Window A/C - cord too short

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Old 07-28-15, 02:34 PM
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Window A/C - cord too short

Can someone please help me? The first picture is of an air conditioner plug. I need it to fit into a standard extension cord so it will fit in the socket in the second picture. I cannot find a converter to match the plug, or an extension cord that mtaches...the prongs are reversed from a typical "t" amp. Any solutions?


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Old 07-28-15, 03:25 PM
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Denise, both the plug and socket you showed are for 240V power. The plug is a NEMA 6-20P (250V, 20A), while the socket is a NEMA 6-20R (250V, 20A). I don't know how long of an extension cord you need, however here is a 10ft cord, and they have longer cords as well:

http://www.amazon.com/PF62012E120-Ex.../dp/B000L9KSUM
 
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Old 07-28-15, 06:35 PM
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A extension cord is not the best solution, that cap should fit into that receptacle you show in the second picture.
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Old 07-28-15, 07:37 PM
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Geo... the cap will fit the shown receptacle but the cord is too short.
I agree... an extension cord is not usually recommended but the one in the link is an HD one and should be fine for the application. Use a short as possible extension.
 
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