Re: [EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug?

2018-09-27 Thread Gail Lucas via EV
It is the same size as newer plugs on small appliances. It is black, shaped more like a shoe box than round. I guess it is just a normal plug on an old fabric cord. I have a lot of stuff that has been around for ages. On 9/27/2018 9:14 PM, Lee Hart wrote: Gail Lucas via EV wrote: Lee, I

Re: [EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug?

2018-09-27 Thread Lee Hart via EV
Gail Lucas via EV wrote: Lee, I still have a toaster with a fabric cord. Would it likely have a thermal cutout in the plug? Gail It might! Is the plug unusually large? As I recall, mom's was black bakelite, round, in two halves and riveted together. There was no obvious way to get at the

Re: [EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug?

2018-09-27 Thread Gail Lucas via EV
Lee, I still have a toaster with a fabric cord. Would it likely have a thermal cutout in the plug? Gail On 9/25/2018 7:30 PM, Lee Hart via EV wrote: My mother had an ancient turkey roaster; old enough that the cord was woven fabric instead of rubber or plastic. It had a thermal cutout in

Re: [EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug?

2018-09-25 Thread Cor van de Water via EV
variant that has a real transformer inside has a standard 110 plug. Sent from Mail for Windows 10 From: Peter Gabrielsson via EV Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 9:39 PM To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List Cc: Peter Gabrielsson Subject: Re: [EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug

Re: [EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug?

2018-09-25 Thread Peter Gabrielsson via EV
Thanks Lee, I'm trying to find some prior art on this very obvious idea due to a recent patent on it. Would you happen to remember which brand used this feature? On Tue, Sep 25, 2018, 7:25 PM Lee Hart via EV wrote: > Peter Gabrielsson via EV wrote: > > Can any of you oldtimers think of any

Re: [EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug?

2018-09-25 Thread Lee Hart via EV
Peter Gabrielsson via EV wrote: Can any of you oldtimers think of any product that had temperature sensing in the AC plug? Preferably from before 2011. I suspect it's an old and "obvious" idea that's been used at various times by various manufacturers. Home microwave ovens were first

Re: [EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug?

2018-09-25 Thread Haudy Kazemi via EV
There are BSafe thermal fault circuit interrupter (TFCI) outlets from 2009. They are about $11 each. I don't find much discussion about them, though. https://www.zmantechnologies.com/store/zman/outlet.html https://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/10/prweb3005524.htm

[EVDL] Products with temperature sensing in the AC plug?

2018-09-25 Thread Peter Gabrielsson via EV
Can any of you oldtimers think of any product that had temperature sensing in the AC plug? Preferably from before 2011. Thanks -- next part -- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: