|[AMRadio] A little trivia|
w5jo at brightok.net
Fri Nov 16 10:46:16 EST 2007
Early TV days, so the repairman could take the back off and plug in the
"cheater cord" to make the set work. The AC cord on the set was
fastened to the back and came off when the back was removed. The
cheater cord was carried with the repairman and used to power the set,
cheating the AC input.
Subject: [AMRadio] A little trivia
> What is the origin of the name "cheater cord"?
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