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Old     (iShredSAN)      Join Date: Apr 2012       02-20-2014, 11:31 AM Reply   
About to install some Rev 10s and my tower is currently wired with high quality 16 gauge speaker wire. Do I need to pull it out go with 14 or 12 gauge. I have gotten different responses from a few different people I've talked to. The amp is a Syn 4. Will the 16 gauge not be as loud, clear, efficient, etc? Let me know what everyone is running. Thanks!
Old     (brichter14)      Join Date: Jul 2010       02-20-2014, 12:52 PM Reply   
Your high quality 16 gauge is probably much better than my cheapie 14 gauge that i put in my tower.

But the speakers still get louder than i care to turn it up so im sure your fine.

Im running pro80s and a 485 tho.
Old     (chpthril)      Join Date: Oct 2007       02-20-2014, 1:15 PM Reply   
Old     (bryce2320)      Join Date: May 2012       02-20-2014, 1:17 PM Reply   
I just rewired my axis tower that was pre ran with I believe 16 gauge. It was an absolute bitch to run 3 strands of 12 gauge thru it, with the 22/2 for the LEDs. But why have 1200 bucks in gear to run 16 gauge wire ? I'll have 585 watts going to each pod so I went with 12 gauge, and I also ran 12 gauge to my in boat speakers. Sure it's overkill, and didn't want it to be a problem. I'm sure you'll be just fine with 400 watts to each pod with the 16 gauge. But 12 gauge there'd be no doubt
Old     (Dmac420sj)      Join Date: Mar 2012       02-20-2014, 2:03 PM Reply   
12 gauge. Don't skimp.
Old     (yubasanger)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-20-2014, 10:03 PM Reply   
This is the stuff I used and works great comes in 4 and 8 conductor, flexible and easy to pull through tower.
Old     (shawndoggy)      Join Date: Nov 2009       02-21-2014, 5:57 AM Reply   
This looks like the same stuff as the parts express wire for about half the price:
Old     (iShredSAN)      Join Date: Apr 2012       02-21-2014, 8:16 AM Reply   
Thanks guys. Sounds like I will be upgrading...


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