PDP-11/45 power cords

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Dec 22 16:35:02 CST 2010

On Wednesday, December 22, 2010, Tony Duell wrote:
> > So...RCS is looking for official DEC 120 VAC 14-3 power cords with
> > the early/mid 70s type molded-in power connectors, in nice
> > condition, of course. Do you have some DECjunk with these power
> > cords? We are interested (and will make it worth your while) if
> > you can disconnect them - decently long lengths would be nice.
> You would have to get them from 120V machines. Over here (and I
> asusume in other countries with 230V or so mains), DEC used 234V
> plugs with 'horizontal' live and neutral pins (you know what I mean
> ;-)). And on all the DEC machines of that sort of vintage I've
> worked on, the 234V plugs are rewirable (not moulded) Hubble ones.
> If ytou were over here, you'd just replace the cable, not the plug
> as well...

FWIW, the BA-11 boxes that I have also have Hubble non-molded plugs, 
just the 120V (NEMA 5-15) variety instead of the 240V (NEMA 6-15) 

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