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General Chat Thread, Name that connector Part 3..... in General; So some of you will remember this thread from a while ago.... http://www.edugeek.net/forums/hardwa...connector.html and the name that connector. Ever since ...
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    Name that connector Part 3.....

    So some of you will remember this thread from a while ago.... Name this connector! and the name that connector.

    Ever since then it has been known as "Steve" throughout EduGeek and even with suppliers I'm sure ICT Direct even know them as Steve's

    However, let me introduce to you Steve's European cousin....

    Stefan!

    Name that connector Part 3.....-wp_20131106_003-1-.jpg

    All hail Stefan

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    I want that back when you've finished photographing it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ric_ View Post
    I want that back when you've finished photographing it!
    But I want to send him on his jollies to France...... Or maybe in my bag and go to Luxembourg.....

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    "Shuko" the European mains plug and a C5 (BS 60320) socket.

    So, in the light of that, maybe "Clive" would be a good name.
    Last edited by Andrew_C; 6th November 2013 at 05:12 PM.

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    @john - you referring to the mickey mouse or clover leaf connector :

    Name that connector Part 3.....-iec_mickey_mouse_plug_power_connector.jpg

    Or are you reffering to the actual mains plug which is a 2 pin European plug ?

    Name that connector Part 3.....-fbba0973fdf8d663e46c2d07f7d42f6f.jpg

    Image that I found which has both :

    Name that connector Part 3.....-2m-european-mains-power-lead-c5-cloverleaf-socket-2-pin-schuko-plug-3x0.75mm-c5-socket-42.gif

    Let Me Google That For You Linky --> Let me google that for you
    Last edited by mac_shinobi; 6th November 2013 at 05:27 PM.

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    Oh the mickey mouse one is annoying when all thr rest of your monitor s have kettle leads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    @john - you referring to the mickey mouse or clover leaf connector :

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    Or are you reffering to the actual mains plug which is a 2 pin European plug ?

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Image that I found which has both :

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Let Me Google That For You Linky --> Let me google that for you
    I know exactly what the lead is we have seen plenty of them just it follows on nicely from Steves.

    I don't get naming it "Clive" though

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    Quote Originally Posted by free780 View Post
    Oh the mickey mouse one is annoying when all thr rest of your monitor s have kettle leads.
    We have mickey mouse connectors on our Lenovo Power Supply Bricks ( whatever you want to call them ) which is how I know as had to google / ebay to get some quite a while back

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    I know exactly what the lead is we have seen plenty of them just it follows on nicely from Steves.

    I don't get naming it "Clive" though
    Leafy Stefan ?

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    It's called a "Why have they put this in the box too" lead.

    Rob

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    Because it was a C5...C-5....kinda rhymes with Clive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little-Miss View Post
    Because it was a C5...C-5....kinda rhymes with Clive?
    Sir Clive Sinclair invented the C5... or are most of you too young for that?

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    ........ooohh

    No, I think I'll be the one getting my coat... *blushes*

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    Sir Clive Sinclair invented the C5... or are most of you too young for that?
    Quote Originally Posted by Little-Miss View Post
    ........ooohh

    No, I think I'll be the one getting my coat... *blushes*
    I'm younger than @Little-Miss and I knew that. [Probably helps that I've always called it the "sinclair C5"]

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    When she Elsie said it the penny dropped, but I am ashamed to say I didn't put the two together...

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