[rescue] Odd power cords

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Mon Oct 29 15:57:04 CDT 2007

On 29 Oct 2007, at 18:03, Mike Meredith wrote:
> Nope. UK plug is (probably) larger and all rectangular pins :-
>      |
>   _     _

Nominally 13A (at 240V), built-in fuse, generally good for 16A or so.

> Although we *did* use all round pins at one point in the past :-
>      o
>   o     o

Nominally, what, 5A? Obsolete since the 1960s or so, but you still  
see it knocking around. Mainly in pubs where they don't want people  
to unplug the lamps to plug in their laptop, I suspect.

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