the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
icon

wiring to amplifier terminals


Post ReplyPost New Topic
< Prev Topic Next Topic >
clintks 
Member - Posts: 1
Member spacespace
Joined: October 28, 2015
Location: Kansas, United States
Posted: October 28, 2015 at 7:39 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote clintks
When hooking wires to amp i have always just used to screws to clamp bare wire into the connectors on amp. Is there a better way to do it? Thanks in advance.
haemphyst 
Platinum - Posts: 5,053
Platinum spaceThis member has been recognized as an authority in Electrical Theory. Click here for more info.spaceThis member has been recognized as an authority in Mobile Audio and Video. Click here for more info.spacespace
Joined: January 19, 2003
Location: Michigan, Bouvet Island
Posted: October 29, 2015 at 4:31 AM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote haemphyst
Well... yes, and no.
Appearance-wise, yes. I've always thought the time spent to put nice terminals with boots onto the ends of my install wires was worth the effort, and it also guarantees no strays between terminals, thus safer.
Electrically, no. ANY additional connection can be a loss point, if not properly addressed. Will these probably tiny losses make a huge difference? Absolutely not, but if you want to do it correctly, a solid, proper crimp (mechanical portion of the connection) followed by a solder of the connection (to address electrical conductivity) is the way I will always do it.
As I have always considered myself a true perfectionist and very willing to go above and beyond, your mileage may vary. wiring to amplifier terminals -- posted image.
It all reminds me of something that Molière once said to Guy de Maupassant at a café in Vienna: "That's nice. You should write it down."

If you wish to post a reply to this topic, you must first login.
If you are not already registered, you must first register.

  Printable version Printable version Post ReplyPost New Topic
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot create polls in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

  •  
Search the12volt.com
Follow the12volt.com Follow the12volt.com on Facebook
Sunday, August 14, 2022 • Copyright © 1999-2022 the12volt.com, All Rights Reserved Privacy Policy & Use of Cookies
Disclaimer: *All information on this site ( the12volt.com ) is provided "as is" without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to fitness for a particular use. Any user assumes the entire risk as to the accuracy and use of this information. Please verify all wire colors and diagrams before applying any information.

Secured by Sectigo
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
Support the12volt.com
Top
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer