[rescue] Odd power cords
shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Oct 29 11:40:08 CDT 2007
On Oct 28, 2007, at 5:30 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> 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:
> | |
> They have a three-pin connector that looks like this:
> __ __
> Anyone know what they are? Anyone want them?
Looks like a high-amp US plug to me.
For example, a 30A (or is it 20A?) US plug looks like this:
...with just one blade turned 90 degrees, and the next step up has
both blades turned.
Yes, a lot of homes and businesses are improperly wired and don't use
the right plugs.
The plugs with no blades turned are supposed to be limited to low amp
"Where some they sell their dreams for small desires."
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