This shrouded plug doesn’t fit

In the world of shrouded banana plugs and sockets, E-Z-Hook has a simple solution when your old meter doesn’t accept the newer shrouded banana plug leads that most companies manufacture as “standard” today. You don’t need to update your perfectly good meter, just invest in our part number 9371 which offers a standard banana plug with shrouded socket. Use its standard plug to gain access to your meter and then plug your shrouded test lead into the rear of the plug. Now you can use both standard and shrouded plugs.

Recently a Power Company approached us with certain requirements for two different test lead options. Their field technicians had various Fluke meters, some accepting shrouded plug and some that did not. They were not in a position to standardize meters, but wanted a specialized banana plug test lead that could work with a shrouded meter, yet allowed for another plug (shrouded or non-shrouded) to be plugged in or stacked in the back. The test lead needed to have this stacking shrouded banana plug connector to an alligator clip. In addition they needed color coding on the leads for easy identification. With the E-Z-Hook kilo color options we were able to provide leads in one solid color (connector and wire) as well as leads that had connectors in one color and the wire in another color. Ultimately we made test leads in 6 different color combinations, all 16 feet long, and all with a shrouded banana plug connector to alligator clip. Customer satisfied!

So what was the solution for the field technicians with old meters that wouldn’t accept a shrouded plug test lead? Easy. We were able to provide a similar customized test lead option by combining our 9371 standard plug which has a stacking shrouded socket, to a 9306 shrouded banana plug. This option then gave those technicians with an older style meter to use any of the company designed shrouded test leads. The shrouded banana plug could stack in the back of our 9371 or into the 9306 on the other side. These lead options created a better level of uniformity and the Power Company was not required to replace and unify older meters for their large technician base.

9371

 

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Can’t find it? Let us customize it for you!

Using a standard product from our catalog, our alligator to banana plug patch cord we were able to accommodate a client’s need to run 115 volts with 11 amps and 220 volts with 7.0 amps through a patch cord by providing a larger gauge wire (14AWG)  in place of the standard 18 AWG.

Having various wire gauges in house we can quickly respond to our client’s needs and provide a customized product, made just for them.

At E-Z-Hook, you can have it your way.

Retractable Shrouded Stacking Banana Plug to Banana Plug Test Lead

This new retractable shrouded stacking banana plug test lead jumper P/N 9947 uses 18 awg, PVC insulated test lead wire. The product is CAT 2 rated to 600 VRMS. This banana plug jumper is available in Black, Red, Yellow, Green, Blue and White. Standard lead lengths are 6”, 12”, 24”, 36”, 48” and 60”.

Retractable Shrouded Stacking Banana Plug to Banana Plug Test Lead - P/N 9099-0429 (Green) 

E-Z-Flex Test Lead Adapter

The P/N 9480 is the newest addition to E-Z-Hook’s E-Z-Flex product line. It is a .080” (2mm) pin plug socket to a .051” diameter pin contact. With this addition the complete E-Z-Flex product offering is now available with either a pin plug or banana socket connection to pin contact options of .030”, .040”, .051”, .062” and .094”. In addition to a pin contact option the E-Z-Flex parts are also available with a .030”, .040”, .062” and .094”socket option. All E-Z-Flex parts are available in red and black.

E-Z-Flex Test Lead Adapter P/N 9480

X2015 Micro Hook – Big Problem? Small Hook.

We’ve been getting great feedback recently about a huge number of uses for these X2015 hooks.  Our clients love them.  Why not try on today?

The X2015 is the smallest of our micro double hook’s, this part is designed for use with surface mount devices or where connection point is very small. The insulated shaft allows for simultaneous side by side connections and connection in tight spaces. To ensure accurate readings this part is designed with no sliding contact points.

E-Z-Micro Double Hook, X2015 Blue

E-Z-Micro Double Hook, X2015 Drawing