IEC 60320 C14 C13 LOCKING Power Cords

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IEC 60320 C14 C13 LOCKING Power Cords are commonly used in environments where high availability is critical.The locking C13 connector ensures that the connector never detaches from inlet.

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IEC 60320 C14 PLUG (MALE)

IEC 60320 C14 PLUG (MALE)

General Information:

The IEC 60320 C14 is a grounded 3 Wire Plug rated up to 250V and 15 Amps. The C14 plug is one of the most commonly used plugs in the data center industry, especially the Inlet version, which is found on the vast majority of Information Technology devices that are produced today. The IEC 60320 C14 is typically used with either 18awg SVT, 18awg SJT(OW), 16awg SJT(OW) or 14awg SJT(OW). The types of cordages used will change the rating of the overall cord set. This plug is very common in consumer, commercial and industrial applications which can create many different names for this plug across different industries like the computer plug, IEC plug, and more generalized names. Some also refer to this as the iec C13 plug, or the c13 power plug because of the C13 connector that it mates with.

What does the IEC 60320 C14 plug into?




IEC 60320 C13 Connector
IEC 60320 C13 Outlet
The IEC 60320 C14 plug is designed to connect to the IEC 320 C13 connector and the outlet. The connector is found on a variety of 10-15A power cords, while the outlet is located on a variety of power supplies. The outlet is most commonly found on Power Distribution Units found in office, commercial, or data center settings as well as Power Adapter bricks.

IEC 60320 C13 Locking (A-Lock)

IEC 60320 C13 Locking (A-Lock)

General Information:

The IEC 60320 C13 is a grounded 3 Wire connector rated up to 250V and 15 Amps. The C13 mates with a C14 inlet, and is commonly used in a jumper cable scenario in IT Installations providing power from a PDU to a server, router, switch or other computing device. Most people know the C13 as 'the thing that plugs into my computer' because it is the standard connector used to power most desktop computers. In a desktop computer application, the most common cable is the NEMA 5-15P to C13, which connects your standard North American wall outlet to a desktop computer. The A-Lock feature can be used on any standard C14 inlet, it can be disconnected by pulling back on the red tabs on the side of connector head.

What does the IEC 60320 C13 Auto Lock Connect to?



IEC 60320 C14 Plug
IEC 60320 C14 InletThe IEC 60320 C13 Auto Lock is a universal locking connector. This means that it can be connected to any standard IEC 60320 C14 Plug or Inlet.

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