What gauge wire?


Bronze Member
Username: Cajun74

Post Number: 16
Registered: May-05
What gauge speaker wire is recommended from the amp to the sub. the amp puts out 400rms at 1ohm and the sub is a jl 12w3 D2. Thanks for any replys.

Silver Member
Username: Iufan4lifeul

Louisville, Kentucky

Post Number: 149
Registered: May-05
I ran 18 gauge, works fine for me. I have 2 subs that are being run at 400rms apeice. Hope that helps.

Silver Member
Username: Cenus

Hicksville, Ohio Usa

Post Number: 242
Registered: Jan-05
anything between 12-20 gauge wire should do fine.

Silver Member
Username: Geekbike

Post Number: 201
Registered: Dec-04
I personally wouldn't use anything less than 10 gauge. Otherwise you're running the risk of having it short and light you car on fire from the inside.

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