Test & Measurement Equipment from Mueller

Mueller Test & measurement



Banana Plugs & Jacks

  • Binding posts
    • 5 way
    • Used on speakers & amplifiers as well as testing & measurement
    • Works with bare wire
    • Used with both banana plugs & dual banana plugs, spade terminals, & pin connectors
    • Banana plugs connect into a hole at the back
  • Banana Jacks
    • Female banana connector
    • Features pin on one end to connect to other items
    • Binding posts also fit into this category
  • Dual banana plugs
    • 2 plugs
    • Made for speakers & amplifiers that use binding posts
    • Create a safer way to connect two wires
    • Connects to dual binding post
  • Banana plugs
    • Mini - smaller size, 2 or 3mm as opposed to the standard 4mm
    • Stackable - allows for another banana plug to be connected
    • Shrouded - insulated, used for high voltage applications, does not work with binding posts
    • Retractable - insulation on a spring that can be pushed back

Clips & Insulators

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  • Alligator clips
    • Creates connections that are temporary
    • Most common are nickel plated steel or solid copper
    • Used for electrical or laboratory applications, dentistry, crafts, & ID badges
  • Plier type clips
    • Commonly found in automotive applications
    • Used for battery chargers & jumper cables
    • Kelvin clips have insulated jaws
  • Spring clips
    • Used for meter & battery testing, automotive analyzers, welding, & grounding
    • Made with compression springs
    • Greater durability than alligator clips
  • Telecommunication clips
    • Features piercing spikes or nails
    • Connects to wire without needing to remove insulation
    • Mostly used for telephone applications
  • Crocodile clips
    • Term used to describe alligator clips in Europe
    • One specific type of crocodile clip in the US
    • For the most part the term alligator or crocodile is interchangeable

Coaxial Cable Assemblies

  • Features RG-58C/U cable
  • Made for monitoring electric currents
  • Typically used for network analyzers, voltmeters and oscilloscopes
  • Have BNC receptacles for quick connect/disconnect
  • BNC breakout test leads
    • Typically 4" in length
    • Features grabbers, banana plugs, or alligator clips
    • 20 AWG hook up wire
    • 105 C rated PVC insulation

Grabbers, Probes, & Spade Terminals

  • Plunger clips
    • Made to access hard to reach test points
    • Insulated to a single contact point
    • Commonly rated for 1000V and 10 or 15 A
  • Test prods
    • Designed for hard to reach test points
    • Insulated or non-insulated
    • Version available with banana plug
  • Spade terminals
    • Works with test lead probes with an 8-32 thread
    • Can be used with other instruments with an 8-32 threaded post
    • Rated for 20 A & 1000V

Test Leads & Patch Cords

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  • Test leads connect a piece of equipment to a test meter
  • Patch cords connect two different devices
  • Various lengths from 12" to 60"
  • 18-22 AWG wire, depending on the type of test lead