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Old 3rd May 2007, 20:07   #76
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I had a question about the wiring kits I should look at - will an 8AWG kit suffice for my setup ? Or should I look at 4 AWG ?
Is the choice of 4 or 8 gauge affected by my probable future decision to add a mono amp for my sub(s) ?
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Get the 4 AWG. Better still get 4 SWG.
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Navin what is the difference between AWG and SWG?
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AWG- American Wire gauge
SWG - Standard Wire gauge

Just different standards. (The american standard had to be different lol)

Do some googling, I'm sure it will make sense.
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Will an 8 gauge power cable not suffice for his Pioneer 6200?
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Will an 8 gauge power cable not suffice for his Pioneer 6200?
Yes it will but are you not thinking of adding a second amp later?
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this chart will be a good reference for you.....

Recommended Power and Ground Cable Sizes


awg to mm sq conversion.....
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Yes it will but are you not thinking of adding a second amp later?
Yes, I would like to keep that option open instead of having to rewire in the future.
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Yes it will but are you not thinking of adding a second amp later?
Well that crops another question in my mind. Is it good to have individual power cables for each amplifier or does one 4 AWG cable with a distribution block make more sense?
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Well that crops another question in my mind. Is it good to have individual power cables for each amplifier or does one 4 AWG cable with a distribution block make more sense?
distribution block makes for easier wiring.
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