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HXT 4mm Gold Connector w/ Protector (10pcs/set)

HXT 4mm Gold Connector w/ Protector (10pcs/set)

This is a great way to avoid power shorts.
Rated to around 93A

Gold connectors on their own are notorious for creating a short circuit and looking messy. Use these to keep your connections safe and looking neat!

An excellent replacement for Deans T-connectors!
Good for wire up to 10AWG thickness.

Easier to solder and a stronger connection than Deans T-plugs



PRODUCT ID: AM1009x10

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Total of 97 discussions.
SkyLe  903 points - 7/15/2014
 
How is the bullet fixed in the housing? I've only ever bought these pre-assembled...
 anikeev 1227 points
It fits good and looks reliable. Pass wires through housing, solder connectors, pull wires back not so toght and use another pair of connectors to insert em on just soldered - it will increase lenght and connectors will be longer than housing. Then face connectors down the table and push housing to click. After that you can remove 2nd pair of connectors.
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 SkyLe 903 points
Great, thanks! That's not the way I'd figured how to do it :-)
wade7575  2 points - 7/11/2014
 
These are a great Connector and better then anything I have used in my 20 year's in RC.
Martin  1 points - 6/7/2014
 
will this fit with 10 awg silicone wire turnigy ? regards martin
 anikeev 1227 points
10AWG is too thick for the housing. You'll need to cut a little silicone isolation to fit it in.
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 Aprilia998 18 points
It depence on the 10AWG wire. My experience is that some 10AWG just fits and for some you have to cut a little silicone isolation.
 nature 2 points
I didn't have any problems with 10AWG. YMMV i suppose?
Howard  2 points - 5/14/2014
 
Well the XT60 is fool proof as you explained to forcibly connect it the wrong way is intentional. The Anderson power pole connector is an example of a fool proof 100 amp connector.
 anikeev 1227 points
Anyway It all depends on battery's connector because you can't change it - it's not safe. I got zippy lipo with that connector and used it with 4mm bullet connector without housing before I got these. T-style is widespread in china - I didn't found any batt with different connector. So Anderson is really great but it's not so popular on lipo-batterys sold here. Dunno why,,,
 quattroerre 61 points
at last in stock
Howard  2 points - 5/14/2014
 
anikeev its been more than 2 weeks. At least a month now.
 anikeev 1227 points
It happens from time to time. When David showed his tri built on DT750 motors it was out of stock for 2 months! I think someone made these connectors too popular :)
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56 thumbs up!
These are good connectors. I use them with the following set up:

EFlite power 46 BL motor
Castle Creations Phoenix 80 ESC
APC-E 13x8 prop

The tested current was:

28A @ 14V
38A @ 16.6V

The connectors did not increase in temperature. Plus, connecting in reverse polarity is impossible. Notice that one round cavity is bigger than the other. I put the male pin in the smaller cavity and the female one in the larger cavity. They fit snugly too


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urmuzov
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20 thumbs up!
Great connectors! Use it for my Savage Flux and found one interesting thing. Flux has Y-like ESC-battery connectors for two batteries, but if you want to user one pack, you can connect one connector from one side and one connector from oher side! You can't do it with XT60 for example.
I'm very satisfied!


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Bigglesfliesund
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19 thumbs up!
top notch these , easy to snap together and pull apart . much better than deans in my opinion.

hopefully at this price they will push the deans out of the market or stop them charging far to much for an average plug


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knuts
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19 thumbs up!
I couldn't get a 10AWG to fit in the casing without shaving off a bit of the insulation, but 12AWG should be ok.
It's much easier to solder than the Deans connector, easier to connect and it can take more Amps.


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I found the best way to insert the connectors into the housing is to take an unused opposite gender connector, push it into your newly soldered connector so you have some extra length then, using your bench vise GENTLY press the connector in until it clicks (you'll know when it is seated properly.) No need to yank on the wire or smack it with a hammer!


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