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Unread 07-05-2013, 11:14 PM   #1
KDR83
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What gauge is the speaker wire at the amp?

Adding in a powered sub and want to tap into the speaker inputs at the amp, anyone know the approximate gauge of the wiring? 20?

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Unread 07-06-2013, 05:26 AM   #2
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While your waiting for answer and I'm not sure what it is, but as long as you = or exceed the gauge it will be ok. Speaker wire bigger gauge is more for lower loss and sound quality than current capacity.
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Unread 07-06-2013, 03:27 PM   #3
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I am just looking to tap into it for hi level outputs for the subwoofer, I bought some splice connectors, just wanted to make sure I got the right ones
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Unread 07-06-2013, 05:31 PM   #4
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Im pretty sure its 20, could be 22. its little... I ran 16 to my doors and 8 to my sub. but I figured why not, do it right once

Have to think too, the stock amp is pushing very little power to the speakers... mine wasnt in bad shape, but I didnt wanna chance it
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Unread 07-06-2013, 11:53 PM   #5
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It looks to be 20 gauge. Even if it is small wiring the stock infinity amp is pretty decent (atleast for me). I mean jeeze its crazy loud after swapping the front "tweeters" for polk db351s. I swapped out the rears for polk dxi650s too now I need front door speakers but can't do them just yet.
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