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Originally posted by Mircea Bartic Mircea Bartic wrote:

these are fake , obviously

Neutrik owns the brand RANE which they manufacture in China

All speakons are made in Europe


They're not fake because they don't say Neutrik on them.

Do you have some evidence to back up the claim that Speakons are only made in Europe?


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I'm in the amphenol camp. They do connector's with strain relief so that was what sold me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Explicit 2 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 June 2016 at 11:33am
I was hoping people would say what other brands of 'speakon style' speaker connectors they use (have tried) and their experience with them, Is everyone really using Neutrik? I think I read on here that Pulse is CPC brand? Would CPC put their name to a bag of shite? The price difference between Neutrik and Pulse is considerable.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Pasi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 June 2016 at 11:16am
Close. It is REAN, not RANE
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mircea Bartic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 June 2016 at 10:41am
these are fake , obviously

Neutrik owns the brand RANE which they manufacture in China

All speakons are made in Europe


Edited by Mircea Bartic - 15 June 2016 at 10:41am
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I bought four of these recently: <http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/4-Pcs-Red-Color-Speakon-4-Pin-Male-Plug-Compatible-Audio-Cable-Connector-/252138293247>;. I also ordered a couple of the older, twist-lock types.

There are plenty of Speakons on eBay that look like obvious copies, but these look and feel like genuine Neutriks. Whether they perform as well as the Swiss-made ones is another matter. However, a bit of digging revealed that Neutrik have a factory in China, in Ningbo. These say "made in Ningbo" on the label, which is why I thought I'd give them a try.

Of course metal-bodied are always going to be best, but I'm happy with these at less than a pound apiece delivered.
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Proper Amphenol anyday over Neutrik.
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use NLT4FX for 4x4mm cable, They really are worth the price
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TMH Music Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 June 2016 at 10:02pm
Sorry for hijack but I've got to make up some 4 core 2.5mm and 4 core 4mm speaker cables in not too distant future. Debating whether to go mixture of NL4FX and NL4FC (as FX may have problem with 4 core 4mm H07), or whether to just go FC for all. Thoughts and recommendations for best place to buy appreciated. Seems to be big price variances, certainly for FX; £3 to £6!!! Also seems to be difficult to get hold of FC.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kedwardsleisure Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 June 2016 at 7:14pm
Lots of fake and 'copied' neutriks around. If they arent genuine neutrik then I dont think they will work properly. I've seen alot with snapped brass bits, snapped plastic bits, poor compatibility and overheated bits etc. If its on the back of an amp its tough but at least if you buy genuine parts you know they'll be fine. I dont think Neutrik have licensed the design to anyone else, AFAIK.
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