|Table 1: Most commonly used Receptacles in Data Center.|
115 V, 15 AMP, Plug
Standard US 3 plunge household connector.
|(NEMA) 5-15R||115 V, 15 AMP, Receptacle (Socket)|
|(NEMA) 5-20P||115 V, 20 AMP, Plug
Variation of std US 3 plunge plug, with one "horizontal" connector
|(NEMA) 5-20R||115 V, 20 AMP, Receptacle|
|(NEMA) L5-20P||Twist Lock, 115 V, 20 AMP, Plug|
|(NEMA) L5-20R||Twist Lock, 115 V, 20 AMP, Receptacle|
|(NEMA) L6-20P||Twist Lock, 220 V, 20 AMP, Plug|
|(NEMA) L6-20R||Twist Lock, 220 V, 20 AMP, Receptacle|
|(NEMA) L6-30P||Lock, 220 V, 30 AMP, Plug|
|(NEMA) L6-30R||Lock, 220 V, 30 AMP, Receptacle|
|Table 2: Common plug types for Servers.|
|In IEC scheme, odd numbers are receptors, even are plugs (the ones with the pin out). In a politically incorrect mnemonics, females are odd, males are even.|
115V or 220V, 10 Amp.
Standard computer power cord. This plug connects to C13.
A power cord would have a plug on it (left picture).
Counterpart of C13.
Standard computer power supply AC inlet socket, or for cord in new cabinet
power distribution bar.
The back panel of equipment would have a socket/receptacle/inlet on it
|IEC C15||Slightly diff than C13 in that it has a notch. e.g. used by HP-UX rack servers. This one can plug into C14, but specific C16 socket require this plug connector.|
|IEC C16||Socket for C15.|
|IEC C19||Typically used in large servers and chassis for modular/blade server|
|IEC C20||Male counterpart of C19|
|Table 3: Other computer plugs.|
|IEC C5 and IEC C6||Compact 3 plonges connector. e.g. Dell laptop power supply AC input|
|IEC C7 and IEC C8||Compact 2 plonges connector. e.g. Dell laptop power supply AC input.|
|Table 2: Misc.|
|Sun DB25 serial to RJ45 console port wiring