Types of AC Power Cables in Datacenter

It is good to know these types of power cables/plug in case you need to bring up servers from external parties. Normally servers are C13 plug but the other end can be different depending on the rack you have, (country specific). These are the common types that you need to be familiar with if you work in a datacenter or somewhere you do server hosting.



NEMA5-15 – Type B


BS1316 – (UK 3 pin)

CEE7/7 – Type F

BS546 – 5A – Type D (there’s also 15A)

NBR 14136 – Type N

IRAM 2073 – Type I

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