- Power connector
A power connector is an electrical
connectordesigned to carry a significant amount of electrical power, usually as DC or low-frequency AC. Some types of " RF connector" may also carry large amounts of power, but are considered as a separate category. Connectors carrying small amounts of power are known as "signal connectors".
*AC power plugs:
**Mains power plugs, principally used for connecting equipment to wall outlets. See that article for information about mains electricity plugs around the world as well as information for travellers.
Industrial power plugs, used for larger equipment than normal mains plugs.
Mainsinlet connectors, designed to attach a power cable to an appliance, of which the IEC connector(see image below) is the most common
Blade connectors commonly found in cars for quick connection of wiring to electrical components
*Industrial power connectors, of which one of the most common types is
IEC 309( BS 4343) so-called "commando" plug and socket.
Personal computerpower supply connectors
Molex connector— four pin hard diskdrive (HDD) connectors, also used for powering CD-ROMdrives, burners etc
Berg connector— smaller four pin floppy diskdrive (FDD) connectors, also used by some hard drives, and carrying the same power supplies as the HDD connectors
**AT motherboard connectors consisting of two in-line connectors
ATXmotherboard connectors which have now obsoleted the older AT-style connectors
serial ATA(SATA) power connectors
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