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Need old C8 type AC power cord.

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#1 Greg Mueller

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Posted 21 June 2021 - 03:54 PM

You seen these a million times except when you need one.

Roughly oval shaped, 3 conductor round pin holes.

 

Looks like this except usually they are grayish, but I don't care what color it is.

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I need one.

Got one?

 

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#2 TelescopeGreg

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Posted 21 June 2021 - 06:08 PM

You'll find them used on some older (1960's?) electronic equipment.  I've seen them, but don't have anything that uses them now.  Perhaps a local surplus store? 

 

Searching eBay for "belden ac power cord" nets several, but they're kind of expensive...  e.g.  https://www.ebay.com/itm/174787619260

 

Apparently they're called "PH-163" power cords...  searches for that might net more options.


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#3 Digital Don

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Posted 21 June 2021 - 11:17 PM



You seen these a million times except when you need one.

Roughly oval shaped, 3 conductor round pin holes.

 

Looks like this except usually they are grayish, but I don't care what color it is.

125vac

I need one.

Got one?

 

 

It's sometimes referred to as a PH-163 "Oval Power Cord"

 

The only place I could find it was at the same eBay listing TelescopeGreg found: Oval Power Cord

 

Crazy expensive, but when you have to have it,  you have to have it!

 

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#4 Greg Mueller

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Posted 22 June 2021 - 05:57 AM

It would almost be worth it to change out the plug on the back of the scope and use a modern cord at those prices.


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#5 BrushPilot

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Posted 17 July 2021 - 10:09 PM

Hey Greg, I searched for and found my old C8 cord which is no longer needed as I have a different drive base now. The cost of shipping would be all I need. Probably $20 -25 or so but I'd have to check.




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