What is a C8 plug?
IEC C8 two prong power cord plug with cUL approval. Rated up to 10A 125V/250V. This low profile ergonomic molded “figure 8” plug is most commonly used to make an IEC C7 extension cord. For price, availability or consultation contact us at: Phone: 888-788-4884 Email: [email protected].
What are IEC plugs used for?
IEC-60320 is a standard for male and female connectors used in cables and electric devices such as computers, workstations, laptops, printers and so on.
What does IEC cord stand for?
The International Electrotechnical Commission
The International Electrotechnical Commission, commonly known as the IEC, is the world’s leading independent non-profit international standard-setting organisation for electrical, electronic and related technologies.
What is IEC C14?
IEC-320 C14 (male) Power connector typically used in desktop computers (ATX power supply), monitors, and other electronic equipment. Maximum current 10A. IEC-320 C14 is a male connector on the device being powered. A female connector (C13) on the power cable plugs into it.
Are IEC cables universal?
Because IEC cords are used in different countries with different standards, they do not have universal amperage ratings.
Are IEC cables the same?
There are different kinds, and they are often interchangeable but not always. 1. They have different current ratings and different wire size. Make sure it is rated for something higher than the AC fuse rating in the gear.
Are all IEC cables the same?
There are different kinds, and they are often interchangeable but not always. 1. They have different current ratings and different wire size.
What does 300v mean on an extension cord?
A “J” cord has a standard 300-volt insulation. If there is no J in the designation, the cord has thicker, 600-volt insulation, designed for heavier use. A “P” cord has a parallel wire construction, used in air conditioner cords and household extension cords. An “T” cord jacket is made from vinyl thermoplastic.
Can I use C15 instead of C13?
These connectors work on the temperature rating of 120°C. IEC-C13 connectors are rated at 15A/250V locally and at 10A/250V internationally with the temperature rating of 65°C. So when you need a power cord device having high temperature, you can use C15 instead of C13.