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    1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    ive gotten mixed answers on this this question, what guage power wire should i be runing to a 1100-1500 wat amp? 4g right? its gonna be atleast 8 feet long. thanks.







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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    yes, go with 4awg, or whatever your amp can fit




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    What amp?




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    i havent decided yet, but from what i looked at, they all have 4g power and ground inputs. its going to a mb quart 15. 1400max 700 rms. what would be a good wattage amp?




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    4 ga. would be fine, but if you think you'll ever upgrade, just use 1/0ga. now and use distros to reduce to 4ga. for the amp



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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

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    i havent decided yet, but from what i looked at, they all have 4g power and ground inputs. its going to a mb quart 15. 1400max 700 rms. what would be a good wattage amp?
    700rms then go with 8awg. I don't think a 700watts amp would require 4awg anyway




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    yeah exaclty thats what i have got from people before(8g enough) and what guage would i use from the terminals to the amp to the box terminals, and b.terminals to the sub?




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

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    yeah exaclty thats what i have got from people before(8g enough) and what guage would i use from the terminals to the amp to the box terminals, and b.terminals to the sub?
    anyone?




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    The biger teh bettaz




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    10g? 8g?




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    Just use like 14 awg, you should be fine.



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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    whats the difference between guage and awg?




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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    its just a preference, but when you say awg, you speak of a size that runs true with american wire guage. Its like a standard for wire sizes. Sometimes when you buy crap wire, like "4 guage" amp kit for like 25 bux, you then notice its the same amount of copper as stinger 8 awg wire, just the coat is just bigger to make it seem like thicker wire. So if you sell wire under "4 guage" name you dont do anything illegal because you arent comparing it to the true american wire guage standards. It might very well be 4 guage in conjunction with the size of industrial grade wire.



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    Re: 1100-1500 watt amp guage question

    i see..got it




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