[ubuntu-uk] Dell & Ubuntu - gradually looking more hopeful

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Fri Jun 29 04:47:22 BST 2007


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ian Pascoe" <softy.lofty.ilp at btinternet.com>
To: "British Ubuntu Talk" <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 8:52 PM
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Dell & Ubuntu - gradually looking more hopeful


> You connect a 13 amp plug to a european socket with a pen knife?  Isn't 
> that
> a bit, um, dangerous?
>
> <giggles manically>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
> [mailto:ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com]On Behalf Of Paul Sladen
> Sent: 28 June 2007 11:03
> To: British Ubuntu Talk
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Dell & Ubuntu - gradually looking more hopeful
>
>
> On Thu, 28 Jun 2007, Kris Marsh wrote:
>> Most PSUs these days seem to be rated 100-240V 50-60Hz, so [..] all you
>> need is a plug converter/travel adaptor.
>
> Changing countries is even simpler;  just replace the cable that goes from
> the wall-socket to the "cover-leaf" IEC C7 or "figure-of-8" IEC C5 socket 
> on
> the PSU.
>
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEC_connector
>
> I carry a single Europlug->Modified C5 cable for both laptops and electric
> shaver---considerably smaller than the suppiled cables and easier to force
> into more socket types (all of Europe + British 13Amp with a pen{,knife}).
>
> -Paul
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