Power cable identification

Mike Stein mhs.stein at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 19:53:48 CDT 2016

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brent Hilpert" <hilpert at cs.ubc.ca>
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 4:08 PM
Subject: Re: Power cable identification

On 2016-Jun-27, at 12:12 PM, Dennis Boone wrote:
>> 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 the inlet connectors in question simple connectors, or are they part
> of an RFI filter assembly?  Pretty sure we had to have RFI filters on
> Century disk drives field replaced in the mid 80s that still had the 163
> style connectors.  (Ok, they _were_ replacing them due to fire hazard,
> as I recall. :)

It was >15 years ago, but as best as I recall the one I replaced on a Z2 was a simple connector, no filter.


FWIW the IEC versions were slightly oversized integrated filters.

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