What are IEC connectors and what do they have to do with Nema power cords? IEC connectors are special connectors. IEC stands for International Electrotechnical Commission.
IEC is a global organization that sets a standard specification for global electronics. This video explains in detail what an IEC connector is and what it is used for. You can gather all the information that you need to fully understand what these connectors are and how they are used. This video explains what it takes for a component be certified as an IEC connector.
These components are marked with an IEC number to verify certification. These types of connectors can be identified as either male or female. The odd-numbered connectors identify the female connectors while the even numbers identify the male connectors. These connectors are easy to identify because the male and female numbers are sequenced to ensure that you are able to find the mate to each connector with ease. The IEC also regulates the outlets that these connectors plug into. There is a lot of helpful information in this video that will help you to better understand what these connectors are, how they operate, and what they are used for. Watch this now.