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XS Power Short Brass Posts

Pair of 12-volt battery terminal posts (model PN 580)

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XS Power 12-volt batteries give you plenty of juice to start your ride or power your high-performance audio system. If you're using your XS Power battery to start your car, you'll need a set of battery posts. These PN 580 brass posts are for vehicles that use "short style" battery posts. They feature M6 threads and come with stainless steel hex-head bolts that are built to last. These posts work with most XS Power 12-volt deep-cycle batteries, and you can also use them with XS Power's exclusive i-BAR battery fit system. Warranty: 1 year.

XS Power Short Brass Posts Reviews

Average Customer Review:

10 Reviews

Battery posts

Written by: Mike W. from winchester, VA on February 4, 2016

These brass battery posted are constructed well. I have a kill switch on my car. I wanted to modify it to my needs. The brass battery post I found threw Crutchfield allowed me to do this without a problem.

Thanks Crutchfield

Pros: Very well made.

Cons: There are none

No issues

Written by: Steve from Wisconsin on May 30, 2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

No issues with install, make sure not to over tighten them per instructions.

Pros: Good solid connections, easy to install.

Cons: I guess I've read that some people have trouble making their terminal leads fit, but I didn't have any issues with mine fitting. I guess if there was any issue with it at all, it would be the rounded shape of them. Why not make them a straight cylindrical tube shape?

Sweet posts!

Written by: TI from Lodi, CA on July 30, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Kind of a bummer they are not included with battery, but not hat big of a deal.

Pros: Easy install!

Cons: None


Written by: AlbertoV from Miami, FL on July 17, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great product. Great price and quality

Pros: Great materials

Cons: None

Great Product

Written by: Kalamity from Las Vegas on May 30, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fits the D3400 perfectly and it give you the option of staying with regular battery terminals and or placing ring terminals through the screw proceeded.

Pros: Great quality

Cons: None

Brass Posts

Written by: Jason from Encinitas, CA on May 9, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works like its supposed to. Pretty basic, but good.



Manufacturer's defect, undersized, can't be used

Written by: Bill from Missouri on April 24, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I ordered this item for use with a small battery in a car prepared for autocross competition. The vehicle uses standard OEM SAE battery terminals on the battery cables. The cables are less than a year old, purchased new from the vehicle manufacturer and remain in like new condition (not stretched). I installed the posts on the battery and then attempted to attach the terminals to the posts. The clamping bolts on the terminals were tightened completely, and the terminals would not pull snugly against the posts. I removed the new battery and compared it to the standard OEM battery, and found that both the XS Power positive and negative posts were 1.5 mm undersized. And the taper from the base of the terminals to the top is much, much sharper than a standard SAE battery terminal. The XS battery posts are unusable with any standard size terminals or OEM battery cables.

Pros: None

Cons: Too small in diameter, ~7% under standard SAE. Manufacturer's defect.

Great quality

Written by: chamoy20006 from Del Valle, Tx on April 22, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Bought these for my D3400 super easy to install and they are well built.

Pros: easy to install

Cons: none

Installation instructions

Written by: Mick from Lexington, KY on April 10, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works well, they are different sizes for common battery posts that use different size posts to keep you from accidentally installing with reverse polarity, so when installing put the wider diameter one on the positive terminal.

Pros: Perfect fitment to OEM posts.

Cons: Could be made out of aluminum for better power transfer.

XS Power Short Brass Posts

Written by: BobG from pottstown, pa. on June 10, 2013

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

fit good and work great


Cons: wish they came with the battery

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What's in the box?

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  • 2 Top post terminals (short)
  • 2 Machine screws

Product Research


Compatibility: While the 580 short posts are compatible with all i-BAR rails and all XS Power batteries with 6mm post inserts (all we carry), if the areas around the battery's posts are recessed the 586 tall posts might be a better choice (item number 122586).

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