[rescue] Odd power cords

ajones ascii.letter at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 17:02:40 CDT 2007

> Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 17:30:19 -0400
> From: Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
> Subject: [rescue] Odd power cords
> To: The Geeks List <geeks at sunhelp.org>,  The Rescue List
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> I have just discovered, in the course of packing the garage, five
> modular power cords with a connector I've never seen before.  Instead of
> the typical US three-pin power connector that looks like this:
>   o
> |   |
> They have a three-pin connector that looks like this:
>    o
> __   __
> Anyone know what they are?  Anyone want them?
That's perfectly normal.  It's NEMA 6-30R, a high-voltage/high-current 
version of the standard US plug.  You would use it on air conditioners 
or some other 220v small appliance.

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