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    Different types of speaker wiring

    i was looking at speaker wiring and saw that there were different types of thickness and guages. whats the main difference between the thickness and what type of wiring should i get?







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    Re: Different types of speaker wiring

    wire is wire except for flexibility and size
    the more strands, the more flexible
    the lower the gauge size, the bigger the wire



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    Re: Different types of speaker wiring

    is there a difference which one i should use like bigger = better quality or vice versa?




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    Re: Different types of speaker wiring

    well what are you wiring up?



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    Re: Different types of speaker wiring

    This will solve all your questions :
    http://www.the12volt.com/info/recwirsz.asp




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    Re: Different types of speaker wiring

    but thats power wire how do you use it for speakers? it seems to be different right?



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    Re: Different types of speaker wiring

    BTW i meant different in terms of power not that you cant use power wire for subs..if you wanted too.



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    Re: Different types of speaker wiring

    I have 8ga "power wire" going to my subs.




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    Re: Different types of speaker wiring

    heheh good thing i put the BTW. i just meant that speaker wires do not come close to powers in terms of amperage needed and blahblahblah.

    OMG some days i make sense i swear!!!!

    what i meant was that when the amplifier amplifies the signal the speaker wires do not carry the same amount of amps as the power wire.



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