Binding Post - Black

This is a black insulated binding post. These binding posts do accept banana plugs, and are a great way to connect single-wire leads. The colored cap screws up and down, and is designed to clamp on the connecting wire.

These binding posts are sold individually. We also carry a similar red binding post.

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  • Any info regarding dimensions, drill & thread size?

  • No datasheet with dimensions?

  • So, is this like the "female" for the banana plugs?

  • In case anyone else is wondering like I was; These binding posts fit banana jacks fairly snuggly, but not 100%. I think this is so when you try to unscrew the binding post it doesn't start backing whatever banana plug you have plugged in out.
    These are of fairly crappy quality. I guess that's what you get when you pay 35 cents each, but I ordered quite a few of both colors (red and black) and many of the black ones came scuffed up and looking poor and one of the screws on a red one had snapped so the whole thing was falling apart. If you can afford higher quality then don't get these.

    • I know this is a very delayed response, but it sounds like your posts arrived damaged due to shipping. If that ever happens, please contact us at techsupport@sparkfun.com and we will get those replaced for you.

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Do you like frustration? If so, these are for you

Hard to seat and don't lock on to boards and hold as you tighten. Connection was buggy until I overtightened it, worked in the end, but not well. Didn't try banana plugs on, but the pin screw down connector doesn't hold pins well at all.

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Not great

The plastic feels cheap, isn't very precise and as a result the screw is hard to turn. The hole in the post is also far from the flat part, so clamping a wire in it usually ruins the end of the wire. I put this next to red posts bought on mouser and the difference is night and day, spend an extra 20 cents to get something better than this