L6-20P -> L6-30R

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Mar 19 17:26:54 UTC 2014


On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 1:18 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
>> From: "William Herrin" <bill at herrin.us>
>> Yet an 18 awg PC power cable is perfectly safe when plugged in to a
>> 5-20R on a circuit with a 20 amp breaker. Get real man.
>
> A PC isn't a power distribution device.

There are no power cords coming from the power supply that the PC
power cable plugs in to?



>> The modification cancels the UL certification. If you have an external
>> requirement to use only UL certified components then you can't make
>> any modifications no matter how obviously safe they are.
>
> UL doesn't "certify" items.  It "lists" them.

http://www.ul.com/global/eng/pages/solutions/services/certification/



>> By the way, you either don't have that requirement or you're breaking
>> it. Your custom network cables are not UL certified.
>
> Network cables don't carry power.

The 802.3af voip phone on my desk must be powered by magic.


Regards,
Bill Herrin



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