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4mm Soldered Banana Plugs : Where to Buy?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by joust, Jul 26, 2003.

  1. joust

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    Hi All,

    I'm just about to start making up some FFRC speaker cables for my LR fronts (and may also have somwtime to use the workshop at work). I have followed the links in the sticky, but they don't seem to work anymore. Can anybody point me to a good website to buy 4 pairs of solderable banana plugs (if they sell good quality solder that would be good also)?


    Cheers


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    menalaus ones are the best 4mm plug I have used. Worth every penny. Large contact area

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    Hi Gordon,

    Are these solderable and where can I find them?


    Joust
     
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    MENALAUS is the name of the first respondant to you rquery. He posted a link to the ones that I recommend from CPC in Preston. They are crimp and solder types. They are cheap and great.
    They also fit BFA style connections on some UK amplifiers as well as 4mm sockets

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    That link doesn't work. Could you give more details on these parts so I can try to find them by browsing, or alternatively post a new link?

    Thanks
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    It worked for me when it was posted. Now it doesn't...

    CPC Product code

    red CN01999
    black CN03001

    4mm stackable test plugs holllow



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    Cheers guys
     
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    Hi Gordon are these easy to fit? I need some new banana plugs as mine have come loose and I want to bi-wire and bi-amp. Do I need a special crimping tool and a special type of solder. Will any soldering iron do the job?

    Tracey
     
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    No special crimp tool. Just some pliers. 60/40 solder and a decent iron.

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    Thanks Gordon, I've never soldered anything before but I know a man who has!
     
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    If I wanted to use a crimping tool on these plugs, for consistency, which tool would I need to buy?
     
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    2003...im suprised im still alive
     
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    Congratulations on making it to 2009! I realise it's an old thread but I've been trawling the Internet for ages looking for advice on how best to crimp these plugs, without much success.
     

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