What size speaker wire?

Discussion in 'Speakers' started by Kenny A, Oct 24, 2004.

  1. Kenny A

    Kenny A Stunt Coordinator

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    What size speaker wire to use for the surrounds. They are about 20 ft from the receiver. Is 16 gauge big enough?
    Thanks, Kenny
     
  2. JackRI

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    Here is the ubiquitous Wire Table that will show you that 16 gauge is fine for speakers of 4 to 8 ohm impedence at runs under 50 feet.
     

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