Power cable identification

Chris Elmquist chrise at pobox.com
Sun Jun 26 08:11:47 CDT 2016

There's a discussion of the '163'-type power cords here,


hot and neutral were swapped depending on which "standard" was followed but ground remained the same.


On June 26, 2016 7:59:10 AM CDT, "Dale H. Cook" <radiotest at juno.com> wrote:
>At 11:15 PM 6/25/2016, Mark J. Blair wrote:
>>I seem to recall encountering two different pinouts of that connector
>in equipment that has passed through my hands.
>IIRC the ground lead may not be consistent. I have the non-HP-pinout
>163 cords set aside, but I don't know how soon I will have a chance to
>check them as medical problems are slowing me down.
>Dale H. Cook, GR / HP Collector, Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA

Chris Elmquist

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