[vcf-midatlantic] ISO: DECServer 550 Power Cord

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 15:14:17 EDT 2016

Its actually standard, the high temperature version of the normal IEC
connector. It is rated to 120 degrees Celsius rather that 70 as the normal
.. in the UK we call them Kettle Leads as they are commonly used on



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> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] ISO: DECServer 550 Power Cord
> In another case of, "the right way, the wrong way, and the DEC way," it
> seems there's a special IEC cable used for DECServer 550s. Does anyone
> one? It looks like a regular grounded IEC cable, but with a groove cut in
> plug, opposite the ground pin. Looks like I could probably make do with a
> Dremel tool and a standard cable, but I thought I'd check first.
> Thanks,
> Jonathan

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