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Electric power connections are used in conjunction with electric cords to transfer AC power from a plug to an electrical device. Read More…

Power Connectors A power connector is a type of electrical connector used to transmit a considerable amount of power between a power source and a device that runs on that particular form of power.
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Oskaloosa, IA  |  641-673-5000

Interpower is a company that is committed to providing industries with high-quality products. We manufacture electronic connectors. We make it easy for customers to design, build and maintain products for worldwide markets. We use teamwork to provide fast turnaround and great service to our customers.

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Livermore, CA  |  800-669-8090

Quail Electronics is a leading supplier of electrical components such as power cords and appliance electronic connectors. If you don't find what you need in our stock items, we can customize a product to meet needs.

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Lancaster, PA  |  800-818-4916

Kord King manufactures world class electronic connectors, electric cords and plugs, electrical receptacles, plug adapters, cord sets and much more. From initial design to development, whether you are looking for a cable assembly or a power supply cord, the experienced team at Kord King delivers rapid order turn-around times and excellent products – consistently adhering to our strict quality standards.

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Joliet, IL  |  800-683-7228

United Universal Industries doesn't simply stock power cords, we offer exceptional customization from a large inventory of wire, cable, terminals, electronic connectors and other required components to exceed expectations of OEM's and other customers.

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Woodridge, IL  |  800-578-6695

Components Express Inc. has been in business since 1992 and is a manufacturer of electrical components. Products include connectors and housings, audio devices, cigarette lighter plugs, fans, fuses, lamps, switches, modular components, RCA jacks and plugs, camera link cables, gigabit ethernet cables, analog cables, firewire cables, and more.

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Wake Forest, NC  |  800-526-2828

BTC Electronic Components is your source for electronic components as well as electronic connectors, card edge connectors, micro miniature connectors, RF connectors and D subminiature connectors. We provide the assembly and distribution of commercial, aircraft and military connectors.

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Power connectors typically carry direct current (DC) or low-frequency alternating current (AC) and are used for a wide range of electronics. Some power connectors are relatively simple, such as those used in domestic settings to plug small electrical appliances into a wall outlet or to connect a computer to another device. Typically power connectors are designed to be at the end of a length of cable which is meant to fit into wall sockets.

Often times they are permanently connected to an appliance, such as a lamp or television set, but there are also those that can be manually disconnected, such as ones found in computer monitors. DC power connectors, used to connect devices to battery power sources, are not as common as AC connectors. Power connectors have male and female connections. The male electrical connector fits into the female electrical connector. Male connectors are found at the end of power plugs; they have either two or three pins that fit into the slots in the socket, which is the female connector.

Power connectors can refer to the following: AC power plugs and sockets, which are used to connect and disconnect electrical appliances to the power supply; industrial power plugs, which direct connection for electrical channels of a higher voltage and current than regular household plugs and sockets and can be used for protection from environmental dangers, such as water; DC connectors, which are similar to AC power plugs and sockets; blade connectors, which use a flat conductive blade that is injected into a blade receptacle and functions by means of a single wire; molex connectors, which is the familiar term (taken from a popular brand) for a two-piece pin and socket connector, mostly associated with disc drive connectors; and berg connectors, which is a brand of electrical connectors often utilized in computer hardware.

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