Onkyo say banana plug compatible speaker posts - not

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  1. oldnick666

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    I bought a set of 12 banana plugs prior to getting the Onkyo and low and behold, they dont fit the speaker posts :mad:

    Had to struggle like hell to get my bi-wired cables into the crappy screw terminals.
     
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    You did remove the small plastic bungs from each of the binding posts? Didn't you?
     
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    D'oh! I'll go have a closer look :suicide:
     
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    Well, I've unscrewed one of the red terminals and have it in my hand. There appears to be a a black inner part - cant see how you get that out :confused:
     
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    Bugger! All I need was a pin!

    Banana plugs here I come!

    Thanks very much for the reply!
     
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    No problem, the easiest way of removing them, is to get a small wood screw and screw it in just enough to grip the plastic, and they will pull out quite easily.
     
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    Great thanks very much - I love the power of fourms!

    It raises the question - what purpose do the little bungs serve?! Why bother!
     
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    Its something to do with EU Health & Safety regs.
     
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    Oh please, not health and bloody safety!!!

    2 things get me going - health and safety!
    - political correctness!

    Don't get me started!!

    (The screw worked a treat)
     
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    I always find a good screw helps.....:rolleyes:
     

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