# Are these the right types of electrical connectors for hooking my Switching Power Supply up to a wall outlet?

From what I understand, when you hook up the Switching Power Supply 12v Dc 30a 360w to the wall outlet, you have to be very careful; careful not to get the wires mixed up; careful not to have anyone or anything touch the leads (in fact the first proper project I intend to print out will be a casing to fit around the switching power supply), or just order one from someone.

Now there are three wires that go into the US wall of particular concern, and these wires come out of a standard PC cable with the female end cut off, and they hook the power supply. Like the external casing, these three wires are also insulated, and when you take the insulation off the bare wires and connect it to the power supply, you have to use Electrical connectors of some sort to connect them to the power supply's screw leads.

I bought some electrical connectors just for this purpose, but I'm not entirely certain they will be good for this purpose, so I thought I'd check here first.

There are specifications on the back:

╬──────────────────╬──────────────────────╬─────────────╬───────────╬
╬                  ╬        AWG           ╬  Wire Size  ╬ Stud Size ╬
╬──────────────────╬──────────────────────╬─────────────╬───────────╬
╬──────────────────╬──────────────────────╬─────────────╬───────────╬
╬  YF1.25-35 (red) ╬        22-16         ╬   0.5-1.5   ╬    3.7    ╬
╬──────────────────╬──────────────────────╬─────────────╬───────────╬
╬ Ring Terminals                                                    ╬
╬──────────────────╬──────────────────────╬─────────────╬───────────╬
╬   YF1.25-4 (red) ╬        22-16         ╬    .5-1.5   ╬    4.3    ╬
╬──────────────────╬──────────────────────╬─────────────╬───────────╬
╬ Butt Splice                                                       ╬
╬──────────────────╬──────────────────────╬─────────────╬───────────╬
╬   BF-1.2SS (red) ╬        22-16         ╬    .5-1.5   ╬   n/a     ╬
╬──────────────────╬──────────────────────╬─────────────╬───────────╬


Not sure if I should use ring or spade terminals, and I don't know what wire size to use; and I don't know what wire grade is inside a standard PC power cord or even if these are safe connectors to use for this.