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Hello, I have a hx850i PSU that I have used in China for the past two years. I just moved back to Canada, and I realized the power cable that goes into the wall is different than the one we would use in Canada. I don't know if the models are even different between NA and China (I assume they would be the same other than the power cable provided?)

My question is, can I just buy a new power cable that has the same voltage and amps as the one included (10A 250V), and use that instead of the chinese one? Or if that can't work, should I just buy a power adapter and plug my chinese cable into it? 

 

I have looked through several reddit posts and a lot of people are saying different things, so I'm not sure what to believe. 

 

Thanks!

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afaik they only differ by the mains cord plug (NA, EU, CN etc at the end of the same part number...).

Maybe some on reddit heard of specific PSUs that can have different plugs depending on where they are being sold, mainly the AX1600i which has a different socket on the PSU itself in 110V territories because of the high current involved.

On a "normal" PSU, it's always the regular IEC C13 plug on the PSU end and the local plug on the wall socket end.

Since you're back in 120V territory, the cable rating on 250V doesn't mean much anymore, but you should be fine with a 10A cord anyways. that's 1200W worth of tingle power.

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4 hours ago, LeDoyen said:

afaik they only differ by the mains cord plug (NA, EU, CN etc at the end of the same part number...).

Maybe some on reddit heard of specific PSUs that can have different plugs depending on where they are being sold, mainly the AX1600i which has a different socket on the PSU itself in 110V territories because of the high current involved.

On a "normal" PSU, it's always the regular IEC C13 plug on the PSU end and the local plug on the wall socket end.

Since you're back in 120V territory, the cable rating on 250V doesn't mean much anymore, but you should be fine with a 10A cord anyways. that's 1200W worth of tingle power.

So if I were to find a 10A cord online and replace the main cord on my PSU with that I should be fine then?

For example, something like this?

https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B0956GQ15B/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A29NE964VXF2JA&th=1

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