PRLog - Jun. 30, 2011 - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Power Cords Latch into IEC Connectors and Power Entry Modules
Cord Retaining System
Introducing the cord retaining system, an attractive and simple solution for appliance couplers and power entry modules according to IEC 60320, styles C14 and C20. The cord retaining system protects against accidental disconnection of power; it is ideal for portable medical devices, laboratory equipment, power distribution units (PDU’s) for telecom and datacom, as well as audio equipment.
The new power cord provides a safe and reliable power connection. It conveniently latches into the notched inlet or outlet to prevent accidental disconnection of the power from the equipment. The yellow catch mechanism is easily released by depressing the lever. Unlike wire bail or clamp accessories, no additional hardware is required to install the cord retaining system, saving installation time and material.
A wide range of standard inlets, outlets, power entry modules, and various standard mating cordsets are offered. The cordsets are available with NEMA plugs and other country-specific plugs. Other connectors and power entry modules can be built to mate with the this solution. Cordsets are available with custom cable lengths and other plugs on request. Minimum order quantities and lead-times apply.
This cord retaining solution is ideal for use in environments where protection against power disconnection is essential. Applications include portable medical devices, laboratory equipment, power distribution units for telecommunication and datacom equipment, as well as audio and soundstage equipment.
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