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Old 6th May 2009, 11:46 PM   #1
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I posted this question a while back but didn't get much response. I did get one but I guess I am looking for more opinions just as backup.

I am building an line array with Fountek Neopro5i's - 18 of them.

I think they are a little unusual in that they have a binding post connection not a solder tab.

How would I connect to these to minimize a loose connection on the inside of a sealed box?

I imagine I can't solder directly to the binding post as that is way too much metal to get hot enough to make a good joint.

Is just tinning the wire and then balling it a bit and then cranking down on the binding post really fool-proof enough?

I suppose I have never actually had a bare wire connection come loose through vibration but I want to make sure.

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The friction created when tightening down the nut onto the wire will prevent it from backing up. If you're worried, tin the end of the wire before attaching.

Shouldn't be a problem.
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