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IEC 60320 is a set of standards from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) specifying non-locking appliance and interconnection couplers for connecting power supply cords to electrical appliances up to 250 volts. [1]

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AC adapter

An AC adapter, AC/DC adapter, or AC/DC converter is a type of external power supply, often enclosed in a case similar to an AC plug.

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AC power plugs and sockets

AC power plugs and sockets are devices that allow electrically operated equipment to be connected to the primary alternating current (AC) power supply in a building.

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AC power plugs and sockets: British and related types

Plugs and sockets for portable appliances originated in Britain in the 1880s and were initially two pin designs.

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American National Standards Institute

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States.

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American wire gauge

American wire gauge (AWG), also known as the Brown & Sharpe wire gauge, is a standardized wire gauge system used since 1857 predominantly in North America for the diameters of round, solid, nonferrous, electrically conducting wire.

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Ampacity is a portmanteau for ampere capacity defined by National Electrical Safety Codes, in some North American countries.

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Appliance classes

In the electrical appliance manufacturing industry, the following IEC protection classes are defined in IEC 61140 and used to differentiate between the protective-earth connection requirements of devices.

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Appliance plug

An appliance plug is a three-conductor power connector originally developed for kettles, toasters and similar small appliances.

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Blade server

A blade server is a stripped down server computer with a modular design optimized to minimize the use of physical space and energy.

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Cassette deck

A cassette deck is a type of tape machine for playing and recording audio compact cassettes.

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Continuous positive airway pressure

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a form of positive airway pressure ventilator, which applies mild air pressure on a continuous basis to keep the airways continuously open in a patient who is unable to breathe spontaneously on his or her own.

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The term cordless is generally used to refer to electrical or electronic devices that are powered by a battery or battery pack and can operate without a power cord or cable attached to a fixed electricity supply such as an outlet, generator, or other centralized power source, allowing greater mobility.

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CSA Group

The CSA Group (formerly the Canadian Standards Association or CSA), is a not-for-profit standards organization which develops standards in 57 areas.

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Desktop computer

A desktop computer is a personal computer in a form intended for regular use at a single location desk/table due to its size and power requirements, as opposed to a laptop whose rechargeable battery and compact dimensions allow it to be regularly carried and used in different locations.

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Electric power system

An electric power system is a network of electrical components used to supply, transmit and use electric power.

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Floating ground

Most electrical circuits have a ground which is electrically connected to the Earth, hence the name "ground".

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Ground loop (electricity)

In an electrical system, a ground loop is an equipment and wiring configuration which results in excessive unwanted current in a conductor connecting two points that are supposed to be at the same electric potential, often ground, but are actually at different potentials.

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IBM Selectric typewriter

The IBM Selectric typewriter was a highly successful model line of electric typewriters introduced by IBM on 31 July 1961.

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IEC 60309

IEC 60309 (formerly IEC 309, also published by CENELEC as EN 60309) is an international standard from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for "plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for industrial purposes".

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IEC 60906-1

IEC 60906-1 is an international standard for 230 V AC domestic power plugs and sockets.

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Information technology

Information technology (IT) is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

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Instrument amplifier

An instrument amplifier is an electronic amplifier that converts the often barely audible or purely electronic signal from musical instruments such as an electric guitar, an electric bass, or an electric keyboard into an electronic signal capable of driving a loudspeaker that can be heard by the performers and audience.

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International Electrotechnical Commission

The International Electrotechnical Commission (in French: Commission électrotechnique internationale) is a non-profit, non-governmental international standards organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collectively known as "electrotechnology".

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IP Code

The IP Code, International Protection Marking, IEC standard 60529, sometimes interpreted as Ingress Protection Marking, classifies and rates the degree of protection provided against intrusion (body parts such as hands and fingers), dust, accidental contact, and water by mechanical casings and electrical enclosures.

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A kettle, sometimes called a tea kettle or teakettle, is a type of pot, typically metal, specialized for boiling water, with a lid, spout and handle, or a small kitchen appliance of similar shape that functions in a self-contained manner.

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A laptop or a notebook is a portable:personal computer with a clamshell form factor, suitable for mobile use.

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Mains electricity

Mains electricity is the general-purpose alternating-current (AC) electric power supply.

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Mains hum

Mains hum, electric hum, or power line hum is a sound associated with alternating current at the frequency of the mains electricity.

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Marantz is a Japanese company that develops and sells high-end audio products.

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Measuring instrument

A measuring instrument is a device for measuring a physical quantity.

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Medical device

A medical device is an instrument, apparatus, implant, in vitro reagent, or similar or related article that is used to diagnose, prevent, or treat disease or other conditions, and does not achieve its purposes through chemical action within or on the body (which would make it a drug).

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Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company.

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NEMA connector

NEMA connectors are power plugs and receptacles used for AC mains electricity in North America and other countries that use the standards set by the US National Electrical Manufacturers Association.

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The Netherlands (Nederland) is the main "constituent country" (land) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Norma Oficial Mexicana

The Norma Oficial Mexicana (Official Mexican Standard), abbreviated NOM, is the name of each of a series of official, compulsory standards and regulations for diverse activities in Mexico.

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Office supplies

Office supplies are all the supplies regularly used in offices by businesses and other organizations.

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Packaging and labeling

Packaging is the technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use.

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Power cord

A power cord, line cord, or mains cable is a cable that temporarily connects an appliance to the mains electricity supply via a wall socket or extension cord.

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Power distribution unit

A power distribution unit (PDU) or mains distribution unit (MDU) is a device fitted with multiple outputs designed to distribute electric power, especially to racks of computers and networking equipment located within a data center.

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Power entry module

A power entry module (PEM) is an electromechanical component used in electrical appliances, integrating the appliance inlet with other components such as.

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Power supply

A power supply is an electronic device that supplies electric energy to an electrical load.

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Power supply unit (computer)

A power supply unit (PSU) converts mains AC to low-voltage regulated DC power for the internal components of a computer.

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Printed circuit board

A printed circuit board (PCB) mechanically supports and electrically connects electronic components using conductive tracks, pads and other features etched from copper sheets laminated onto a non-conductive substrate.

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A razor is a bladed tool primarily used in the removal of unwanted body hair through the act of shaving.

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RCA Corporation, founded as the Radio Corporation of America, was an American electronics company in existence from 1919 to 1986.

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Rechargeable battery

A rechargeable battery, storage battery, secondary cell, or accumulator is a type of electrical battery which can be charged, discharged into a load, and recharged many times, while a non-rechargeable or primary battery is supplied fully charged, and discarded once discharged.

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ReVox is a brand name of Swiss audio equipment registered by Studer on March 27, 1951.

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Roland Corporation

is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software.

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Russell Hobbs

Russell Hobbs is a manufacturer of household appliances based in Failsworth, Greater Manchester, England.

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Small appliance

A small appliance or small domestic appliance is a portable or semi-portable machines, generally used on table-tops, counter-tops, or other platforms, to accomplish a household task.

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In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water.

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A still is an apparatus used to distill liquid mixtures by heating to selectively boil and then cooling to condense the vapor.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another.

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Switched-mode power supply

A switched-mode power supply (switching-mode power supply, switch-mode power supply, SMPS, or switcher) is an electronic power supply that incorporates a switching regulator to convert electrical power efficiently.

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A typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical machine for writing in characters similar to those produced by printer's movable type by means of keyboard-operated types striking a ribbon to transfer ink or carbon impressions onto paper.

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UL (safety organization)

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is an American worldwide safety consulting and certification company headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois.

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Uninterruptible power supply

An uninterruptible power supply, also uninterruptible power source, UPS or battery/flywheel backup, is an electrical apparatus that provides emergency power to a load when the input power source, typically mains power, fails.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Video game console

A video game console is a device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game.

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Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.

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80 Plus

80 Plus (trademarked 80 PLUS) is a voluntary certification program intended to promote efficient energy use in computer power supply units (PSUs).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEC_60320

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