Binding Posts

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the Binding Posts category on DigiKey.com

A binding post is a threaded device used to connect single conductor wires to other wires through a panel or board. These devices usually include a banana jack within the threaded nut and may also contain other connector types. The characteristics are type, head style, termination thread, current rating, and material. The head type is fluted, hex, knurled, and smooth – spring loaded with a termination thread of M4, M6, ¼-32, 4-40, 6-32, 8-32, and 10-32.


SelectionCharacteristics

Type: Indicates the style and configuration of the device.

Head Style: Describes the surface shape of the moving portion of the binding post.

Termination: Describes the shape or standard configuration of a device’s electrical connection(s).

Termination Thread: A description of the threaded diameter and thread-per-inch/pitch the backshell is desgined to mate to.

Current Rating (Amps): Typically this represents the maximum current to which a device will meet its given specifications. Exceeding this current may damage the device and/or other system components.

Material - Body: Indicates the material composition of the device’s body.

Plating - Body: Indicates the finish/plating material applied to the body of the device.

Color: The dominant color of the device.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # 6883
DIGI-KEY PART # 501-1316-ND
MANUFACTURER Pomona Electronics
DESCRIPTION Binding Post Connector Standard, Dual Fluted Black, Red Nickel
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MFR PART # 111-0703-001
DIGI-KEY PART # J10126-ND
MANUFACTURER Cinch Connectivity Solutions Johnson
DESCRIPTION Binding Post Connector Standard Knurled Black Nickel
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MFR PART # 29-125
DIGI-KEY PART # GH7675-ND
MANUFACTURER Grayhill Inc.
DESCRIPTION Binding Post Connector Standard Smooth, Spring Loaded Nickel
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