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IEC-60320-C15 AUTO-LOCK™

 

NEW! Introducing the IEC-60320-C15 Auto-Lock™

17 July 2014

Quail Electronics is proud to announce the newest addition to the IEC Auto-Lock™ family. We are now offering the IEC-60320-C15 Auto-Lock™! Ideal for high temperature settings and for devices generating high amounts of heat, the C15 Auto-Lock™ will be available with various plug types and have UL, C-UL and TUV approvals. Contact Quail Electronics today for more information on the IEC C15 Auto-Lock™ and all of our Auto-Lock™ power cords.

 

IS 6538 India Plug
IS 6538 INDIA

New IS 6538 India Power Cord

Quail Electronics would like to announce our new India power cord. Previously our 8580 series was used both in South Africa and India but now the two are parting ways. India has developed a standard for their plug which now needs CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) approval. The plug is still the same pin configuration as South Africa but the markings for the approval will be different.

Previously Japan had gone through the same situation when they switched from UL to PSE. The plug is still the same as the US Nema 5-15P standard but now Japan requires their own PSE approval.

The new India power cord is our 9840 series featuring a C13 connector with CII approvals. You can find this cord under our International Power Cord page and through our International Cord Locator. The cord can also come in a variety of configurations with the India plug. If you need something custom with the India plug you can always talk to one of our helpful sales representatives. Quail Electronics offers a wide range of International power cords so call us today at (800) 669-8090.

Part Numbers            Power Cords            22 April 2014
9840.098 (India to C13)

 


GB 15934-2008 China Plug
GB 15934-2008

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China's New Plug Name: GB15934-2008

The CCC (China Compulsory Certificate) has changed the GB standard name of the China plug. The CCC is a compulsory safety mark on products that are domestically sold or imported into the Chinese Market. Formally known as “GB2099”, the plug will now be referred to as “GB15934-2008”. The plug name has been derived from the announcement of newly approved national standards back in 2009.


Currently when searching for Chinese power cords you will still see the plug referred to as “GB 2099” but more people are now adopting the new name. Quail Electronics will have both names referred to on their website so there will be no confusion. For example, you can see this on our 8590 series as well as the 8591 series. Email or call our friendly staff with any questions: (800) 669-8090.

Part Numbers            Power Cords            18 March 2014
8590.098 (China to C13)
8591.098 (China to C19)

 




NEW! Russia changing GOST marking to EAC.

In early 2013 the GOST R certification came to end and it was no longer being issued. The new certification for Russia, Byelorussia and Kazakhstan is the Customs Union Technical Regulation. The Customs Union was started in 2010 to make it easier to transport goods in and out of the 3 countries.

The CU TR certification by EAC certificates and declarations will be the new standard for the 3 countries and an EAC logo will now be displayed. This new single certification can be used to replace GOST R, GOST K and STB. Those certifications will still be in effect until March 15, 2015 but Quail Electronics power cords, such as the 8500 series and the 8510 series, will currently be displaying the EAC marking. No need to worry when you see something different!


Part Numbers            Power Cords            11 March 2014
8500.098 (Straight Schuko)
8510.098 (Right Angle Schuko)

 

New UL62 Regulation Update


For many years, Quail Electronics has had the mission and purpose to provide our customers with the power cord industry’s highest quality products.  For over 25 years, our quality control has been unmatched across OEM lines, and we place emphasis on staying current with the newest standards.  Recently, UL—the approval body for North American Power Cords—has released new requirements for Universal Wire types.  Now, Quail is proud to announce that we are compliant with new UL measure 62, requiring designation of North American wire gauge to match European standards.

UL 62 has the biggest impact on Universal Power Cords, specifically our 3500 series.  Universal wire types like on the 3500s are manufactured using materials that conform to both European requirements and American requirements.  Because of this, the specifications concerning cross sectional area of the actual copper leads are measured in both metric (mm²) and AWG (American Wire Gauge).  UL 62 defines new standards as far as what AWG measurements should match what metric measurements so that collaborating products across international markets is easier for project managers, and more beneficial for consumers.

The new standard UL 62 simply requires that cross sectional ratings of North American wire gauges (mm² size) meet the minimum standard for International wire types.  For example, since wire at size 1.0 mm² is slightly larger than 18 AWG, the new designation will be 17 AWG.  The new and updated standard now follows these guidelines:

American Wire
Gauge

International
Size (mm²)

UL
Amp Rating

International
Amp Rating

17

1.0

10A

10A

16

1.0

13A

10A

15

1.5

15A

15A


As always, our friendly staff is standing by to assist you with any of your Universal Power Cord orders.  Should you have any questions about how this new standard might affect your product line, please feel free to reach us at (800) 669-8090.  We are always happy to bring you the premium power cords you expect from the #1 OEM cable source!








All New Dual Approved Cords for Japan & Taiwan!


For several years now, Japan and Taiwan have been using similar electrical standards and identical plugs and connectors, but were offered as separate power cords, due to different approval bodies. If your products were being marketed to both Japan and Taiwan, you would have needed 2 power cords. Isn't there an easier solution?

Look no further, Quail Electronics is proud to introduce a new line of Dual Approved Power Cords specifically designed for those markets! We are able to combine both approvals into 1 cord that will feature a dual marking of BSMI (for Taiwan) and PSE (for Japan).

Quail's BSMI and PSE approved power cords open the door to global markets!
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3 New Power Cord Configurations

We are pleased to offer 3 complete configurations among the most popular international power cords:


Part Numbers
2000.098 Japan/ Taiwan to C13
2008.079 Japan/ Taiwan 2C to C7
2020.079 Japan/ Taiwan to C5






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Rotating Power Strip Combines Practicality with Innovation!

 

The Rotating Power Strip by Quail Electronics is the number one solution for saving space, especially when dealing with bulky adapters and chargers! 6 swivelling outlets have a 180 degree range of motion to allow you all the room you need for your electronics! There are 2 lateral fixed outlets, and all together the 8 sockets are rated for 1800 Watts of workload!

Saves Space and Time!
8 Surge Protected Outlets!
Makes Organization Easy!
Best Power Strip Available!

The special 360 degree Rotating Plug offers the unique advantage of being able to swing the power strip from one side to the other, letting you choose the precise manner in which you install your electronics! Other power strips just use a regular straight plug, and furniture can push against it and damage the power cord! The half inch Rotating Plug, however, lays flush with floor moulding and chair rails, and prevents damage from occurring!

Low Profile Rotating Plug!
Heavy Duty Construction!
6 Rotating Outlets (2 Fixed)!
X3MOV Surge Protector!

The Rotating Power Strip also features a Cable Management System, which clamps down on loose wires to keep them out of the way! Never worry about having to unplug everything just to make room for one device!

 

 
Rotating Power Strip
Part Number
Number of Pivoting Outlets
6
Number of Fixed Outlets
2
Max Output
1800 Watts
LED Surge Indicator
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Fireproof X3MOV
Surge Protection
check
Power Switch
check
Joules of Surge
Protection
2160J
Clamping Voltage
330V
Max Spike Amps
(Lifetime Rating)
144,000
Response Time <1 nanosecond
Circuit Breaker Rating 15A
EMI/RFI Removal 40 decibels
PDF Specs
Price
$29.99

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12 Sept 2012





New!!! European Power Cords with Korean Approval!

The 8500 and 8510 series power cords only featured European approvals, but now have the KETI approval for Korea! Now, our most popular International Power Cords have increased marketability, and our power cords destined for Korea have more approvals than ever before!


We are now offering these European / Korean Power Cords featuring the KC Approved CEE 7/7 European Schuko and the IEC-60320-C13 in two styles: the straight plug and the right angle plug.

Part Numbers            Power Cords            24 Feb 2012
8500.098 (Straight Schuko)
8510.098 (Right Angle Schuko)




Inmetro Brazilian Power Cord

The Brazilian standards agency, Inmetro, has recently adopted a new plug configuration, based on the SEV 1011 Swiss model. The former style, prior to 2009, was based on the UL, C-UL approved Nema 5-15P, but is now considered the “old-style Nema 5-15P type.” All of our Brazilian plugs carry the Inmetro approval.

Part Numbers            Power Cords            27 Oct 2010
2550.072
2551.079





Retaining Clamps

We developed our Retaining Clamp accessory to prevent unintentional disconnection of devices. The clamps are strong and easy to install, all you need is a screwdriver. They fit snugly onto several different IEC-60320 configurations, including the C13, C14, C19, and C20.

Part Numbers            Cable Restraint Systems            12 Oct 2010
IEC-320-C13RC
IEC-320-C14RC
IEC-320-C19RC
IEC-320-C20RC

Lighted Hospital Grade Cords

Lighted Hospital Grade Plug "Let there be light!" A unique feature that will brighten your day! Quail Electronics, Inc.® is now providing the specialists of the medical field with an additional option. Many applications are used in a dimly lit environment, and sometimes knowing if the connection is on is capital information.


Part Numbers            Hospital Grade            6 Sep 2010

0310.120LT

Safety-Lock Device

Quail Electronics, Inc.® announces the new Safety-Lock system of cable retention. The Safety-Lock system provides a tactile and secure method of ensuring a safe connection between the power cord and the equipment. This system has been designed primarily for the medical and networking industries which require uninterrupted continuity. Contact us for pricing and availability.


Part Numbers            Safety-Lock            19 Aug 2010
SAFE-LOCK-C13B
SAFE-LOCK-C13C
SAFE-LOCK-C13W
SAFE-LOCK-C19B
SAFE-LOCK-C19C
SAFE-LOCK-C19W
SAFE-LOCK-WH
0322.118SL



Rotating Power Strip

The Rotating Power Strip makes use of several clever features to make the most of your space. The rotating Nema 5-15P allows you to angle the cord away from the wall in any direction, while the cable management clamps allow you to tuck away trailing wires. There are also 6 outlets that utilize contact plates to get 180 degrees of rotation. Now, your AC/DC converters won’t hog all the space!


Part Numbers            Safety-Lock            30 July 2010
2500.PS8-R

Molded Locking Nema Plugs and Receptacles

Quail Electronics, Inc. ® offers the most common NEMA Locking Plugs, and Receptacles in a sleek molded configuration.


Part Numbers            Safety-Lock            8 July 2010
4810.072
5082.098
5084.098
5081.098
5083.098

IEC 60309 Molded Plugs and Receptacles

The IEC 60309 standards dictate the use of plugs and connectors for high voltage applications in the international market. Quail Electronics, Inc. ® carries several of these designs in an array of configurations.


Part Numbers            High Voltage            15 June 2010
9102.120

Hospital Grade Power Strips

Our power strips have been designed and tested for grounding reliability, assembly integrity, strength, and durability. They are approved by UL and C-UL. We now can supply fully approved hospital grade power strips with either 4 or 6 outlets.


Part Numbers            Power Strips            7 June 2010
0310.PS4-15
0310.PS4-6
0310.PS6-15
0310.PS6-6

Rotating Nema 5-15P

The Nema 5-15P Rotating Plug lends adaptability to the user with a pin configuration that spins 360 degrees. The low profile design fits easily into any space, making this plug especially useful in your home office.


Part Numbers            North American Power Cords            16 May 2010
5501.096

International Medical Grade Cords

Quail Electronics, Inc. ® is proud to introduce the Clear Plug International Power Cords for every region of the world so that the Medical and Dental OEM can offer consistency within their product line regarding the power cord.


Part Numbers            International Power Cords            4 April 2010



Asia/Pacific Rim

Australia 8628.098
China 8599.098
Japan 2022.098

 

           

Europe
Continental Europe 8626.098
Denmark 8548.098
Italy 8642.098
Switzerland 8638.098
UK 9688.098

 



Middle East/Africa
India/South Africa 8641.098
Israel 8643.098

 

 



South America

Argentina 9008.098