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Front panel card installation movie - ThinkCentre A52 (8288, 8297, 8326, 8329, 8342, 8380)
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Front panel card removal movie


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To install the front panel card:

  1. Carefully feed the cable through the cutout in the chassis.
  2. Insert the hinge tab into the slot in the chassis and rotate the assembly against the chassis.
  3. Secure with a single screw.
  4. Connect the audio cable and the USB cable to the systemboard.
  5. Return the system to its operational position.
  6. Install the front bezel. Route the power switch LED cable through the hole in the chassis.
  7. Align the tabs in the bezel with the slots in the chassis and press until secured by the latches.
  8. Here is a closer look at the hinge tab on the bezel and a cut out in the chassis.
  9. Connect the power switch LED cable to the system board.
  10. Install the side cover. Position the cover over the chassis using the tabs at the top and bottom as a guide.
  11. Slide the cover forward until it is locked in place.
  12. Secure with the two screws. Here is a closer look at one of the tabs on the cover and a slot in the chassis.


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