Rule of thumb used to be, "pin 1 to power side". works 90% of the time.
Pin 1 is usually denoted on the cable by a red stripe.|
So basically Pin 1 was/is usually closet to the power (molex) connector.
Anne Wilson wrote:
On Sunday 24 September 2006 21:18, Tim wrote:On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 18:54 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:What's more, many of those cables didn't have a clear board-end and drive-endRelated to that is a pet peeve of mine: The IDE connectors have notches in them so that they'll only fit one way - the right way. But too many cables don't bother, and make the plugs without them so that they'll fit in either way. It's a right pain in the bum trying to find which is pin 1 on a connector buried inside a chassis without a flashlight.Especially when your eyes are no longer young Anne