binding post


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binding post

[′bīn·diŋ ‚pōst]
(electricity)
A manually turned screw terminal used for making electrical connections.

binding post

binding post
A post attached to an electric cable, wire, or apparatus, for making a connection to it conveniently.

binding post

The connecting terminals on a power amplifier or speaker. Also called "posts" or "terminals," high-end stereo equipment often uses gold-plated binding posts with screw caps that make tight connections. Five-way binding posts are also used that accept several connector types. Low-end bindings use spring clips, which are lifted while the bare wire is inserted and then released. See banana connector.
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The procedure of setting up and operating the comparator may be outlined as follows: A dry cell is connected to each of the four pairs of binding posts so marked.
Hookups are via gold-plated, 5-way binding posts and each weighs in at about 16 pounds.
fittings are the most solid speaker binding posts I have ever seen.
Each 6-Series speaker comes standard with audiophile quality gold-plated five-way binding posts, and accepts banana plugs (4mm), spades (3/8"), pins or bare wire to provide pure signal transfer and ultimate connection flexibility.
To a pair of speakers using standard binding posts with 50 watts per channel amplification, the selected input is delivered as L/R analogue audio.
Alternatively, speaker leads from a receiver [or other power amp speaker outputs] can be connected to the speaker level input binding posts.
Each 422 speaker comes standard with audiophile quality gold-plated five-way binding posts, and accepts banana plugs (4mm), spades (3/8"), pins or bare wire to provide pure signal transfer and ultimate connection flexibility.
The gold-plated, five-way binding posts on the rear of the cabinet are also of very high quality.
Each 522D-SS Dipole/Bipole surround speaker comes standard with audiophile quality gold-plated five-way binding posts that provide greater flexibility in connecting speaker wires.
Two pairs of gold-plated 5-way binding posts with gold-plated hex nuts are mounted in a recess on the enclosure back.
The Components: The power amplifier's rear panel is basic: power cord connection (the power cords are all separate), two pairs of 5-way binding posts, and RCA jacks to feed a subwoofer.