Date: November 6th, 2007
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Moneual Labs
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH
…they've provided an adapter for a mobo pinheader. Conversely, if you have no more available mobo headers, you're good to go with the existing setup. The main cable adapter feeds power to the Ultra Bay and can be used on both 20- and 24-pin motherboards.
I'm very impressed with the remote. It has total PC/media control capabilities and its layout is very intuitive.
I suppose this is as good a time as any to look at the remote's functionality. As you can see from the above graphic, with a little practice and some tweaking of the included software, a user can control all aspects of the media center experience remotely. Batteries for the remote are included, as well as screws for the Ultra Bay.
Before the device is installed in the case, be sure to connect the front panel power switch leads to the two pins indicated by the arrow above. This allows the computer to be started conventionally with the power button, while the two wire cable just to the left…
…connects to the motherboard front panel pins to power the system on and off with the remote. If you've got two adjacent 5.25-inch bays free on the front of your computer, you're good to go! Installation is very easy and only requires the user to attach the bay device, put the 24-pin adapter in line to the motherboard, attach the USB cable and power leads. Then load the software. Simple! The quick install guide is the only documentation specific to the Ultra Bay, so read it carefully and follow the steps.