A power cable
s to your equipment
. It's usually black
and has a plug on each end. Computer
power cables tend to have a NEMA 15
120VAC plug on one end and an IEC 320
connector on the other.
over the power cable
is a bad idea; it usually results in darkness
, a long fsck
, and wasted time
. It is also bad to lick
the end of a power cable, or plug it into the wrong jack
and data port
s don't mix.