Power Cord Set Requirements
The power supplies on some computers have external power switches. The voltage select switch
feature on the computer permits it to operate from any line voltage between 100-120 or 220-240 volts
AC. Power supplies on those computers that do not have external power switches are equipped with
internal switches that sense the incoming voltage and automatically switch to the proper voltage.
The power cord set received with the computer meets the requirements for use in the country where
you purchased the equipment.
Power cord sets for use in other countries must meet the requirements of the country where you use
The requirements listed below are applicable to all countries:
The power cord must be approved by an acceptable accredited agency responsible for
evaluation in the country where the power cord set will be installed.
The power cord set must have a minimum current capacity of 10A (7A Japan only) and a
nominal voltage rating of 125 or 250 volts AC, as required by each country's power system.
The diameter of the wire must be a minimum of 0.75 mm
must be between 1.8 m (6 feet) and 3.6 m (12 feet).
The power cord should be routed so that it is not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed
upon it or against it. Particular attention should be paid to the plug, electrical outlet, and the point
where the cord exits from the product.
damaged in any manner, replace it immediately.
Japanese Power Cord Requirements
For use in Japan, use only the power cord received with this product.
154 Appendix A Power Cord Set Requirements
Do not operate this product with a damaged power cord set. If the power cord set is
Do not use the power cord received with this product on any other products.
or 18AWG, and the length of the cord