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    Is that right if I want to wire my 15'' HC to a Hifonics brutus 1500bx?

    Also, what is the difference between wire gauges? I would think the bigger wires for bigger currents. I would think something like a 2 gauge in my case? Please help



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    Re: Help - Is this right

    If the HC is dual 2 ohm and you want to send 1500 to it, then that's correct. As far as wire gauges, what wire are we talking about here? Power wire? Speaker wire?



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    Re: Help - Is this right

    I don't know. I don't know what the difference is.

    Guessing again, power wire goes from amp to battery, and speaker goes from speaker to amp? Both I need to know guages to, cause I dont know anything about the wiring.

    My dad knows how to do this ****, but I want to know for myself so I can do it and he can help/check. Because if anyone is gonna blow my system, its gonna be me.



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    Re: Help - Is this right

    2 AWG should be fine for the power wire (just make sure to use the same size for ground), and 12 AWG is the biggest you would need for the speaker wiring....



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    Re: Help - Is this right

    Actually, the bx1500d has a 4 gauge input for the power and grounds, so i'd probably go with that instead of trying to shove 2 gauge in there. As for speaker wire, i use 16 gauge. You could go bigger but the gains are miniscule.




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    Re: Help - Is this right

    Quote Originally Posted by tommyk90
    Actually, the bx1500d has a 4 gauge input for the power and grounds, so i'd probably go with that instead of trying to shove 2 gauge in there. As for speaker wire, i use 16 gauge. You could go bigger but the gains are miniscule.

    It's not that hard to put 2 or 0/1 AWG wire into a 4 AWG input, just cut some of the strands off, takes less than 10 seconds. Using 2 doesn't cost that much more, you'll certainly be safe with it, and gives you room to add another amp or upgrade down the road.



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    Re: Help - Is this right

    Quote Originally Posted by Gauntlet
    It's not that hard to put 2 or 0/1 AWG wire into a 4 AWG input, just cut some of the strands off, takes less than 10 seconds. Using 2 doesn't cost that much more, you'll certainly be safe with it, and gives you room to add another amp or upgrade down the road.
    Yeah, good point. But hell, i got my 4 gauge for free, so why not use it. Plus the room to expand is a good thought.




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