Front panel audio connector (- pin AAFP) Asus prime Asus M3A78-EH

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8.  Front panel audio connector (10-1 pin AAFP)

This connector is for a chassis-mounted front panel audio I/O module that 

supports either High Definition Audio or AC’97 audio standard. Connect one 

end of the front panel audio I/O module cable to this connector.

•  We recommend that you connect a high-definition front panel audio module 

to this connector to avail of the motherboard high-definition audio capability.

•  If you want to connect a high-definition front panel audio module to this 

connector, ensure that the Front Panel Select item in the BIOS is set to 

[HD Audio]; if you want to connect an 

AC`97 

front panel audio module to 

this connector, set the item to [AC97]. See page 2-27 for details. 

•  Make sure the audio device of Sound playback is Realtek High Definition 

Audio (the name may be different based on the OS). Go to Start > 

Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices > Sound Playback to 

configure the setting.

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M3A78-EH

M3A78-EH Azalia Analog Front Panel Connector

HP_HD

MIC2_L

HP_R

HP_L

MIC2_J

D

Jack_Sense

MIC2_R

PRESENSE#

AGND

AAFP

Legacy AC’97-compliant

pin definition

NC

MIC2_L

Line out_R

Line out_L

NC

NC

MIC2_R

NC

AGND

Azalia-compliant

pin definition