banana plug


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banana plug

[bə′nan·ə ‚pləg]
(electricity)
A plug having a spring-metal tip shaped like a banana and used on test leads or as terminals for plug-in components.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Significant Tech Feature: The integrated test sockets allow engineers to use 2.3-mm banana plugs for continuity, voltage, and current tests to ensure high-quality readings.
Recessed at the speaker's base are two gold-plated five-way binding posts that can accommodate bare wire, spade lugs, or banana plugs. One caution.
EASILY CONNECT DOUBLE BANANA PLUGS to safety-rated banana jacks.
The most basic connectivity is screw terminals, but other options include thermocouple jacks, BNC connectors, banana plugs, and LEMO connectors.
The unit also features new rounded front-panel styling, A/ B speaker switching, onscreen display as well as large front-panel fluorescent display with DSP program character display, two-way binding type speaker terminals which will accept banana plugs or audiophile gauge cable, and a learning-capable remote control.
The test leads, pin plugs, banana plugs and shrink tubing seems go together to replace worn out test leads."
The six sets of speaker connections are all five-way binding posts that will accommodate large spade lugs, banana plugs, and bare wire.
The six sets of stereo speaker connections are all five-way binding posts that will accommodate large spade lugs, banana plugs, and bare wire.
It has switch-selectable ranges, and it is terminated with safety shrouded banana plugs on 5' leads, making it IP-compatible with most multi-meters.
The speaker leads were terminated with dual banana plugs at the receiver's outputs.
Both styles are offered with eight attachment methods and accept standard 4 mm banana plugs with the surrounding or sheath insulation such as commonly used on digital multimeters (DMMs).
The posts will accept bare wire, spade lugs, and banana plugs. However, the posts' interior wells are a bit shallow, and I found that standard banana plugs (I used Vampire dual plugs for this review) could not be inserted up to the collar.