The Phillips portable DVD player has -- for some unknown reason -- an
old-fashioned plug (equal-sized prongs). It is plugged into a
UL-approved "temporary power tap" that has the uneven-sized
receptacles, with one slot larger than the other. The strip has three
prongs and the wall has a three-prong receptacle.
Is it dangerous to plug the old-fashioned prongs into the modern
receptacle with the uneven slots? There are no other pieces of
equipment involved, just the DVD player.
On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 16:40:27 GMT, Windswept@Home (Jack) wrote:
All that plug indicates is that the device is very old (not applicable
to a DVD anything) or it is "double insulated" which would be the case
here. There is no difference between which way it gets plugged in.
There is also no real "power" switch so that polarity is not an issue
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