Power cord

Updated: 08/02/2020 by Computer Hope
Computer power cord

Alternatively known as a power cable, mains cable or flex, a power cord is the primary cable that provides power to the computer, printer, monitor, and components within a computer. The image is an example of the power cord that is commonly used with computers, monitors, printers, and other peripherals.

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When dealing with a laptop, the power cord is more properly referred to as an AC adapter.

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