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Press Release 22 January 2019

Gold-Plated Terminal Posts

For audio and power connections.

From CLIFF Electronics.

Rated to 60A.

Custom designs available.

Designed and manufactured in the UK.



CLIFF Electronics designs and manufactures an extensive range of touch-proof terminal binding posts terminal binding posts. in their UK factory. Applications include professional and consumer audio, test and measurement, power supplies, industrial and agricultural vehicle equipment, instrumentation and medical systems.


Cliff gold-plated terminal binding posts


Responding to a growing demand from manufacturers of high-end audio, precision instrumentation and medical applications, Cliff have introduced a range of gold-plated terminal posts. The new models offer low contact resistance, improved signal integrity and greater resistance to oxidisation oxidization.


low contact resistance, improved signal integrity and greater resistance to oxidisation. oxidization.


To meet the aesthetic esthetic requirements of top-end audio applications, the Cliff TP60CSG gold-plated terminal posts are available in a clear plastic body with black and red coloured colored inserts or with solid black or red bodies. Designed to accept industry-standard, 4 mm, banana plugs, they have a 6 mm cross hole which accepts terminated or bare-ended cables and up to 6-gauge loudspeaker wire. The terminal posts are rated up to 60A.




Other, newly available, gold-plated terminal posts include:

  • the TP2 series, 15A, suppled unassembled.
  • the TP6, TP60L and TP60S professional heavy-duty binding posts, 30A, with either 37.2 mm or 23.5 mm spindle lengths.
  • the TP44, 30A which may be mounted on to a chassis or into a recessed plate for test instruments.


All Cliff terminal posts feature a castellated knob providing screw-down connection by a screwdriver or coin, conform to the general requirements of UL 813, BS EN IEC 60065. UL approved models are available on request. Blanking buttons are available to ensure touch-proof safety properties. Cliff terminal posts can also be mounted on industry-standard, 24 mm diameter, XLR-panel, cut-out, customisable, customizable, recessed, socket plates to be integrated into feedthrough connector rack panels.


Cliff also manufactures dual binding post assemblies in a variety of designs in either standard or custom configurations. For general purpose applications, standard terminal posts are available with a nickel finish. To simplify customer product assembly, Cliff offers preassembled, horizontal and vertical, PCB mounting, terminal plates in differing configurations using standard or custom terminals to suit specific applications. They also offer recessed, plastic Hi-Fi mounting plates.




John Hall, Managing Director of CLIFF Electronics, comments, “Terminal posts have almost unlimited applications. We sell 10,000 per month to just one customer and there are over 25,000 tractors in use that are fitted with them. We have large markets for them in the USA and Asia. We are happy to undertake custom designs to ensure our customers get exactly the connector they require. To complement our terminal post range, we also offer bespoke test leads.”.




Custom binding posts may also be designed for specific applications or to enhance the appearance of unique equipment. CLIFF Electronics offer full design assistance for this custom design service.


All versions of Cliff terminal posts are available direct or via major worldwide distributors.



Quality supplier to professional and industrial markets.


CLIFF UK products


CE mark UL Solutions logo CSA Group logo Verband Der Elektrotechnik, elektronik und informationstechnik logo PSE (Product Safety Electrical appliance and material) logo


Certified to ISO 9001.


About CLIFF Electronics.

CLIFF Electronic Components Limited was founded in 1977 to supply the music industry with connectors. Cliff has subsequently greatly expanded its’ products and services to become a high quality supplier to most professional and industrial markets. As both a manufacturer and a distributor, the expansion of its’ product range has established Cliff as a prime source for components. As a UK manufacturer, CLIFF is able to respond quickly to customer’s needs for both standard products and custom designs.


CLIFF manufactures audio, optical and power connectors and accessories, general industrial connectors, foot pedals, lighting connectors, terminal posts, connection blocks, motors and assembly aids. It can also provide a wide range of leads including audio, instrument and power.


CLIFF has extensive expertise in moulding molding and metalwork. It can provide a design, engineering and manufacturing service for the production of customised customized components and assemblies. Plastics expertise includes injection-moulding, injection-molding, blow-moulding, blow-molding, extrusion, sonic-welding and printing. Metalwork includes stamping, machining, aluminium aluminum extrusion, finishing and printing.


CLIFF has the facility to enable assembly, inspection and testing. CLIFF’s UK and Far Eastern production plants are certified to ISO 9001 and employ design, engineering, technical, marketing and sales personnel. Quality has always been of prime importance and the majority of CLIFF products are covered by approvals from organisations organizations such as UL and VDE.


For more information, please contact us.


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Cliff Electronic Components Ltd.
76 Holmethorpe Avenue,
Holmethorpe Industrial Estate,

Cliff Electronic Components Ltd.
10580 N McCarran Blvd,
Suite 115-587,
NV 89503


Telephone: +44 (0)1737 771375 +1 707 746 8090

Fax: +44 (0)1737 766012 +1 707 746 8092




PR075  22 January 2019 |