IEC 60320 P-Lock C14 to C15 Power Cords

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IEC 60320 C14 C15 P-LOCK Power Cords feature a locking plug (male) that securely locks into place when used with a matching inlet. P-LOCK Power Cords are used with Server Technology PDUs (Power Distribution Unit) to supply power from the PDU to a server, router, switch or other device. The C15 Connector is HIGH-TEMPERATURE connector which mates with either a C-16 or C-14 Inlet. The Locking C14 Plug helps ensure a secure connection between the cable and the pdu, reducing accidental power loss to equipment due to loose connections. We stock a wide array of lengths and colors to meet your specific need. Standard jacket color is black, however, RED and BLUE power cables are used to help identify primary and secondary power sources. Standard jacket is SJT, standard gauge is 14awg. Standard amperage is 15 AMP

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IEC 60320 C15 CONNECTOR (FEMALE)

IEC 60320 C15 CONNECTOR (FEMALE)

General Information:

The IEC 60320 C15 is a grounded 3 Wire connector rated up to 250V & 10 Amps Internationally and 125V/250V & 15 Amps in North America. The C15 mates with a C16 inlet and can also be down graded to a C14 Inlet. C14 Inlet and is commonly used in IT Installations providing power from a PDU to a server, router, switch or other computing device. The C15 is a HIGH TEMPERATURE connector rated up to 120°C, unlike the 70°C rating of the C13. The C15 is commonly used in in electric kettles and other household appliances that involve higher temperatures than a normal C13 is made to withstand. There is a dimple located below the ground pin to ensure that the standard C13 connector cannot be plugged into the C16 Inlet which is used on high temperature applications. This design is utilized to allow this C15 connector to be used on both high temperature applications and standard applications, as to not limit the user. The C15 connector is commonly used with 18awg SJT(OW), 16awg SJT(OW), and 14awg SJT(OW).

What does the IEC 60320 C15 Connect to?





IEC 60320 C14 Inlet
IEC 60320 C16 High Temperature InletThe IEC 60320 type C15 connector is designed to plug into the high temperature rated IEC 320 C16 Inlet. This inlet is commonly found on high performance IT Equipment that reaches heats that exceed the rating of the standard IEC C13 connector. This inlet is designed to reach temperatures up to 120*C. The C15 can also be plugged into a standard non-high temp application C14 Inlet, which is located on a wide variety of IT Equipment like computer monitors and switches.


IEC 60320 C14 P-Lock

IEC 60320 C14 P-Lock
  • The IEC 60320 C14 is a grounded 3 Wire Plug rated up to 250V and 15 Amps. The C14 mates with a C13 outlet, typically found on Data Center/IT specific PDUs (Power Distribution Unit). 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.  The P-Lock feature securely locks the plug into place when used with a standard C13 inlet.The Locking Plug helps ensure a secure connection between the cable and the pdu, reducing accidental power loss to equipment due to loose connections.

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