A binding post is a connector commonly used on electronic test equipment to terminate attach a single wire or test lead. They are also found on loudspeakers and audio amplifiers as well as other electrical equipment,That’s why some times it’s also called speaker terminal.
A binding post contains a central threaded metal rod/shaft and a cap that screws down on that rod. The cap is commonly insulated with plastic and color-coded: red commonly means an active or positive terminal; black indicates an inactive (reference or return) or negative terminal; and green indicates an earth (ground) terminal.
Binding posts stand the test of time for good reason. They’re versatile, reliable, and easy to use. That’s why they’re ubiquitous in speakers, amps, test equipment, and electronics in general. With our vast selection of styles, sizes, and finishes, you’re sure to find the binding posts you need for your next project or repair!
Daier binding posts are designed to prevent accidental contact with current carrying parts. They feature a “limited opening” captivated head to insure safety. Normally binding post is used together with Banana Plugs and Alligator Clips.