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Old 13th Dec 2012, 1:06 pm   #155
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Default Re: Another unusual plug and some other questions

Originally Posted by hannahs radios View Post
I can remember when I was in Brompton hospital in London in about 1979 the sockets for the portable X-ray machines looked like they were 30 amp round pin jobs.
I remember them on old Dean mobile X-ray machines (I used to be a radiographer). Unfortunately, being a long time ago, I'm not completely sure but I believe they were rated at 30A, or possibly even 60A. Great big things!

Then we got some new units that only needed a 13A supply, as they used large capacitors which charged up within a few seconds.
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