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chemicalx
03-29-2012, 07:37 AM
some notebooks were packaged with UL powercord, some with CEE powercord (you can see this info on the stamp sticking on the package). I just wondering what's difference between these 2 types of powercord, now I'm using the UL powercord on a laptop that was originally packed with CEE one.

Tech_Rat
03-29-2012, 07:48 AM
Let me Google that for you...

UL:Underwriter's Laboratory.

UL listed items are guaranteed to meet or exceed standards that help prevent homefires, electrical surges, electrical fires, et cetera.

CEE: Is either the Euro agency that describes plug types, or the Center for energy and environment. Either way, neither are guaranteed to meet the same, or even equivalent standards.

chemicalx
03-30-2012, 08:13 AM
UL is the US standard while CEE is the European one.
I just conclude that after a while looking all over Google, but I still have no idea what's the main difference between these 2.