[Top] [All Lists]

Re: [Shop-talk] 220 outlets

To: "Mullen, Tim (IS)" <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] 220 outlets
From: David Scheidt <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 16:15:09 -0400
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 3:59 PM, Mullen, Tim (IS) <>wrote:

> David Scheidt
> >
> > There are 30 amp 120V plugs and receptacles, and 50A 120V plugs
> > and receptacles. (They're NEMA 5-30P, 5-30R and 5-50P, 5-50R if
> > you want to google for pics.)
> > I've never actually seen one in use.  The electrical supply place
> > has them, though, so someone must use them.
> I have several of the 30 amp circuits here in the computer lab.  The UPS
> and power distribution units for the computer racks plug into the 30 amp
> twist lock outlets.  They are actually quite common; you just don't see
> them in a typical home.

Twist lock are something else again.  The 5 series plugs are all straight

David Scheidt
Support Team.Net

Shop-talk mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>