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Locking Power Splitter Cables - IEC and NEMA Splitter Cables

Splitter Cables are used to increase the number of devices you can use with one source. It saves ports on the original source and looks better as well.

by Vikas Dayal • November 30, 2023

Power Cables, Power Cords


Splitter Cables are used to increase the number of devices you can use with one source. It saves ports on the original source and looks better as well. 

Power cord splitters are intended to allow you to branch a single electrical source out to multiple separate devices, and can act as essential space-savers while reducing strain on your power cables when you're operating many devices at once. Cables.com has a full array of splitter cables available in a variety of lengths and plug inlets. 

Extend your electrical reach using professional-grade electrical splitters from Cables.com. Our splitter cables feature super low-profile connector molds, ergonomic designs, and virgin PVC compound plastic exterior components that are less susceptible to cracking or wearing down. Simply put, we make our power cord splitters to last.

NEMA Splitter Power Cords

NEMA 5-15 power cables are among the most commonly used in North America, consisting of a standard two-prong, three-wire grounding receptacle. Our NEMA 5-15p power cord splitters feature a male NEMA 5-15p connector on one end and one, two, or three C13 female plugs on the other end for powering multiple devices from a single power source. They're rated for up to 125 volts. Our adapters are precisely molded to minimize obtrusiveness and deliver reliable and secure connections, which is a must if you're expecting lots of friends and families for the holidays, all of whom no doubt will need to plug in their own devices. Cables.com carries NEMA 5-15 power cord splitters in lengths ranging from two to ten feet, but custom lengths are available by request. 

Black NEMA 5-15P to IEC C13 -125 Volt Y Cable - shop cables.com.

Twist Lock NEMA Splitter Cables

Is the security and integrity of your power connection at home a concern? If there are lots of people or animals in the home, there's always a chance that your devices may end up disconnected accidentally. Twist Lock NEMA power cable splitters can cut down on the likelihood of such an event.

Locking plugs have their pins arrayed in a circular manner. The plug is inserted and twisted to lock in place. This makes them deal for devices with multiple power supplies. Cables.com's Locking NEMA Splitter cables have the lowest profile connector molds in the industry, which a design which is ergonomic and allows you to save space.  Individual wire jackets, cord outer jackets and connector molds all use virgin plastic. Virgin PVC compound is much less susceptible to cracking, breaking or wearing down due to exposure to time, temperature or dirt.

IEC Power Cable Splitters

How do IEC cables differ from NEMA cables? IEC power cords are typically used in industrial settings, as opposed to NEMA cables which are more commonly found in homes and residential appliances. 

Cables.com stocks IEC splitter cables in several configurations. If you're looking for a C14 to C13 splitter cord, for example, you have the option of purchasing it for amperages of 10 or 15.

Black Splitter Power Cord C14 To 2xC13 15 amp - shop cables.com.

Locking IEC Splitter Power Cables

Finally, consider our Locking IEC Splitter Power Cords. You'll find them in the same configurations as the IEC Power Cable Splitters without the locking option, and of course, if we don't carry exactly what you're looking for you'll always have the option of reaching out to us regarding manufacturing custom cables to your specifications. 

Questions?

Our cables are manufactured to high standards and are always competitively priced. Have any questions regarding placing a bulk cables order or shopping our online catalog? Contact Us or email us at sales@cables.com!

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