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  Recommended Minimum Wire Sizes for Loudspeaker Cables





Amplifier Output
(Per Channel):
If the total length is
8 Feet (2.4 Meters) or less:
If the total length is
greater than 8 Feet (2.4 Meters):
1 - 19 Watts 16 Gauge (1.3mm2) Wire 16 Gauge (1.3mm2) Wire
20 - 100 Watts 16 Gauge (1.3mm2) Wire 12 Gauge (3.3mm2) Wire
101 - 200 Watts 12 Gauge (3.3mm2) Wire 10 Gauge (5.2mm2) Wire
Over 200 Watts 10 Gauge (5.2mm2) Wire 10 Gauge (5.2mm2) Wire


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