Power off button raspberry pi4

Hi I’m assembling my new dac project. I have a problem with the on and off button. I connected the button wires to Pins 5 and 6. It doesn’t work to turn it off, but when it turns on the Raspberry starts but the 11.9 Waveshare display lights up but the operating system doesn’t start. is there a guide to follow? what could be the problem?

think you have a resource conflict, that both DAC and Switch fighting over the same pins.
I just nicked the power control board from an Argon1 case for my project (using an Allo DigiOne), which works like a charm.

could you explain how to solve it? Thank you

This working to turn off, but to press button for turn on freezing

Did you try to add a 2nd button on the reset pins?

Not now, i’m noob you explain?

Just add a button on these pins.
Then you have a shutdown button and a reset button that will reboot the rPi.

The best solution is to buy Argon One, there is V1 and V2 which should I get?

I had a V1 collecting dust, so I used that one.
There are others (boards, also cheaper) , just google on rpi4 power switch.
The advantage for me using the V1, is that it comes with and extended GPIO bracket, to which I could connect the HAT and has a FAN. (and it runs as a bash script, So peppy_meter is also working)

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should I weld on the front (blue) or the back (red)?

I soldered on the blue (circles) side


You’re welcome.
Always like these kind of projects.

the original button been removed? I installed the plug-in and soldered the wires to the front but it doesn’t work

You shouldn’t have to remove it, just solder it over the existing switch. As it’s a multilayer PCB, you might have broke something.
That’s why I stated in the previous post:

You’ve installed the software, by executing from a ssh session?
curl https://download.argon40.com/argon1.sh | bash

You’re case switch is a “make” contact?

I installed the plugin correctly, the original button works, the one I soldered doesn’t work

let me open mine an I will share a screenshot, give a few minutes.

Since the original switch is still working, it means that the added switch is interrupted.
Check wires, soldering and the switch itself.

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thank you for your patience, I hope to repay you somehow!

You can repay me with pictures of the finished project and working switch. :wink:

And now I see I instructed you wrong. You need the red dots (circles) to solder the switch. The black casing of the switch was difficult to see. Sorry.

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