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Will crimping ferrules on 2.5mm2 wire make more reliable connection to screw banana plugs?

I have a lot of 4mm banana plugs intended for at most 6mm2 wire that are connected to the wire using a screw connection. I use them with both 6mm2 wire and 2.5mm2 wire. I have found that the screw ...
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Is there a double-contact banana plug? [closed]

I want to create a kids toy, where is a CPLD (like GAL22V10D) taken as a sample, so I need to shorts column lines and row lines with some big connector. It will be most obvious and accessibly if the ...
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What is the technical name for the "cap" on the multimeter probe's banana plug (or socket)?

Unlike the test leads that come with most portable, pocket size multimeters, the benchtop multimeter's test probe I had has a "cap" that sits tightly on and covers the banana plug. I'm ...
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Why do banana plugs need these holes?

Why do banana plugs need these holes?
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Banana connector confusion [Male and Female?]

I recently bought few pairs(male and female(that's what I asked for)) of banana connectors for my home project. I didn't check what the storekeeper gave me because I never had any complains with what ...
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How can I tell if my banana fits in the banana hole?

Are all banana plugs the same? Can I use these Fluke brand banana plugs and plug them in to this Extech brand phase rotation tester? Will they fit? What defines banana plugs anyway? Is there an ISO ...
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Speaker input connector [closed]

I want to buy connectors which are generally at the input of speakers or amps. I have attached a picture below. What are these plugs called? I cannot find these on Digikey. Thank you for your help?
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Mysterious Ports on Oscilloscope

I have an old Protek P-3502C Oscilloscope that I picked up second hand from my school. It has proven to be a great way to learn how to use oscillocopes, and has helped me with diagnostics as well. ...
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Replace vintage speaker connection by modern one

So, I have a vintage Pioneer hi-fi installation and I want to use it in a recording studio. It features two passive speakers and one amplifier. My problem is that the speakers need to be connected to ...
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Lab power supply to breadboard

Recently I purchased a lab power supply, with banana jack output. Are there any specialized products that snap onto the breadboard on which you can connect banana jacks to deliver power to the board? ...
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How to wire screw type banana jacks

I recently purchased some of these: Digi-Key Banana Jack. Unfortunately, I'm new and there isn't the supporting documentation I need to be able to determine how they're to be used. Unlike other ...
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Is there some kind of jumper for banana plugs?

I have a three-phase cable harness (low voltage) for connecting to a motor. I have it connectorized so I can easily plug/unplug the motor. I would like to insert a short inline cable so I can measure ...
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