The NEMA 5-20P (Up Angle) to IEC 60320 C13 power cords are commonly used in IT settings to connect a standard NEMA 5-15/5-20R wall outlet to a variety of IT equipment with a C14 inlet. Although the NEMA 5-20P is designed for 20 Amp applications, due to the limitation of the C13 rating this cord set is listed for 125V and 15A. The standard color is black, and the cordage is 14/3 SJT
IEC 60320 C13 CONNECTOR (FEMALE)
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 iec 320 c13 c14 plug and connector are synonymous with Information Technology equipment primarily, but the C13 can be found powering equipment like medical devices and gaming consoles.
What does the IEC 60320 C13 Connect to?
|The IEC 320 type C13 connector is designed to connect to the IEC 320 C14 plug and inlet. The C14 Plug is commonly found on power cords located in office, commercial or data center settings since the C13 inlet is usually only found in those environments. The C14 Inlet is commonly found on a variety of IT Equipment like monitors, switches, printers, power adapters, and more.
NEMA 5-20U (Up Angled) Plug
The NEMA 5-20U (Up Angled) Plug is rated for 125V and 20A. It is commonly used in IT settings to connect a standard NEMA 5-15/5-20R wall outlet to IT Equipment. The Up Angle can be useful in tight applications, where a standard plug cannot fit because of a desk, cabinet, etc.
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