On-Q Banana Plugs
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Excellent. Very well made.
Pros: Have not installed as of yet.
Item # 717WP34831 | MFR # WP348301
Price Break: -$3.50
Excellent. Very well made.
John, Marrero, LA
Average Customer Review(s):
Excellent. Very well made.
Pros: Have not installed as of yet.
Love the screw type banana plugs. Would not go any other way! Thanks for introducing them to me.
Make hook-up much easier.
They work well and look nice. Are heavy, and feel like a quality connector.
Seems like a plug haven't noticed and sound degradation I've using just wire. Super secure connection from wire to plug with two small screws anchoring the wire. Fits 12 ga wire perfectly. Only issue is there're like an inch to long. I thought all Speaker terminals would be created equal but I guess not. I have a JL sub/box combo. Bought these to make taking the box out from under my F150 seat a breeze and it does work great for that.
Pros: Easy hookup and removal of sub box.
Cons: An inch to long for my terminal.
A little tedious to assemble, but well worth the end result
Great product..good conductivity
Very simple to install and good quality. Makes a very clean installation when attaching speaker wires to amplifier.
Pros: Good quality, easy to install.
Full disclosure - I have yet to use the On-Q plugs I received with my order. I already had another brand of banana plugs that I used for the rest of my install and I wanted them to match. This review will be based on appearance and construction, not usage. The On-Q banana plugs are made the proper way (in my opinion), in that the barrel unscrews and removes from the *front* (over the banana plug). This is great in that you don't have to remember to slide the barrel over the wire first before connecting the wire. Just insert wire into the plug and tighten the set screws, then slide the barrel over the front of the jack and screw into place. Speaking of the barrel, it has a nice knurl on it for good "traction" when screwing and unscrewing. Which brings me to the next feature: twin set screws to hold the wire. This is a fantastic design. Using opposing, but offset, screws to hold the wire allows for a very tight and secure connection. There is no crimping to do, so no crimping tool in needed. Just wire strippers to expose bare wire and a small flat-blade screwdriver for the set screws. Again, I haven't used these yet, so I cannot speak to how well the plug fits into a binding post, but I don't see anything that would give me pause to use it.
Pros: Price Design Ease of use Twin set screws
Cons: None yet!
These were very easy to use, even for a neophyte. Highly recommend them
The banana plugs are good plugs but I prefer the 90-degree over a straight plug when I try to put my interface in my cabinet the straight plugs banana plugs the wire pokes out and does not allow my interface to slide all the way into my cabinet as for the 90 degree banana plugs it allows my interface to slide all the way in the cabinet and my glass doors to close so still good plugs but I prefer the 90-degree
Cons: Not a bad plug actually it's a good plug that I myself like the 90-degree banana plug over the straight 1
New to me and really neat! One of 4 required 2 pair of pliers to open, and the clipspring was damaged but not made inoperable.
These banana plugs are the most niftiest things that anyone can use for speaker wire connections! Great for fast connect and disconnect situations. Well worth the price i paid for them!
Pros: Makes speaker wires a breeze to connect.
Great product super customer service Crutchfields great thanks
Better than I expected. You will need a very small screw driver to make the wire connections and it is very secure when they are tightened. Provides your setup with a professional look.se
Pros: Secure and look great
great quality easy to use and works well
Like the two screw securing. Used with Crutchfield 12g speaker wire and they came out prefect. Friends asked how much I paid for the pro wires.
Pros: Two screws to secure wire Screw on cover
Cons: None thus far
As advertised! Recommend tinning the speaker wire leads with solderbefore inserting the wires into the connector as ND tightening.
Pros: Secure electrical connection
Cons: Required a little prep work
easy to work with - made connections a breeze
Great alternative in both price and quality.
Pros: Solid connection provided the appropriate mini screwdriver.
Cons: connectivity to amp and speakers show off a professional installation.
Screws tiny if u dont have jewelers flat screwdriver it is impossible
Pros: Ez connect to amp
Cons: Need jewelers screwdriver screws very tiny, expensive
Easy to install. There were two screws to keep the wire in, which should give it a secure connection
Pros: Good quality, easy to install
Came with a outdoor sub and amp purchase and I love um.
Pros: Work well and hold wire securely.
Cons: Pricey if you have a lot of speakers for something that is not really necessary, just easier
Great plugs, easy to use. The two screw design to hold the wire down is definitely a good design, I used dielectric grease on the wire to ensure a good connection. These plugs are a great idea if you want a simple and clean way to disconnect the wires instead of fraying the wires every time.
Pros: The two screw design to hold the wire down.
They work perfectly!
Pros: Easy to install
These work great!
These work well.
Pros: Simple, effective, and low cost
These plugs took about 45 minutes to set up on the wiring. 30 minutes of that was looking for one of the screws in the rug because I accidentally opened it up too much and it fell out on my first try. The plugs made speaker installation easy and quick and they work as expected.
Pros: Easy to install speakers with these plugs. And it takes only minutes to attached the wire to the plugs. The speakers sound great so the I know the connectors work well.
Cons: Need to place close attention to how far one opens the screws to insert the wire because they can fall out. The shielding on the plug screws on and can come loose and fall off. Remember to tighten after the wire is attached.
Easy to use, fit well, and stay secure...just what they are designed to do!
Easy to connect to the speaker wire and very easy to hook up to the speakers. Only "complaint" is the enormous box it arrived in loaded with the packing peanuts, seemed a little wasteful.
Pros: Easy to set up and use.
Cons: Hard to find in the box.
Good service from Crutchfield rep.. Plugs were easy to wire up and connect and work as described.
Good solid connection a must have item
These speaker connectors, are's high quality with an incredible finish. In addition, it has a few screws for adjuster cables of the loudspeakers. I'm a fan of digital audio.
Good connectors, however, I don't recommend them when matched with Audioquest X-2 speaker wire. The insulation on the Audioquest speaker wire is too thick to fit these connectors.
These plugs look nice and sort of hi-end. They come in a small plastice slip that fits in an envelop with no branding, elaborate instructions or micro tools. I have read that everyone who knows anything about electronics uses bananas, so will convert my other speakers when I can to.
Pros: 2 of 3 important things with a little product like this came through with flying colors. They look great and made my simple infinity speaker sound louder and clearer than the bare wire
Cons: The major disadvantage was actually placing it on the speaker wire. The wire seemed to big to fit inside the plug and then wraparound with the use of a micro screwdriver (which I don't have) to tighten the wire in place. I had to shove it in there to I noticed some hold and tape it a little with electric tape.
Product Overview: The On Q banana plugs make it easy to terminate your speaker wire. These banana plugs can accept up to 10-gauge speaker wire. The package includes one positive (red striped) and one negative (black striped) banana plug.
Design: Each banana plug consists of two pieces: the banana plug/wire receptor and the color-coded terminal grip. The wire receptor has a 7/16" deep barrel with two set screws for a secure fit. (A 1/8" or 3/32" precision slotted screwdriver is required for the set screws.) The textured grip slips over the plug and screws into place.
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Free [ Paul Jul 12, 2018 ]
To add speakers [ Jeffrey Jun 30, 2018 ]
I didn't [ GREGORY Jun 26, 2018 ]
I did not choose them, and I'm not sure how or why they were included. I don't need them and if anyone reads this you can remove them. Thanks [ Robert Jun 22, 2018 ]
Perfect for outdoor speakers. Allows for quick take down and install when the seasons change without damaging the integrity of the equipment and wires. [ Mark Jun 13, 2018 ]
Free [ Scott Jun 11, 2018 ]
i didnt [ Frank Jun 11, 2018 ]
Free with purchase [ Jeffrey Jun 07, 2018 ]
came free with x125 purchase. [ Anthony May 29, 2018 ]
They were offered free with amp purchase [ Thomas May 29, 2018 ]
necessary item for easy speaker hookup/teardown [ Gerald May 23, 2018 ]
Makes wiring easy to install [ Howard May 13, 2018 ]
They were offered free with the Russound amp I selected. [ James F. May 06, 2018 ]
Quality and the price was right. [ MrRalph Apr 18, 2018 ]
Convenient and saves me having to make them. [ ANIL Apr 13, 2018 ]
I purchased these before from Crutchfield. [ Robert Apr 11, 2018 ]
They are helpfull [ D Apr 10, 2018 ]
It's free [ Charles Mar 26, 2018 ]
free [ mark a. Mar 18, 2018 ]
Like this review on your site. [ Lucius Mar 16, 2018 ]
resolves my problem w/ not having enough speaker jacks and the tech explained / recommended the product.... [ mark Mar 08, 2018 ]
They were offer free [ Walter Mar 02, 2018 ]
FREE! [ Lucas Feb 20, 2018 ]
Should make it easy to remove sub when i need to clean the truck. [ Bruce Feb 14, 2018 ]
I did not choose this, on the order you offered them for free. [ C Jan 29, 2018 ]
They were free with the purchase - .AWESOME! Many Thanks!! [ Dan Jan 21, 2018 ]
Have used this or very similar in the past. [ James Jan 16, 2018 ]
It make connection easier to speakers and more firm. [ MERVYN Jan 15, 2018 ]
came free [ Gerry Jan 10, 2018 ]
came free with amp order [ Jeff Jan 06, 2018 ]
Quality of reviews on this self-crimping connector & your discounted price. [ Greg Jan 06, 2018 ]
Really like banana plugs, my favorite if setup allows. [ Billy Jan 05, 2018 ]
David suggested it [ Deborah Jan 05, 2018 ]
Needed something to get to 35.00 so I could get free shipping . I'm putting in wall speakers in my thetre room so I decided to try these out [ Josh Dec 28, 2017 ]
basic design, with power [ ERNEST Dec 27, 2017 ]
Free item [ ANTHONY Dec 23, 2017 ]
Also free with the purchase of the Audio Amplifier I bought. Thanks again Crutchfield! [ Kevin Dec 13, 2017 ]
free [ Eugene Dec 07, 2017 ]
Adviser recommended [ Don Dec 05, 2017 ]
Needed them for a project [ Joseph Dec 05, 2017 ]
They were free with the item I purchased. Thanks [ James Nov 27, 2017 ]
Will see how they work out. So, not sure yet. [ Newton C. Nov 27, 2017 ]
They were free [ Neel Nov 27, 2017 ]
because they were free [ Craig Nov 27, 2017 ]
It was free. [ Richard Nov 19, 2017 ]
The quality of the product is great. This is the only product I use for my speaker wire needs. The finished product is a clean professional look. I paired these with Crutchfield 12g speaker wire. Outstanding! [ DAVID Nov 16, 2017 ]
Recommended by Colt [ DAVID Oct 05, 2017 ]
Needed for speakers [ jeremy Sep 12, 2017 ]
Need some tight clean connections for a pair of speakers just built; hope these fit the bill. Bought them after reading most + nreviews [ Steve Sep 11, 2017 ]
Wanted a clean connection [ Michael Sep 04, 2017 ]
value [ Gerald Jul 18, 2017 ]
Good product from helpful company. [ Robert Jun 30, 2017 ]
Screw, no crimp [ RICHARD Jun 18, 2017 ]
recommended to me [ Michael Jun 10, 2017 ]
I believe these plugs will fit my Audioquest cable for my outdoor speakers as well as the larger ones worked for my in house speakers. [ CHARLES May 28, 2017 ]
Great option for connecting my outdoor speakers. [ JIM May 14, 2017 ]
I 'chose' the On-Q Banana Plugs because they were free with the AudioSource AMP210 which I purchased. It is a nice touch for Crutchfield to include them with my Amp purchase. [ Brad Apr 25, 2017 ]
My order automaticly added them [ David Apr 12, 2017 ]
To complete a secure connection between the source and the speaker [ John Mar 05, 2017 ]
Less expensive than Monsters, and sufficient for modest gauge wires. [ Michael Feb 06, 2017 ]
Best rated and reviewed --> this is based on what i could find on the Crutchfield site as well as others. [ Charles Jan 13, 2017 ]
Well it looks a lot easier than the type that I had to crimp. Plus it looks more solid for plug in and unplugging. Thank you .Roger [ LIZ Dec 08, 2016 ]
much easier to plug into back of amp other than bear wire [ MICHAEL Nov 29, 2016 ]
Banana plugs make wire connection easy. I have struggled with stripped wires in the past. These plugs are cost effective. [ JOE Nov 26, 2016 ]
With the built in wall plates these make for easy connect/disconnects [ Alan Nov 17, 2016 ]
I have some monster cable plugs, but they are way too big for the 14 gauge wire I am using now. [ M Aug 19, 2016 ]
Solid construction, good price. [ walter Jan 12, 2016 ]
Need them and don't have crimping tool [ Dennis Dec 13, 2015 ]