International Efficiency Marking Protocol is a system that allows manufacturers to designate the efficiency performance of external power supplies. These designations are identified with a Roman numeral system: I, II, III, IV, VI, V and VI.
These locking connectors and outlets are designed for critical applications to guard against accidental disconnection and are available in a variety of global plug configurations. For the U.S., the hospital grade plugs meet the UL 817 standard, adding the security needed in medical applications.
What power cord is used in the Philippines?
The US plug configuration (NEMA 5/15 ) is used in the Philippines despite the fact that the Philippines operates on 220V.
Which EN60320 connector should I use with my detachable power cord?
With much of the electronic component manufacturing now being done in China, national holidays, such as the Chinese New Year, can lengthen the lead time of manufacturing and impact your build schedules. In 2018, MEGA’s Chinese factories will be closed from February 12-23. This closure puts a heavy load on production leading up to the closure and immediately afterward.
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The Benefits of Using a Locking Power Cord
- Suitable for use with ANY STANDARD C14 or C20 inlet
- Protects appliances that are vulnerable to vibration
- Connector cannot be accidentally pulled or vibrated out of the inlet
- Guards against accidental removal of power cables connected to PDU’s, servers, network devices
- Available from stock with worldwide plug configurations and fully certified with the major international standards
- Hospital Grade version from stock in New Jersey
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All North American power cords are tested using the UL guidelines provided by the “Follow-up and Inspections Instructions” and based on the UL Standard 817 “Cord Sets and Power Supply Cords.”
Highlighted below are several global certification updates that impact power supplies and cords for the export market.
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Look to the price of copper.
In the trading world, they call the precious metal “Dr. Copper,” because it’s able to diagnose the health of the economy. (In other interpretations, the title “doctor” refers to a Ph.D. in economics.)