There are many factors to consider for AV cable connectors including base metal purity and conductivity, plating, metal memory and flexibility, tolerances to fit the varying equipment standards and much more.
Straight Wire has many proprietary connectors and standards on hand to meet most AV specifications.
The primary ones shown below are just a sampling. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any special connector requirements.
Re-usable, Solder-less, Quick termination with no special tools.
A great solution for the Do-It-Yourselfer (DIY)
Perfect for custom length cables.
Designed for ease of use when making custom length cables in any location. Now all of your interconnects can have that custom made look. No screws or crimp tools required.
These plugs work with any 23 gauge (Broadcast Standard) coaxial cable. Straight Wire offers our new Silver 23 series, single, double and triple cables as the perfect partner for the "Push Prong Plugs"
PUSH PRONG BNC PLUGS
Same format as the Push Prong RCAs
Strip to expose .28-.33” of the silver plated center conductor
Slide barrel over the cable
Insert cable into plug flange
Tapered internal insulator fits snuggly around jacket
Push down prongs to pierce jacket
Hold flange securely with one hand
While tightening tapered barrel with other hand
Prongs pierce through shield for great ground connection
RCA (Phono or Cinch) connectors have been in use for unbalanced low level signal connections for many years. Straight Wire RCAs include split center pins, cut and beveled flange edges, premium insulators and higher quality brass/copper alloys to minimize plug degradation of signal content. Consult with us or our knowledgeable network of AV specialist dealers for advice on plug options for your specific cable and application(s).
7.2mm ( .28”) ID
7.5mm ( .30”) ID
6.4mm (.25”) ID
Large locking RCA
10 mm (.39”) ID
8.6mm (.34”) ID
8.3mm (.33”) ID
Small Locking RCA
XLR Plugs - Straight
(Right angle XLR plugs available)
Phone plugs -
1/8" (3.5mm), 1/4" stereo, mono, right angle, 2.5mm.
SPEAKER CABLE CONNECTORS
Bananas, spades and pins (gold plated to resist corrosion) are widely considered superior to bare wire connections between amps/receivers and speakers. We offer numerous formats to ensure you are getting all the power, performance and signal integrity your components can deliver. All Straight Wire speaker cable connectors can be crimp or solder terminated.
Consult with Straight Wire or our knowledgeable network of AV specialist dealers for advice on plug options for your specific cable and application(s).
Spring banana plug (solder/crimp)
Tubular banana plug (solder/crimp)
Universal banana plug accepts bare wire & spade
Locking expanding banana plug
Solder/crimp base for modular connectors
modular gold spade
modular gold banana plug
modular gold pin
Numerous video cable connectors including DB9, DB15, DB25 and various housings are available to meet any termination requirements.
Over 15 different types of BNC connectors (not shown) are stocked for both professional and consumer applications.