TomCatTM TC-18
 

TC-18

TomCat TC-18  is an RCA chassis socket that incorporates compression for both the signal (+ve ) and return (-).

The Return is machined from solid Pure Copper Billet C10100 being >99.99% Pure Copper ( 101% IACS ) and then Electroplated with 11+ microns of Pure Silver.
The Signal capsule is machined from Beryllium Copper C17500 ( >98% IACS  and > 98% Copper ). The C17500 is utilised to assist in maintaining spring tension for capture of the inserted RCA plug signal pin. The Signal capsule is also electroplated with 11+ microns Pure Silver.

Utilising Pure Copper and Beryllium Copper both copper alloys of very high electrical conductivity, assists in  efficient transmission of electrical signal and the information carried therein.
The result is a more relaxed listening experience with greater detail and superb holographic imaging not possible by utilising lesser metals.

The TomCat TC18 utilises M4 set screws to grasp and lock both signal wires and return wires in place; Consequent to utilising compression fasteners to hold the respective wires inplace ensures better and more efficient signal transmission.
 

TC-18 TomCatTM can be spaced at a minimum of 19mm centers though 25mm centers is recommended.

OEM's inquire about the oem range of solderable TomCatsTM
 
 

Width 

 ( max with shoulder washer locking assembly)
18mm
Length ( overall )
37mm
Internal signature
20mm
External Signature
17.0mm
Recommended Spacing1
18mm - 25mm+
Maximum Chassis thickness that the socket will straddle: 4.0mm

Silver Plated TomCatsTM TC-18

 
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Note 1
Ensure that your audio appliance has been switched off and that the power lead has been removed from the mains socket and if it can be removed from the audio appliance then do so ( where it is a push-fit chord ).
Select the location for the cutting of the mounting hole. Ensure that you have the correct mounting hole kit.
Make sure also that there is enough room inside the appliance for the respective polarity cylinders in TomCatTM to be easily accessible for the insertion of the respective wires.
After cutting your 14 mm holes insert your TC-18 TomCatTM  with the 'RCA' nose pointing outwards and the isolation insulators installed.
Tighten TomCatTM  into place with the locking nuts supplied and then insert the internal wires.
With both locking nuts TomCatTM  will install across an interface thickness of 2.8mm // with one single locking nut TomCatTM will install across an interface thickness of 4mm maximum
 

IF YOU ARE NOT A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN OR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER DO NOT DO THIS.
TAKE YOUR APPLIANCE TO AN AUTHORISED TECHNICIAN AND HAVE THEM INSTALL YOUR TOMCATSTM FOR YOU.