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Old 3rd March 2006, 02:56 PM   #1
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Default SpeakON vs five way binding post

Has anybody compared SpeakON connectors with standard five way binding posts for speaker terminals?

SpeakON doesn't seem to have as 'tight' a connection as a binding post but I may be wrong about that. Besides it has four sets of terminals which seems to be good for biwiring using just one plug.

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Old 3rd March 2006, 03:23 PM   #2
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Hi Ashok,
They seem to work fine. I like the fact that they are locked into the speaker. One thing to consider if you are manufacturing a multi amp speaker system for consumers. They can't mess the connections up. Give them 1/2 a chance and a percentage will, and guess what? They want warranty.

The dual 5 way binding post is another favorite. I tend to use the dual banana plug for those on the bench (darn, the English messed that one up! ), I use cut ring terminals for more permanent connections or high power stuff.

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