Wanted: L5-30 Receptacle or Adapter in US

From: Jeffrey Sharp <jss_at_subatomix.com>
Date: Mon Feb 17 18:34:00 2003

On Monday, February 17, 2003, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
>> I'm looking for someone in the US with a L5-30 receptacle
> That should be something you can find at your local hardware or electrical
> supply store.

Oh. Duh. I wasn't thinking. I had just finished digging through eBay, so I
wasn't in a local store mood. :-)

> Be aware that you are asking to plug a 30-amp device into a standard wall
> outlet ... those types of receptacles usually only accomodate up to 20
> amps.

I sincerely appreciate your concern, but I have already thought of that. The
circuit is 20 amps, dedicated. The machine (PDP-11/34) won't draw that much.
I feel that I am safe.

Jeffrey Sharp
Received on Mon Feb 17 2003 - 18:34:00 GMT

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