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I need to do a custom power cord (custom psu mounts). So I'm looking for another cord with the right ratings ie. 300v 15amp 14 gauge but having a hard time finding one. My plan would be to buy a 36 inch cord and cut off one end and solder it onto a c-13/14 socket. any thoughts?
post #2 of 16
Yes, just but the length of 14 gage cable you need add a 3 prong grounded plug to one end.
Any hardware store / home improvement store will have what you need.

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Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post

Yes, just but the length of 14 gage cable you need add a 3 prong grounded plug to one end.
Any hardware store / home improvement store will have what you need.


Thank you for the response. I actually have that part of the cord. The cord I need to make would plug in to the power supply and be soldered in a socket that the factory cord would plug into. Sorry I'm not great at explaining myself.
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Right on bud! I just sent them an email for price. Thanks so much, that is certainly what I need.
post #6 of 16
Just cut off the end of a PSU power cord you don't need.

Why wouldn't that work for you?

And I've bought 15 amp PSU power cords at GoodWill for 50 cents, if you don't already have one..
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Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post

Just cut off the end of a PSU power cord you don't need.

Why wouldn't that work for you?

And I've bought 15 amp PSU power cords at GoodWill for 50 cents, if you don't already have one..

I'm probably over thinking it but I was just worried about the rating of the cord.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post

Just cut off the end of a PSU power cord you don't need.

Why wouldn't that work for you?

And I've bought 15 amp PSU power cords at GoodWill for 50 cents, if you don't already have one..

I'm probably over thinking it but I was just worried about the rating of the cord.

How many watts is your PSU?
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1411 watte (1200 watts@ 85% efficient) divided by 120 volts equals 11.76 amps for your cord.

Google "wire ampacity" and you'll see you're way good.
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