wire gauge

Discussion in 'Speakers & Subwoofers' started by JuanNarvaez, May 15, 2005.

  1. JuanNarvaez

    JuanNarvaez Agent

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    Hey guys I'm looking around for speaker wire. Does the gauge matter? The more gauge the better or the other way around?
     
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    Lower gauge wires are thicker, which is generally better. 12 and 14 gauge are about right for normal speakers. 16 gauge is a little thin especially for long runs, and 10 gauge might be useful for a passive subwoofer or something.
     

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