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#154708 - 12/30/06 10:18 PM What type of speaker wire terminal is this?
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This picture is from one of the 2-channel modular amps, the epm-2150, that slide into the Emotiva MPS-1 chassis. I've never noticed speaker wire terminals like this one. How would you attach 12AWG speaker wire to this? On one forum somone told me they looked spring loaded where you push in on the side and then place the bare wire in place. Another person told me they look like 12V Trigger jacks, in which they would come off and they have a set screw that compresses the connecter?

Does this sound right? The second picture is that of the same thing in their monoblock module, the epm-300, notice it has regular speaker terminals.




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#154709 - 12/30/06 10:23 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: SirQuack]
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I've seen that before, on old pro amps. I have no idea how it connects though, although I suspect that 12 gauge is out of the question.
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#154710 - 12/30/06 10:46 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: SirQuack]
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If you're talkin about the light green connectors, I have seen similar connectors on PLC equipment used to control factory automation. I think they had small set screws. I would have to locate some at work and take a peek, as it has been awhile. i guess I am trying to say they are probably generic electronic connectors. No idea about 12 gauge wire. I maybe could come up with one of these connectors, to determine max wire size


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#154711 - 12/30/06 10:46 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: Ken.C]
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Gee, Randy, thanks for directing me to that overly tempting site, with its strangely inexpensive amplifiers...

BTW, where did you get those pictures? I can't find them anywhere on the site.
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#154712 - 12/30/06 10:52 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: Ken.C]
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something is wierd happening here.
I cant even see the picture. I also have noticed forums I have edited my message, I dont see the edits ?

anyway, do you think that is the same connector ?
It is a resistance weld controller. I believe those wires are used to sync the control circuit to the main 480 and/or secondary current sensing.
http://www.medar.com/controls/brands/medar/3005kittripack.html

I sorta am confused about why i dont see the original photo
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#154713 - 12/30/06 10:55 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: Randy_Perkins]
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Ok
this all makes sense if SirQuacks name is Randy ??

is it ?
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#154714 - 12/30/06 11:06 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: Randy_Perkins]
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SirQuack is Randy.
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#154715 - 12/30/06 11:09 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: Ken.C]
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Yep Randy here also.

Well, the first picture was from AV123.com and the second picture was from Hometheaterhifi review on Emotiva's review link. Audioholics also has done some nice reviews in the past.

I found some spec's and they call those terminal "detachable screw-in"? hmm

Emotiva has been partnered with AV123 (they sell Rocket speakers) for several years, but recently started their own "Store" website and not going through AV123 anymore.

I just purchased the MPS-1 and two of the 300 monoblocks for now, with plans to expand as budget allows.

http://emotiva.com/mps1.html


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#154716 - 12/30/06 11:20 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: SirQuack]
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Randy, my guess is the top picture is the front portion of the module that slides into the chasis, and the lower picture is the rear where you will connect your speaker wires.
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#154717 - 12/30/06 11:28 PM Re: What type of speaker wire terminal is this? [Re: HomeDad]
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Actualy, the top picture is that of the 2-channel epm-2150 amp, top left being the back, top right being the part that slides into the amp.

The bottom picture is the 1-channel monoblock epm-300 amps, 7 of them inside the chassis.

Here is a pic of the 300's in place with one being slid in...The MPS-1 with 7 epm-300's weighs over 115lbs. Each amp having its own power supply and toroidal transformer. Gene Dellasalla's review on Audioholics gave it very high marks for the quality of all the components and the best capacitors, not to mention how it performed at one of his relatives columbian party's.

http://www.audioholics.com/productreviews/avhardware/emotivaMPS1p1.php


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