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 on-board 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.