Optional Auxiliary Power Connector Specifications

NT40E3-4-PTP-NEBS Installation

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Hardware Installation Guide

Optional auxiliary power connector

The optional auxiliary power connector must be used for providing additional power to the SmartNIC, if the motherboard cannot provide the required power. For electrical ratings, see Electrical rating.

Characteristic Description
Connector type Standard PCI Express 150W-ATX power connector
Location
NT40E3-4-PTP-NEBS showing optional auxiliary power connector

Standard PCI Express 150W-ATX power connector

The optional auxiliary power connector complies with the auxiliary power connector standardized for a Standard PCI Express 150W-ATX graphics card.
Standard PCI Express 150W-ATX power connector
Pin Signal
1 +12 V
2 +12 V
3 +12 V
4 Ground
5 Sense
Note: Used by the SmartNIC to detect if the auxiliary power connector is plugged. The sense pin in the connector must be connected to ground either directly in the power cabling or in the power supply.
6 Ground