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    really quick question about wire gauge

    what is the different between
    4AWG
    8AWG
    10AWG
    and the same with distributer block

    which one is better
    will one have better sound quality than the other







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    Re: really quick question about wire gauge

    i have hard time picking wire for amp and distribution block...can you go with two amp without distribution block




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    Re: really quick question about wire gauge

    i have us acoustics 2100 for cdt 61a
    and what is amperest




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    Re: really quick question about wire gauge

    Quote Originally Posted by mdd99
    i have us acoustics 2100 for cdt 61a
    and what is amperest
    is dat all you going to be running? if so, 8awg is enough for you.

    amp = measure of current.

    jmac is referring to how much current ur amp would draw. the smaller tha number the bigger the wire is. so think of a water pipe. the bigger the pipe, the more water that can flow thru it. i usu go by how much power you will be running, just a little bit easier, but it's almost the same

    distro - they depend on what wires u running.




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    Re: really quick question about wire gauge

    what would happen if u ran a good 100 amps thru an 8awg non fused wire? will *eventually* each of the threads burn into?

    i remember when i FIRST got my amp hooked up after rewiring it all and i went to crank my car and POOF!!!! smoke rolled form the engine and i almost wanted to cry. turns out the 4guage wire from my alternator to my starter *i think* burned right into and was so hot it remelted itself back togethe ron each end and the wire was hot from that point, to my battery, down my power wire *about 10-15 ft total*

    come to find out it was a complete coincidence. :thumbs_up




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    Re: really quick question about wire gauge

    so if i have 2 amp one is lighting audio and the other is us acoustic. then what size should i use the lighting audio is 500 rms. us acoustic is 100 rms each channel 2 channel and what size distribution block do i use 4, 8 or 10 or none if it okey




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    Re: really quick question about wire gauge

    ok im gonna be runnin 1600wrms to my subs and then 60x4rms to my mids/highs. how should i go about wiring that? two seperate kits or a distro block of some sort? thanks



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