Definition of banana plug in English:

banana plug


  • A single-pole connector with a curved strip of metal forming a spring along its tip.

    • ‘If in doubt, you're better off with banana plugs, which plug right into the ends of most binding posts.’
    • ‘The present day demands of high quality audio playback far exceed the capabilities of the banana plug as an acceptable connector.’
    • ‘Therefore with these laptops you do not need the Universal banana plug cable or a DC adapter to interface with your laptop.’
    • ‘Browse our selection of banana plug and banana jack configurations as well as check available inventory.’
    • ‘A New Zealand reader asks why we favour banana plugs on speaker cables when the manufacturer of his speaker recommends bare wire connections.’