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problem with on-off switch

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Guys, i'm reassembling my G5 but i ran into a problem. When i press the switch, the PC switches on, but it's like it "keeps pressing", after a few seconds the PC turns of. Also, the switch doesn't give me a real 'click' feedback...

Someone have this before? Maybe solutions?

I have a Max. VIII Gene motherboard, so i can start it with the onboard button, but thats not very practical o_O

My buildlog:
http://www.tonymacx86.com/powermac-g5/172952-jaaps-g5-mod.html
 
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It's most likely that the button is jammed down - you can take off the front panel unit, and there is a little tab that holds the actual button in place. If I recall correctly, it's a little metal dome that buckles down to make contact, so that may be damaged.

You might also want to double check your wiring, but I would start with the button itself.
 
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Asus Maximus VIII Gene
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Intel i7 6700K
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MSI Geforce GTX 960
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Classic Mac
128K, Power Mac
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iOS
It's most likely that the button is jammed down - you can take off the front panel unit, and there is a little tab that holds the actual button in place. If I recall correctly, it's a little metal dome that buckles down to make contact, so that may be damaged.

You might also want to double check your wiring, but I would start with the button itself.
It looks like it's a problem with the switch, can't get it to work. I ordered the Laser Hive kit, that will fix it. Also, i'm already missing my front-usb 3 port :mrgreen:
 
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Asus Maximus VIII Gene
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Intel i7 6700K
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MSI Geforce GTX 960
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Classic Mac
128K, Power Mac
Mobile Phone
iOS
I was thinking, maybe it has something to do with a slight incompatability between the two versions of the G5 i was using. I'm using a case which had the blue-pcb motherboard. The front panel PCB had no cable but was connected directly to the mobo. Then i put in a frontpanel-pcb from another G5 which was a green-pcb version with a cable. Maybe there is a slight difference between versions, because it worked fine out-of-case.
 
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