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    What's the cable that I need called?

    Hi guys,

    I've got a lapcabby trolley without a cable. It's one of the square kettle leads with 3 pins like what get used on big UPS's.

    Here is a picture of the socket, but what is the cable called that I need?
    IMAG0143 (3).jpg

    Thanks in advance,

    Joanne.

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    A power cord.....

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    Type Kettle lead into amazon!

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    IEC

    C19 C20

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    Have a look on here IEC 60320 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia it might be a C20/C22

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richystab View Post
    A power cord.....
    Quote Originally Posted by abillybob View Post
    Type Kettle lead into amazon!
    Come on guys, I'm not an imbecile!

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    Quote Originally Posted by timbo343 View Post
    Have a look on here IEC 60320 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia it might be a C20/C22
    Oh dear lord... so they're not all the same?!

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    After all that I've found the cable hiding in the side of the trolley!!

    Foolish!

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    defo ICE 60320

    and connector C19/C20

    Got then connected to our Nexus 7000 core switches and our 4507 School Core Switches

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    Quote Originally Posted by abillybob View Post
    Type Kettle lead into amazon!
    It's not a kettle lead so that wouldn't have helped.

    Ben

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    "PDU power cable" is a common English name for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abillybob View Post
    Type Kettle lead into amazon!

    Fail, look at the pins

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    Does the supply need to be 16 amps if you have one of those connections?

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    it's a ups lead, a c19 UK Mains - IEC C19 Female Lead

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Does the supply need to be 16 amps if you have one of those connections?
    Depends on the load.

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