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Posi-Products™ Car Speaker Connectors

8 wiring connectors for installing car speakers

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Posi-Products™ Car Speaker Connectors

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Posi-Products connectors help make your electrical connections fast, easy, and reliable with no crimping, soldering, or messy tape. Just strip your stranded wires, insert them in the caps, and then hand tighten the two caps together — the wire ends get locked between opposing cone shapes to create a water-, dirt-, vibration-, and heat-proof housing. You get a strong, low-resistance electrical connection, and you can reuse the connectors, too.

Posi-Products connectors help make your electrical connections fast, easy, and reliable with no crimping, soldering, or messy tape. Just strip your stranded wires, insert them in the caps, and then hand tighten the two caps together — the wire ends get locked between opposing cone shapes to create a water-, dirt-, vibration-, and heat-proof housing. You get a strong, low-resistance electrical connection, and you can reuse the connectors, too.

The Mobile Electronics Series Connector Kits come with various assortments of special Posi-Lock® and Posi-Tap™ connectors with gold-plated contacts to integrate your aftermarket equipment into your vehicle's electrical system. Experienced installers have selected the contents of each kit carefully, so you can be sure you'll have all the right connectors necessary to get the job done.

This Speaker Connector Kit comes with 8 Posi-Tap tap connectors so you can hook up aftermarket speakers to your existing speaker wires. Warranty: 30 days.

The design of these wire connectors made the wiring part very simple. Happy not to have to crimp connectors. Also, simplifies rewiring in case I have to replace wires etc. Great design.

Joseph, Captain Cook, HI

What's in the Box:

  • 8 Clear Posi-Tap connectors
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Posi-Products™ Car Speaker Connectors Reviews

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Simplifies wiring

Written by: Joseph from Captain Cook, HI on July 18, 2016

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The design of these wire connectors made the wiring part very simple. Happy not to have to crimp connectors. Also, simplifies rewiring in case I have to replace wires etc. Great design.

Pros: Fast and easy to connect wires

Cons: none

Easy installation!

Written by: ANT.C from San Francisco, CA on June 2, 2016

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These connectors are very easy. i was a little confused when i first got them. I didn't know these where T-Tap type connectors. Anyways, they do not make speaker harness adapters for my car (14 Focus ST). I used the stock housing from the stock speaker to mount my new speakers... did not have a soldering iron so these where the next best thing. I didn't hack the stock plugs, so incase i want to replace/upgrade/solder whatever, i can still use the stock plug. These connectors fit easily on the cars stock 18 guage wires. I connected it with 16 gauge wires with no issues. These are a little pricey but worth it. Will buy again.

Pros: Easy install Removable Reusable

Cons: Price Not sold anywhere else except the manufacturer website

Great

Written by: Coolguyc from Port Saint Lucie, FL on April 7, 2016

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Easy to use

Pros: Great and secure

Cons: None

Good ole connectors

Written by: James from GA on January 5, 2016

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Connects wires just fine.

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They work but...

Written by: Thomas from Missouri on July 6, 2015

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I didn't end up using these as I wanted a more permanent connection.

Pros: Easy to connect 2 wires together.

Cons: Any time you add weight and the possibility of a short due to a loose screw on a wire splice...that's not a good thing. Especially if it means taking a door panel off to fix the issue.

Great Product!!

Written by: B from Florida on June 24, 2015

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These little gems make the job simple. Quick, easy, and secure way to connect the wires.

Pros: Easy

Cons: None

Work just like they are supposed to

Written by: Steve from North Carolina on April 6, 2015

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These connectors work just fine and did not appear to damage any of the copper wiring.

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Written by: Stephen C. from Nevada on March 25, 2015

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"Piece of cake"

Pros: simple and secure

Cons: a little bulky

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Written by: Adam G. from Freeman Spur, IL on March 2, 2015

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I will use this for anything for my small jobs

Pros: This is for the beginners

Cons: Not for the highend stereos i think, expertly for something using a amp for the inside speakers

Quick and Easy

Written by: Chris from New Jersey on January 20, 2015

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Great product, quick and easy installation.

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Worked Well

Written by: r from Worcester, MA on January 7, 2015

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Work very well, directions included not great but they do work well

Pros: Easy to use once you know how

Cons: Directions included not great, see internet

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Written by: barn from New York on November 22, 2014

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great connection, real time saver

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A big help

Written by: RayS. from McClellandtown,Pennsylvania on November 5, 2014

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A big help with installation.

Pros: Made hookup so much easier.

Cons: None

Great Product

Written by: Robwill from South Point, OH on August 1, 2014

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Great product, makes connected wires so easy. Would definitely recommend.

Pros: Easy to use, solid connections

Cons: None

A little expensive but worth it

Written by: 1fatdude from Tampa, FL on April 17, 2014

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This is a great product that simplifies wiring and speed the whole install up. A bit pricey, though, if you are doing alot of them.

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Super Handy

Written by: Steve from Washington, DC on April 15, 2014

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These T-Connectors are a charm to use. Very quickly allows you to splice a second wire to a continuous existing wire. Works fast and saves a tremendous amount of time particularly in working with difficult to work with small gauge wires.

Pros: Great Invention

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Posi-Products™ Car Speaker Connectors

Written by: Anonymous from Orlando on March 21, 2014

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Amazing great product

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easy install!

Written by: Anonymous from kansas city, mo on February 4, 2014

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MAKES FOR A VERY EASY INSTALL!

Pros: Easy to use

Cons: None

Awesome product

Written by: Adam from Ballston spa ny on January 6, 2014

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These things are awesome. I had to make a tap in a tight location and these were the ticket. You can not lose with these taps.

Pros: Super easy and compact

Cons: None

OK for minor connections

Written by: Mike from Forney, TX. on December 7, 2013

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Used these for brake switch and reverse cam connections. Would not trust them for a speaker connection, but that may be because I'm old school.

Pros: Easy to use

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wire connectors

Written by: RDS from Washington,NJ on August 1, 2013

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Best product of its kind-can be removed without damage to wire

Pros: easy to attach positive connection

Cons: none

Posi-ProductsT Car Speaker Connectors

Written by: Alan Gill from Marcus Hook, Pa on May 14, 2013

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I used this product to connect an amplifier in my 2010 Camaro. I was able to make excellent connections without ruining the wires in the fatory harness. This was important to me in case I ever want to return the Camaro to the factory configuration in case i ever decide to sell the car.

Pros: Easy to use without cutting wires, made excellent connections.

Cons: None

Very Nice

Written by: Rhfactor from Tucson, Az. on May 1, 2013

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The instructions on the package were kind of difficult for me to understand. But after I figured the correct procedures to install it was very easy and also fun to do.

Pros: Very nice product. worked as advertised. Make sure to use recommended gauge wire on proper end.

Cons: May be a little bit too plastiky.

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezey

Written by: Me from North Alabama on December 15, 2012

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Easy to use and a great design

Pros: Easy

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Like them

Written by: Butchdog from Bemidji, MN on August 19, 2012

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Although I didn't need them I've used these products before and really like them.

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fast and easy

Written by: Wayne G from Slidell,La on May 3, 2012

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These are as good as it gets. No more wire nuts or soldering!

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

Worth it

Written by: Aaron from Southern NH on March 30, 2012

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Great little product that makes wiring speakers a breeze. So easy to use I didn't quite think it was working, until I pulled one apart and saw how well it punctured the factory speaker wire. I actually ran out of these and had to splice two of my replacement speakers with old-fashioned butt connectors... what a pain compared with these beauties. I like that everything is contained, too - no electrical tape needed. Well worth the $12!

Pros: Quick and easy way to connect speaker wire without soldering or splicing with butt connectors.

Cons: Pricey, but worth it.

Great connectors - saves time

Written by: Anonymous from Fort Knox, KY on March 17, 2011

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These connectors made installing speakers fast and easy. I had some wires in the door that had already been cut short by a previous owner and this made it easy to connect the new speakers because it doesn't involve stripping any outer insulator from the wire. If you want to save time get these connectors.

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Do you like to solder?

Written by: John from Snohomish, Wa on May 27, 2009

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I actually did a controlled experiment. Not due to forsight, but rather due to failing memory. I had forgotten that I bought the conectors and put my first set of car speakers in using traditional soldering. Then I found the conectors and used them on my second set of speakers. My conclusion is that they are very easy to use, quick, and they work when you are done. But if you are comfortable with soldering, then they are not worth the cost.

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These things are dynamite!!!

Written by: RON from Irvine CA on March 10, 2009

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These state of the art butt plugs made short work of installing after market speakers into my Nissan Titan. There was no plug and play harness available for my truck and splicing myself w/pliers was not something I wanted to do and so I was presented with these by one of the helpful advisors. I am glad I took the advice and used these. They are so easy to use, I had my 5 yr. old daughter copy me because she wanted to help and she got the concept real quick. I had to tighten the one she did until it was snug, ofcourse...but she did the rest, got bored after that one and then I was on my own again, but that just goes to show you, that if a 5yr. old can figure this out and do it, so can you and that is how easy they are to use.

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Quick and simple!

Written by: Rob from California on March 5, 2007

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I used these products to assist me in wiring in two seperate 4-channel amps. Worked great and was just glad it saved me from doing some soldering and gave me a good strong connection point. Whether you're an installer or just an average Joe on the street trying to hook your own stuff up, these will make your efforts much simpler.

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Features

Overview: This Speaker Connector Kit comes with 8 Posi-Tap tap connectors so you can connect aftermarket speakers to your existing speaker wires. Posi-Tap connectors allow you to tap into wires without cutting or stripping them. Each connector has a tapered design and a threaded cap on each end. Just insert wire to be tapped into the large cap (this is the Tap end) and hand tighten into the barrel. The conductor point pierces the tapped wire without compromising its conductive integrity. Insert the stripped wire through the small cap (this is the Accessory end), then tighten. An internal conductor runs the length of the Posi-Tap, giving you a solid electrical connection. The Posi-Tap connectors are vibration proof, fully insulated, and reusable.

Dimensions:

  • Clear Posi-Tap Connectors: compatible with 18 gauge wire on the Tap end and 14-20 gauge wire on the Accessory end
    • Length: 1.25"
    • Maximum Diameter: 0.385"
    • Width of Slot in Large Cap (Tap end): 0.07"
    • Diameter of Hole in Small Cap (Accessory end): 0.15"

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I've used these connectors on all my electronics and between driving a jeep for several years and boating, these connections stay together! [ JOHN W  Jun 19, 2016 ]
Simple, easy to use. [ Steven  May 30, 2016 ]
To make connecting new speaker wires a simpler and more effective process [ Matt  May 23, 2016 ]
easy to setup [ Guillermo  May 12, 2016 ]
it was listed in the guide section [ Devin  Apr 26, 2016 ]
Ease of installation. Soldering is messy, tape is overrated... [ A  Apr 07, 2016 ]
To secure speaker wire connections quickly and easily. [ Andrew  Mar 15, 2016 ]
Heard they are a good and fast paced product... [ theodore  Mar 13, 2016 ]
RECOMMENDED BY JENNY, LOOKS LIKE A GOOD EASY TO USE PRODUCT. Jenny's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=112 [ Cayetano  Feb 22, 2016 ]
Work as advertised. [ LARRY  Feb 12, 2016 ]
Looks like a convenient way to splice wires without having to cut, use solder, or tape. And you can leave the Factory ends on your wires. [ Brian E.  Jan 01, 2016 ]

2 questions already asked

These taps are compatible with 18 gauge wire on the Tap end and 14-20 gauge wire on the Accessory end. [ Jeff  Aug 31, 2015 ]  Staff
All you need is the 8 that come in the package just connect the factory wires to the new speaker wires and your good to go they work great [ JOE  Jul 30, 2014 ]
Ethan, from what you have stated, 8 should be enough. [ ANDREW  Jul 30, 2014 ]
wrong type of connector for that job-this product was used to tap speaker outputs for a subwoofer installation that could be transfered to another vehicle in the future with minimal intrusion to the original wiring [ Robert  Jul 30, 2014 ]
I ended up not using these, the professional installer had their own but you'll use 2 for each speaker, one positive and one negative. If you want to be sure you have enough get another one, they're cheap all things considered and you can use them for any other wire connecting jobs in the future. Hope that helps! [ DARRIN  Jul 30, 2014 ]
Yes, 8 connectors is enough for wiring two front speakers and two rear speakers, if you are connecting your new speaker wires to your head unit/radio. You should only need two connectors per speaker. one for the positive wire and one for the negative wire. If you wanted to have extra connectors in case one of them gets damaged somehow, then you might want to buy 2 packs. hope this helps out. [ JOSEPH  Jul 30, 2014 ]
Two per speaker so 8 should be enough [ darrenh  Jul 30, 2014 ]
I believe that is all you need. However, I did not do the installation. [ KEVIN E  Jul 30, 2014 ]
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