Re: Name of "receptacle" on back of hard ware that...

Subject: Re: Name of "receptacle" on back of hard ware that...
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: peter -at- galley -dot- ie
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 14:28:04 -0400

Power connector or AC adapter connector works well. To put it into
context, it would be like the power-in socket (called an AC adapter
connector) on a laptop, to which you insert the power cord, and then
plug it into the wall.

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 2:12 PM, Peter Hirons <peter -at- galley -dot- ie> wrote:
> I'd call it the power connector.  Strictly it's a plug, but many people
> think that a plug has to be on a cable, and I'm deliberately NOT going
> down the male/female connector route :-)
>
> Peter
>
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>
> Hi All,
>
> It's the late hour, or early onset senility, or both:
>
> On the back of a piece of hardware, I have a "receptacle" that the power
> cord connects into... is the correct term "socket"? You then connect the
> power cord to the power mains....
>
> It's been ages since I documented hardware, but "receptacle" simply does
> not seem like the correct terminology.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Deborah
>
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