front panel is illustrated in figures below:
Please be careful with the 24-Pin header polarity. Make sure that Pin 1 of main board P3 header is connected to the Pin 1 of front panel P1 ICD connector.