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GLS Audio Banana Plug Speaker Connectors - Locking Series Generation 4 - 20 Pack

GLS Audio Banana Plug Speaker Connectors - Locking Series Generation 4 - 20 Pack
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    List Price: $499.99
    Our Price: $49.99
    You Save: $450.00 (90%)

    Part #: BL20
    Shipping Weight: 2.00 pounds
    Review Average: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 (22 customer reviews)
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    We are offering these New GLS Audio "Generation 4" Gold Locking Banana Plugs at an incredible savings. The new "Generation 4" model has been re-designed to work best with 10 gauge, 12 gauge, 14 gauge, 16 gauge, and 18 gauge wire. The new "Generation 4" plugs use high quality solid "H59-1 Brass" which is 24K gold-plated. The "Generation 4" wall thickness on the back of the plug has been QUADRUPLED! The new thickness is 2.0mm. The old version was 0.5mm. The diameter of the hole on the older version was 9.0mm which worked great for 2 gauge wire, but who uses 2 gauge wire? The new "Generation 4" hole diameter has been re-tooled to 6.5mm. This smaller size works MUCH BETTER for 10 gauge, 12 gauge, and 14 gauge wire. The "Generation 4" version also has longer set screws inside the plug. The longer screws in the "Generation 4" plug hold the wire in place much better than the old version.

    As you can see they have the GLS Audio Black Chrome shell, which look stunning! These are REAL GLS Audio "Generation 4" Plugs, not the generic knock-offs floating around. All the generic knock-offs are copies of the "First Generation" GLS Audio plugs. Our new GLS Audio "Generation 4" plugs are VERY Heavy Duty (4 times thicker Brass) and the best Banana Plugs in this style that we have ever seen. The greatest feature of these banana plugs is that they lock into place. We guarantee these are the absolute best banana plugs you will ever buy! Plus we are located in the USA! Why risk having products shipped from a competitor who is in Hong Kong, Japan, the UK, or other countries? Our shipping price is less, shipping time is less, and there is no risk because we are located in the USA!

     * Beautiful new Generation 4 design
     * Locking feature provides the most secure connection
     * 24K gold-plating for maximum signal transfer
     * Works with 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 gauge wire
     * Dual set-screw provides wire strain relief
     * 6.5mm rear entry hole (0.258")
     * Overall Length - 57mm (2.25")
     * Tip Length - 16mm (0.625")

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    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 (22 reviews)
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    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 LOCKING SERIES GENERATION 4 - 20 PACK (12.12.2015)
    Reviewer: KHOA NGUYEN
    This is a must have for everyone who wants the best of the best. It locks perfectly to the speakers.


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 GLS Audio Banana Plug Speaker Connectors - Locking Series Generation 4 (12.12.2015)
    Reviewer: Mike Soderborg
    Quality product which added a perfect touch to my new audio system. As a consumer it is comforting to know companies like Orange County Speaker not only provide quality products they also provide excellent customer service. Thank you Eric!


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 GLS Audio Banana Plugs (12.5.2015)
    Reviewer: Nick Masciotro
    Great Product. High Quality and works as advertised. Remember to un-tighten them if you need to remove them. :-)


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Banana plug (6.20.2015)
    Reviewer: chris little
    Very nice banana plug! I have bought several different kinds, but this seems to be the most solid, substantial plug I could find. I haven't actually used it yet but I suspect it will perform exceptionally well.


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Works on Tinned 12 Gauge Wire! (6.19.2015)
    Reviewer: Chris Taylor
    I have 12-gauge speaker wire with the ends tinned, and these work. I had to shave a bit off the insulation ends with a razor to reduce the diameter, and squash the tinned end with pliers, but then no problem, solid connections with these locking plugs! I love these things, and use them everywhere I can now.


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Outstanding Banana Plugs (2.16.2015)
    Reviewer: Art Kessler
    I've been an audio enthusiast for 50 years, and during that time I've had many opportunities to use many different types of speaker wire termination connectors. The GLS locking banana plugs are superior to anything else I've used. Installation is simple, quick and foolproof and the plugs do exactly what they are designed to do... all at a price that is a bargain in anyone's book. I cannot recommend them highly enough.


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Locking is the best (4.22.2014)
    Reviewer: Stuwart Herrera
    I've tried many plugs over the years. The locking feature is key. It makes my cables very tight and secure. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 WBT Killers! - ONLY solution for 12-4 9AWG wire (3.3.2014)
    Reviewer: Peter Cornell
    I'm an integrator doing primarily high end home theaters. We use Kimber, AudioQuest and Tributaries with WBT connectors on the front short runs and were looking for a high quality cost economical cable/connector solution for 40 ft+ long runs for up to 9 surround channels. We ended up with Belden 1312A which is a 12-4, low capacitance,175-strand, 99% pure copper wire in a distance marked jacket. It will bi-wire at 4 x 12 AWG and has an effective gauge of 2 x 9 AWG combined. Our only problem was we couldn't find a well made elegant looking product to terminate 9 AWG wire under WBT's at $30+ each. We found the OC Speaker and the GLS locking plugs on a web search and ordered a sample along with several identical looking plugs from other vendors priced between $4 - $16 retail. We assumed they probably all came from the same Chinese factory and were just rebranded at different prices. However, we found the GLS were far superior to the other plugs. They are very heavy and thick walled, with a solid quality feel and two longer threaded internal screws instead of one. They are as well machined as WBT and far superior to anything offered by Monster. The black and red color strips are enameled on, instead of using a colored band or O-ring. The 48-pack comes with extra set screws and a precision micro-electronics screwdriver for convenience if you don't already have one. At $2.50 - $3 each they are a real bargain. The GLS are the ONLY banana plug that cleanly swallow LARGE gauge speaker wire at the back end instead of bare wire poking up through holes in the front (which looks cheap, gives a poor connection and is prone to slipping out when tugged). The rear opening is big enough to take two 12 AWG wires (with jackets) and the central tube easily accommodates 9 AWG strands. We make up the Belden 1312A with 2 layers of Techflex ("Carbon" over "Uptown Gold"), Tributaries wire pants (they are the only boots that handle wire jackets over 12mm diameter), heat shrink and the GLS locking plugs. The combination looks really hot (actually more "high end" expensive than AudioQuest or Kimber 8TC with WBT's) Last year Scott Wilkerson from AVS Forum interviewed Noel Lee (AKA "The Head Monster") on TWIT/HTG about cable designs. He basically said Monster engineers found that 99.99999% "pure copper" or "long Grain crystal" or 'cryogenic treatment" or any of the other typical cable marketing hype made no significant discernible difference in the sound compared to other design factors. So paying $40 to $100+ for ultra pure copper WBT's is a waste of money. Yes, they are German precision engineered and machined to exacting tolerances, but so are the GLS at a fraction of the price. Highly recommended!


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Installation was a snap! (2.17.2014)
    Reviewer: Bud C.
    After watching the brief video, I had 5 pairs of these plugs with Teckflex and heat shrink tubing installed in less than an hour. All you need is a pair of wire strippers. The package includes an instrument-size flat-head screwdriver and a couple of extra set screws if you need one. Well thought out packaging at a great price. Finished work looks very professional. Highly recommended!


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Great Product (1.12.2014)
    Reviewer: J LeBlanc
    Excellent Design


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