Switchcraft 280 1/4" Mono Plug Nickel

Brand:| Model: 280
Switchcraft's 1/4" mono plug features a heavy duty nickel-plated copper alloy handle, tip, and body for unsurpassed ruggedness.
  • Tin electroplated solder terminals
  • Heavy duty cable clamp
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Weight: 0.1 lbs.  
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Part # 093-140
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Switchcraft 280 1/4" Mono Plug Nickel
Switchcraft's 1/4" mono plug features a heavy duty nickel-plated copper alloy handle, tip, and body for unsurpassed ruggedness. Solder terminals are tin electroplated for ease of soldering. Bright nickel plating on exterior surfaces will not chip or corrode. One-piece tip rod staked into tip terminal ensures electrical continuity. Heavy duty cable clamp provides secure strain relief. Shielded handle versions recommended for applications where electromagnetic interference and physical abuse may occur. Mfg. #280. Specifications: • Terminals: Solder lug - Tinned copper alloy • Sleeve, Tip, and Body: Nickel-plated copper alloy

Product Specifications
  • GenderMale / Plug
  • Mounting TypeCable Mount
  • ConductorsMono (TS)
Switchcraft 280 1/4" Mono Plug Nickel
  • BrandSwitchcraft
  • Model280
  • Part Number093-140
  • UPC844632091599
  • Product Category1/4" Phone Connectors
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (6 Reviews)
  • Weight0.1 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Switchcraft 280 1/4" Mono Plug Nickel
Switchcraft 280 1/4" Mono Plug Nickel is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1/4 mono phone plugSwitch craft still makes an excellent product and the price was right.
Date published: 2014-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Would buy this again if needed.Quality product and value for the money. Would buy again from this vendor.
Date published: 2011-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Switchcraft are still the finest quality 1/4" mono plugssolid quality and extreme value from parts express
Date published: 2011-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the $You can buy cheaper but dont kid yourself.When you put Switchcraft plug into one of thier jacks you will know why you spent the xtra $.
Date published: 2010-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Never Use Anything ElseI have used nothing but Switchcraft cable plugs for the last 20 years. I make all the cords for the band I play in, and they seem to last forever. I can't remember when I last had to replace one. Very durable product.
Date published: 2009-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install on speaker wireI recently had a buddy of mine solder a couple of these onto speaker wire, which he gave me, for which he no longer had use. Since I had two banana plugs already, I got a pair of speaker cables (maybe 30 ft to 35 ft long) for less than $5 -- I won't complain about that! The Switchcraft 280 was easy to solder onto the speaker wire and it appears very rugged/reliable, so here's hoping the two I purchased will last a long time.
Date published: 2009-08-19
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Switchcraft 280 1/4" Mono Plug Nickel

What is the insulating material in the 280? will it hold up in high heat application? For use in wood burning pen.

Asked by: Mike caver
The insulator between the tip rod and plug body is a thin Mylar tube.  The insulating washers in the stack-up near the terminals are PBT and G-10 epoxy glass. The manufacturer spec'd operating temp range is -20C to +65C.  The current rating is 7A. As long as your are in that range, it should work fine.
Answered by: ProAudioRep
Date published: 2015-03-27

Is this plug rated for 12 gauge speaker cable?

Asked by: bill at cloudless audio
The opening on the rear will not be large enough to accept most 12 gauge. They do offer one with a larger opening though.http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=093-126
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2013-03-22
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