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#122961 - 01/05/06 02:11 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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It's not particularly feasible to use banana plugs with the QS series; they do stick out. Bare wire is a (slightly) more reliable connection, anyway...
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#122962 - 01/05/06 03:26 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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It sounds like I should just install the banana clips on the receiver end. That is the only one that takes a long time.
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#122963 - 01/05/06 03:37 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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Amen to that, brother. That's how I've got it; bananas on the receiver, bare wire on the speakers.
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#122964 - 01/05/06 04:10 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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What banana's are you using? $7 a pair looks pricy to me.

I'm liking these $4 ones, dual, less work. I really don't think gold matters.
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#122965 - 01/05/06 04:52 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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Dan:
Make sure the receiver will take "dual".... sometimes the spacing isn't right!

I'm using these which I got at Radio Shack:

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#122966 - 01/05/06 06:12 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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Nice heatshrinking!
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#122967 - 01/05/06 06:28 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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Nice heatshrinking!




Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think those are crimping banana clips. There is heatshrinking around the metal crimping part, which you...crimp.
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#122968 - 01/05/06 06:49 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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Oh, Dan...

I mean the heatshrink bit. I know those are crimping or screw type.
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#122969 - 01/05/06 07:15 PM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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Oh, my point was that when I saw them in the store, crimping things usually always have some sort of plastic covering or "heatshrink" included.

Like here

But yes, it looks very nice.
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#122970 - 01/06/06 09:27 AM Re: Question from the Technologically Challenged
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in case anyone doesn't know, you can use banana plugs on QS-8s if you use the Full Metal Brackets. those'll give you enough clearance. i'm not sure about the QS-4s though...
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