[rescue] Odd power cords
pat at computer-refuge.org
Mon Oct 29 13:15:09 CDT 2007
On Monday 29 October 2007, Michael Vergallen wrote:
> Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 05:30:19PM -0400, 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:
> >> o
> >> They have a three-pin connector that looks like this:
> >> o
> >> __ __
> >> Anyone know what they are? Anyone want them?
> > U.S. "220" (240 volt) 15 amp.
> > Geoff.
> This looks like a U.K. one to me.
For reference, this is what (I think) we're talking about:
a NEMA 6-15, 6-30, and the UK plug all look similar (and it's hard to
tell from ASCII art which is which..), though the UK plug doesn't have
a round pin for ground (as shown above).
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