I thought 240v *was* 'wall power'?
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The evidence seems to point to an American origin for this article, and in the glorious union they only have 120v available to normal sockets (I have no idea why - maybe they thought it was cheaper) hence the 'err what?' comments from people on the correct side of the Atlantic.
Anyway, sounds like a good idea, I hope IBM have many more.
PH 'cos she is also 'over there' and I suppose it's probably for the best that she is.
Your 240, our 120, the amps delivered is the same only the voltage is different. Amperage versus voltage, look it up.
In America, where all the news on this site seem to originate, most homes have both 120 and 220 volt outlets. The 220 volt outlets deliver power for major appliances like clothes washers and dryers.
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