Power cable identification

Brent Hilpert hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Sun Jun 26 22:11:53 CDT 2016

On 2016-Jun-26, at 1:47 PM, Mike Stein wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Brent Hilpert" <hilpert at cs.ubc.ca>
> ...
> Is it a Cromemco? Inexplicable is right. The Cromemco Z2 S100 chassis from 1978 used them, I don't know what they were thinking using it that late, unless they got a deal on a mass clearout.
> ============
> Are you sure it was a Cromemco Z2? If so, it must have been a really old one; I've seen quite a few Z2s in my time and they all had/have modern IEC type line cord connectors.

Yup, this:

IC date codes on boards were 77 to 78.
Presumably bought as a package as it had Cromemco ZPU, TUART, 4FDC & 16KZ boards.

I  replaced the 163 connector with an IEC.

As a matter of fact here's an example with the 163 connector:

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