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Old 4th January 2016, 05:42 PM   #1
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Default are banana plug binding posts conductive?

I know the inside is, to carry the signal, but I am wondering if the posts are insulated.

The reason I ask is because I want to instal the jacks in an aluminum enclosure, and Iím wondering if I am going to have problems if the entire post is conductive and not insulated.

Does that make sense?
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Old 4th January 2016, 05:51 PM   #2
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Depends on the binding post. The ones i use for chassis mount usually have a plastic shoulder that fits into the hole in the chassis and the conductive part is isolated from the chassis -- this is probably typical).


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Old 4th January 2016, 06:01 PM   #3
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Do you mean the jack that mounts to the enclosure into which you insert the plug?

No problem. Look here and run your cursor over the thumbnail.

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