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    What wire guage?

    I was wondering what size wire I should use for wiring the sub to the terminal in the box? It will be getting 700rms tops. I have some 16 guage, is that enough?







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    Re: What wire guage?

    i guess that should be enough since its a small distance...and u said 700w tops



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    Re: What wire guage?

    The final will be at 2 ohms.




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    Re: What wire guage?

    Does it matter if it is twisted or not? What would happen to the 16 guage wire if I used it (just curious)? Also, where could I buy 12 guage from, besides online? Thanks




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    Re: What wire guage?

    Thanks, What about from the amp to the terminal?




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    Re: What wire guage?

    since you have 16 guage speaker wire, just twist the two strands together and attach. should be about the same as a 12 guage wire.



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    Re: What wire guage?

    perfect



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    Re: What wire guage?

    BCAE1.com says 16 would be more than enough.

    http://www.bcae1.com/images/swfs/spe...rassistant.swf

    Jmac, to be realistic, shouldn't it be considered that (except for test tone burps) the wire's going to see 700w MAYBE 10% of the time?? Wouldn't, say, 1/2 that give us a better approximation?




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    Re: What wire guage?

    Jmac - I emailed Perry with the problem.

    He added a formula that accounts for circ mils/A.

    Problem fixed.

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