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09-01-2004, 05:18 PM
Probably this question is too simple for experienced hands, but I've just bought my first Pioneer NSDV99 system, and I'm learning as I go along.I'm upgrading the speaker cables to QED Orig, and I want to know if I need to terminate the cable on spades/plugs/etc before connecting to the spring clip fittings on the speakers. One possible problem is the very small apertures (2.5 mm x 3.00mm) on the speakers. Are there suitable size plugs or spades that don't cost the earth? I would appreciate any advice.
09-01-2004, 06:07 PM
Welcome to AVTalk! :clap:
Moved to a more relevant forum as you'll likely get more specific answers here than in the General chat forum. :thumbup:
09-01-2004, 07:09 PM
you can buy crimp-on micro plugs that will go into a Springclip fitting. Spades and ordinary banana plugs won't normally work however.
Fairly certain that you can get the tiny ones from Maplin if that helps.
09-01-2004, 07:19 PM
Radioshack do them too, they call them pins.
10-01-2004, 03:42 PM
I want to know if I need to terminate the cable on spades/plugs/etc before connecting to the spring clip fittings on the speakers.
You don't have to, no :)~:-)~:smile:
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